2nd FIG Young Surveyors European Meeting

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The 2nd FIG Young Surveyors European meeting will be held in Berlin, Germany, at the Berlin Institute of Technology.

Directions to TU Berlin

The main event will be held at the TU Berlin, located in district of Berlin Charlottenburg. Below you will find several ways to get there.

The maps shown below will give you an overview where to find the location, which is room H1028, main building H, first floor. The address is:

TU Berlin, Straße des 17. Juni 135, D - 10623 Berlin.
Enter the building from ‘Straße des 17. Juni’. Coordinates are 52°30'44.8" N, 13°19'37.4" E.

Building map of TU Berlin (www.tu-berlin.de)

Map of TU Berlin (www.tu-berlin.de)

By road
  • Coming from the north - Hamburg/Rostock (A24 autobahn):
    At the motorway junction Oranienburg take the A111 to Berlin Zentrum, and at the motorway junction Charlottenburg turn onto the A 100. Leave at the Kaiserdamm exit, and turn left at the end of the slip road to turn onto the Kaiserdammboulevard (later Bismarckstrasse). Continue over the traffic island into Strasse des 17 Juni, and the Main Building of the TU Berlin is on your right after 100 yards.
  • From Hannover (A2) and Leipzig, Nuremberg:
    Take the motorway A10 (Berlin Ring) to the Drewitz motorway junction, then the AVUS (A 115) to Berlin-Zentrum. At the Funkturm follow the signs to Wedding, but then take the first exit to Kaiserdamm. Turn left at the end of the slip road to turn onto the Kaiserdammboulevard (later Bismarckstrasse). Continue over the traffic island into Strasse des 17 Juni, and the Main Building of the TU Berlin is on your right after 100 yards.
By rail

At Central station take a regional train or S-Bahn (any line in direction of Charlottenburg, Westkreuz, Potsdam or Spandau) to ZoologischerGarten. The main campus is only a five minute walk from ZoologischerGarten railway station. You can also take a bus (M45, 245 oder X9) or the U-Bahn (Line 2) to Ernst Reuter Platz (or you can stop a taxi and take a fixed rate short ride from ZoologischerGarten).

Local public transport
Public transport stops near the main campus.

Ernst-Reuter-Platz, Line 2 (red Line)


Ernst-Reuter-Platz, Lines M45, 245 and X9
Steinplatz, Lines M45 and 245


ZoologischerGarten, Lines S5, S7, S75
Tiergarten, Lines S5, S7, S75

By plane
(Berlin has two airports)
  • Tegel:
    The airport is very close to the Main Campus. Take the airport shuttle bus (X9) to Ernst-Reuter Platz (15 minutes) or take a taxi (10 minutes).
  • Schönefeld:
    This is across the city, so a taxi is expensive unless you can share the costs.
    • At S-BahnhofFlughafenSchönefeld take a regional train (RE7, destination Dessau) or S-Bahn (Line 9, destination Pankow, change at Ostkreuz to any train in direction of ZoologischerGarten). Leave the train at ZoologischerGarten. From there you can walk down Hardenbergstrasse (five minutes), take a bus (M45, 245, or X9), or take the U-Bahn (Line 2, destination Ruhleben) one station to Ernst Reuter Platz. (Or you can stop a taxi and take a fixed rate short ride).
    • Take a 171 or X7 bus to the underground station Rudow and from there take the Line 7 (destination Rathaus Spandau) to Bismarckstrasse, then change onto the Line 2 (destination Pankow) and travel two stops to Ernst Reuter Platz.

Both options take about an hour.

Directions to Intergeo (www.integeo.de)

Plan your trip to INTERGEO 2014 in good time! Your destination is Messe Berlin − South Entrance (EingangSüd). There are plenty of options to choose from, including the special deals for INTERGEO offered by Deutsche Bahn and Lufthansa.

By road

The “Messe” traffic guidance system will direct you via the city’s motorway system – avoiding any holdups at traffic lights – to the “Autobahn DreieckFunkturm” junction, where you take the “Messedamm” exit. Look for car park P17, right outside the South Entrance.
Destination for GPS devices:
Messe Berlin, South Entrance
Messedamm 22
14055 Berlin

By rail

Suburban rail line S5 takes just 10-15 minutes from Berlin’s Hauptbahnhof or Berlin-Spandau to “MesseSüd”. From there, it is just 5 minutes’ walk to the main South Entrance (EingangSüd) of Messe Berlin.

Local public transport

Taxi ranks, bus stops, metro and urban rail stations are all located near the entrances to Messe Berlin.
You will need a ticket for zone AB on buses, metro trains and urban rail to travel from Berlin to the exhibition centre; likewise from Berlin-Spandau. The Conference Permanent Ticket and in-company ticket cover all journeys throughout zone ABC from 7 - 9 October 2014 including Potsdam and Schönefeld airport.
Please note: If you travel to Berlin using a BahnCard concessionary long-distance ticket, the City Ticket is only valid in Berlin for zone A (within the urban rail ring), which does not include the exhibition centre.

By air

The “South Entrance” (EingangSüd) of Messe Berlin is directly connected to the city’s two international airports –Tegel (TXL) in the north and Schönefeld (SXF) in the south-east – via its motorways and public transport.
A taxi from Tegel airport to the Messe complex costs around € 18 and from Schönefeld airport the fare is approx. € 50.
The journey time by taxi from Tegel airport to the exhibition centre is just 10 minutes; or approx. 30 minutes using public transport (involving 1-3 changes).
The journey time from Schönefeld airport to the exhibition centre is approx. 60 minutes using public transport (involving 1-2 changes). A ticket for zone ABC is required.

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