ISMB2001 - The 9th International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology, Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 22 - 25, 2001
Industry Night
Banquet Night
Job Fair
Satellite Meetings

Copenhagen has become an important European transportation centre. The city sits at the threshold between Scandinavia and the European Continent and is the gateway to the Baltic region.

The transportation traditions of Copenhagen goes back a long way starting with the sea-trading of the Viking era. Today, the transportation infrastructure of Copenhagen is among the most efficient and reliable in the world, and it is still being developed and improved.

sas official airline
SAS - Scandinavian Airlines has been appointed official airline of ISMB2001. As official airline, SAS offers ISMB2001-participants a special conference fare for flights to and from Copenhagen. To obtain the special conference fare, please quote the following reference number:   DK0118   when making your reservation.

For more information and reservation please click here
For possible flights to and from Copenhagen please click here
For information about Copenhagen Airport please click here


There are trains between Copenhagen central train station and Copenhagen Airport 6 times every hour. The trip takes 15 minutes.

Tivoli Gardens as well as the conference hotels are in walking distance of Copenhagen Main Station. It is safe to walk in Copenhagen even at night.

For additional information about transportation to Copenhagen   please click here


Copenhagen is a bicycle friendly city. The city of Copenhagen provides free City Bikes in the center of the city. There are many City Bike parking-places, deposit a DKK 20 coin and ride off. When you return the bike to any of the parking-places you get your money back.

Also: Remember to look out for the bikes when you cross the road - especially for those of you who drive on the left.

Buses and Trains

The buses and trains in Copenhagen and surroundings operate on a one fare system, where tickets are valid for both trains and buses, and transfer between the two forms of transportation is free (tickets are only valid for a limited time depending on cost). Buses and trains run from about 5 a.m. to 0.30 a.m. Most buses are yellow and entrance is in the front end. Bus stops are marked with yellow signs. Railway stations are marked with red signs with a white S.

Tickets can be purchased from the bus drivers (NB: Exact amount - The drivers only have limited amount of cash in buses). Tickets and discount cards can be purchased from ticket offices or vending machines at stations or at the bus-terminal at the Town Hall Square.

Taxi services

Copenhagen has more than 1,700 taxis organized in 5 major companies. All taxis in Copenhagen are licensed by the authorities, and available 24 hours a day. You can either phone for a taxi or flag one down in the streets. Two companies are listed below.

Taxamotor: 35 39 35 35
Taxa 4X35: 35 35 35 35

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