The 8th DACH+ Conference on Energy Informatics 2019 will be held at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, Salzburg, Austria.
Please note that we recommend booking a hotel in the center of Salzburg, as the venue can be easily reached by public transport (see Hotel Reservation).
Address of the Conference
Salzburg University of Applied Sciences
Campus Urstein Süd 1
How to get to the Conference Location
Please note that there is only a limited amount of parking sites available at Urstein Campus. If possible use public transport (the train “S3” directly stops at the campus).
By Public Transport from the Airport
From Salzburg Airport take the bus line no 2 in direction “Salzburg Obergnigl”. Get out at “Salzburg Aiglhof S-Bahn” and change to the S-Bahn S3 in direction “Schwarzach-St.Veit Bahnhof”. Get out at the station “Puch Urstein (FH)”, from there it´s just 5 minutes´ walk to the venue.
By Public Transport from the City Center
From Salzburg Central Station (“Salzburg Hauptbahnhof”), trains of the rapid transit line S3 in directions “Golling-Abtenau”, “Saalfelden” or “Schwarzach St. Veit” (you can take any of the trains S3 in these destinations) run every 30 minutes. Get off at the station “Puch Urstein”, which is located right next to the campus. Then follow the signs „Fachhochschule“ to get to the Conference Venue (use the passage underground). Travel time is approx. 20 minutes. You can find a journey planner here.
Via motorway A10 (“Tauernautobahn”) (both directions): Driving on the motorway A10, take exit “Puch Urstein Fachhochschule”. At the roundabout, turn right. After about 500 metres, the campus is located on the right hand side.
Via “Halleiner Landstraße”:
Coming from Salzburg, follow “Halleiner Landstrasse” heading south (towards Oberalm-Hallein). At the second roundabout after the village “Elsbethen”, turn right (at the grocery store “Spar”). After 200 metres, the campus is located on the left hand side.
Coming from Hallein, follow the “Halleiner Landstraße” heading north (towards Salzburg). At the first roundabout after the village Puch (next to the grocery store “Spar”), turn left. After 200 metres, the campus is located on the left hand side.
Please note that there is only a limited amount of parking sites available at Urstein Campus. When arriving by car, please only park in the appropriate sections.
How to get to Salzburg
Hugo von Hofmannsthal once called Salzburg the heart of the heart of Europe. Centrally located, Salzburg can be reached in a variety of ways.
Salzburg Airport is located about four kilometers from the city center. It takes 15 minutes to reach the historic city center by taxi or public bus. Salzburg Airport is the arrival airport for many international airlines and low-cost carriers. Direct flights to Salzburg are available from Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hannover, Hamburg, Cologne/Bonn, Frankfurt, Leipzig-Halle, Amsterdam, Vienna, London, Manchester, Stockholm, Zurich and other cities.
Munich’s Franz Josef Strauss Airport is located approx. 28 kilometers northeast of Munich. It opened May 17, 1992 and has become Germany’s second-largest international aviation hub just behind the Frankfurt/Main Airport. Munich Airport is Europe’s seventh-largest airport in terms of airline passengers (as per April 2007).
To Salzburg via Munich
Due to the short distance between Munich and Salzburg, Munich Airport is a great asset to tourists traveling to Salzburg. An excellent railway connection from Munich Airport via Munich East Train Station takes passengers to Salzburg in just 2.5 hours. Railway timetables can be accessed directly at www.bahn.at or www.bahn.de. The 180-kilometer stretch of highway between Munich and Salzburg on Highway A8 is covered in one hour and 45 minutes by car. A highway sticker is required from the Austrian border at Walserberg. Stickers can be purchased at the border.
Salzburg Train Station is a 15 minutes’ walk from the historic city center. Here you can transfer to a trolley bus, regional bus, local train or suburban train. As a border station to Germany, Salzburg has outstanding Eurocity, Intercity and ICE connections. Salzburg’s new suburban railroad connects the city with the surrounding towns.
More information can be found here: Salzburg Tourism