Accommodation and public transport
Special offer: booking includes free public transport!
Each booking placed through this link includes a free public transportation ticket for the city and the
region of Bonn (Verbund Rhein Sieg). The print-at-home PDF ticket is valid for the whole duration of
the hotel stay of the delegate. The ticket will be sent automatically along with the hotel reservation
For assistance, please contact:
Telephone: +49 (0)2 28/ 910 41 33.
Travel to BonnTop
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 Fernbahnhof'
(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 the Frankfurt International Airport website.
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
website. 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 A).
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.
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 website. Type in 'Düsseldorf
Flughafen' as the departure station and 'Bonn HBF' as the arrival station. For more
information on Düsseldorf airport website.
Journey time into the centre of Bonn is about 30 minutes from the conference venue. 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
Currency: 1 euro = approximately USD 0.77 (indicative rate 15 March 2013).
Electricity: 220 volts, 50 Hz European plugs with two circular metal pins are used.
Local time: GMT + 1 hour
City of Bonn
Maps & directionsTop
Overview of UNFCCC offices and
meeting venues in Bonn
Meeting room assignmentTop
Meeting room booking will only be available on site during the sessions.
to download the request form
Please read and fill out all fields. Meetings will be confirmed
closer to the meeting dates.
Meetings are granted for a maximum of one hour and are free of charge.
Hotel Maritim Bonn
38th Session of the UNFCCC Convention Subsidiary Bodies – SBSTA, SBI and the 3rd Session of the
Att. Mr. Arne Wulf
53175 Bonn, Germany
Mr. Arne Wulf
Tel: (+49-228) 810 81 918
Office space rentalTop
Maritim Hotel Bonn
Tel: (+49-228) 81 08 777
Fax: (+49-228) 81 08 765
Ministry for the Environment:
(Side events rooms SOLAR and WIND)
Mr. Alfons Esser
Tel: (+49-228) 30 89 0446
Catering order form
Ministry of Transport:
(Side event rooms METRO and RAIL)
Ms. Monika Nipps
Tel: (+49-228) 30 08 691
Catering order form
Ms. Lydia Schmid
Tel: (+49-228) 81 08 875
Fax: (+49-228) 81 08 853
The “Rôtisserie” (restaurant), “Brasserie” (café) and “Piano
Bar” are near the Conference Affairs office in La Marée in the foyer of the Maritim Hotel.
A coffee/snack bar is located next to Saal Beethoven. Cafeterias are also available in the government
buildings (e.g. Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Transport) close to the Maritim Hotel.
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.
Information for Participants brochure (1018 kB)
The Information for Participants (IFP) Brochure will also be available through the new iPhone / iPad