To reach Ascona, Switzerland we strongly recommend travelling via Zurich. From there you can take a train to Locarno where a shuttle bus will bring you to the conference centre. The trip from Zurich main station to Locarno takes approximately 3 hours. Further information can be found here: http://www.csf.ethz.ch/travel/index.
Arrival Sunday 15th
We recommend the 13:09 train direct from Zurich to Locarno. To check the train schedule we recommend using http://www.sbb.ch/en/home.html.
There will be shuttle bus connection from Locarno to the conference centre 15:30, 16:40, 17:20, 18:00, 18:40, 19:20, 20:00
If you would like to travel from Zurich to Locarno with the organisers and instructors - we plan to meet on the street level of the station, under the big Angel suspended from the ceiling - you can't miss it - (see here for a picture https://www.zuerich.com/de/besuchen/sehenswuerdigkeiten/engel-im-hauptbahnhof). We will be there from 12.40-13:00, then we will make our away to the platform (platform 9 - this may change, please check the boards). One of us will be holding a piece of paper with the Triple A logo on it to help you recognise us.
Departure Friday 20th
Lunch is provided on Friday and we will arrange for a shuttle bus to leave after lunch (around 13:30) to meet the 14.05 Locarno-Zurich train. This train arrives in Zurich 16.28.