Conference Venue, Official Carrier, Other Hotels, Travel Information, Power Outlet, Related Links, Visa

Conference Venue

CNSM 2013 will be held at:

SWISS_HOTEL Swissôtel Zürich
Am Marktplatz Oerlikon
Schulstrasse 44
CH-8050 Zürich

Phone: +41 44 317 31 11
Fax:      +41 44 312 44 68

There is a special CNSM 2013 rate of 212.50 CHF per night for the Swissôtel. This price includes all taxes, full breakfast buffet, and WLAN in the room. Bookings shall be done by either calling the above phone number, faxing, or using the e-mail address, while using the reservation code: UNI141413/CNSM 2013. The booking via Swissotel's Web site can be done by applying the Promo Code GUNV. Booking deadline for those rooms and rates is August 14, 2013.

Official Carrier


Swiss International Airlines will be the official carrier for CNSM 2013 in Switzerland.

As Official Carrier of the 9th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM 2013) in Zürich, Switzerland Swiss International Air Lines offers you the best booking flexibility together with Swiss product and service quality, all at a significantly discounted price. As the national airline of Switzerland we offer event participants a reduction of up to 15% off regular fares. Your stay in Switzerland begins the moment you board one of our aircraft.

Special congress fares are indicated with a "C" and make it possible for you to rebook flexibly or cancel if necessary. Reductions depend on the fare type, routing and availability, and are valid on the full SWISS network for flights to Switzerland, including flights operated by one of our partner airlines with an LX flight number. These fares are bookable with immediate effect for the travel period 14 days before and after the event.

To take advantage of this offer, book simply and conveniently on on-line via the following link: Please provide in there your e-mail address and the event code: to be asked for from the CNSM organizers, or see your paper acceptance message.

SWISS is already looking forward to pampering you with typical Swiss hospitality on board.

Other Hotels

There is a number of hotels in Zürich Oerlikon, however, note that a 10 min walking distance is the minimum you should spent on reaching the area of Swissôtel Zürich. Another convenient hotel is located at the University main campus, called Irchel, and finally multiple other ones are available in the Zürich downtown area. For your information some rates per night for a single room are indicated below, they are not guaranteed and show a range depending on the time of year you will be staying.

Zürich Oerlikon:

Zürich Irchel (Tram Stop: Milchbuck):

Zürich Downtown:

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Travel Information

Download the full pdf file for the Zurich Essential Giude

There are different ways to travel from Zürich Airport (ZRH) to the Swissôtel in Zürich Oerlikon:

• By taxi -- costing approximately 50-60,- CHF for a single trip, and taking 25-40 min depending on the travel time of the day (rush hour app. 7.00-9.30 hours and 15.30-19.00 hours)
• By train or tram -- costing 6.20 CHF for a single trip (Zones 110 and 121), and taking 5 min (train) or 15 min (tram) independent of the travel time of the day

Travel by Train from the Zürich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich Oerlikon:

Zürich Oerlikon is the closest train station from the Swissôtel and can be reached by S-Bahn, Intercity Train, or Regional Train in approximately 5 minutes from Zürich Airport. Any connection you require by train to Zürich Oerlikon from the Zürich Airport shall state a "From Station/Stop: Zurich Airport" and "To Station/Stop: Zurich Oerlikon" in the on-line time table form available at
Once you reach the Zürich Oerlikon train station, proceed on foot for 3 minutes as follows: Follow the front exit of the station (toward track 1), cross the street called "Hofwiesenstrasse" to the Southern direction, and you are just in front of the Swissôtel, which you can enter from the right side, coming from the station.

Travel by Tram from the Zürich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich Oerlikon:

Additionally, there is a fast direct connection by Tram No. 10 every 15 minutes (every 7-8 minutes during peak times: 6.00-9.00 and 16.00-19.00 hours) from Zürich Airport to "Zürich, Sternen Oerlikon", which is located just about 300 m away from the Swissôtel. Thus, a highly comfortable access from the airport in approximately 15 minutes is guaranteed. Get off at Station/Stop: Zurich, Sternen Oerlikon, return on foot for 30 m, make a left into enter Querstrasse, walk for 100 m, and turn right into Edisonstrasse. From there you see the Swissotel just across the plaza (175 m) to your half left ahead.
The on-line time table can be accessed at and any connection you require from Zürich Airport by tramway to Zürich Oerlikon Ost shall state in the request form a "From Station/Stop: Zurich Airport" and a "To Station/Stop: Oerlikon Ost".

Power Outlet

Swiss power outlets accept besides Swiss plugs also Europlugs (CEE 7/16), the non-earthed two-pin plug variant.



Visa and Letter of Invitation (LoI)

To receive a Letter of Invitation (LoI) for CNSM and its collocated conferences, in case of needs, please check for your nationality and country the official Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs page at

Furthermore, the following data are needed in full from your side:

Finally, please sent an e-mail with these respective information to as soon as possible.

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Conference Venue, Official Carrier, Other Hotels, Travel Information, Power Outlet, Related Links, Visa