Travel and Accommodation


Interdisciplinary Workshop on Language and Trauma

8th to 10th of March, 2023


Traveling to Essen

From many European countries, you can reach Essen by train (night services 'nightjet' via Dusseldorf to Austria, fast trains 'thalys' from London/Paris/Brussels via Cologne, and ICE trains from Switzerland, Poland, and within Germany).

Traveling to Essen is possible by air through Düsseldorf International Airport (DUS), which is approximately 30 km away from Essen and well connected by train. Here is a selection of websites available for planning your journey to Essen:

Traveling around Essen

Essen has a well connected public transport system with stops around the university campus. The most important stops are Universität Essen (for metro lines U11,U17 | for buses 166, SB16), Rheinischer Platz (for tram lines 105,106) and Essen Universitätsstr. (bus, 196).

Accommodation in Essen

Here are some possible accommodations for your stay in Essen:
Standard hotels (approx EUR 90 per night) in the city center (pedestrian zone)

Motel One Essen

Premier Inn Limbecker Platz

NH Essen

Mercure Hotel Plaza Essen

Holiday Inn Essen

Standard hotels (approx EUR 90 per night) close to the train station

Moxy Essen City

New Work Hotel Essen


Budget hotels (close to the train station, approx EUR 60 per night)

Premier Inn Essen City

IBIS Essen

Intercity Hotel Essen


Other budget hotels, slightly further from the station (approx. EUR 70 per night)

B&B Hotel Essen

Flowers Hotel Essen

Things to do in Essen

During your stay in Essen, there are multiple available options for spending your time: