Accommodations & Directions

Venue

Venue
Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies,
Schillerstraße 6
https://goo.gl/maps/8AhuNvPgmB42

Accommodation

Hotels (selected)

Motel One Leipzig-Augustusplatz
Address: Ritterstraße 4 04109 Leipzig
Reservation: +49 341/25 27 98-0
Homepage
Price: single €78,50; double €98,00 incl. breakfast and Wifi
Accessibility: On foot to the venue: 5 min

Motel One Leipzig-Nokolaikirche
Address: Nikolaistraße 23 04109 Leipzig
Reservation: +49 341/33 74 37-0
Homepage
Price: single €78,50; double €98,00 incl. breakfast and Wifi
Accessibility: On foot to the venue: 6 min

InterCityHotel
Address: Tröndlinring 2
04105 Leipzig
Reservation: +49 341/308 661-888
Homepage
Accessibility: On foot: 13 min

 

Budget (selected)

Central Globetrotter Hostel Leipzig
Address: Kurt-Schumacher-Straße 41
04105 Leipzig
Reservation: +49 341/1498960
Homepage
Accessibility: On foot to the venue: 16 min

Hostel Unschlagbar
Address: Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 1a
04107 Leipzig
Homepage
Reservation: +49 341/256 680 70
info@unschlagbar-leipzig.de
Accessibility: On foot: 13 min

Hostel Absteige
Address: Harkortstraße 21
04107 Leipzig
Homepage
Reservation: +49 341/75503264
Accessibility: On foot: 11 min

Say Cheese Leipzig
Address: Kleine Fleischergasse 8
04109 Leipzig
Homepage
Reservation: +49 341/35583196
Accessibility:  On foot: 10 min

Sleepy Lion Hostel Leipzig
Address: Jacobstraße 1
04105 Leipzig
Homepage
Reservation: +49 341/9939480
Accessibility: On foot: 17 min

A & O Leipzig Hauptbahnhof
Address: Brandenburger Straße 2
04103 Leipzig
Homepage
Reservation: +49 341/250794900
Accessibility: On foot: 15 min

Getting to Leipzig

Leipzig Tourist Information

By plane

Many routes are possible coming to Leipzig. However, if you want to go to GAMESCOM in Cologne after the conference (we’ll give you more details about it), then we suggest to fly back via Frankfurt (which is one hour train from Cologne). The main international airport in Germany is in Frankfurt (FRA).

RPJ2016_Map

The closest airport (regional): Airport Leipzig/Halle (Homepage). Direct flights from Düsseldorf, Cologne/Bonn, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Munich, Vienna, Zurich.

From the airport, the S-Bahn lines S5 and S5X will take you to the centre. They run every 30 minutes.

Where to get off:

  • To the conference venue: Wilhelm-Leuschner-Platz ZUG
  • To Motel One Augustusplatz: Leipzig Markt
  • To Leipzig main station / Hotel Ibis/ Novotel/ A & O Hotel/ Globetrotter: Hauptbahnhof

A 3-zone-ticket in the regional service MDV is €4,40.

Also, an InterCity train runs every hour. Please note that the regional service ticket is not valid there. You have to acquire an intercity ticket for €6. There are vending machines at the platform. Please get off at Leipzig Hauptbahnhof (Central station).

By train

Leipzig main station is connected to most major German cities and can easily be accessed by IC and ICE trains (which are the high-speed trains). In front of the station is the nodal point of Leipzig’s public transport system. From there you can reach the conference venue as well as the hotels listed above on foot.

Information & tickets: Deutsche Bahn

By car

The city centre is in large parts a pedestrian area. You will find parking decks in Karstadt, at Augustusplatz square, at Marktgalerie and at the Höfe am Brühl. Please also ask your hotel about special parking. Leipzig has an environmental zone since 2011. You will need a green badge to enter most parts of the city.

Public transport

Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe (LVB) (German only)

Network map day

Getting around in Leipzig

Venue: Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies, Schillerstraße 6

S-Bahn S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S5X Leipzig Wilhelm-Leuschner-Platz ZUG
Tram 2, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14 Wilhelm-Leuschner-Platz

By foot:

https://goo.gl/maps/zeVDDZPd9tD2

MAP

RPJ2016_LeipzigMAP

Floor Map of the East Asian Institute (Conference Venue)

RPJ2016_VenueMAP

Zeitfenster - A Time Machine to Leipzig

A Time Machine in Your Pocket – An app made at Leipzig University

Make the city of Leipzig into a virtual museum where past and present meet

https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/zeitfenster.-peaceful-revolution/id1016422581?l=de&mt=8

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=de.zeitfensterapp.leipzig

https://zeitfenster.uni-leipzig.de/

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