Practical information guide - Arts Festivals Summit 2024

This page helps you plan your trip to Usedom and find out about the hotel and the various venues where the Arts Festivals Summit will be held.

How to get to Usedom

Usedom is the name of the Island.
Heringsdorf is the village on the Island where the conference hotel is located.
You can travel via Berlin, via Szczecin (Poland) or directly to Usedom.

VIA BERLIN (recommended)
1. By plane to Berlin Brandenburg (BER) or by train to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
2. Try to adapt your travel schedule to the shuttle busses
3. In case you can't catch the shuttle bus, you can either:

  • Take the fast train to Züssow + the slow train from Züssow to Heringsdorf + a shuttle will pick you up and bring you to the hotel
  • or rent a car in the airport and make your own way to Heringsdorf

VIA SZCZECIN
1. By plane to Szczecin (SZZ)
2. A shuttle will pick you up and bring you to the hotel

DIRECTLY TO HERINGSDORF
1. In case you plan to spend some extra days on Usedom or in the region, you can take the direct flight between Frankfurt and Heringsdorf (HDF) which is available only once a week on Saturday.
2. A shuttle will pick you up and bring you to the hotel

SHUTTLE BUSSES
Usedom Music Festival will foresee free shuttle busses between Berlin Brandenburg Airport and Heringsdorf. Travel time is 3,5 hours.
Please, try to adapt your arrival and departure times to the following schedule which we will revist a few days before departure to be useful for as many participants as possible:

  • BERLIN AIRPORT-HERINGSDORF (detailed pickup location tbc)
    shuttle 1: Sunday 12 May at 11.00
    shuttle 2: Sunday 12 May at 14.00
  • HERINGSDORF-BERLIN AIRPORT
    shuttle 1: Wednesday 15 May at 7.00
    shuttle 2: Wednesday 15 May at 10.00
    shuttle 3: Wednesday 15 May at 13.00

TRAIN
There is a fast train connection between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Züssow (2h20m).
or from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Züssow (2h52m).
Next you need to take a slow train from Züssow to Heringsdorf (1h35m).
More info: int.bahn.de

CAR RENTAL & CAR SHARING
All main car rental companies are available in the airport (there is no possibility to rent a car on Usedom).

You can share your arrival and departure times in the following overview and find other participants to share a car with: Car Sharing Overview

CARBON FOOTPRINT COMPENSATION
To compensate your carbon footprint, we encourage you to plant trees in the European Festivals Forest. Each tree costs just €2, and three trees sequester one metric tonne of carbon over a 30-year cycle. Every tree helps the planet. Donate here.

Where to stay

We will be staying at:

Hotel Kaiserhof Heringsdorf

Kulmstraße 33
17424 Heringsdorf (Germany)
T +49 38378 65 0
F +49 38378 65 800
E-mail: meeting@kaiserhof-usedom.de
Web: kaiserhof-usedom.de

The charming seaside resort of Heringsdorf encompasses many beautiful hotels and camping spots for those coming with a camper or a tent: 

Summit Venues

Hotel Kaiserhof Heringsdorf

Kulmstraße 33
17424 Heringsdorf (Germany)
T +49 38378 65 0
F +49 38378 65 800
E-mail: meeting@kaiserhof-usedom.de
Web: kaiserhof-usedom.de

Peenemünde Historical Technical Museum

Im Kraftwerk
17447 Peenemünde (Germany)
T +49 (0) 38371 5050
E-mail: htm@peenemuende.de
Web: museum-peenemuende.de

Międzynarodowy Dom Kultury

Bohaterów Warszawy 20
72-500 Międzyzdroje (Poland)
T +48 (0)91 328 26 00
Web: mdkmiedzyzdroje.com