Getting to AutomationSTAR
AutomationSTAR Conference takes place at the Estrel Hotel in Berlin. The Estrel is convenient for attendees arriving by public transport transportation or by car. Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER) is 13km away. The Sonnenallee S-Bahn commuter train station is a short walk making the Estrel just 15mins from the Berlin Südkreuz train station or 30min from Berlin Central Station.
Berlin is home to over 180 museums, 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, a lively international art scene, trendy shopping districts, and over 9,000 restaurants, making this it a city to stroll and explore. There is always something new to experience in Berlin!
How to get to AutomationSTAR
Berlin Southern Cross train station (Berlin Südkreuz) is 15 minutes from the Estrel Hotel by tram (S41) to Sonnenallee stop or Berlin Central Station is 30mins by taking the S5/S7/S9 then changing to the S41 to Sonnenallee.
The M41 bus stops outside the Estrel Hotel. You can take this from Berlin Central Station (Hauptbahnhof). It runs every 10 minutes and takes approx. 30 minutes.
If travelling by car – once you reach the A100 autobahn, take exit 24 “Buschkrugallee” and turn right at the traffic lights into Buschkrugallee and then immediately right into Grenzallee. After 1.6 km turn left onto Sonnenallee, after approx. 500 m the Estrel is on the right-hand side. There are 450 parking space at the Estrel Hotel which is accessible through the Ziegrastraße. Their daily rate is €18 per day. Alternatively there are additional spaces in the outdoor parking lot at Sonnenallee 228 and the daily rate is €12 per day.
The Estrel Hotel is a 15km (approx. 20 minute taxi ride) from Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER). The airport is well serviced with domestic flights within Germany and flights from major European and international cities.
From Berlin-Brandenburg Airport BER Terminal 1 – 2
S-Bahn S45 (direction Südkreuz) to station ”Köllnische Heide“ and then bus M 41 (direction ”S+U Hauptbahnhof “) to ”Ziegrastraße“ (Estrel) which takes approx. 30mins. A taxi would take approx. 20mins and is approx. €40.
Hotels near AutomationSTAR
AutomationSTAR takes place in the Estrel Hotel, Berlin. We encourage you to book your hotel early, to ensure you get the best rates, as November is a very busy time of year in Berlin! There are plenty of hotels within Berlin city centre that are just a few minutes away from the conference.
What to do in Berlin
Pulsating with museums, cultural landmarks, creative minds, a rich heritage and a vibrant nightlife, Berlin offers a wide range of options for visitors to choose from … quite literally something for everyone! People from nearly 200 nations live and work in Berlin. Spread across 12 diverse neighbourhoods, the capital offers something intriguing around every corner.
In November, the famous Christmas Markets will be reopening for the festive season. With over 80 markets, you’ll have plenty to choose from.