Annual Conference 2019
of the Association for General and Applied Microbiology

Jahrestagung 2019 der Vereinigung für Allgemeine und Angewandte Mikrobiologie
17 – 20 March 2019 • Mainz, Germany

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Interactive directions

If you are coming from the west...
(from the direction of Cologne/Bonn) ... follow highway A60 via Autobahndreieck Mainz towards Darmstadt, leave A60 at the Mainz-Finthen exit, follow the signs for Saarstrasse/Innenstadt to the Europaplatz roundabout, from which you need to take the Universität exit.

If you are coming from the east...
(from the direction of Würzburg/Darmstadt) ... follow highway A60 via Autobahndreieck Rüsselsheim or, if on highway A63, leave this at Autobahnkreuz Mainz and join A60 towards Bingen, leave A60 at the Mainz-Finthen exit, follow the signs for Saarstrasse/Innenstadt to the Europaplatz roundabout, from which you need to take the Universität exit.

If you are coming from the north...
(from the direction of Kassel) ... follow highway A66, leave this at Schiersteiner Kreuz and join A643 towards Mainz. Leave A643 at Autobahndreieck Mainz and join A60 towards Darmstadt. Leave A60 at the Mainz-Finthen exit, follow the signs for Saarstrasse/Innenstadt to the Europaplatz roundabout, from which you need to take the Universität exit.

In addition to the parking facilities shown on the map, you can also park at the football stadium which is just 200 m north of the main pedestrian entrance to the campus.

Parking
In addition to the parking facilities shown on the map, you can also park at the football stadium which is just 200 m north of the main pedestrian entrance to the campus.

The city of Mainz has a main station and a number of other rail stations. The easiest way to get to the Gutenberg Campus is to alight at the main station and to then take a bus or tram.

The following lines serve the university from the main station:

  • 51 (towards Lerchenberg)
  • 53 (towards Lerchenberg)
  • 59 (towards Hochschule Mainz)

NEW: Starting with 2019 the Conference Tickets of the Deutsche Bahn will also be valid for the local public transportation system. Thus, you will be able to benefit from local transportation services in around 126 German cities.

These Conference Tickets will be available from December 9, 2018 on and be valid for conferences and events in 2019.

There are two airports located in the vicinity of Mainz:

Frankfurt Airport (in the Rhine-Main region)
Continue your journey by train or S-Bahn to Mainz main station:
From Frankfurt / Flughafen Fernbahnhof, tickets cost about EUR 8.00, travel time: about 20 minutes. Trains: Eurocity (EC), Intercity (IC), Intercity Express (ICE)
From Frankfurt / Flughafen Regionalbahnhof, tickets cost about EUR 4.00, travel time: about 30 minutes. Trains: S-Bahn S8, Regional Railway (RB), Regional Express (RE)

Please check the Deutsche Bahn website for train timetables.

Frankfurt Hahn Airport (in the Hunsrück region)
Continue your journey by bus:
The ORN bus leaves from Terminal 3 every three hours for Mainz main station. Tickets cost about EUR 10.00, travel time: about 1.5 hours.