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16-18 October 2003 Bonn, Germany
Hotel Reservation
Conference Information
General Information

International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
Federal Foreign Office



The EWC-II will be held at the Internationales Kongresszentrum Bundeshaus Bonn (IKBB) in Bonn, Germany. The conference venue has special historical significance being the former meeting venue for the Bundestag (German Parliament) until it moved to the new capital, Berlin in 1999.

Internationales Kongresszentrum Bundeshaus Bonn (IKBB)
Görresstraße Number 15, Entrance 2 A
53113 Bonn, Germany

Venue Access
From Bonn's main station to Bundeshaus take the Underground (U-Bahn) line numbers 16, 63, 66, 67, or 68 in the direction of Bad Godesberg, Bad Honnef and Königswinter, until arrival at the station Heussallee/Museumsmeile. Travel time is around 10 minutes.

Walk down Heussallee and turn left in the Görresstraße. The IKBB is located on the right hand side (path is clearly signposted). Walking time is no more than 5 minutes.

Access Plan
For further information on the conference venue please refer to:

Bonn is serviced by three international airports: Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf and Frankfurt. Please note that all travel expenses between the airport and Bonn City are the participant's responsibility.

Köln (Cologne)/Bonn Airport
Cologne/Bonn Airport is 20 km from downtown Bonn. A shuttle Bus service (number 670) departs every 20 to 30 minutes from the airport to Bonn (journey takes around 30 minutes). The bus stop is sign posted at the front of the airport building.

By taxi the journey from Cologne/Bonn Airport to Bonn Centre costs approximately € 35.

For more information on Cologne/Bonn Airport please refer to:

Düsseldorf Airport
The journey from Düsseldorf Airport to Bonn takes around 1 hour 10 mins and costs 12-17 € (depending on the train).

The IC and RE trains travel directly fom Düsseldorf Airport to Bonn, while the ICE travels via Cologne to Bonn (change for RE/IC trains to Bonn).

It is not recommended to take a taxi from Düsseldorf Airport to Bonn Centre.

For more information on Düsseldorf Airport please refer to:

Frankfurt Airport
The journey from Frankfurt Airport to Bonn takes around 1-2 hours and costs 29-53€ (depending on the train).

The EC and IC trains travel directly from Frankfurt Airport to Bonn, while the ICE travels to Bonn-Siegburg (change for tram number 66 to Bonn).

It is not recommended to take a taxi from Frankfurt Airport to Bonn Centre.

For more information Frankfurt Airport please refer to:

You find information on the train timetables at: