General Information

Distances from the conference hotel:

  • City center: 0,5 km
  • Old town: 0,3 km
  • Train station: 3 km
  • Nuremberg airport: 60 km
  • A73, A70 motorway: 3 km
  • Cathedral: 0,3 km
  • Museums: 0,3 km

Mobility in Bamberg

Bamberg has a dense network of inner-city regional bus lines. The current timetables and maps are available at all ticket kiosks, the service center at the ZOB bus station and the VGN Website.

The bus stop in front of the conference hotel is called “Bamberg Mußstraße”.

Business Hours

Most shops, stores and museums are open between the opening hours mentioned below.

Monday – Friday       10:00 – 20:00
Saturday                     10:00 – 18:00
Sunday                        closed

Post Offices

Monday – Friday       9:00 – 18:00
Saturday                     9:00 – 15:00

Emergency Numbers

Fire brigade and emergency medical services: 112
Police: 110
Emergency numbers are free of charge and can be dialed even without a SIM card.


The standard power supply is 220 Volts, 50Hz.

Electrical sockets (outlets) in Germany (Deutschland) are one of the two European standard electrical socket types: The “Type C” Europlug and the “Type E” and “Type F” Schuko. If your appliance’s plug doesn’t match the shape of these sockets, you will need a travel plug adapter in order to plug in.

Time Zone

The Central European Summer Time (CEST), which is 2 hours ahead of the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), applies in Germany from the last Sunday in March until the last Sunday in October.

Important Facts About Germany

A portal with up-to-date statistics, facts and information about Germany can be found here.