SPP 1530: Flowering Time Control - from Natural Variation to Crop Improvement

Conference Venue

Wissenschaftszentrum Kiel GmbH

Fraunhoferstraße 13
24118 Kiel

Phone: +49 (0) 431 20 08 66-0
Fax: +49 (0) 431 20 08 66-66


The conference will be held in Kiel, the nice sailing city. You can find more information about Kiel  here


How to reach Kiel:

by Car:
If you travel by car, stay on the motorway (A215) until you reach Kiel. At the end of the motorway, turn left onto Westring and continue until you reach the crossing of Westring and Fraunhoferstraße. Turn left onto Fraunhoferstraße.
Parking: There are public parking spaces in the Fraunhoferstraße, as well as along Westring and Olshausenstraße.

by Train:
If you travel by train, get off at Kiel Central Station (Kiel Hbf) and go to the exit in the direction of travel. Turn left at the end of the track and leave the station. The bus stops are just in front of you. If you prefer to journey on by taxi go straight on and rush down the stairs.

by Plane:
If you fly to Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel, take the Airport Bus ("Kielius") to the center of Kiel. The bus arrives near to the railway station (Kiel Hbf). The journey Hamburg to Kiel takes approximately 90 mins. The Kielius bus line starts in Hamburg at Terminal 1 in front of the airport. Alternatively, you may of course take the bus from the station to the University.

If you prefer to go by train, take the tram line S1 from the airport to the central railway station in Hamburg (25 min). Trains from Hamburg to the main station in Kiel start hourly. Intercity lines need around 60 min. Train rides by "Regional Express" or "Regionalbahn" take up to 90 min.

Busses from the Central Station (Kiel Hbf) to University
Take bus line No. 60S , No. 50 or No. 81/82 (Direction "Botanischer Garten") and get off at the station "University/Westring". The tour takes around 15 min with bus No. 60S, 20 min with No. 50 and 25 min with bus line No. 81/82. You can also take bus line No. 61/62 (Direction "Suchsdorf/Projensdorf") to the University.

A single bus ticket costs 2.60€. A four-ticket-combi costs 9.10€, and 7.80€ is required for a day ticket within the city zone. Group cards for max five persons cost 14€ per day.

Taxi from Central Station (Kiel Hauptbahnhof) to University
The distance between the Central Station and the University is approximately 8 km. The charge for the transfer by taxi is around 10-15 €.

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