Kultur & Kongresshaus Aarau

Schlossplatz 9. CH-5000 Aarau

The Kultur & Kongresshaus Aarau, located at Schlossplatz in Aarau, is a distinguished venue that we have the pleasure of hosting our event at. 

This venue combines architectural elegance with modern functionality, making it an excellent choice for a variety of gatherings. The facility boasts a generous area of 1000 square meters, adaptable for different configurations and event sizes, ranging from intimate seminars to larger assemblies. 

The interior of Kultur & Kongresshaus Aarau is characterized by its high ceilings on the ground floor, which provide a sense of openness and grandeur. The venue is equipped with advanced event technology, ensuring that all technical needs—from sound to lighting—are seamlessly met. 

A spacious foyer will serve as a welcoming area and exhibition space, adding to the venue's versatility. For convenience, the venue is located near the heart of Aarau’s historic center, surrounded by dining and leisure options, which makes it not only a prime spot for local attendees but also appealing for visitors from all over switzerland


How to get there


If driving from Zurich, take the Aarau-Ost exit, and proceed via Rohrerstrasse/Laurenzenvorstadt into the city. The venue is near the old town at Schlossplatz, but note that there's no parking at the venue itself. The nearest parking is Kasernenparking.

From Bern, use the Aarau-West exit and follow signs towards Aarau/Zentrum. As you approach the old town near Schlossplatz, the venue will be visible.


From Zurich Airport by Train:

Take a train from Zurich Flughafen (Zurich Airport train station) to Aarau train station. The average travel time is approximately 40 minutes, with trains running hourly. Upon arrival at Aarau station, it's a brief 8-minute walk to the venue: exit the station, follow Bahnhofstrasse towards the city center, turn right into Kasinostrasse, continue until you reach the end, cross the street, then turn left and proceed for about 20 meters to Schlossplatz.

From Geneva by Train:

From Geneva's main train station (Genève Cornavin), take a direct train to Aarau. This journey lasts about 2 hours and 14 minutes, with hourly departures. After arriving at Aarau station, follow the walking directions provided above to reach the venue.

From Bern by Train:

Board a train at Bern's main station (Bern Hauptbahnhof) to Aarau train station. The travel time is around 38 minutes, with frequent hourly services. From Aarau station, the venue is just a short walk away, as described above.

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For travelers arriving by plane and planning to continue to Aarau by train, here's how you can proceed from the two main nearby airports:

From Zurich Airport (Zürich Flughafen):

The train station, known as Zurich Flughafen, is conveniently located directly beneath the airport.

Direct Train to Aarau: You can catch a direct train from Zurich Airport to Aarau train station. The journey typically takes about 40 minutes, with trains running hourly.

Arrival at Aarau: Once you arrive at Aarau train station, the Kultur & Kongresshaus Aarau is just a short walk away, approximately 8 minutes on foot following the directions previously mentioned.

From EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg:

Airport Name and Location: EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, uniquely located on the tri-border area of France, Germany, and Switzerland.

Access to Train Services: Unlike Zurich Airport, EuroAirport does not have a direct train station. To reach the nearest major train station, you must first take a shuttle bus or taxi to Basel SBB (Swiss railway station).

Train from Basel to Aarau: From Basel SBB station, you can take a direct train to Aarau. The train journey can take around 40 minutes to 1 hour, depending on the service chosen, with regular departures throughout the day.

Arrival at Aarau: Upon reaching Aarau train station, follow the same short walk to the venue as outlined above.


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