CableCon2014 - Travel

The conference will be held at the Fraunhofer inHaus2 (See GoogleMaps; the building was raised at a former tennis court area. Alternatively, Bing Maps is more recent) at the University Duisburg-Essen, Campus Duisburg (University Map).

Adress of conference venue:

Fraunhofer-inHaus-Zentrum (inHaus 2)
Forsthausweg 1
47057 Duisburg

Duisburg can be easily reached on international flights to Düsseldorf Airport (DUS) or Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN). Frequent trains connect Düsseldorf Airport (20min by train) and Cologne Bonn Airport (50min by train) to Duisburg.


  • Car:
    Via Autobahn A40 or A3
    Exit „Duisburg Kaiserberg“
    Follow signs to "Innenstadt/Zoo" (street "Carl-Benz-Straße")
    After approx. 1 km turn right (direction "Innenstadt") onto street "Mülheimer Straße"
    Pass the zoo
    At the first traffic light go left into street "Lotharstraße"
    First street left into street "Forsthausweg"
    The inHaus2 is located on the left side. Limited parking space is provided directly at the inHaus2. To reserve a parking slot, please contact the organizers ( Further parking space is provided on the main university parking area following the street (approx. 150m).
  • Airplane/Public Transport:
    From Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN), take a train to Duisburg main station ( "Duisburg Hauptbahnhof" or in short "Duisburg Hbf").
    From Düsseldorf Airport (DUS), take the Sky-Train to train station "Düsseldorf Flughafen". Then go by train to "Duisburg Hbf".
    From Duisburg Hbf, you can take a taxi (approx. 5min) to the conference venue (adress see above). Alternatively you can take the following buses or trams:
    Bus 924 (direction "Sportpark") to stop „Universität“ (approx. 13 minutes) or
    Bus 926 (direction "Uni-Nord") to stop „Uni-Nord“ (approx. 13 minutes) or
    Bus 933 (direction "Uni-Nord") to stop  „Universität“ (approx. 11 minutes) or
    Straßenbahn 901 (tram, direction "Mülheim") to stop „Uni/Zoo“ (approx. 7 minutes); plus 10 minutes walking from tram station.
    Details - especially for walking directions from bus stations - see figures below.

Figure: Arrival Map. Source and Copyright: Fraunhofer inHaus-Zentrum

Alternatively, the following arrival map can be used. The inHaus2 is located in the center of the map. Note: The Fraunhofer-Institut at the street crossing "Lotharstr." and "Finkenstr." (lower middle of map) is not related to the conference! Please look for Fraunhofer-inHaus-Zentrum (inHaus2) at "Forsthausweg" instead:


 Figure: Alternative Arrival Map. Source and Copyright: University Duisburg-Essen