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By plane

From the airport Cologne/Bonn to the venue you will need 20 minutes by car or taxi.
Take the highway A59 and later B55a. Or you can take train number 13 in the direction to “Düren Hauptbahnhof” to the station “Hansaring”. You will need 18 minutes by tram. As alternative you can use bus 127 to the station “Krefelder Wall”.

 

By public

For the first arrival on September 11, 2017 to the venue "XPOST" a ticket of the price level "1b" should be solved, which costs 2.80 Euro as a single ticket. This is valid from Cologne main station, as well as from the airport. The fastest connection is from the airport with the “Deutsche Bahn” with the lines of the S-Bahn 11 or 13 (the S 13 goes through to Cologne-Hansaring and is from the airport possibly the best way) or the regional trains RE 6 or 8. The departure times can be viewed on the websites:

Also from the main station is the fastest connection with the “Deutsche Bahn”. A stop from Cologne main station to Cologne-Hansaring with the regional line RB 25 or the S-Bahn lines 6, 12 or 13. The stop Hansaring is only about 800 meters away from to the venue.

Or you can take the bus of the line 127 to the stop "Krefelder Wall". This is closer to the XPOST as Hansaring.

Or download the app for your mobile phone:

 

By car

In the opposite of the X-Post is a car park. There are around about 400 parking spaces.
Please noticed the XPOST is withing in the Cologne Low Emission Zone.

PARKING

You can park in the opposite car park with 400 parking spaces.
Entrance height for cars: max. 1,90 m

Price per hour: 2.00 €
Daily price: from 7: 00 to 21:55: 15.00 €
Night prices: from 22:00 to 06:55: 7.00 €
Per 24 hours: 24.00 €

ONLY cash payments are possible at the machine! Machine accepts only up to 20 € bank notes!

 

Download: City map Cologne (PDF ~2MB)

 

 

Note

The GV-SOLAS registration is fully booked.


Online Program available. Please click here to have a look at the program.


Please noticed the trade fair starts from September 12, 2017 in Cologne.
In this period, increased demands and overnight rates are to be expected.
Please book timely your hotel!


public transport ticket for free

Important Dates

  • January 23, 2017
    Opening abstract submission
  • March 20, 2017
    Opening online registration / early booking fee
  • May 19, 2017
    Deadline Abstract Submission
  • June 30, 2017
    End of Early Registration (Regular)
  • Begin July, 2017
    Acceptance Mailing
  • August 31, 2017
    End of Regular Registration (Late)

Organiser

Gesellschaft für Versuchstierkunde GV-SOLAS und Interessen­gemeinschaft für Tierpfleger/innen und des technischen Personals IGTP Gesellschaft für Versuchstierkunde GV-SOLAS
und
Interessen­gemeinschaft für Tierpfleger/innen und des technischen Personals GV-IGTP