Berlin Hackathon 2011/Getting there

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How to get to the Betahaus[edit]

The Hackathon will take place in the Betahaus (address: Prinzessinenstraße 8, 10969 Berlin; Google Maps, OpenStreetMap). The closest public transport station is U Moritzplatz (underground line U8).

Airport Tegel to betahaus:[edit]

At Tegel airport you take the bus line 128 in direction U Osloer Straße until the final stop U Osloer Straße. There you change to the underground line U8 in direction Hermannstraße until Moritzplatz station. Get off there and take the exit to "Prinzessinnenstraße". Follow the street some meters, on the right site you see a big building. It's the betahaus.

Airport Schönefeld to betahaus:[edit]

a) At Schönefeld airport you go the the train station. There you take the regional train lines RB14/RE7 in direction Nauen (RB14), Dessau or Belzig (RE7) until S+U Alexanderplatz station. There you change to the underground line U8 in direction Hermannstraße until Moritzplatz station. Get off there and take the exit to "Prinzessinnenstraße". Follow the street some meters, on the right site you see a big building. It's the betahaus.
b) At the airport terminal you can take the bus line X7 in direction U Rudow until the final stop U Rudow. There you change to the underground line U7 in direction Rathaus Spandau until Hermannplatz. There you change again to the underground line U8 in direction Wittenau until Moritzplatz station. Get off there and take the exit to "Prinzessinnenstraße". Follow the street some meters, on the right site you see a big building. It's the betahaus.

Hauptbahnhof to betahaus:[edit]

At Hauptbahnhof (main station) you take one of the S-Bahn lines eastwards (S3 to Erkner, S5 to Strausberg, S7 to Ahrensfelde or S75 to Wartenberg) until Alexanderplatz There you change to the underground line U8 in direction Hermannstraße until Moritzplatz station. Get off there and take the exit to "Prinzessinnenstraße". Follow the street some meters, on the right site you see a big building. It's the betahaus.

Comebackpackers to betahaus[edit]

On foot, it's about 5 to 10 minutes. Follow the Adalbertstraße until the next intersection with Oranienstraße. There take the Oranienstraße street to the left. Follow the street (crossing the Oranienplatz square), after some meters you should be at the intersection with Prinzessinenstraße (before the Moritplatz square). Turn to the left, there you are. It's the betahaus. (Google Maps link)

Hotel Heinrich Heine to betahaus[edit]

Go by feet, it's about 5 to 10 minutes. Follow the Adalbertstraße until the next intersection with Oranienstraße. There take the Oranienstraße street to the left. Follow the street (crossing the Oranienplatz square), after some meters you should be at the intersection with Prinzessinenstraße (before the Moritplatz square). Turn to the left, there you are. It's the betahaus. (Google Maps link)

How to get to the Comebackpackers Hostel[edit]

Most of the participants are accomodated in the Comebackpackers Hostel (address: Adalbertstrasse 97, 10999 Berlin; [1]). The closest underground station is Kottbusser Tor (underground lines U1 and U8).

Airport Tegel to Comebackpackers:[edit]

At Tegel airport you take the bus line 128 in direction U Osloer Straße until the final stop U Osloer Straße. There you change to the underground line U8 in direction Hermannstraße until Kottbusser Tor station. Get off there and take the exit to "Adalberstraße", follow the Adalbertstraße a little bit (right into the big ugly building). The entrance to the hostel is right behind the Money Transfer shop.

Airport Schönefeld to Comebackpackers:[edit]

a) At Schönefeld airport you go the the train station. There you take the regional train lines RB14/RE7 in direction Nauen (RB14), Dessau or Belzig (RE7) until S+U Alexanderplatz station. There you change to the underground line U8 in direction Hermannstraße until Kottbusser Tor station. Get off there and take the exit to "Adalberstraße", follow the Adalbertstraße a little bit (right into the big ugly building). The entrance to the hostel is right behind the Money Transfer shop.
b) At the airport terminal you can take the bus line X7 in direction U Rudow until the final stop U Rudow. There you change to the underground line U7 in direction Rathaus Spandau until Hermannplatz. There you change again to the underground line U8 in direction Wittenau until Kottbusser Tor station. Get off there and take the exit to "Adalberstraße", follow the Adalbertstraße a little bit (right into the big ugly building). The entrance to the hostel is right behind the Money Transfer shop.

Hauptbahnhof to Comebackpackers:[edit]

At Hauptbahnhof (main station) you take one of the S-Bahn lines eastwards (S3 to Erkner, S5 to Strausberg, S7 to Ahrensfelde or S75 to Wartenberg) until Alexanderplatz There you change to the underground line U8 in direction Hermannstraße until Kottbusser Tor station. Get off there and take the exit to "Adalberstraße", follow the Adalbertstraße a little bit (right into the big ugly building). The entrance to the hostel is right behind the Money Transfer shop.

How to get to the NH Hotel Heinrich Heine[edit]

The Wikimedia Foundation staff will be accommdated in the NH Hotel Heinrich Heine (address: Heinrich-Heine_Platz 11, 10179 Berlin; Google Maps, OpenStreetMap). The closest public transport station is U Heinrich-Heine-Straße (underground line U8).

Airport Tegel to NH Hotel Heinrich Heine:[edit]

At Tegel airport you take the bus line 128 in direction U Osloer Straße until the final stop U Osloer Straße. There you change to the underground line U8 in direction Hermannstraße until Heinrich-Heine-Straße station. Get off there and take the exit to "Annenstraße". Follow the street some meters until the intersection. Now turn to the left (to Annenstraße), little bit late you reach the Heinrich-Heine-Platz. There on the right, beside the small commercial center, you should see the hotel.

Airport Schönefeld to Hotel Heinrich Heine:[edit]

a) At Schönefeld airport you go the the train station. There you take the regional train lines RB14/RE7 in direction Nauen (RB14), Dessau or Belzig (RE7) until S+U Alexanderplatz station. There you change to the underground line U8 in direction Hermannstraße until Heinrich-Straße-Station station. Get off there and take the exit to "Annenstraße". Follow the street some meters until the intersection. Now turn to the left (to Annenstraße), little bit late you reach the Heinrich-Heine-Platz. There on the right, beside the small commercial center, you should see the hotel.
b) At the airport terminal you can take the bus line X7 in direction U Rudow until the final stop U Rudow. There you change to the underground line U7 in direction Rathaus Spandau until Hermannplatz. There you change again to the underground line U8 in direction Wittenau until Heinrich-Heine-Straße station. Get off there and take the exit to "Annenstraße". Follow the street some meters until the intersection. Now turn to the left (to Annenstraße), little bit late you reach the Heinrich-Heine-Platz. There on the right, beside the small commercial center, you should see the hotel.

Hauptbahnhof to Hotel Heinrich Heine:[edit]

At Hauptbahnhof (main station) you take one of the S-Bahn lines eastwards (S3 to Erkner, S5 to Strausberg, S7 to Ahrensfelde or S75 to Wartenberg) until Alexanderplatz There you change to the underground line U8 in direction Hermannstraße until Heinrich-Heine-Straße station. Get off there and take the exit to "Annenstraße". Follow the street some meters until the intersection. Now turn to the left (to Annenstraße), little bit late you reach the Heinrich-Heine-Platz. There on the right, beside the small commercial center, you should see the hotel.

From other locations[edit]

Please use the BVG Journey Planner to find out how to get to your subway-station from other locations in and around Berlin. Clostest subway stations:

  • betahasu: Moritzplatz (U8)
  • Comebackpackers: Kottbusser Tor (U1 and U8)
  • Hotel Heinrich Heine: Heinrich-Heine-Platz (U8)

S+U Jannowitzbrücke (on the S-Bahn "axis", served by S5, S7, S9 and S75 as well as U8) is a bit farther but also in walking distance (about 15 minutes to Hotel Heinrich Heine, 20 to the betahaus, 30 to Comebackpackers).