May 22 – 25, 2019
Europe/Berlin timezone

Venue and Transportation around Darmstadt

Meeting location:
GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH
SB lecture hall - SB1.1.201
Planckstrasse 1
64291 Darmstadt


The gate will have a list of participants. All people will have to show their IDs and will get daily passes. Normally the guards allow workshop participants to carry the same daily pass for the duration of the workshop.

From Railway Station / Airport to GSI

Taxis at GSI prices can only be booked beforehand. Good prices for transfer GSI-Airport-GSI. To book taxis (self paid), please inform 24 hours in advance Besides time and place of departure, destination and name, we do need a mobile phone number. Here is an idea of prices. Here is an idea of prices for pre-booked taxi fair with EMMI:

  • Airport to GSI (and vice versa): 25,00 € / way
  • Main railway station Darmstadt to GSI (and vice versa): 17,00 € / way
  • Airport to Hotel “Weisser Schwan” (and vice versa): 38,00 € / way
  • Main railway station Darmstadt to “Weisser Schwan” (and vice versa): 15,00 € / way

From Darmstadt to GSI

Note that public transportation directly to GSI’s door stops at 20:00 during the week and doesn’t run during the weekend. The closest bus stop after hours and on weekends is about 1.5KM from the lab. Therefore we will arrange transportation on:

• Thursday evening after dinner - from GSI to Weißer Schwan hotel where you can take public transport to Darmstadt

• Saturday morning - from your hotel to GSI.

if you are staying in Darmstadt and think you might need these transportation arrangements could you please let us know by filling in the form:

From GSI to Heidelberg

The meeting will end at after lunch time on Saturday. A bus will depart at 14:00 to Darmstadt Train Station (from where one can get the Airliner bus to Frankfurt airport) and then to the city of Heidelberg. Please note that the bus will not be back to Darmstadt but there are direct trains from Heidelberg to Frankfurt to the airport.

More information

Detailed information regarding travel can be found here: Directions to GSI .

For more info on local transportation: