Hotels and private accomocation

Several hotels are located in direct vicinity to the conference location (prices listed in the photo are examplary).


The  Mercure-Hotel „Dortmund Messe & Kongress Westfalenhallen“ is connected to the congress center and holds a number of rooms for the RRWC 2020. Prices for this event are listed below. They all include breakfast and parking and are stated per night/per room:
- Single room 115 EUR 
- Double room 135 EUR

Feel free to directly contact the Mercure Hotel or forward your room reservation on the registration form.

Mercure Hotel

Tel.: +49 (0)231/1204-241

Fax: +49 (0)231/1204-555

Web: Mercure Dortmund Messe & Kongress

Breeders and Ridgeback lovers in the area around the congress city would also offer private accomodation in their own homes. If you are interested in getting to know new people sharing the same passion and staying with them during your stay, feel free to contact us.


by plane


Dortmund Airport: National and international Airport. Connecting flights to most of the bigger airport like Franfurt or Munich.

Distance to the event location: 12 km.

Further information: +49 (0)231/9 21 37 70


Airport Düsseldorf: National and International Airport also offering direct transatlantic flights or connecting flights to Frankfurt and Munich.
Distance to the event location: 62 km
Further information: +49 (0) 211 421-2

by train


The main railway station in Dortmund is "Dortmund Hauptbahnhof". Most airports in Germany (e.g. Frankfurt and Duesseldorf) established direct links to long-distance rail that takes you easily and fast to the city of Dortmund. 

Further information: +49 (0)800/1 50 70 90

From Dortmund main station you also will find several options using public transportation to your hotel:
Subway is called "U-Bahn" or just "U" and the U 45 takes you in 10 min from main station to the event location, using direction "Westfalenhallen".

Further information: +49 (0)1803/50 40 30


You can book ticktes online by using the webpages above. For long-distance travleing by train we recommend you making a seat-reservation upfront. 


by car


German motorways are marked with blue road signs and start with the letter "A". If you come by car you may take the A 40 directly linked into:

A 1 „Hansalinie“

A 2 „Berlin-Hannover-Dortmund-Oberhausen“

A 42 „Duisburg-Dortmund“

A 44 „Dortmund-Kassel“

A 45 „Sauerlandlinie“

From the A 40 in Dortmund you follow the federal road "B 1" through the city to the exit "Westfalenhallen".

For route guiding systems please use the adress „Rheinlanddamm 200“ or „Westfalenhallen“ in Dortmund. Around the congress center signs lead you the right way.


Parking around the congress center is available for up to 8. 800 cars and busses. 

Map "Westfalenhallen"