Warpstock Europe 2016 will be held in the Youth Hostel Köln-Riehl on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 of May (the location where the Warpstock Europe 2006 conference was held).

Reserve a room at the Youth Hostel

There are no more rooms available at the hostel so please consider finding a hotel near Cologne central train station or try these suggestions:

How to get Cologne/youth hostel

By train

There are various high speed international train connections to Cologne main station (Köln Hbf). From there, take the underground line 18 towards Thielenbruch or Buchheim Herler Straße; exit at stop Boltensternstraße and walk in the direction of the tram; the hostel is at your right hand side. You need a "1b city ticket"; it costs € 2,80. The entrance to the underground is in the main hall of the Cologne train station.

By airplane

  • Cologne / Bonn airport: take the S-Bahn to Cologne main station, from there see above.
  • Frankfurt international airport: there are many direct trains running between Frankfurt and Cologne (Frankfurt Airport has a train station). See the website of the German railroad for timetable and tickets. There's no need to buy a ticket in advance, you can buy a ticket at the station at a vending machine or the desk (credit cards accepted). Prices vary between € 49,00 and € 67,00 for a single fare. From the main station of Cologne take the underground as described above.

By car

Address for your navigation system:

An der Schanz 14
50735 Cologne

Geographic location:

50° 57' 47.71" North,  6° 59' 7.85" East (50.963253N, 6.985514E)

  • From Aachen, Krefeld and Neuss: take the A57 until the end of the motorway, then get into the left-hand lane (towards Zoobrücke/Messe), after about 1500 m and before the Zoobrücke (bridge) turn right (towards Zoo/Flora), go straight through the crossroads as far as Rheinuferstraße (Niederländer Ufer), turn left at the traffic lights, after 800 m turn right behind the "AXA tower".
  • From Bonn: take the A555 via Köln-Süd until the end of the motorway (towards Köln-Zentrum), turn right at the roundabout (towards Rheinuferstraße), follow this road several kilometres until the "AXA Tower". Turn right behind the "AXA-Tower".
  • From Frankfurt or Oberhausen: take the A3 to the Köln-Ost junction, then drive on the motorway (towards Köln-Zentrum), turn right after the Zoobrücke (zoo bridge) (towards Zoo/Flora), turn left at the traffic lights (Niederländer Ufer), turn right after the "AXA Tower".

 There are 150 free car parking places available.