Hildesheim is located in southern Lower Saxony, just 30 km from the state’s capital city, Hanover, and is very easy to get to using different means of transportation.

By train
Hildesheim is easy to reach via train. Several ICE train connections guarantee quick travel from anywhere in Germany, e.g. Berlin, Frankfurt a. M., Munich, Stuttgart and other destinations. There is an hourly rail service from Hannover as well. More information on

By Plane
The nearest airport is Hannover. The best way to get from the airport to Hildesheim is to go to Hannover Central Station by S-Bahn and travel on to Hildesheim from there by train. Ask at the information office or at the ticket office for the platform from which the train for Hildesheim leaves.

mobility_partner_logo_lufhansaSpecial offer: Discounted travel with Lufthansa
Lufthansa German Airlines offers a comprehensive global route network linking major cities around the world. As an airline partner, Lufthansa offers special prices and conditions to participants and visitors of the ICCPR2014.

To make a reservation, please click on and enter the access code DEZAETH in the “Access to Your Special Lufthansa Offer” area. This will open an online booking platform that will automatically calculate the discount offered or provide you with an even better offer if another promotional fare is available.

NOTE: Pop-ups must be enabled otherwise the booking platform window will not open.

These promotional fares are also available through your IATA / ARC travel agent. Travel agents can obtain ticketing instructions by sending an email to and providing the access code as a reference.

Riding a bicycle: Fun, freedom, and fresh air
Is it possible to get some fresh air in the midst of the city, to enjoy the countryside on the way to work while you let your mind wander? In Hildesheim definitely!

The Cultural Campus on the domain Marienburg is very beautiful in the midst of nature and yet it is only about 4 miles away from the city center of Hildesheim. The cycle paths in Hildesheim are well equipped for the students who are traveling in the city by bicycle. The bicycle route to the Cultural Campus leads through the beautiful old town, past the ‘Hohnsen’ lake, runs along the river called ‘Innerste’ and romantic fields directly to the campus.

The ICCPR 2014 offers you the opportunity to reserve a bicycle! In the morning you can pick up a bicycle at a central location and use it throughout the day at your free disposal!