Apr 22 – 27, 2019
UZ Obergurgl
Europe/Zurich timezone

Travel Information


Obergurgl University Center

The workshop will take place at Obergurgl University Center, a place with a 55-year long tradition of sport and science.  Located 1940 meters above sea level, the center is located right by the ski slopes and just five minutes from the heart of the village.

The historical buildings have been carefully refurbished and are equipped with the latest technical systems. In close vicinity one finds one of Europe´s finest Biosphere Parks and the Ötz Valley glaciers.

Gaisbergweg 5
6456 Obergurgl
Tel: +43 (0) 512 507 37201
Fax: +43 (0) 512 507 37400
email: obergurgl@uibk.ac.at
See Google Map: http://goo.gl/maps/ALN3x

For further information regarding the conference venue please refer to the website of the University Center Obergurgl: http://www.uz-obergurgl.at/english/.

For further information like skipass rates or ski/snowboard rental please see http://www.obergurgl.com/en.


How to get here:

There will be two bus transfers both at the beginning and at the end of the conference. The likely schedule for the first bus to the venue is shown below (to be confirmed beginning of March 2019), the second bus will be in the early evening, times also to be fixed in March. The buses may go later (15-30min), but not earlier than indicated below, so you can already go ahead and buy your tickets.

Monday 22th April 2019

Transfer from Innsbruck to Obergurgl

Station First Bus Second Bus
Innsbruck Hauptbahnhof 15:00 17:15
Airport Innsbruck Kranebitten 15:30 17:45
Ötztal Bahnhof 16:10 18:25
Obergurgl 17:10 19:25


Saturday 27th April 2019

Station First Bus Second Bus
Obergurl 11:30 13:30 TBC
Ötztal Bahnhof 12:00 14:30 TBC
Airport Innsbruck Kranebitten 13:10 15:10 TBC
Innsbruck Hauptbahnhof 13:40 15:40 TBC

For public transport please check www.vvt.at. For the "to" field, choose "Obergurgl Zentrum", for your "from" field your options are "Flughafen Innsbruck", "Innsbruck Hauptbahnhof", or "München Hauptbahnhof". There are hourly connections.

A taxi from Ötztal Bahnhof will cost around 100 EUR, and from Innsbruck about 200 EUR.

In addition to Innsbruck Airport (INN), there are three major airports in the area:
Munich Airport (MUC) – 200 km/125 miles
Zürich Airport (ZRH) – 290 km/180 miles
Vienna International Airport (VIE) – 500 km/310 miles

Shortest connections by train are about 2 hours 20 minutes.
Tickets and timetable: http://www.oebb.at/.


Shortest connections by train are about 4 hours.
Tickets and timetable: http://www.oebb.at/.


Shortest connections by train are about 5 hours.
Tickets and timetable: http://www.oebb.at/.



https://www.flixbus.com/bus/innsbruck (bus from Munich Airport to Innsbruck mainstation)

https://www.tirol-taxi.at/ (taxi shuttle from Munich airport to Innsbruck mainstation or Obergurgl)

http://www.oetztalerbus.at/ (bus and shuttle service Munich airport / Innsbruck / Obergurgl)