From Dresden-Airport there is a
direct shuttle service to Dresden Hauptbahnhof (Central Station) either by bus and tram
(Airport-City-Liner) or by urban railway (S-Bahn) S2. For international
flight information see for example http://www.itn.net
There are frequent train links from all directions, e.g. direct trains from Paris, Vienna,
Warsaw. There are frequent train links from all directions, e.g. direct trains from Paris,
Vienna, Warsaw. Dresden has two big train stations (Hauptbahnhof and Dresden-Neustadt).
You will have to get off at Dresden-Hauptbahnhof as the conference location is situated
right next to the station. For travel information from anywhere in Europe either take a
look at the homepage of Deutsche Bahn AG see www.raileurope.com
or see http://bahn.hafas.de/english.html.
If you are driving to Dresden by car the best way to go is on motorway A13 or A4 / E40.
See e.g. http://www.route66.nl/demo/demo.html
for driving instructions from anywhere in Europe.
MAPS OF DRESDEN
The site http://www.dresden-stadtplan.de
(German) contains an interactive map of the city.
Or use: www.hotdoc.de
GETTING AROUND IN DRESDEN
The inner city of Dresden can be accessed easily on foot. Most sights and important hotels
as well as the conference location, ESAG
City Center, are within walking distance.
BY TRAM OR BUS
Dresden's public transportation system is maintained by the DVB AG (Dresdner Verkehrsbetriebe AG). 12 tram-routes and 27
bus-routes cover all of the city and the suburbs. The service operates around the clock
which allows you to get anywhere at anytime. Ticket prices range from Euro 0,90 for short
one-way trips to Euro 13,00 for weekly tickets.
Urban Railway (S-Bahn) connects Dresden with its more distant suburbs and surroundings.
Neighbouring cities like Meißen, Pirna and Radebeul can be reached quickly as well as the
airport Dresden Klotzsche which is about 15 km from city centre.
Taxis can be found on most busy public places. They charge an initial fare of Euro 2,00
plus Euro 1,13 - 1,28 per kilometer of travel. The city's major cab providers include FunkTaxi Dresden
(call 0351 - 211 211) and Taxi-Ruf
Dresden (call 0351 - 811 911).
All of them conduct business 24 hours.