Housing & Travel
Accomodation will be provided in various hotels and guesthouses within walking distance of the Congress Centrum Alpbach (village map). No separate room booking is necessary as rooms have been prebooked by the organizers.
Arrivals on March 5th have been contacted individually by Regina Klaus regarding the name of their accomodations. Arrivals on March 6th will receive their housing information by Regina Klaus at the congress venue (meeting office). Additionally, the drivers of the taxis & shuttlebuses are informed as well. Arrivals on March 7th or later will receive their accomodation information during registration at the congress venue. Luggage transport from the conference center to the hotels will be provided if necessary.
The venue is the "Congress Centrum, Alpbach, Austria", since 1945 venue of the world famous annual European Forum.
Travel to Alpbach
Roundtrip shuttle transportation service
The FEBS-SysBio shuttlebus will ferry participants from Innsbruck Airport as well as from the express railway station Wörgl during the arrival and departure day of the lecture course. The bus schedule can be downloaded in the Travel Details section.
The village Alpbach is centrally located between the airports of Innsbruck, Salzburg and Munich in the Alpbachtal, Tyrol, on a sunny plateau at 1000 m above sea level.
Alpbach can be reached by several means of transportation:
The closest airports are:
Airport transfers Munich-Tyrol-Munich can be arranged with:
Express trains (ICE, IC, EC) stop at the express train stations Jenbach or Wörgl.
For detailed train schedules, please go to the website of the Austrian Railway ÖBB.
The fastest way to reach the Alpbachtal region is via the Inn valley motorway A12 (toll road; this means you must buy a vignette at the border of Austria, for some 7.60 euro).
From Munich or Salzburg take the motorway that connects these two cities, then near Rosenheim turn south towards Kufstein (border) and Innsbruck. In Austria this motorway has the number A12. Exit the motorway at Kramsach, then follow signs for Alpbach throughout.
From Innsbruck turn east onto the A12 with direction Salzburg/ München. Follow this for some 40 km, exit the motorway at Kramsach, then follow signs for Alpbach throughout.
Detailed route planers can be found on: www.viamichelin.com