Accommodation and public transport
Please be informed that the city of Bonn will be charging an accommodation tax on overnight
For more information on tax exemption please visit: http://www.bonn-region.de/reiseinfos-service/accommodation-tax.html
Should you have questions regarding hotel reservations made through
use the following contact information:
Hotel Reservation Hotline
+49 228 910 4133
Ms. Annette Isengard
Available Monday, 08 to Friday, 12.05.2017 and Monday, 15 to Thursday, 18.05.2017 9 a.m. to 5 p.m
Travel to BonnTop
Travel to Bonn There are many ways to get to Bonn, which can easily be reached by bus, train or car
from the airports at Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf and Frankfurt.
Trains coming from many cities in Germany and other parts of Europe stop at Bonn. Numerous highways
complete the transport infrastructure.
How to travel from the airports to Bonn From Frankfurt am Main airport:
Participants arriving at Frankfurt airport should go to the Frankfurt airport long-distance train
station, which is reached by following the signs to ‘Frankfurt Flughafen Fernhahnhof’
(Frankfurt airport long-distance train station).
This station is in the AIRail Terminal, next to Terminal 1. Trains arrive at and depart from platforms
4 to 7. Participants are recommended to travel either by Inter City Express (ICE) train to
Bonn/Siegburg or by direct train to Bonn central station (Bonn Hauptbahnhof).
For more information, visit www.frankfurt-airport.de.
High-speed ICE trains to Siegburg/ Bonn or Intercity (IC)/Eurocity (EC) trains to Bonn central station
(Hauptbahnhof) leave from the Frankfurt airport long-distance train station two to three times every
hour between 5 a.m. and 9 p.m.
The high-speed train journey to Siegburg/Bonn takes 40 minutes. Trains leave at least once an hour.
Alternatively the IC/EC train, also from Frankfurt long-distance train station, goes directly to Bonn
central station (in the centre of Bonn). Travel time is between 1.5 and 2 hours.
Second-class tickets for the ICE cost around 60 euros one way, for the IC around 40 euros. The ICE
train can sometimes also be booked with your flight.
For train departures, check the German railway site:
Type in ‘Frankfurt Flughafen’ as the departure station and ‘Bonn HBF’ or
‘Siegburg’ as the arrival station. From Cologne/Bonn airport: Participants arriving at this
airport can take a taxi or bus to Bonn city centre. Taxis are readily available; a one-way journey to
the city cost between 35 euros and 40 euros. To get to Bonn centre by public transport, take the SB 60
shuttle bus, which goes from the terminal at Cologne/Bonn airport to the Bonn main train station every
30 minutes on weekdays and every 30 to 60 minutes on Saturdays and Sundays. The 25 km bus journey from
the airport takes about 30 minutes. There is only one bus stop at the airport for the bus to Bonn. The
bus stop is located at Terminal 1. When travelling to the airport, the bus stops at Terminal 1 (annex
The price of a one-way bus ticket to Bonn is around 7 euros.
Tickets may be purchased from the driver or at the ticket machine. The ‘conference ticket’,
which is included in the price of the accommodation if the booking is made through the Bonn Tourism and
Congress Office, may be used for this bus.
For more information about Cologne/Bonn airport, visit www.airport-cgn.de.
From Düsseldorf airport: If arriving at Düsseldorf airport, take the sky train to the train
station Düsseldorf Flughafen (about 10 minutes). From there, direct trains leave every hour
directly to Bonn main train station. For train departures, check on the German railway site: http//www.bahn.de/i/view/GBR/en/index.shtml. Type in
‘Düsseldorf Flughafen’ as the departure station and ‘Bonn HBF’ as the
For more information on Düsseldorf airport, visit www.duesseldorf-international.de. Visitor information
Journey time into the centre of Bonn is about 30 minutes. Tickets can be purchased on the tram
(U-Bahn), if not already included by booking your room via our recommended link. A one-way journey by
taxi from Siegburg to Bonn costs approximately 30 euros.
For information about the public transportation schedule in the city of Bonn, please consult the
website of the SWB, the local transport provider: http//en.swb-busundbahn.de/bus-bahn_549.html.
Currency: 1 euro = approximately USD 0.937 (indicative rate as of 20 February 2017).
Electricity: 220 volts, 50 Hz European plugs with two circular metal pins are used.
Local time: GMT + 1 hour Useful links City of Bonn [http://www.bonn-region.de]
The meeting will take place at World Conference Center
Contact list of venues close to the UNFCCC headquarters (10 kB)
Meeting room assignmentTop
Meeting rooms may be booked, availability permitting, free of charge for a closed meeting, for a
maximum duration of 1 hour per Party/Organization.
Meeting rooms are available every day from 8 a.m., with all such meetings required to finish by 8
Meeting room requests may be sent via e-mail to meetingrequest(at)unfccc.int, as of 10 April
The MRA team will track your meeting room assignment request, but you will only receive
notification/confirmation closer to the session (approximately beginning 2 May 2017).
As of Monday, 8 May (official start of SB 46 sessions), meeting room assignment request forms will no
longer be accepted by email. From this time, they can only be handed in at the Information/Meeting Room
Assignment (MRA) Counter in paper form.
The Information/MRA Counter is located on the ground floor, after passing security check on the left
hand side of the WCCB. Availability and location of your meeting room will be confirmed in the evening
of the day before your meeting date.
This information can be obtained from the Information/MRA Counter. It is also recommended that you
re-confirm room availability for your meeting with the staff at the Information/MRA Counter shortly
before the start of your meeting, as changes in room allocation may occur due to the needs and demands
of the negotiation process.
Download the Meeting Room Assignment Form
NOTE: Please read and acknowledge the MRA guidelines stated on the form. With your signature, you have
confirmed that you have read and accepted the conditions applying to meeting room reservation at the
conference venue for the current session.
MRA counter opening hours: Monday, 8 May to Thursday, 18 May 08.00 hours to 19.00 hours
You may claim your consignments at the Information Counter, located on the ground floor after passing
security check on the left hand side of the WCCB.
Please make available all relevant shipment documents (Airway bill) and information’s.
Opening hours: Sunday, 7 May 2016 from 10:00 hours to 17:00 hours Monday, 8 May to Thursday, 18 May
from 09:00 hours to 18:00 hours.
To obtain the appropriate consignment label for ‘Side Events’ and ‘Exhibits’,
UNFCCC Ms. Natalie Merjaneh see(at)unfccc.int
Office space rentalTop
Ms. Trang DANG
Tel. +49 228 9267 - 1135
Bonn Conference Center Management GmbH
Platz der Vereinten Nationen 2
53113 Bonn, Germany
Food and beverages are not permitted inside any of the meeting rooms; however, catering can be arranged
in the Club Lounge, reception-style.
If you wish to order catering, please liaise directly with the catering company servicing the venue at
least one week before the catering is needed:
Mr. Claus Meinen
Broich Premium Catering GmbH
Tel: +49 228 243 80 24
The organizer must coordinate with the caterer to ensure that all food and beverages are served either
in the Club Lounge or outside the meeting rooms. It is the responsibility of the organizer to ensure
that the Club Lounge or the meeting room and the surrounding areas are left in good order for the next
reception or meeting.
Your cooperation is appreciated.
Coffee and Snack Points are located on the Rhine level and in the Club Lounge in the main building and
in the plenary building.
Snacks and beverages will be available from 7:30 a.m. until 9 p.m.
Lunch is available in the main building and in the restaurant of the plenary building and is served
12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Guidelines on use of cameras and audio/video recording devices (118 kB)
Security guidelines related to media actions, distribution of publicity materials, etc. (129 kB)
participation of NGO representatives (191 kB)
Conference Brochure Information for Participants (IFP) still to be confirmed!
In line with the secretariat’s efforts towards climate neutrality, the information for
Participants Brochure continue to be available in electronic format only.
The secretariat encourages all participants to support this initiative by refraining from printing or
printing only the required information if necessary.
The Information for Participants (IFP) Brochure will also be available through the iPhone / iPad