Your journey to Encephalon 2023

Encephalon 2023 Symposium will be held at the:

Max Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences (Faßberg-Campus)
Am Faßberg 11, 37077 Göttingen


By public transport

Use the ICE (high speed train) towards Kassel or Hannover to Göttingen. From the train station, take bus lines 21 or 23 to the last stop (“Faßberg”), which is directly opposite the venue (approx. 15 minutes; please note that line 23 runs from Mon-Fri and Sunday evening only). From the city centre you can also take bus line 22 towards Nikolausberg and get off at the “Faßberg” stop.

By car

From the autobahn A7 between Kassel and Hannover, take the exit “Göttingen Nord”. Drive straight along the B27 towards Braunlage. After approximately 6 km, turn left towards Nikolausberg (sign posted). Take the third left onto the MPI campus.

By plane

Frankfurt Airport

There are two separate train stations at Frankfurt airport, one for regional trains and the other for long-distance trains. Direct trains to Göttingen (towards either Hamburg or Berlin) depart from the long-distance station every two to four hours. Trains to Frankfurt main train station (Hauptbahnhof) depart frequently from the airport’s regional station. From here two trains per hour depart for Göttingen. By car, the trip from the airport takes about three hours.

Hannover Airport

From the airport, the S-Bahn (suburban train) departs every 30 minutes towards Hannover main train station (Hauptbahnhof). From there, ICEs and regional trains depart several times an hour towards Göttingen. Travel time with the ICE is approx. 30 minutes, and the last train departs at 9 pm.

Berlin Airport

From the airport, the airport express train (FEX) departs every 30 minutes, S-Bahn (S9) departs every 20 minutes and several regional trains (RE8, 22, 23) depart every hour for Berlin main train station (Hauptbahnhof). From there, direct ICEs depart every hour for Göttingen. Travel time is approx. 2,5 hours.