Travel

Travel to Erfurt

By Train:

Erfurt main station is integrated into the ICE network of Deutsche Bahn AG. The ICE route Munich-Berlin enables fast and comfortable travel with ICE trains from all directions.

Fast ICE connections from and to Erfurt:

  • Leipzig-Erfurt: 0:40 h
  • Berlin-Erfurt: 1:40 h
  • Frankfurt-Erfurt: 2:15 h
  • München-Erfurt: 2:30 h
  • Köln-Erfurt: 3:30 h
  • Hamburg-Erfurt: 3:30 h

 

By tram, take lines 3, 5 or 6 from Erfurt main station to the Anger and change to line 2 in the direction of P+R Messe. To go to Entrance East of Messe Erfurt leave line 2 at station "Messe".

Information from local transport SWE/EVAG: https://www.evag-erfurt-netzplan.de/index.php/de/karte

Your Conference Ticket inlcudes a ticket for local transport of EVAG Lines. It is valid 3 hours prior to the start of the event until 3 a.m. on the following day on all EVAG lines within fare zone 10.

 

By Plane:

The direct connection to the airport Erfurt/Weimar - a one-time change from tram line 4 to line 2 at the stop Gothaer Platz is sufficient - simplifies the journey for international visitors.
In addition, Leipzig/Halle Airport can be reached by ICE train in about 30 minutes and Frankfurt Airport in about 130 minutes.

Airports in the surroundings

Airport Erfurt/Weimar
Airport Leipzig/Halle
Airport Airport

 

By Car:

You can reach Messe Erfurt by car from all directions in the country.
https://www.messe-erfurt.de/besucher/anreise-unterkunft/anfahrt-parken/

A detailed plan of conference and parking areas close to the ENTRANCE EAST is given here: 
Overview Conference and Parking Areas 

More information you find here: Erfurt Information

 

VISA

Germany is part of the European Union. Many visitors are allowed to enter EU countries without a visa.

Congress delegates who require a visa can easily obtain it from the German Embassy in their home country. On request a letter of invitation will be sent by the conference secretariat, pse-conferences@efds.org. Applications for invitation letters should be received before June 30, 2020.

However, this invitation implies no obligation, financial, visa or otherwise, by PSE Conferences.

 

Travel Restrictions

Coronavirus and entry restrictions: 6 things travellers to Germany need to know

https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/en/einreiseundaufenthalt/coronavirus

Website in english language

 

Accomodation

Because Erfurt is very popular in the autumn season, an early hotel reservation is strongly recommended. Please make your reservation while your PSE registration. Hotel reservation is possible directly at the hotels or via the official agent for hotel reservations by using the hotel reservation form.
Please send the completed form by August 3, 2020 at the latest to:

Erfurt Tourismus & Marketing GmbH, Kongressbüro, Benediktsplatz 1, 99084 Erfurt

E-Mail: tagungen@erfurt-tourismus.de         Fax: +49 (0)361-6640199         Tel: +49 (0)361-6640230    

Reservation form

 

 

Sightseeing

Erfurt - a destination of distinction

Discover the city's many cultural and architectural treasures and succumb to the charms of Erfurt's romantic old quarter: Germany's largest single heritage site is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike, thanks to its medieval architecture and fascinating history.

The tourist office in Erfurt is happy to help you plan your excursions. www.erfurt-tourismus.de