Instructions for getting to and from Absalon, Ibis
Star, Ibis Triton
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 and Ørestad.
the train when it stops at the central stration
Go up the stairs/escalator to the station hall, and turn
left immediately. Exit the station hall through the
Reventlowsgade exit at the far end.
right along Reventlowsgade and left along Istedgade
(which is so close that you're really just crossing diagonally
to the corner of Istedgade).
two first streets that cross Istedgade are
Colbjørnsensgade and Helgolandsgade
Ibis Star: The hotel is on the corner of Istedgade
Ibis Triton: Turn right along Helgolandsgade.
The hotel is in number 7-11 on the right side of the street.
Absalon Hotel: The hotel is on the corner of Istedgade
From the hotel to the conference site
the hotel about 30 minutes before you want to arrive at the
back to the central station.
the stairs to tracks 9 and 10, and stamp your blue card
Take the first northbound train:
go once every few minutes.
on the train when it stops at Vesterport.
the train at the next station which is Nørreport, an
There are several possible stairs leading up to street level. All
of them emerge in a pedestrian concourse in the middle of the
street Nørre Voldgade. Walk north along the concourse (north
is the same way your train went), until you pass by a bus terminal
and reach the crossing street Gothersgade. Turn left and
cross the southgoing lane of Nørre Voldgade, then right and cross
Gothersgade, then left along Gothersgade.
walking about 50 meters you find the bus stop for
Show your stamped blue card to the driver when you enter the bus.
go about once every 10 minutes in the day.
bus ride takes about 8 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:All
buses from the bus stop outside DIKU (the computer science
department) go to Nørreport. If you get bus 150S you can continue past
Nørreport to the central station and walk from there to the hotel. It
is not recommended to take 150S to FLoC on the first day, as it
runs infrequently on certain hours of the day.
sketches used with permission from Kraks Forlag A/S)