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Your way to us

The TÜV Rheinland Solar Energy Conference takes place in the heart of Cologne and is very easy to reach by car, train, or plane.

Reaching Us by Car:

If you’re arriving by car, there are several routes to consider:

  1. A 1: Head towards Koblenz and Aachen. At the “Köln-Nord” junction, merge onto the A 57 towards “Köln-Zentrum”.
  2. A 3: From the “Köln-Heumar” junction, continue on the A 4 towards Oberhausen/Dortmund. Follow the “Köln-Ost” junction towards the city center.
  3. A 4: Take the Köln-Ost junction towards “Köln-Zentrum”.
  4. A 57: Follow the “Köln-Nord” junction towards “Köln-Zentrum”.
  5. A 59 / 559: Via the “Köln-Gremberg” junction, take the exit towards Severinsbrücke.

Once you’re off the highway, drive in the direction of “Köln Zentrum/Dom/Hauptbahnhof/Breslauer Platz”. Follow the signs to Breslauer Platz. At the traffic circle, enter Johannisstrasse.

Continue on Johannisstrasse for approximately 200 meters until you reach the Marriott Hotel on the right side.

Important Tips for Drivers:

  • Speed Limits: Be mindful of speed limits as there are numerous speed cameras in Cologne.
  • Underground Parking Garage: The hotel offers an underground parking garage. To access it, turn right just before the hotel onto Servasgasse. The entrance to the garage is approximately 50 meters ahead on the left-hand side.
  • Garage Height: The maximum height for vehicles in the garage is 1.90 meters.
  • Electric Car Charging Station: If you have an electric car, there’s a charging station available. The charging fees are 45 cents per kilowatt-hour plus an additional 10 cents per minute after the fourth hour (provided by RheinEnergie).
  • Parking Fees: The daily parking fee is 30 euros.

Please be aware that there are no parking lot contingents available for the SEC.

Parking Near the Venue:

Parking Garage Rhein Triadem

  • Address: Am Alten Ufer 35, 50668 Cologne
  • Garage Height: 2 meters
  • Fees: €20 per day

CONTIPARK Tiefgarage Cologne Central Station

  • Address: Breslauer Platz 1, 50668 Cologne
  • Garage Height: 1.90 meters
  • Fees: €18 per day

Reaching Us by Train:

The venue is conveniently located only about 350 meters away from Cologne Central Station.

  • Upon leaving the station, head in the direction of Breslauer Platz, where you’ll also find the Musical Dom.
  • Cross the square and proceed across the street at the traffic circle.
  • Follow Johannisstraße for approximately 200 meters.
  • The entrance to the Marriott Hotel Köln will be on your right-hand side.

Public Transportation:

  • Nearest TRAM station: BRESLAUER PLATZ, served by lines 16 and 18.
  • S-Bahn station: Cologne Central Station, with lines S6, S11, S12, and S19.

Reaching Us by Plane:

Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN)

  • Cologne Bonn Airport is a mere 15 kilometers away.
  • From there, take the S-Bahn line S19 to the Central station; the journey time is approximately 15 minutes.
  • Trains run every 20 minutes from platforms 1 and 2.
  • A one-way ticket (price level 1b) costs around €3.
  • Alternatively, a cab ride also takes approximately 15 minutes.
  • Both UBER and BOLT are available as well.

Düsseldorf Airport (DUS)

  • This airport is 45 kilometers from Cologne.
  • The free Skytrain operates from the terminal to the airport train station.
  • At the airport train station, you’ll find a train ticket counter or self-service terminals to purchase your ticket to Cologne.
  • Trains (RE1 & RE5) run every half hour from platform 4, taking you to Cologne Central station in around 30 minutes.
  • A one-way ticket costs approximately €13.
  • By cab, the journey takes about 45 to 60 minutes.