General travel information
The conference venue, the Castle of Rauischholzhausen is located halfway between the towns of Giessen and Marburg, north to Frankfurt. The closest international airport is Frankfurt International. The easiest way from Frankfurt to Rauischholzhausen is by train to the town of Marburg and then by taxi.
The airport located closest to the venue is Frankfurt International Airport. This is the recommended and most convenient choice.
How to get to Rauischholzhausen from Frankfurt International Airport
The journey from the Frankfurt Airport to Marburg takes just over one hour by train. The cheapest single ticket to Marburg currently costs about 20 € . There are two train stations at Frankfurt Airport. To travel to Marburg you can take a train from either station and change at Frankfurt Main Station ("Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof"). The journey to "Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof" takes 10-15 minutes, the onward journey to marburg about 75 minutes. From Marburg you can get to the venue either by taxi (recommended) or by bus.
Various low-cost-airlines (e.g. Ryanair) fly to Frankfurt/Hahn Airport, located about 200 km from Marburg - the name "Frankfurt"/Hahn is deliberately misleading!
How to get to Rauischholzhausen from Frankfurt/Hahn Airport
A bus service connects the airport with the main train station of Frankfurt (the bus leaves once an hour; the journey takes about 1:45h). The bus stop is directly in front of the airport terminal; the bus ends on the south side of Frankfurt main train station ("Hauptbahnhof"). A single bus ticket currently costs about €12. Once you arrive at the train station, take a train to Marburg (see information on Frankfurt International Airport).
Various scheduled as well as low-cost airlines fly to Airport Cologne/Bonn, located about 200 km from Marburg.
How to get to Rauischholzhausen from Cologne/Bonn Airport
From the airport, take the S-13 train (=Rapid Transit Train) to "Köln Hbf" (= Cologne Main Station). From there, take a train to Marburg, either via Troisdorf/Siegen or via Frankfurt (duration of journey: approx. 2:30h). For further information please consult the homepage of the Deutsche Bahn. Once in Marburg, we again recommend taking a taxi to the Castle of Rauischholzhausen.