The city of Aachen (Aix-la-Chapelle, Aquisgrán, Aquisgrana) belongs to the federal state of North-Rhine Westphalia and is the most westerly city in Germany. There are excellent travel connections by car, train and plane through Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Brussels Zaventem, or Amsterdam Schipol.
Travel by Plane
The closest international airports are Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Brussels Zaventem, and Amsterdam Schipol. From the airport take public transportation to Aachen Westbahnhof (Aachen West) or Aachen Hauptbahnhof (Aachen Main Station).
Travel by Train
From Aachen Main Station, you can easily reach the city center or the conference venue CARL by bus or taxi.
Travel by Car
Germany’s freeways lead right into Aachen, allowing a comfortable and convenient trip to Aachen by car from anywhere in Germany or the European neighborhood.