Meeting Location

Center for Free-Electron Laser Science (CFEL) on the Deutsches Elektromen-Synchrotron (DESY) Campus
Notkestra├če 85, 22607 Hamburg, Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 40 8998 5785

CFEL is housed in building 99 at DESY campus. For individualized directions, to Google Maps.


Hamburg International Airport (HAM) is the closest to the meeting location. You can reach CFEL from the airport by either car, train, or public transportation.  

Taxi Service

You may take a taxi to arrive at CFEL. Reservations can be made here

Rental Car

Car rental agencies are available at the airport. This may be a good option for colleagues arriving together. Click here for more information. 


The Hamburg Central Station is the main railway station for Hamburg which connects long-distance trains like the Intercity-Express (ICE), to the underground rail network of U-Bahn and S-Bahn. Click here for tickets and train schedules.

Additional questions? Please direct all transportation inquires to CFEL at [email protected] or +49 (0) 40 8998 5785.