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Linux Audio Conference 2014
The Open Source Music and Sound Conference
May 1-4 @ ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany

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Traveling to Karlsruhe

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By Air

Frankfurt Airport and Karlsruhe are connected by the German high-speed train (ICE) network. The journey to Karlsruhe is about one hour. Search for «Frankfurt(M) Flughafen» to «Karlsruhe Hbf» at the Deutsche Bahn travel information service.

From Baden-Airpark, the journey by Bus and or regional train takes an hour as well. The terminals are «FKB Baden-Airpark» and «Karlsruhe Hbf» respectively.

If in doubt, ask your local travel-agency.

By Train

Please see the Deutsche Bahn travel information service.

By Car

From north: Highway A5, exit «KA-Mitte»,
take the «Südtangente» direction Landau,
follow the «ZKM» sign.

From south: Highway A5, exit «KA-Süd»,
follow the «ZKM» sign.

Parking space for 700 cars is available below ZKM, access at Südendstraße.

car directions

By Tramway

Due to construction work in Karlsruhe we kindly ask you to check the current situation for trams and busses on the website of the KVV Karlsruher Verkehrsverbund (see below).

From the train station, take line 2E, direction «Siemensallee», alight at «ZKM».
[approximately 200 m from ZKM]

By Bus

From the train station, take bus number 55, direction «ZKM/Kühler Krug», get off at «Lorenzstraße».
[approximately 400 m from ZKM]

Getting around in Karlsruhe

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Staying in Karlsruhe


  • Hotel Acora, Sophienstraße 69-71. Single: 68 €, breakfast incl. ; Double: 90 € breakfast incl.
  • Hotel Elite, Sachsenstraße 17-19. Single: 58 €, breakfast incl. ; Double: 76 €, breakfast incl.
  • Hotel Astoria, Mathystraße 22. Single: 49 €, breakfast incl. ; Double: 66 €, breakfast incl.

If you book one of these three hotels directly and mention the ZKM as well as the conference, you can get a small discount on your single or double room.

The hotels agreed to reserve a quota of their rooms for conference participants, until about three weeks before the conference.

Misc Hotels and B&B


For those who prefer a cheaper option,...

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