The nearest airport is Hannover Airport (HAJ).
From there, you can take the city train S5 every 30 minutes to the city center, Hannover Hauptbahnhof (main station). One direction is approximately 17 minutes and costs € 3.40, and it must be purchased at the ticket machine before entering the train. Alternatively, a taxi from the airport to the city center costs about € 25.
In Hannover, most locations are well-reachable by metro. The metro lines 1,2,3,7,8,9 stop at Hauptbahnhof (main station). The lines 1-9 and 11 stop at Kröpcke, at a distance of about 5 minutes from the main station by foot.
To reach the conference site (Leibnizhaus), take line 3, 7 or 9 from Kröpcke or Hauptbahnhof in the direction Wettbergen or Empelde. Leave the metro one stop behind Kröpcke at Markthalle / Landtag. By foot, the conference site is about 5 minutes away from there.
For travels for three or less stops in the metro, short trip tickets are available. For more information on the inner-city metro or bus transport, see the local public transport company's website.
The following hotels have allocated rooms for STACS 2017 participants at a special conference rate. Until 31.01.2017, you can book these reserved rooms if you mention the keyword "STACS 2017". In order to receive the conference rate, you have to contact the hotel directly, either by email or using the contact form on the hotel's web page, mentioning the discount code.
Concorde Hotel Am Leineschloss (English webpage), 115 € pn incl. breakfast.
Hotel Central Hannover (German webpage), 75 € pn incl. breakfast.
The hotels are marked with red labels and bed icons on the above map.
The conference will take place at the Leibnizhaus which is located in the historic part of Hannover.
Restaurant Der Gartensaal located in the new townhall (Neues Rathaus, image see below).