Travel & Accommodation

The Venue

Postbahnhof Berlin
Straße der Pariser Kommune 8, 10243 Berlin
Main entrance: Am Postbahnhof/Mühlenstraße; S-Bahn Station: Ostbahnhof

Getting to and from the venue
Public transport
Suburban train (S-Bahn): the closest S-Bahn stop is Ostbahnhof. The lines S5, S7 & S75 are operating there.
Bus: 140, 142, 147, 240, 248, 347, N40
The BVG website can be used to check all current train and bus connections.

Taxi: At the taxi stand at S-Bahn station Ostbahnhof. You can call a taxi for a normal ride. If you just want to take a taxi for a short trip of 2 km you can hail one off the street and tell the driver you would like a “short ride” or “Kurzstrecke”. Taxi bills cannot be reimbursed by droidcon Berlin or newthinking.

Taxi Funk Berlin +49 30 44 33 22
Funk Taxi Berlin +49 30 26 10 26
Quality Taxi +49 30 26 30 00

Car: There is a basement car parking space at Berlin Ostbahnhof.
Entry: Stralauer Platz/Am Ostbahnhof
Cost: 4 euros

Reduced tickets for Deutsche Bahn - travel to droidcon by train!

All conference attendees can travel from any DB railway station in Germany with a fixed price and 100 % green energy. The ticket offer for the return journey is valid from May 30 until June 7, 2015.

Using a specific train costs 99 € (2nd Class) or 159 € (1st Class).
Flexible tickets cost 139 € (2nd Class) or 199 € (1st Class).*

Special ticket prices for international travel are available on request.
Order your ticket by calling the service number +49 (0)1806 31 11 53 and use the keyword “droidcon”.** You will be called back to make a reservation and will need a credit card for payment.***

The same deal is also available online at: www.bahn.de/Veranstaltungsticket
The Deutsche Bahn service centre is looking forward to inform you about the ticket price for international journeys.

* An exchange or refund of the ticket is possible until one day before the first day of validity for an according fee. The exchange and refund conditions for reduced tickets are valid according to the time of booking; see the conditions of passenger transportation of Deutsche Bahn AG. An exchange or refund is excluded from the first day of validity. Tickets tied to a specific train need to be booked at least three days in advance, and are sold as long as the stocks last.
** The ticket hotline is available Monday to Saturday 7am – 10pm. Calls cost 20 cents per call from a German landline, and a maximum of 60 cents per call from a German mobile.
*** Please note that since November 04, 2014, a fee is charged for credit card payments, in accordance with the conditions of passenger transportation of Deutsche Bahn AG.
Prices can be subject to change.

Accommodation

Berlin offers many options for accommodation, so you're kind of spoilt for choice. To make it easy we made special arrangements for accommodation with 3 hotels in 3 different price categories.


Category 1: Fat Of The Land

Winters Hotel Berlin Mitte - The Wall at Checkpoint Charlie
You are coming from a rough week at work and really want to feel the luxury right in the middle of Berlin, check out our 4-star Winters Hotel Berlin Mitte. All modern and spacious rooms feature Smart TVs, Internet access, electronic safes and mini bars. The hotel is located at a truly historic site, just a few metres away from Checkpoint Charlie and Friedrichstraße. It is easily accessible by car or public transport and is in direct vicinity of the most important sights of Berlin and the booming Kreuzberg quarter.
Get a 24€ discount on regular room prices and make a telephone reservations using the booking code „droidcon Berlin“: +49 30 30 87 770.

Winters Hotel Berlin Mitte · The Wall at Checkpoint Charlie
Zimmerstraße 88
10117 Berlin · Germany

Tel.: +49 30 30 87 770


Category 2: Decently priced and comfy

InterCityHotel Berlin Ostbahnhof
You can't stay closer to the event, since the 3-star InterCityHotel Berlin is directly located at Ostbahnhof (the Berlin East Railway Station) next to Postbahnhof. All rooms are furnished with an own bathroom, TV, mini bar and hair dryer. Public transport tickets are inclusive! The excellent combination of the InterCityHotel know-how, friendly hotel staff, the attentive service and a pleasant modern ambiance ensures that you will feel comfy during your stay.

You can make a telephone reservations by using the booking code “droidcon 2015": +49 30 29368 300

InterCityHotel Berlin Ostbahnhof
Am Ostbahnhof 5
10243 Berlin Germany

T: +49 30 29368 300


Category 3: The Penny Pinchers

Hostelboats „Eastern and Western Comfort“
We found something special for you: The hostel boats “EASTERN COMFORT” and “WESTERN COMFORT” are mooring between two very lively districts ( Friedrichshain & Kreuzberg) in the centre of town. All cabins on the Eastern Comfort have their own toilet/shower. For the ones of you, who like it very comfy, the Eastern Comfort offes large 1st class single & double cabins. The Penny Pinchers can choose cabins on the Western Comfort with shared bathroom facilities.

Get a 10% discount on the latest room price by using the booking code "KONFERENZEN POSTBAHNHOF”. Book your room online here.

Eastern and Western Comfort - The swimming hostels in Berlin
Mühlenstraße 73
10243 Berlin

T: +49 30 66763806