For the venue (BRICS) address and a map, look here.
There are a number of suitable hotels in all price ranges Braunschweig. Here are some suggestions, which are all within a 2 km radius of the venue.
- Youth hostel, which is actually quite nice and new, within a couple of minutes walking distance to the university
- CVJM Hotel am Wollmarkt, a simple hotel located between the university and downtown near a park
Getting to Braunschweig:
the closest and best connected major airports are Hanover (HAJ), Berlin (TXL and SXF) and Frankfurt (FRA), from all of them, train connections to Braunschweig exist and can be found at www.bahn.de.
From Hanover, there are also Shuttle and group cab services available - the Hanover airport website lists a few here under "By Transfer Service", and a websearch reveals further options.
arriving at Braunschweig Hbf / main train station, take the
bus 419 to "Bültenweg" or "Pockelsstraße" stop; the BRICS building is
right across the road from "Bültenweg" stop and about 200m back in the
direction the bus came from from "Pockelsstraße" stop. Buses run around
every 15 min during the day (see www.bsvag.de or www.efa.de).
Note that the bus back to the train station is line 429.
Autobahn A2 from Berlin (east): Switch to A39 at "Kreuz Wolfsburg/Königslutter", exit at "Braunschweig-Rautheim", take the B1 (Helmstedter Straße, westbound) towards the city center, turn right onto the Altewiekring northbound, left onto Gliesmaroder Str., right into Linnestraße/Bültenweg and eventually left into Konstantin-Uhde-Straße, where BRICS parking can be found to the right immediately.
Autobahn A2 from Hanover (west): Switch to A391 at "Kreuz Braunschweig-Nord", exit at "Kreuz Ölper" onto the A392 towards "Hamburger Straße", take a right onto Hamburger Straße (southbound) towards the city center, turn left onto the Rebenring eastbound, right onto Bültenweg (just past the BRICS building) and then right into Konstantin-Uhde-Straße, where BRICS parking can be found to the right immediately.
Autobahn A39 (or A395) from Salzgitter (south): exit at "Kreuz Braunschweig-Süd" via A395 towards the city center and just follow the road (northbound) all the way until it ends in a t-joint; there, take a right onto Rebenring and then, another right onto Bültenweg (just past the BRICS building) and then right into Konstantin-Uhde-Straße, where BRICS parking can be found to the right immediately.