The Bernstein Coordination Site is hosted by the Bernstein Center Freiburg:
Bernstein Center Freiburg
From Freiburg main station
- By taxi (about 10 min):
The taxi stand is located close to the Intercity Hotel at the southern border of th station (near platform 1).
- By public transportation (about 15 min tram ride plus 10 min walk):
From the platform go to the streetcar bridge and take any line in the direction of the city center. Exit at the second station ('Bertoldsbrunnen') and change to streetcar line 2 (direction of 'Zähringen'). Exit at the second station ('Tennenbacherstraße') (~10 minutes streetcar ride), cross the street towards the post office, walk left to the Wölflinstraße (there is a traffic light at the intersection). Walk up the Wölflinstraße via Karlstraße to the Stadtstraße (2nd street) and make a right turn. At the next intersection take the Starkenstraße (2nd street left, 90° angle). Go all the way up to the Längenhardstraße and turn right. The Bernstein Center’s main entrance is on the right-hand side just before the intersection with the Hansastraße.
- By foot (about 25 min easy walk):
As you leave the train station in direction to the city, cross the big street and take 'Eisenbahnstr.', which takes you straight into the city center. Keep going straight until you reach Kaiser-Wilhelm-Strasse, a big busy shopping street on which the streetcar runs. Here, turn left and follow the street until you reach an open plaza with a big monument on your left ('Siegesdenkmal'). Pass the plaza and turn right into 'Leopoldring'. Just before the 'Stadtgarten' (city park) and the pedestrian bridge leading to the square, turn left onto the Jakob-Burckhardt-Straße. Stay on this street that turns into the Stadtstraße after 220 m and turn right after 250 m onto the Hansastraße. Walk up until the end of Hansastr., turn left into Längenhardtstr. and find the main entrance to the BCCN on the left side of the street.
- From Autobahn A5 (Karlsruhe – Basel):
Leave the A5 at the junction no. 62 'Freiburg-Stadtmitte' (Freiburg center) direction Freiburg, Donaueschingen,Titisee-Neustadt, B31. Stay on the motorway for about 6 km until the exit 'Stadttheater – Universität', drive left in the direction 'Stadttheater – Universität' and stay on that street until Fahnenbergplatz (via Kronenstraße, Werderring and Rotteckring). At the traffic light at Fahnenbergplatz and facing the Berlitz School turn right onto the Friedrichring. You reach a plaza with a big war monument ('Siegesdenkmal'). Surround the monument and the plaza following the course of the street. After the plaza, the main street curves and continues to the left. Don't stay on the main street, but turn right into 'Leopoldring'. Just before the 'Stadtgarten' (city park) and the pedestrian bridge leading to the square, turn left onto the Jakob-Burckhardt-Straße. Stay on this street that turns into the Stadtstraße after 220 m and turn right after 250 m onto the Hansastraße. Drive all the way up and park on either side of the street (don’t forget to buy a parking ticket at the ticket machine and place it into your car!). Walk up until the end of Hansastr., turn left into Längenhardtstr. and find the main entrance to the BCCN on the left side of the street.
From one of the airports in the region
- From Basel Airport by shuttle bus (~1 hour):
Upon your arrival in Basel/Mulhouse airport proceed to the French sector where a regular bus shuttle operates to and from Freiburg (click here for the timetable and bus fares: Freiburger-Reisedienst, only in German!). The bus service will be waiting in front of the main entrance with the “Freiburger Reisedienst” logo on it. Once you arrive at the Freiburg main station you can use the public transportation (see above) or a taxi. Taxis can be found in front of the Intercity Hotel.
- From Frankfurt Airport by train (~ 2 hours):
Proceed to Terminal 1 and from there to the long-distance rail train station. ICE trains to Freiburg run hourly, starting from 6:44h. (click here for the timetable and train fares: Deutsche Bahn-International Guests).
- From Strasbourg Airport by bus, tram and train (~ 2 hours):
To get to the center of Strasbourg from the airport take the shuttle to tram stop Baggersee, where there is a connection to tram line A (Illkirch Lixenbuhl) to downtown, leaving every 20 minutes from arrivals terminal (click here for the shuttle timetable: Shuttle timetable). From Strasbourg Gare (main station) there is a train connection to Offenburg, Germany, where you switch to Freiburg. (click here for the timetable and train fares: Deutsche Bahn-International Guests).
- From Zurich Airport by train (~ 2hours):
Trains from Zurich airport to Freiburg run nearly every 30 minutes. Most train rides involve at least one change at Basel (click here for the timetable and train fares: Deutsche Bahn-International Guests).