By public transport
From the train station “Köln Messe/Deutz” either take the 15 minute walk along the Auenweg, or hop on one of these bus lines: 150, 250, 260 and get off at the stop “Thermalbad”. The bus line 150 runs every 30 minutes from 9:15 am to 22:45 pm. From Colognes main train station, either take the urban railway (S-Bahn) to the next stop/train station “Köln Messe/Deutz” (see further directions above), or take the metro line 17, 18 or 19, get off at “Zoo/Flora” and then cross the “Zoobrücke” by foot or take the cable car.
Regardless the direction which you are entering Cologne from, please follow the green signs for “koelnmesse”. The guideposts are also posted on the city expressways. From the “koelnmesse” resp. the train station “Köln Messe/Deutz”, please look out for the guideposts “Thermalbad/Claudius Therme”. As soon as you enter Sachsenbergstraße (coming from Auenweg), the “Thermalbad” is located on your left-hand side. If you keep straight ahead, you will automatically arrive at the camp’s parking lot. The “Jugendpark” and the camp are entered in the right-hand back section of the parking lot. The gamescomCamp is signposted from the train station “Köln Messe/Deutz” on.
When using a navigation system, please enter: Sachsenbergstraße 1, 50679 Cologne (Some navigation systems: 51063)
Cologne’s “Jugendpark” is located along the riverbank of the Rhine, northern of the “Zoobrücke”, in the right-riverside located district of “Mühlheim”. Aside approx. 30.000 square meters of meadows and open space including the old tree population, the “Jugendpark” offers beautiful beach-sections and relaxing green vegetation in the middle of the city. The location for the gamescomCamp couldn’t be better...
The northern visitors entrance of the “koelnmesse” can be reached within a walking distance of only 10 minutes; the train station “Köln Messe/Deutz” within 12 minutes. There is also a bus that can be hopped from there to the “Jugendpark” (for more information, please scroll down to “Approach”). The Cologne cathedral/dome and downtown Cologne are on the opposite side of the river, and can be reached within 15 minutes by walking along the riverside and crossing the “Hohenzollernbrücke”. Your welcome-package includes sufficient directions to and around the gamescom, for public transportation, other hotspots of the gamescom supporting events as well as direction to the Cologne dome.