Welcome to Munich!
Munich, is the capital and the most populated city in the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps (Wikipedia).
Watch the video to get a feeling of Munich and its atmosphere!
Getting to the venue
HHAI 2023 will take place at “Design Offices München Macherei” (Weihenstephaner Str. 12, 81673 München). The venue is located near Munich East station (“Ostbahnhof”), which is well connected via S-Bahn and U-Bahn. From there it takes 9 minutes by Tram 21 (direction: St.-Veit-Straße) to the venue (Stop: Schlüsselbergstraße). Walking takes 21 minutes.
Getting to Marienplatz (city centre) is direct and only takes 24 minutes by Tram 21 (direction: Westfriedhof). Other HHAI locations include the LMU Media Informatics (travel time: 35min) south of the city centre, the LMU Lichthof (travel time: 30min) north of the city centre and the German Entrepreneurship (travel time: 22min) just south of Munich East station.
A single day ticket for public transport within the city (Zone M) is 8.80€. A weekly ticket (IsarCard) is 20.20€. Note that further travels (e.g. Munich Airport) requires you to purchase additional Zones. Please consult the detailed information available here: https://www.muenchen.de/en/transportation.
Tickets can be purchased at ticket machines and via the MVV app (registration needed): https://www.mvv-muenchen.de/en/journey-planer/mobile-services/mvv-app/index.htm and online (registration recommended): https://www.mvv-muenchen.de/en/tickets-and-fares/tickets-daytickets/index.html.
Arriving by plane/train
Munich airport is a major transportation hub within Europe. You can take both S1 and S8 towards the city centre (travel times are around 40-45 minutes). Both lines stop at Munich East/Ostbahnhof, Marienplatz (city centre) and central station during regular operation hours. A single ticket is 13.00€ (Zone M-5).
Long distance trains usually end at Munich central station. You can take any S-Bahn towards the city centre (Marienplatz) to also get to Munich East/Ostbahnhof. A single ticket (Zone M) is 3.70€.
We recommend the following hotels if you would like to stay close to the conference venue.
Address: Berg-am-Laim-Straße 109, 81673 München
Distance from conference location: 89m / 1 minute walk
Holiday Inn München City Ost
Address: Neumarkter Str. 85a, 81673 München
Distance from conference location: 450m / 5 minute walk
Motel One München East Side
Address: Orleansstraße 87, 81667 München
Distance from conference location: 1.3km / 17 minute walk / 7min by tram (direct)
Moxy Munich Ostbahnhof
Address: Grafinger Str. 7, 81671 München
Distance from conference location: 1.5km / 19 minute walk / 8min by bus (direct)