Travel and Accomodation

Traveling to Jena

By plane

The nearest airports are in Erfurt and Leipzig but the best airport for international participants is probably Frankfurt am Main as the ICE trains leave directly at the airport.

If you plan to take part to the demonstration of LOLA in Munich on Friday (remark: this event has still to be confirmed), you can also consider flying back from Munich airport.

By train

Travel time: from Berlin: 3 hours, from Frankfurt am Main (FRA): 3,5 hours, from Munich: 4 hours. The price of a train ticket from Frankfort to Jena (and return) is about 120 Euros (

You will arrive in Jena by train at the West-Bahnhof (from Frankfurt am Main) or at the station Jena-Paradies (from Berlin, Munich, Nürnberg), see the map of Jena hereunder. If you want to use the local transportation, please take bus route 15 from West-Bahnhof or tram line 1, 4 or 5 from Jena-Paradies to the centre (Löbdergraben or Ernst-Abbe-Platz).

By car

If you travel by car, please use the highway A4 or A9. Leave the highway at the exit 54 “Jena-Lobeda” and follow the traffic signs to “Jena-Zentrum” (Citycentre).



A number of hotel rooms have been reserved in the hotels listed hereafter. Consider the time limit for the reservations. However, given the limited number of rooms available, we invite you to book in advance. Please mention the keyword  "Dynamic Walking" when making the reservation to beneficiate of the conditions listed hereunder.

The hotels Esplanade and Ibis are located in the center of the city, within a 10 - 15 minutes walking distance from the train stations. The other hotels are located further away.

The bus transfer from Jena to the conference venue at Dornburg castle is provided every day. The bus stop in Jena is located near the Jena-Paradies station (see map hereunder).

 The location of the hotels and train stations are indicated on this Map of Jena.


Steigenberger Esplanade Jena (

Location: Carl-Zeiß-Platz 4, 07743 Jena (Parking available)

Tel: (+49)3641/8000 ; Fax: (+49) 3641/800150 


Conditions (incl. Breakfast, Fitness and Sauna Area):

  • single room: 95 euros (available: 30 rooms)
  • double room: 113 euros (available: 10 rooms)

Rooms are reserved until 17.06.2011.


Hotel Ibis Jena (

Location: Teichgraben 1, 07743 Jena

Tel: (+49)3641/8130 ; Fax: (+49)3641/813333


Conditions (incl. Breakfast):

  • single room: 71 euros
  • double room: 81 euros

40 rooms in total available.

Rooms are reserved until 15.06.2011.


Hotel am Stadion (

Location: Am Stadion 1, 07749 Jena

Tel: (+49)3641/3030 ; Fax: (+49)3641/303100


Conditions (incl. Breakfast):

  • single room: 46 euros (available 20 rooms)
  • double room: 56 euros (available 10 rooms)

Rooms are reserved until 17.05.2011.

Check in: monday - saturday 2pm - 11pm

               sunday 4pm - 10pm


Internationales Jugendgästehaus Jena ( )

Location: Am Herrenberge 11, 07745 Jena

Tel: (+49)3641/687230; Fax: (+49)3641/687202



  • double room: 10 euro (once 20 euro cleaning at last day) (avaible 5 rooms)


Other accommodations