One of the closest airport is the EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg. The airport is only 70km away from Freiburg and offers over 450 scheduled flights per week to 50 different destinations in the whole of Europe, e.g. Berlin, Hamburg, London, Paris, Prague, Madrid, Rome, Barcelona, Stockholm, Reykjavik and many more. From the Airport you can easily take a train, bus or even a taxi. The taxi, of course, is the most expensive solution.
Also close to Freiburg is the Aèroport international Strasbourg. It is only about 60km from Freiburg. For information which Airline flies to this Airport, check the list of Airlines at their site.
Another way to get to us by plane is to use the Baden-Airpark in Karlsruhe. It is about 100km away from Freiburg and you can use the ICE train or a bus to get to Freiburg. You can also use a bus called Baden-Airpark-Express that is driving to Freiburg for about 20 Euros.
Another possible airport is Zurich Airport. Only 150km away and with a direct train connection to Freiburg, it is another good solution to get to the Smashing Conference.
Last but not least you can get to Freiburg by flying to Frankfurt Airport. Frankfurt is the biggest airport in Germany and thousands of – also international – direct flights are available to Frankfurt. The only issue with this airport concerning Freiburg is, that you have to take a train from there that needs approximately 2 hours for the 270km to Freiburg central station.
Traveling by train
The central station in Freiburg is a 10–15 minute walk away from the conference venue and the workshop venue. Since Freiburg lies within the network of the European railway system and is also an Intercity Express (ICE) station between Frankfurt and Basel, it is well accessible by rail from all directions. For example, 40 minutes from Basel or 2 hours from Frankfurt.
See the following sites for detailed info:
Freiburg has a huge amount of parking areas and parking garages. Most of them are in walking distance of the conference and workshop venues. Please check our little map or check google maps, where we marked the parking places for you as well.