Getting to Kaiserslautern:

  • The closest airports are Saarbrücken and Frankfurt Rhein-Main.
  • By car, Kaiserslautern can be reached via the highways A6 (Saarbrücken-Mannheim) or A63.
  • There are also good train connections to Kaiserslautern since it is located on the train route between Saarbrücken and Mannheim.
  • Check the University guide or the city guide for details.

Getting to the University:

  • The University campus is located on the south west boundary of the city, about 2 km from the train station.
  • It takes about 15-20 minutes to get from the train station to the University by bus (e.g., using line 115) or about five minutes by taxi.
  • Check the University guide for details.
  • A map of Kaiserslautern can be found here.


  • The Hotel Zollamt  is located about 0.7 km from the train station and 1.5 km from the University campus. When booking a room, please specify the keyword “Multi-Objective Optimization” to indicate that you are a participant of the workshop.
  • The B&B Hotel is located only 0.5 km from the train station and 2.2 km from the University campus.
  • A map with alternative hotels can be found here.