For Visitors

PPC is proud to host WSPLC in Mannheim at our headquarters at Dudenstraße 6, 68167, Mannheim

Arrival by Air

City-Airport Mannheim handles mainly domestic and business flights.

The nearest International  Airport is Frankfurt FRA. Half hourly trains link the airport to Mannheim Main Station during business hours, and the airport can be reached almost 24/7 by train. Please use Deutsche Bahn to find trains and reserve seats. From debarkation at FRA to arrival in Mannheim should take about an hour, and cost less than €35 2nd Class with seat reservation, if booked in advance.
Airport shuttles and Flix Bus services are also available. With hire car the journey will take about 50 minutes.
Map from Frankfurt Airport to Mannheim
Alternative Airports
You may also use Karlsruhe-Baden allowing at least two hours to reach Mannheim.
If visiting PPC Headquarters
Dudenstraße 6,
68167 Mannheim,


Health and Safety Guidelines

We apply all safety guidelines and regulations as are current in the state of Baden-Württemburg. The safety and well-being of our guests will always be our first priority.

For specific questions or to register for updates about the event, contact us.

Arrival at PPC HQ by Car

Vehicle entrance is on Dudenstraße 6, 68167, Mannheim.
Ring at the barrier and park in designated visitor area.*
Enter the building by the main entrance.
There is a ramp for visitors with limited mobility.
At Reception you will be asked to show ID, and be given a visitor’s badge.
Someone from PPC will come and meet you.

*If there are no free spaces, or available street parking, please ask at Reception for options. You can leave your car at the main entrance meanwhile.

Arrival at PPC HQ by Public Transport

Timetables: or

From Mannheim Main Station Tram 5 in the direction Käfertal runs every 10 minutes during office hours to Exerzierplatz, taking about 15 minutes.
Note: this stop is not wheelchair accessible (see below for alternatives).

From Exerzierplatz tram stop, cross the main road at the traffic lights, turn left and immediately right into the footpath alongside the supermarket car park, and across the road to Dudenstraße (5 minutes walk).

Public transport for travellers with limited mobility

Travellers with limited mobility can take Bus 60 from Mannheim Main Station, in the direction Pfeifferswörth, to Dudenstraße (the stop is directly opposite the building). Buses run every 20 minutes during office hours, and the journey takes 30 minutes.

Hotel Recommendations

There is a Best Western Hotel Plaza adjacent to the venue at Joseph-Meyer-Straße 17-19, 68167 Mannheim with rooms at €120 – €140.

The Maritim Hotel €50-60, and Leonardo Royale €55-65, are good business hotels situated in a pleasant part the City Centre.
The Best Western Delta Park, Intercity Hotel Mannheim, Premier Inn Mannheim City (prices ~70-€80) are all within close walking distance of the Main Railway Station: Mannheim Hauptbahnhof (Hbf) with regular direct trains to Frankfurt Airport.