DAB23 was hosted by the Institute for Archaeological Sciences at the University Bern. The main venue was at Hallerstrasse 12 in the Länggasse district of Bern.

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Travelling to Bern

By train

Bern is connected to the European rail system and easily reachable from most major cities in Europe, directly or with change in Basel or Zurich. For longer international journeys, there is also the option of travelling by night trains. Within Switzerland, the railway network is well developed and most places can be reached by train or bus.

By plane

Switzerland is easy to reach by plane. There are flights to Zurich (Zürich Airport), Basel (EuroAirport Basel, Mulhouse, Freiburg) and Geneva (Genève Aéroport). All three airports are connected to the rail and bus networks and Bern can be reached from all airports in approximately 2 hours:

  • From Zurich Airport: By train, direct with IC 8 or IC 1
  • From EuroAirport: By bus B50 to Basel SBB main station, then direct with IC61 or ICE
  • From Genève Aéroport: By train, direct with IC 1 or IR 15

By car

The well-developed road network makes it possible to arrive by car. On Swiss highways, it is mandatory to have the Vignette that can be purchased at the border and costs 40 CHF.

Travelling to the venue

The conference takes place at Hallerstrasse 12, where the Institute of Geography and the Collection of Classical Antiquities are located.

University of Bern
Institute of Geography / Collection of Classical Antiquities
Hallerstrasse 12
3012 Bern

Bus: Bus no. 20 direction Länggasse, getting off at the stop Universität

On foot: 5-7 min from Bern main station. Take the elevator direction University / Grosse Schanze, then via Schanzenstrasse, Länggasse, Falkenplatz or via Malerstrasse.