5-7 May 2020
Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie
Europe/Berlin timezone


The EVN-TOG & GTG Meeting will be hosted by the Max-Planck-Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn. It is planned to have the TOG meeting on May 5th, 2020 and the GTG meeting on May 6th, 2020. If there is enough interest we would like to extend the meeting by one day to include a small workshop about the DBBC3 on Thursday May 7th, 2020.


We have not made any block reservations, but there are a couple of hotels along the bus lines 610 and 611 that are also in walking distance and can be booked directly or via multiple platforms.

Hotel Villa Esplanade – 20 minute walk, near city centre
Hotel Mozart  - 25 minute walk
IntercityHotel - 25 minute walk, right at the central station (Hbf)

In Poppeldorf (connected by the bus 632)

President Hotel – 20 minute walk
Hotel Poppelsdorf – 25 minute walk
Hotel Krug – 20 minute walk

More alternatives can be found here.


The closest airport is Bonn/Cologne, but also Frankfurt and Düsseldorf are just 1 hour by train.

From Bonn/Cologne Airport

  • Take the airport bus SB60 to Bonn central station (buses leave every ~30min, takes 30min to Bonn, 8,20 EUR) 
  • take a taxi (~50-70 EUR)

From Bonn central station (3 km): (busses leave every 10 min.)

  • Bus 610 (direction: Duisdorf Bahnhof) get off at "Immenburg Park"
  • Bus 611 (direction: Lessenich Sportplatz) get off at "Immenburg Park"
  • Taxi (~10-15 EUR)

From other directions in Bonn there is the bus 632 that stops at "Immenburg Park as well and also close to the instute is the stop "Auf dem Hügel" (608, 609) and buses that stop at "Frongasse" (606, 607, 631). Timetables can be found here.