Arriving in Fulda

January 06 (Arrival Day): 8:00 a.m. to 14 p.m. IWU-Registration Office at Fulda Mea Mea Lounge

On the arrival day we have the IWU-Registration Office set up at Fulda Mea Mea Lounge  from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. Please look for signs pointing out the IWU-Registration Office at the meeting-point. Please note:

The registration will not take place at the train station but in the evening, after the welcoming ceremony.

The IWU-team will welcome you and provide you with:

  • Refreshments
  • Information
  • Assistance purchasing and activating a sim card, if desired

Please make sure to bring enough cash (or a credit card with 4-digit PIN number to use at ATMs) on the arrival day. You will need cash for the key deposit, as well as food and beverages during the first day of your stay.

Important: Many shops do not accept credit cards.

The official opening followed by the welcome ceremony will take place on January, 06, 2020 (see Program Overview).

Please note:

We kindly ask you to inform us in time about your time of arrival. IWU-Registration Office will be open from 8:00am - 14:00pm on January 06, 2020.

Arriving late:

If you do not give us advance notice that you will be arriving after 2pm on January 06, 2020, you need to find a transport to your hotel yourself and at your own cost.

Arriving early:

If you arrive before January 07, you need to find accommodation in Frankfurt or Fulda for yourself and at your own cost until the official arrival day.

Fulda Youth Hostel (Jugendherberge Fulda)
Schirrmannstr. 31
36037 Fulda

Phone: +49 (0) 661 - 73 389
Fax: +49 (0) 661 - 74 811

There are also social networks that facilitate staying for free or at low cost with locals, such as or

Hotels in Fulda: