Reinventing HPC


The Congress Center Hamburg (CCH) is conveniently situated at the heart of the city, right next to the Dammtor mainline and commuter train station. Regardless of your mode of transportation, it's simple to locate and reach the CCH in Hamburg.


Public Transport

Public Transport The Dammtor train station is conveniently connected to national and international rail networks and is located near the CCH.

If you are arriving at Hamburg Central Station, you can easily reach the CCH by taking the S21 commuter train going towards Elbgaustraße and getting off at Dammtor station, which is just one stop away. It will only take a two-minute walk from there to the CCH.

If you are taking the U-Bahn, get off Stephansplatz (Oper/CCH) or Gänsemarkt, then walk through the center and Planten un Blomen park to reach the CCH.

Arriving by Car

If you are traveling to the CCH by car or motorcycle from outside Hamburg, we advise you to take the speedways, then follow the “Messe / CCH” signs.

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Arriving by Plane

The Hamburg Airport connects to 115 national and international destinations through more than 50 airlines. The airport is situated in the Fuhlsbüttel district of Hamburg.

To get to the CCH quickly, you can take the "S" train commuter service from the airport, which will take around 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can opt for a taxi or the MOIA ridesharing service, which are both available in Hamburg. If the traffic is not congested, the car ride should only take 20 minutes.


We encourage you to visit The Federal Foreign Office website to determine if you need a visa or are exempted from it by the Federal Republic of Germany.

Consult the website of the German embassy or consulate in your place of residence for visa requirements and documentation to avoid delays.

We recommend starting your visa application process well in advance, depending on your country of residence ideally between three and six months before your planned travel date. This will help you avoid last-minute complications.

Invitation Letter for Visa Applications

It is essential to complete the online registration to obtain a visa invitation letter.

If you have questions regarding the ISC 2024 invitation letter process, contact us.