The Polar Prediction Workshop 2017 will take place at Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum in Bremerhaven (see more information on the museum in English).
The address is (link to google map):
The closest airports are:
- Airport Bremen
- Airport Hamburg
- Airport Hannover
Via Bremen Airport:
The closest airport is Bremen Airport, which is about 70 km away from Bremerhaven. Bremen Airport is connected by Tram No. 6 to the Bremen main railway station (Hauptbahnhof), the trip takes ca. 20 min. Regional trains connect Bremen Hauptbahnhof with Bremerhaven Hauptbahnhof two times an hour. The train ride takes between 30 (Regionalexpress) and 45 (NordWestBahn) minutes. The last trains to Bremerhaven leaves Bremen Hauptbahnhof at 21:56 and 23:12.
Via Hamburg Airport:
Hamburg Airport is connected to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof by metro, the trip takes about 30 min. The train from Hamburg to Bremerhaven will take about 2 hours with change in Bremen Hauptbahnhof. The last train with connection to Bremerhaven leaves Hamburg at 22:15.
Via Hannover Airport:
Hannover Airport is connected to Hannover Hauptbahnhof by Tram No. 5. The ride takes about 20 min. A train driving directly from Hannover to Bremerhaven Hauptbahnhof leaves Hannover every second hour, the ride takes about 2 hours. The last direct train departs from Hannover at 20:20.
We recommend when booking the flight tickets to ask your travel agency for the Rail&Fly ticket of Deutsche Bahn. It is available for some airlines and allows you to use the trains and public transportation at arrival and departure between arrival airport and your actual destination (Bremerhaven).
From Bremerhaven train station (Hauptbahnhof) to Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum
A bus takes you from Bremerhaven train station into the town center where the workshop takes place at Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum (link to google map). During the day, busses are leaving every 30 minutes to bus station "Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum" and every 10 minutes to bus station "Hochschule Bremerhaven" which is close by. For more information please visit https://en.vbn.de/.
There are a few hotels within walking distance to the meeting place:
- ATLANTIC Hotel SAIL City; starting at €99
- Hotel Haverkamp; starting at €109
- Hotel Amaris; starting at €87,50
- Hotel am Theaterplatz; starting at €50 (no English website)
- Hotel Adena; starting at €79 (no English website)
Food and Restaurants:
The workshop location is at the river side of Bremerhaven town center where many restaurants, snack bars etc. are located within walking distance.
For any other question, please do not hesitate to contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.