Travel & Accomodation

Travel & Accomodation


Dear conference guests,
we are looking forward to welcome you to the Eternity conference in December. Given the high-demand travel dates shortly before Christmas, we stronly recommend to book flights in due time.

Please find below some useful links about hotel accommodation in Bochum. The following hotels are located near the university, air-line distance to the campus is given in km.

Please note that the prizes are meant for single rooms per night (no garantee, so please check the prize with the hotel before booking).

A good overview for B&B-offers can be found on the following Sites:


Hotel Schmerkötter

Auf dem Aspei 70, 44801 Bochum
Telefon: +49 (0)234/338440
1,1 km from 56,00 EUR


Hotel Charlottenhof

Alte Wittener Str. 37, 44803 Bochum
Telefon: +49 (0)234/93539500
2,7 km from 48,00 EUR


Minotel Schmidt-Mönnikes

Drusenbergstrasse 164, 44789 Bochum
Telefon: +49 (0)234/33396-0
3,5 km from 68,00 EUR


art Hotel Tucholskya

Viktoriastraße 73, 44787 Bochum
Telefon: +49 (0)234/96436-0
4,5 km from 56,00 EUR


IBIS Hotel

Karl-Schumacher-Platz 13-15, 44787 Bochum
Telefon: (+49)234/91430
4,8 km, from ca. 57 EUR


Excelsior Bochum

Max-Greve-Strasse 32-34, 44791 Bochum
Telefon: +49 (0)234 95 550
4,8 km from 55,00 EUR


Jugendherberge Bochum (Youth Hostel)

Humboldtstraße 59-63, 44787 Bochum
4,9 km, from 48,70 EUR


Kolpinghaus Bochum

Maximilian-Kolbe-Str. 14-18, 44793 Bochum
Tel.: 0234/60190
Fax: 0234/65852
5 km, from 27,00 EUR


Hotel City West

Klarastraße 10, 44793 Bochum
Telefon: +49 (0)234/66101
5,1 km from 30,00 EUR


ACHAT Hotel Bochum

Kohlleppelsweg 45, 44791 Bochum
Telefon: +49 (0)234/92590
5,4 km from 55,00 EUR


Ramada Hotel

Stadionring 22, 44791 Bochum
Telefon: +49 (0)234/92566-0
5,5 km from 69,00 EUR


Hotel Aleppo

Nordring 30, 44787 Bochum
5,8 km, from 37,00 EUR


If you wish to stay closer to the university than in the city of Bochum, then we recommend this place.

Laerholzstraße 84
44801 bochum
Tel.: +49(0)234 6874-0


To get there from Bochum Hauptbahnhof (central station) you can either take the tram to the Ruhr-University Bochum and then the bus no. 372 or take the bus no. 356 directly from the main train station. Both buses stop at a bus stop called "Auf der Papenburg" which is almost directly across from the LSI.


Finding us

Getting from the U-Bahn station "Ruhr Universität" to the venue

From the train station of the U-35 ("Ruhr-Universität") go up the pedestrian bridge and walk towards the university. Your route takes you directly to the building of the university library. Keep right of the library and go down the stairs and continue straight ahead to a second stairway. Go down these stairs and keep on going straight ahead. You pass the audimax and walk along the cantine-building. Go down the stairs at the very end of path and follow the sings. You reach the Veranstaltungszentrum where the conferece will take place (level 04/ room 3).


Getting from Bochum Hauptbahnhof (Central Station) to the Ruhr-University Bochum

From Bochum Hauptbahnhof (Central Station) take the U35 towards Bochum Querenburg (Hustadt) and get out at stop "Ruhr Universität". (Ticket needed: Preisstufe A, €2,30 as of 21.12.10). On weekdays the subway U35 leaves every 5 minutes and reaches the university within 9 minutes. Other transport connections reach and leace the university directly. Timetables are available on the website of the local transportation company "Verkehrsverbund Reihn-Ruhr (VRR)".


Getting from Düsseldorf Airport to Bochum Hauptbahnhof (Central Station)

Upon arriving at the airport follow the signs to the DB (Deutsche Bahn) train station. Buy your train ticket to Bochum (Preisstufe D, €10,90 as of 21.12.10) at the airport before boarding the monorail which takes you to the train station. There are trains travelling directly to Bochum Hauptbahnhof (Central Station) frequently and the trip takes about 35 to 45 minutes depending on which train you take. Website: