of the German Society of Humangenetics
Austrian Society of Humangenetics (ÖGH)
and the Swiss Society of Medical Genetics (SGMG)
14th - 16th March 2018
Messe u. Congress Centrum
Halle Münsterland GmbH
Albersloher Weg 32
48155 Münster, Germany
Train travel and public transport
Münster's central station is located right next to the city centre. Münster
is linked with Germany's and Europe's large cities via
its IC, EC, and ICE connections. The train ride from
Hamburg or Cologne to Münster takes 2 hours, from
Berlin it's approx. 3.5 hours. More information on schedule
and tickets can be found here: www.bahn.de
To get from Münster central station to the conference
venue bus routes 6 and 8 can be used. It will take only
9 minutes by bus, or 15 minutes of walk.
Tourist office of Münster offers all participants
of GfH-Meeting an opportunity to use public transport
in the duration of congress for free
with a so-called "Welcome Ticket".
You will find this ticket in your registration folder
Long-distance and air travellers
There is a multitude of direct domestic and European
connections at the international airport Münster-Osnabrück
(FMO), offered by different carriers, e.g. Deutsche
Lufthansa and partner airlines. You can fly to Münster
from all over the world via Frankfurt or Munich Airport.
From Münster-Osnabrück airport (FMO), you
can reach the city centre of Münster by bus or
taxi in approx. 30 minutes. More information can be
found here: Flughafen
Münster-Osnabrück - FMO
To get from airport to the city centre / conference
venue one can use taxi service (25 min of drive - approx.
€35) or public transport where you have three options:
bus lines SchnellBus S50, RegioBus R51 and DirektBus
D50. Bus S50 and Bus R51 run during the day between
the airport and the city, Bus D50 runs only in the early
morning and late evening. Travel time is shorter with
DirektBus D50 (26 minutes) in comparison to SchnellBus
S50 (31 minutes) and RegioBus R51 (47 minutes)
Münster can be reached directly via the A1 and
A43 highways. The trip from Frankfurt a. M., Hamburg
or Amsterdam will take you approx. 3 hours, the trip
from Berlin to Münster takes approx. 5 hours.
The parking guidance system takes car drivers to the
free P+R facility at Albersloher Weg from the
Münster-Süd motorway junction. The
city bus routes 6 and 8 (subject to fare) then
take you into the conference venue (10 min). If this
car park is full, you can park your car a few hundred
metres further on at the Cineplex car park (all-day
parking ticket for € 4) and you can reach the conference
venue by foot (4 min).
The parking guidance system also accompanies car drivers to the parking facilities in the centre and displays where and how many parking spaces are still currently empty. By the way, the number of empty parking spaces can also be seen using the free WBI app.
Road map to MCC Halle Münsterland