Main Banner

Travel Information


Flight Connections

Cologne can be reached easily from different airports:

  • The nearest airport is "Köln/Bonn" Airport, which is connected to the city via "S-Bahn".
  • From Frankfurt Airport, on can reach Cologne via high-speed train ICE (Inter-City Express) of Deutsche Bahn (DB) in one hour.
  • From Düsseldorf Airport, it takes half an hour to Cologne by ICE. Alternatively, one can take the regional trains to Cologne, which takes about the same time.
  • Köln / Bonn Airport
  • The airport is located between the city Cologne and Bonn. It is named after the first German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer. The Airport has its own train station. From there one can take different local trains, e.g. S19, S13, RE6 or RE8 to the City of Cologne. As an example, one can take the local train S19 in direction "Düren" and take off either at station "Köln Trimbornstraße" or at the bigger train station "Köln Messe / Deutz" (duration approx. 12 min). From station "Köln Trimbornstraße", one can walk directly to TH Köln (about 500 m).

    For connections from "Köln Messe / Deutz" to TH Köln, please see the section "Train Connections with DB".

  • Frankfurt Airport
  • Take the train to station "Köln Hauptbahnhof" (Cologne Central Station) or to train station "Köln Messe / Deutz". Some ICEs stop at both stations, some only at one.

    Further information about the airport can be found at:

  • Düsseldorf Airport
  • Take the train to station "Köln Hauptbahnhof" (Cologne Central Station) or to train station "Köln Messe / Deutz".

    Further information about the airport can be found at:


    Train Connections with DB

    With DB, TH Köln can be reached best from train station "Köln Messe / Deutz". Alternatively, it can be reached from the central station "Köln Hauptbahnhof".

  • From Train Station "Köln Messe / Deutz"
  • Take the tram line 1 in direction "Bensberg" or tram line 9 in direction "Königsforst" and leave at "Deutz Technische Hochschule".

  • From Train Station "Köln Hauptbahnhof" (Cologne Central Station)
  • From "Köln Hauptbahnhof", one takes the underground line 5 and change at the station "Heumarkt" to tram line 1 or 9 to TH Köln.

    More information on route planning and ticket purchase can be found here:


    Cologne local transportation

    By local connection, one can reach TH Köln from the city center with line 1 in direction "Bensberg" or line 9 in direction "Königsforst". Stop: Deutz Technische Hochschule

    The public transport network in Cologne is operated by the KVB (Kölner Verkehrs Betriebe).

    KVB website:

    KVB App:

    KVB Timetable:

    Local network plan:


    Arriving by car

    By car, one can reach TH Köln via highway A3, A4 and A59. The A59 will pass over in the direction of Cologne center to A559, which ends at the Lanxess Arena. From there one can reach TH Köln in 2 minutes.

    If you use a navigation system, please enter the following address: Deutzer Ring 5, 50679 Köln. This is where the entrance of the parking place of TH Köln is located (marked in colour blue on the map)

    The conference site is located in Campus Deutz of TH Köln, whose address is: Betzdorfer Strasse 2, 50679 Köln. The conference will take place in the central high building (marked in colour red on the map). The lecture rooms are located on the second floor of the building.


    Local weather

    August is one of the warmest months in Cologne. During daytime, one can expect a minimum temperature of 25 degrees on average.

    Under the following link, one can find detail information regarding the weather in Cologne: