Instructions for getting to and from Hotel Kong
the airport to the hotel
clearing customs at the airport, proceed straight ahead
for about 100 m. Your path will be blocked by the staircase
leading to platform 1 of the railway station. Circumnavigate the
staircase and you will be at the "Train tickets" counter.
a blue discount card for DKK 90. If there's a long line
and you have a Visa card you can also buy your blue card in the
red vending machine next to the Track 1 escalators. The
"Klippekort 2 zoner" button should produce a blue card.
(At least there's a poster in Danish that claims that the
machine accepts Visa. The instructions on the machine does not
repeat this claim, and we haven't tried with an actual non-Danish
down to track 2. When you arrive at the platform, stamp your
blue card twice (face up) in one of the boxy yellow machines
at the foot of the escalator.
the next "øresundstog" train to the city center
go at 06, 26, 46 minutes past every hour during the day.
Be sure to check the destination
displays before entering the train - some of the trains go to
wrong parts of the city or require a surcharge.
on the train when it stops at Tårnby, Ørestad, and the
the train when it stops at Nørreport. The station
is underground; ascend to street levels using the stairs as far as
possible in the direction your train came from.
left when you reach street level. Cross the
south-going lane of Nørre Voldgade; you will now be in front of
the "Fredgaard" electronics store. Turn left and walk
along Nørre Voldgade.
the streetlight, turn right along Vendersgade.
straight ahead for about 300 m. Along the way you
cross Linnégade, Rømersgade, and Nørre Farimagsgade.
left along Nansensgade. There is an entrance to Hotel Kong
Arthur to the right about 100 m south of Vendersgade.
(The front entrance is on the opposite side of the block).
hotel to the conference site
the hotel about 30 minutes before you want to arrive at the
back to Vendersgade; turn right along Vendersgade.
left along Nørre Farimagsgade.
Frederiksborggade and Gothersgade.
find a bus stop on the right side of the street just after
Gothersgade. Take one of the buses
Buses go about once every 10 minutes in the day.
Stamp your blue card once (face towards you) in the
yellow machine just inside the front doors of the bus.
bus ride takes about 7 minutes.
Memoize this map sketch so you can find the right place to get off the bus (or
bring a hardcopy if you're a quitter):
the STOP button after passing the bus stop at Fredrik Bajers
Plads, unless someone else does.
- Leave the bus at Universitetsparken.
Follow the signs with the FLoC logo.
When going back to the hotel:Buses
42 and 43 towards the hotel stop at the bus stop just outside
DIKU (the computer science department). There are other buses at that
stop which do not service the stop where you entered
42/43 in the morning. You can take any of the other buses to Nørreport
and walk from there, though.
sketches used with permission from Kraks Forlag A/S)