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Travel and Venue


AOC Europe 2023 will take place at World Conference Center Bonn, one of the city's leading event complexes that strengthens Bonn as Germany's United Nations (UN) city. Once a former capital of Germany, this idyllic city boasts the finest art centres, roman artefacts, fairytale castles, cultural events and breathtaking natural landscapes. 

The city is well connected to over 32 European destinations and the nearest airport is approximately a 22 minutes drive from the venue. To help plan your visit, use the information below.

Air Travel

Air Travel

Travelling from Europe:

Cologne Bonn Airport will be your best option as it's the closest to the venue (22 minutes by road via A59). Served by low-cost local and international carriers such as EasyJet and Lufthansa, Cologne Bonn Airport offers direct flights to over 32 European and Middle-Eastern destinations. 

International flight options:

Dusseldorf (DUS) Airport  

23 minutes by public transport or 60 minutes by road (via A59 and A3).  Dusseldorf has a more extensive network of direct and long haul flights to over 154 destinations across Europe, Africa, Asia and America.  

Frankfurt (FRA) Airport

1 hour and 45 minutes by public transport

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Local Transport

Local Transport

The local road and public transport networks  in Bonn are well developed. You can tour around the city by tram, subway, city trains, buses and Rhine river ferries. The venue is easily accessible via the light rail lines 63/16 or 66 from Bonn main station. Alternatively, you can take bus 610 or 611 from Bonn main station. 

More information on travel to the venue can be found here

Accessibility: The venue offers barrier-free accessibility for wheelchair and rollator users.

Find out more about travel and transport around the city via Bonn's official city website

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Where to Stay

Where to Stay

There is a wealth of accommodation options available for visitors to AOC Europe 2023.

Choose to stay close to the venue or at a more central hotel to make the most of your visit to Bonn.

We have appointed BCD Meetings & Events to help you find affordable accommodation that suits your requirements.

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Visiting the UN city of Germany

Bonn is a scenic metropolis rich in culture and heritage that offers a snapshot into the past while it's UN landmark paves the way for the future of global peace and unity.

Things to Explore

  • Beethoven-Haus Bonn (museum)
  • Kunstmuseum Bonn (museum)
  • Bundeskunsthalle (federal arts centre)
  • Münster Basilica (cathedral)
  • Museum Koenig (natural history museum)
  •  Botanische Gärten der Universität Bonn (botanical gardens)

So, why not extend your visit to AOC Europe 2023 to explore what Germany's former capital has to offer?

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Work and vacay in Bonn

While meeting the EW community could be your prime focus, take a look at 15 reasons why a trip to Bonn makes it worth the visit.

Important note

You may be contacted by some companies, which purport to be offering discounted hotel rates for delegates attending AOC Europe. This is spam and should be ignored! Please be advised that we only work with BCD Meetings & Events, and encourage you to contact us should you be approached by any other third party organisations.