44th International Symposium on

Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science

August 26-30, 2019, Aachen (Germany)

MFCS 2019 is organized in cooperation with EATCS


How to get to Aachen

Air Travel

Düsseldorf Airport (DUS) is 70 minutes by motorway from Aachen.

Köln Bonn Airport (CGN) is 60 minutes by motorway from Aachen.

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is 2.5 hours by motorway from Aachen.

Estimated duration of flights to DUS/CGN/FRA from:

  • Amsterdam 55 minutes
  • Chicago 8.5 hours
  • Dublin 105 minutes
  • Berlin 60 minutes
  • Hong Kong 11.5 hours
  • Madrid 2 hours
  • New York 7.5 hours
  • Paris 1 hour
  • Rome 105 minutes

All airports are located near the main train stations of the respective cities and have trains and/or subways connecting them. Regular trains (2 an hour) leave both Cologne and Düsseldorf main station (Köln HBF, Düsseldorf HBF) for Aachen main station (Aachen HBF). There is a direct connection from the Düsseldorf Airport station (Düsseldorf Flughafen Bahnhof) to Aachen hourly. There is also a direct connection between Frankfurt Airport (Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen) and Aachen main station(Aachen HBF) You can also directly travel from Düsseldorf Airport to Aachen West, which is only a 5-10 minute walk away from the Super C building. Check train time tables on the National Rail website.

Car Travel

If you are coming from Cologne, follow the A4 until Kreuz Aachen and change to the A544 in direction of Aachen. If you are coming from Düsseldorf, take the A44, followed by A57, A46 and back onto the A44.

The Super C building is located in the heart of Aachen, for sat-nav users, the post code for the Super C is 52062 Aachen, the street and house number is Templergraben 57.

Coach Travel

Flixbus provides coach service between Düsseldorf and Aachen as well as Cologne and Aachen as well as many destinations in Europe. The terminal in Düsseldorf is located at Worringer Str. 140, 40210 Düsseldorf, near the main station. A terminal in Cologne is located at the airport, directly outside at the Busbahnhof. Another terminal is located near the main station, Trankgasse 11, 50667 Cologne.

Rail Travel

Aachen Main Station (Aachen HBF) is well-served by the german rail network with connections to most other major german cities. Check the National Rail website for ticket information and booking.

Here are some travel times between Aachen and other selected destinations:

  • Cologne 40 minutes
  • Düsseldorf 80 minutes
  • Frankfurt 1.5 hours
  • Munich 5.5-6 hours
  • Berlin 5.75-6.5 hours
  • Hamburg 5.5 hours

By foot, it is a 15-20 minute journey between Aachen central station (Aachen HBF) and the Super C. Taxi service is available from the main station.

The Thalyas rail service operates between Paris, Amsterdam, Paris, and Brussels, Aachen, Cologne and Düsseldorf, as well as a few other cities.

Important Dates

Paper submission deadline:    Monday April 22nd, 2019 (AoE)  
Notification of authors: Wednesday, June 12th, 2019   
Early registration deadline: To be announced   
Late registration deadline: To be announced   
Conference dates: August 26th–30th, 2019

Contact: Peter Rossmanith mfcs2019@cs.rwth-aachen.de