Travel & Other Services

Travel Information 

The closest airport to our conference location is the Frankfurt International Airport (FRA). Serving many major airlines, this airport is a key transportation hub in Germany. 

The hotel provides a 24-hour express airport shuttle to Terminals 1 and 2 free of charge every 20 minutes. You can catch the shuttle at the airport on the Arrivals level of Terminal 1 at Exit B5, and Terminal 2 at Exit E. 

The closest train station to the hotel is at Gateway Gardens (.9 km), about a 12-minute walk from the hotel. It services the S8 and S9 lines of the S-Bahn regional commuter network to Frankfurt and other destinations. Timetables – Frankfurt am Main Gateway Gardens station ( 

Rideshare services (Uber, RideGuru) and taxis are also available. 

For those who are driving, parking is available in a public parking garage, adjacent to the hotel. Current rates are €3/hour or €20/day.

Travel Grants 

We understand that traveling, especially with a family, can be quite expensive. To assist those who want to attend the conference in-person, each individual/family/group is eligible to receive a travel grant from the BSA for up to three nights of one double room accommodation at the conference hotel, subject to the availability of funds.

If you would like request a travel grant, you may indicate this on your conference registration form.


Things to Do in the Area

Downtown Frankfurt
Approximately 12km from the hotel, Frankfurt is a cosmopolitan, riverfront city with many things to do and see

Gateway Gardens
Bordering the Frankfurt airport is Gateway Gardens, a commercial district offering access to local and long-distance train services, a variety of restaurants and bars, and a supermarket. Gateway Gardens is about a 12-minute walk from the hotel. 

Frankfurt City Forest
Part of Frankfurt’s Green Belt, the Unterwald Forest is adjacent to the hotel with miles of trails for hiking and running.

Note: Many businesses are closed on Sundays in Germany; please check hours of operation before making Sunday plans. 


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