Darmstadtium - our venue
Located right in the center of the city, Darmstadtium is Darmstadt's science and congress center. It is a modern, airy, light-flooded, cleverly constructed building with flexible rooms. Its award-winning digital infrastructure offers up to 10 GB/s WLAN.
How to get there
Darmstadtium is conveniently located in the Frankfurt/Rhine-Main metropolitan region with direct access to the A5 and A67 motorways. The venue can be reached from Frankfurt am Main international airport by car in around 20 minutes. Every 30 minutes the "AirLiner" bus commutes between the venue in Darmstadt and Frankfurt airport (40 to 50 minutes ride, depending on your terminal).
Public transport from Darmstadt central railway station to the the venue takes less than 10 minutes (stops "Schloss" and "Luisenplatz" are immediately next to Darmstadtium). Public transportation is a pretty common concept in Germany, don't worry about car rental.
You can find detailed information on how to get here by road, rail or airplane on Darmstadium's directions page.
Driving yourself, please enter "Schlossgraben 1, Darmstadt" as destination. The venue's underground car park (follow the signposts) has 454 spaces, including disabled parking spaces.
Need special assistance besides that? Plan to bring your personal interpreter or assistant? Please indicate "accessibility assistance" on your registration and we will contact you to see how we can help. Don't hesitate to do so, we consider any request as a help for the community to be more inclusive.
Unfortunately there are trade fairs in Frankfurt at this time as well, so we highly suggest you book your accommodation now. Hotels did not offer special rates for this same reason, even though we asked several of them. Besides the usual big booking platforms you might want to check these out:
- Hotel list (en) by the city's tourism bureau
- Private accomodations list (en) by the city's tourism bureau
- Private guesthouse platform pension.de (de)
- Youth hostel Darmstadt (en)
- Airbnb around Darmstadt
- Couchsurfing: there is a self-organized channel #drupal-europe-couch for those registered on Drupal Slack
- Don't mind sleeping in a tent? There's a group organizing accomodation on a camping site, please joing #drupal-europe-camp on Drupal Slack