April 30 - May 2, 2015
Castle Rauischholzhausen
European Women in Mathematics - German Chapter




Travel information


Castle address:
Schloss Rauischholzhausen
35085 Ebsdorfergrund / Rauischholzhausen
Tel. +49 (0) 6424/301-100
or -333, fax - 342


Castle Rauischholzhausen is located approx. 15 km away from Marburg and 40 km away from Gießen. When coming from far away, best is to take a flight to Frankfurt/Main and from there a train to Marburg (approx. 90 minutes). Train connections to Marburg inside Germany are via Frankfurt or Kassel - see the railroad timetables of Deutsche Bahn for details.

Detailed travel instructions Frankfurt Airport -> Marburg Hauptbahnhof

On Thursday afternoon (30.4.2015) at 5 p.m., a bus organized by us (look for "Busunternehmen Nau") will leave from Marburg Hauptbahnhof and bring you directly to the Castle. Since there are no parking opportunities for a bus in front of the train station, the bus will leave accross the ARAL Gas Station under the motorway bridge (red arrow and red cross on the map below): when leaving the train station, turn left once you reach the motorway bridge (this street is called "Krummbogen") and look for the Gas Station / buses waiting under the bridge. Here are a few pictures (click to enlarge):

Talks will start on Friday morning (1.5.2015) and end on Saturday afternoon (2.5.2015). On Saturday 4:45 p.m. after the end of talks, there will again be a bus from the Castle to Marburg train station (Hauptbahnhof).

Update 22.4.: All trains leaving Marburg Hbf at / after 5:35 pm are on the safe side. There will be no organized bus to Kassel, but it is possible to share a taxi to Neustadt (Kreis Marburg, 25 km away), there are regular trains from there.

[pdf map]

By public transport: Due to its location in the country side, the Castle is rather difficult to reach by public transport solely. We recommend to take a train to "Marburg Hauptbahnhof" and share a taxi to Castle Rauischholzhausen in case you cannot take the bus (not very expensive). If you're feeling adventurous, here is how to come by public transport:

  • Get to Marburg Südbahnhof: about half of the trains coming from Frankfurt stop there anyway, otherwise take one of the busses from Marburg Main Station.
  • Take bus 80 to "Stadtallendorf-Schweinsberg Weidenhausen" and get of at "Ebsdorfergrund-Rauischholzhausen Zimmerplatz" (this is right at the entrance of the Castle). Travel time: approx. 20 minutes.
  • Before doing all that, check the critical part: the bus timetables. At the moment, there are no buses on Sunday.
For finding any connection that you may need: public transport query page.

By car: If you are coming from the south, drive to Gießener Nordkreuz on the ring highway around Gießen. Leave the highway and take B3 direction Marburg until Fronhausen/Ebsdorfer Grund. Pass the villages Hachborn, Ebsdorf, Heskem, Wittelsberg until Rauischholzhausen. From the north: drive directly to Marburg. Take the road "Großseelheimer Straße" over the Lahnberge (the same as to Campus) and leave at the exit "Kirchhain / Klinik Sonnenblick", then follow the signs to the villages Schröck und Roßdorf. Drive through both, the road will then lead you directly to Rauischholzhausen. In Rauischholzhausen, the signs "Schloss" will lead you to destination.

Here is a general map and a local map:

Questions and comments concerning this page should be addressed per e-mail to agricola@mathematik.uni-marburg.de
Ilka Agricola, 29.03.2015