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How to Reach RISC

Hagenberg is located 20 km north east from Linz. Linz can be easily reached by plane or train:
  • By plane:
    Linz has an international airport (LNZ) with good connections to Frankfurt, Zurich, London, Amsterdam and Brussels. From the Linz airport you can take a bus to the center of Linz (see the schedule here, connection from Flughafen LNZ to Linz. Note that on Sundays the connection is not so good.), or a taxi. Another alternative is train: Take a free shuttle from the airport to Hoersching train station and then get to Linz from there by train. Other international airports nearby Linz are Vienna (VIE, 2 hours by train/car) and Munich (MUC, 3 hours by train/car).
  • By train:
    Linz is a railway hub with good connections to Vienna, Salzburg, Munich, Passau, Nuremberg, Prague. Train connections can be looked up using the Travel Planner.

Travel from Linz to Hagenberg:

  • By bus:
    Schedule of buses from Linz to Hagenberg and back can be found here. Select Hagenberg im Muelkreis Ortsmitte. Busses leave from the platform C of Linz bus station, that is located next to Linz main train station (Linz Hauptbahnhof). When in Hagenberg, leave the bus at the stop in front of the school (Volksschule) and walk 100 m towards the church/castle.
  • By train:
    (Train connections can be looked up using the Travel Planner).
    From Linz main train station (Linz Hauptbahnhof) take a train to Pregarten. From Pregarten train station take a small white bus, number 396, to Hagenberg. Leave the bus at the stop Hagenberg Ort (in front of the school, Volksschule) and walk 100 m towards the church/castle. One can also walk from Pregarten to Hagenberg. The distance is approximately 2 km.
  • By car:
    Take the highway (Autobahn) to Linz, and there take the highway A7 to Prague (Prag in German). About 15km outside of Linz the Autobahn ends. Go to the direction of Pregarten. About 1km before Pregarten you see the sign to Hagenberg (to the left).

Find your way in Hagenberg

Please consult the map. The bus station is near Cafe Monika (item 10 on the map). The hotel Sommerhaus is item 4. The conference location (RISC) is item 1.