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All roads lead to Garmisch-Partenkirchen! Well ... perhaps not quite all roads, but surprisingly many do. An excellent motorway connection, several airports nearby and a great rail connection help make sure that your visit begins with a relaxed journey to us.

Conference Location

Congress Center Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Richard-Strauss-Platz 1a
82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Arriving by Car

Travelling from the north
Motorway A95 – Exit Eschenlohe
Main road B2 – (Munich – Garmisch-Partenkirchen)
Main road B23 – (Augsburg – Garmisch-Partenkirchen)
Travelling from the south:
A12 / E60 Inntal Motorway
B2 / E533 Mittenwald – Klais – Kaltenbrunn – Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Arriving by Train

German Rail offers a fast, attractive and environmentally friendly way of travelling to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. During the weekends, you can travel to and from Garmisch directly by ICE (Intercity-Express). There are, for example, connections from and to Berlin, Leipzig, Nürnberg (Nuremberg), Dortmund, the Ruhr region, Köln (Cologne), Frankfurt, Würzburg, Hamburg, Hannover, Göttingen, Kassel, Bamberg, and Innsbruck, where you do not have to change trains. Additionally, there is a direct ICE service from Lübeck to Garmisch-Partenkirchen and a direct ICE from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Bremen on Saturdays. A regional train runs hourly from Munich to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
If you prefer to have your car with you during your stay, "AutoZug" (car transport train) connections to Munich are available from Hamburg, Hildesheim, Berlin and Düsseldorf.

Arriving by Plane

If you prefer to travel by plane, you can fly to either Munich, Stuttgart, Memmingen, Innsbruck and Zurich. Local agencies (car rental, bus companies, travel agencies) are happy to organise your journey from the airport if required.
By the way: Munich "Franz-Josef-Strauß" airport is only 120 km from Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Innsbruck airport is even closer – only 60km away.

From Munich to Garmisch-Partenkirchen by train (Su, 05/15/2011): 

See also: Train map

Munich Airport
Train S8
Track 2
Train S8
Track 6/7
Train RB
Track 3
Train RB
Track 3
07:24 08:15 08:29 09:57
08:24 09:15 09:29 10:59
09:24 10:15 10:29 11:57
10:24 11:15 11:29 12:59
11:24 12:15 12:29 13:57
12:24 13:15 13:29 14:59
13:24 14:15 14:29 15:57
14:24 15:15 15:29 16:59
15:24 16:15 16:29 17:57
16:24 17:15 17:29 18:58
17:24 18:15 18:29 19:57
18:24 19:15 19:29 20:58
19:24 20:15 20:29 21:57

Getting Around After Arriving

Getting around in Garmisch-Partenkirchen without a car is no problem. A local area "Kurkarte" (visitor's card) allows you to travel on local buses for free. You will obtain your visitor's card from your renter. For excursions in the surrounding area you can travel by regional bus (RVO) or the German Rail.

Of course, you can rent a car or a bike – or book a taxi:

Car rental
Bicycle and mountain bike rental
Taxis in Garmisch-Partenkirchen