The closest airports are Münster-Osnabrück, Bremen, Hannover, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt a.M. and Amsterdam-Schipool (NL).
For flights from the US and Australia, Frankfurt a.M. and Amsterdam-Schipool are recommended. From there, direct train connections to Osnabrück are available.
For flights from many European countries, Münster-Osnabrück (FMO) is a good choice. There is a shuttle bus service that connects the airport to the city center.
From other destinations you can reach Osnabrück by train.
Plan your train journey here: http://www.bahn.de/p_en/view/index.shtml
A budget-priced alternative for travelling to Osnabrück are intercity bus lines: http://www.fernbusse.de/buslinien/osnabrueck
The bus stop for intercity busses is located next to the train station at Eisenbahnstraße 10, 49074 Osnabrück.
From Hamburg or Köln, you can reach Osnabrück by taking the freeway A1. Coming from Amsterdam or Berlin, take the freeway A30. From Bielefeld , take the freeway A33.
A directions sketch is available here: https://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/fileadmin/documents/public/6_presse_oeffentlichkeit/6.6_lageplaene/UOS_Anfahrtsskizze_2014-04.pdf
After arrival in Osnabrück:
The GAP.9 venue is located in the city center of Osnabrück. The closest bus stops are Neumarkt and Uni/Stadthalle. Bus schedules are available here: http://www.fahrplaner.de/hafas/query.exe/dn?L=swo&
The university’s interactive map provides further useful information about building locations, bus stops and parking possibilities:
GAP.9 congress participants can make a booking out of a pool of pre-reserved rooms, offered by the Convention bureau Osnabrück.
Please use the following link for making your reservation: http://web4.deskline.net/osnatagung/en/accommodation/search
After you have made your booking, you will receive a confirmation email.
If you have any questions concerning your booking, please contact the Convention bureau Osnabrück:
Tourismus- und Tagungsservice Osnabrück | Osnabrücker Land
Tel: +49 541 95 111 95
Alternatively, you may consider one of the following hotels:
Johannisstraße 138, 49074 Osnabrück
Koksche Straße 1, 49080 Osnabrück
Budget-friendly accommodation for students:
Penthouse Backpackers Osnabrück
Möserstraße 19, 49074 Osnabrück
Iburger Straße 183 a, 49082 Osnabrück