Travel directions to Meissen and accommodation details

Travel directions

By car:

Coming from Autobahn A4 take the exit "Dresden-Altstadt/Meißen/GVZ" and enter onto the country road (Bundesstraße B6) direction "Meissen". Follow the B6 until you reach the city of Meissen. (On your right side you will see the river "Elbe" all the way long).
In the city of Meissen road B6 is called
Siebeneichener Strasse”, “Uferstrasse”, “Hochuferstrasse”. Follow the road B6  ("Hochuferstrasse") and turn left onto  “Meisastrasse” / “Fürstenstrasse der Wettiner” (B101). After 300 meters turn left again onto “Am Lommatzscher Tor”. At the end of this street turn left in “Nossener Strasse” and after 20 meter turn right on “Freiheit”. The Academy is in no. 16.



By air:

If you arrive at Dresden-Airport go to the S-Bahn, signposted with the symbol      and take the train S2 to "Pirna". The train leaves every 30 minutes (10:16, 10:46, 11:16, 11:46, 12:16, 12:46 etc). After 13 minutes riding time (4 stops) you have to change the train at the station „Dresden Neustadt“. The waiting time is about 8 minutes.
 Take train S1 to  „
Meissen Triebischtal“ and leave the train at "Meissen Bahnhof" (9 stops). It takes approximately 36 minutes from "Dresden Neustadt" to "Meissen Bahnhof". The last train is leaving at 10:16 pm.

By train:

If you arrive at Dresden Main Station (Hauptbahnhof, HBF) go to the S-Bahn     and take S1 via "Meissen Triebischtal".Trains are leaving every 30 minutes (10:00, 11:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30 etc.). The last train is leaving at 00:00 am. You don’t have to change. Your final destination is "Meissen Bahnhof" (main station). Riding time is 43 minutes (12 stops).


The price for a single ticket to Meissen is 5,10 EUR, (reduced 3,60 EUR.) On the ticket machine press the button for 3 zones. The ticket is valid for the whole ride, irrespective of changing trains.

Local transportation:

A walk from Meissen train station to the academy will take you about 20 minutes. It is very interesting to walk through the historical old town center. But you have to pass some stairs and gradients.

Leaving the train station you have to turn left and cross the „Altstadtbrücke“. Follow straight on  „Elbstrasse“, direction to the town centre („Markt“). From there stairs („Frauenstufen“ and „Afrastufen“) will guide you to the academy “Freiheit 16”.

At the train station you will also find taxis, that will bring you to the academy in a few minutes. It will cost about 7,00 EUR.


Accommodation details

The accommodation is situated in the same building as the lectures and seminar rooms in the St. Afra Monastery of the “Evangelische Akademie”. 

Evangelische Akademie Meissen
Freiheit 16
01662 Meissen

Tel.: +49.3521.470 60
Fax: +49.3521.470 699

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