Basic travel information

The German city Regensburg is an old historical city whose downtown area was awarded a UNESCO world cultural heritage. It is located in the heart of Europe and Bavaria, situated at the northernmost point of river Danube and close to the Bavarian Forest. The closest international airports are located at Munich (recommended!) and Frankfurt (270 km) reachable within one hour (airport Munich by shuttle bus). Train service to and from these places is provided by the German Railway agency DB on a frequent basis to both locations (from Munich airport ca. 1:18 hours and from Frankfurt airport ca. 2:30 hours). Although travelling by plane is most easily done via Munich, there are direct train connections to other airports in Vienna/Austria and Prague/Czech Republic as well.

Detailed travel information

1. By Plane Flying into Munich
The easiest way from Munich Airport to Regensburg is the shuttle bus (the “Airportliner”) that directly picks you up at the terminal and drops you off at your hotel in Regensburg. Travel time is one hour. For more information and for booking a trip, visit the Airportliner website. Additional express trains connect Munich Airport with the city of Regensburg, leaving directly at the airport. The airport express train leaves every hour and the travel time is 1:18h. Train schedules can be accessed at the German Railway agency website.

All other airports
From all other airports to the city of Regensburg use the train. You may find a suitable train connection to Regensburg at the German Railway agency’s portal.

2. By Train

Regensburg is located at the crossing of many international train routes traversing central Europe. You may find a suitable train connection to Regensburg at the German Railway agency’s portal under Regensburg train station is located about 1km from the conference location in the downtown city centre. You will find yourself in the middle of old Regensburg after a 4 minutes' walk. Just walk straight ahead from the main station into the pedestrian area northbound.

3. By Car

  • Highway (Autobahn): A3 Köln/Cologne – Frankfurt – Nürnberg/Nuremberg – Regensburg – Wien/Vienna
  • Highway (Autobahn): A93 München/Munich – Regensburg – Dresden

DBSec 2020 location

DBSec 2020 will take place at the "Haus der Begegnung" of the University of Regensburg, which is conveniently located in the downtown district ("old town"). Several hotels are located closeby, please check the Accomodation page for further information and hotel recommendations. From the central train station you can reach the conference location using the downtown bus line "A". Get off at the Haidplatz station for quick access to the nearby conference location and hotels.

Link list

In order to allow you to plan your 2020 trip to Regensburg right in time, the following link list may be helpful.