Getting there

Congress venue
Ostenallee 87 | 59071 Hamm

Arrival by bus and train
The most convenient way to Hamm leads undoubtedly over the rail. Built in neo-baroque style station building with its light-filled waiting hall welcomes the traveler with all amenities and service facilities of a modern central station. He has recently been modernized listed status and is one of the finest in the country. For the first time received a railway station in Germany the Europa Nostra diploma for exemplary restoration.

Already in the middle of the 19th century was an important turning Hamm Write in rail transport. For a long time here the largest marshalling yard in Europe. The railroad was the starting point for rapid industrial development. The mastermind of a miner and framed Bahnhofsuhr symbolizes the close ties of railway and local economy.

Today, the hammer is the train station hub for international and national ICE-trains and important axis in the rail network between East-West and North-South. As IC and EC breakpoint Hamm also has excellent transport links by bus and train to the nearby Münsterland, Sauerland and the Ruhrgebiet.

The only in 2001 redesigned Willy-Brandt-Platz with its architecturally interesting bus station has become a "business card" of downtown.

Arriving by car

Central and conveniently located on the Kamen Cross, you are from Hamm in less than an hour by car in Münsterland, Sauerland or in one of the most vibrant cities of the Ruhr area. The A2 (E34) and A1 (E37) run several kilometers over Hammerstadt area. If you are driving on the A2 motorway, take the exit ,, Hamm-Uentrop "if your destination is located in the east of the city. About the Most Recent five Hammer exits "Hamm-Pelkum / Bönen" you can reach by the shortest route, the western districts Pelkum, Wiescherhöfen, Herringen and Bockum-Hovel. 

The exit "Hamm" takes you on a direct path to the municipality Rhynern past in the hammer downtown. The A1 motorway You can use the exits "Hamm-Bockum-Hovel" leave or "Hamm-Bergkamen", both of which are located in the west of the city. Crossing the Lippstadt continue by the federal roads B61 and B63. The B63 leads from the A44 over Werl ( A445) by the hammer downtown in the direction of Münster


Arriving by plane
The proximity to three regional airports Dortmund, Münster and Paderborn Hamm is also easily accessible by plane.

The Dortmund-Wickede airport on the eastern edge of the Ruhr area can be reached from Hamm in half an hour. It is conveniently located on the A40 (B1) or A44. A simple terminal, short distances and turnaround times as well as 41 destinations in 13 countries make the airport Dortmund to a professional partner for travelers at home and abroad. More information at .

The approximately 60 kilometers away airports Münster / Osnabrück and Paderborn also offer an extensive range of destinations, scheduled and charter flights.

The Paderborn airport provides free parking for long-term parking available. More information at . From Münster start direct flights to 15 countries. More information at

Hamm itself features an inner-city sport airfield with flight school. The airfield is approved for airplanes up to 2000 kg, helicopters up to 2500 kg, rescue helicopters up to 6000 kg, self-starting motor gliders, gliders, ultralight aircraft and free balloons. More information at Fon: + 49 2381/32706.

The nearest international airport is Dusseldorf.