Local Information

IndiPRAG Workshop – Local Information

The workshop location on campus: Building C7.4, Saarland University (map: VENUE)

Traveling to Saarbrücken: 

By Plane:
Saarbrücken has its own airport (Flughafen Saarbrücken).
It can be also reached from the other three nearest to Saarbrücken airports: Frankfurt Airport, Luxembourg Airport and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

From Saarbrücken Airport: After you arrive at the Saarbrücken Airport, you can take the local bus or taxi to the venue.

From Frankfurt Airport: After you arrive at Frankfurt Airport, you can take the train from the directly connected to the airport station to Saarbrücken. “Saarbrücken Hbf” station is the nearest station to the venue.

From Luxembourg Airport: After you arrive at Luxembourg Airport, you can take a direct shuttle bus to Saarbrücken from Luxembourg Central Station (Gare Centrale routière).

From Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport: After you arrive at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, you can take the train to Saarbrücken. “Saarbrücken Hbf” station is the nearest station to the venue.

There is a fast train connection between Saarbrücken and Paris, connecting the city in less than 2 hours. The workshop will end on September 19th at 1pm, so all who are interested in also attending XPRAG can take the 3pm train to Paris. You can buy ticket from Saarbrücken to Paris through the German railway website (https://www.bahn.com/en) or the French high-speed rail website (https://www.sncf-connect.com/en-en/). Ticket information is the same on both sites, but prices may vary slightly. 

After you arrive at Saarbrücken city, please follow the information “By Train or Bus” to the venue.

By Train or Bus:
The venue is easily accessible by public transportation. The “Saarbrücken Hbf” train station is just 4.5 kilometres away, while the city centre is 4.3 kilometres away.
After you arrive at Saarbrücken city, you can take the following bus lines: 101, 102, 109, 111, 112, 124, 136, 138, 150. When you arrive at the stop “Universität Campus,”, walk along the right side of the road, and take the first exit. You will find the venue 100 meters further.
Here you find the Online-Time Table Information (https://saarfahrplan.de/?language=en) for the public transport in Saarbrücken.

By Car:
If you are coming by car, you can park at the university parking lot. For more information, please check at: https://www.uni-saarland.de/en/sites/saarbruecken/car/parking.html

Recommended hotels in Saarbrücken: 

Tips: some hotels provide free city transport tickets, you could ask the hotel's receptionist to see if they can offer it.

Other useful links to plan your trip:

Tourist Office: https://tourismus.saarbruecken.de/service/tourist_information

Information about Saarbrücken: https://www.saarbruecken.de/

Bus in Saarbrücken: https://saarfahrplan.de/?language=en

Trains to & from Saarbrücken: https://www.bahnhof.de/en/saarbruecken-hbf

Campus map of Saarland University: https://www.uni-saarland.de/fileadmin/upload/footer/lageplan/saarbruecken.pdf