10th ISMSC-2015

Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg, June 28th - July 2nd, 2015

How to Reach Strasbourg

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Strasbourg is easy to be reached by train system from around the Europe. For time schedule and booking system please go to link below.

Important link: SNCF (French Railway Company), DB Bahn (German Railway Company), Trenitalia (Italian Railway Company).

NOTE:There are many discounted price on ticket if you purchase it several weeks in advance.


The closest airport is Strasbourg Airport. Other airport near Strasbourg are Basel Airport, Baden-Baden Airport, Paris Airport, and Frankfurt Airport.

A. Strasbourg Airport

From Strasbourg airport, we can easily reach Strasbourg main station using regional train. This train stops at the airport up to 4 per hour and the journey takes 9-11 minutes to Strasbourg main station. With the new multi-transport Tram+TER (regional train service) Airport ticket you can travel between the airport and the CUS (Urban Community of Strasbourg) with just one ticket for only € 4.10.

Important link: Strasbourg airport, TER Alsace (Alsace regional train system), CTS Strasbourg (Strasbourg city transportation system).

NOTE:Type Entzheim-Aéroport to indicate Strasbourg Airport when you search train/tram schedule in the TER or CTS website.

B. Basel Airport

Basel airport is not linked directly to the railway system, but there are connections by public transport to the railway stations in Basel and Saint Louis. To go to Strasbourg, we recommend you to take Bus to Saint Louis Train Station (by Distribus shuttle no 11) and take TER train to Strasbourg Main station

Important link: Basel airport, Shuttle no 11 timetable, TER Alsace (Alsace regional train system), CTS Strasbourg (Strasbourg city transportation system).

C. Frankfurt Airport

Frankfurt Airport perhaps is better alternative airport other than Paris Airport when you come from other continent. To reach Strasbourg, there is direct shuttle bus operated by Lufthansa (2.5 h journey, up to 7 times per day, LINK). Alternatively you also can take fast train to Strasbourg.

Important link: Frankfurt airport, Lufthansa Bus, DB Bahn (German Railway Company).

D. Paris Airport

Paris Airport is well-connected to many other airports around the world. To reach Strasbourg, you can take fast train (TGV) to Strasbourg. The journey takes 2.5 h by TGV (direct train).

Important link: Paris airport, SNCF (French Railway Company).

E. Stuttgart Airport

You can take train to Strasbourg.

Important link: Stuttgart airport, SNCF (French Railway Company), DB Bahn (German Railway Company).

F. Baden Baden Airport

To reach Strasbourg you can take Ryanair shuttle (www.flightliner.de), timed with Ryanair flights, or bus to Baden Baden and then train to Strasbourg via Offenburg.

Important link: Baden Baden airport, DB Bahn (German Railway Company), SNCF (French Railway Company).


Highways connected to the French as well as the German networks. The French freeway network to the west and to the north, consisting of the A4, A34, A31 and A32 freeways, permits easy access of Strasbourg from Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, Luxembourg et Bonn via Metz and Sarrebruck. The south, the axis Strasbourg-Mulhouse and the A36 intersection of the A6 freeway of Beaune, opens routes in direction of Italy and Spain. The German freeway network permits access to Hamburg, Frankfort, Basel, Geneva and Milan and is less than 15 minutes from Strasbourg via Kehl. Keep some change with you as some motorways require toll fees to be paid as you travel.

Parking at the Congress Center: Public free parking (250 car spaces), Conference Participants parking: when arriving to the public parking, take the small street behind the Hotel Mercure (ex Holiday Inn), close to a traffic light enter on the left side the yard.

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University of Strasbourg
University of Strasbourg
Chemistry-A European Journals
Wiley - ChemEurJ
Taylor & Francis
Axa Research
AXA Research
Nature Comm.
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Strasbourg City
Ville de Strasbourg
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