logo: 5th St.Gallen International Gastrointestinal Cancer Conference

5th St.Gallen International Gastrointestinal Cancer Conference

Focus on Oligometastatic Disease, Under the auspices of EORTC


Olma Messen, Hall 9

Olma Messen is situated in the city of St.Gallen, the historic, cultural and educational center of Eastern Switzerland. St.Gallen is easily accessible:

Größere Kartenansicht

by plane

Zurich International Airport is connected with direct intercity trains to and from St.Gallen every 30 min. (one hour train-ride, for detailed time tables please visit www.sbb.ch.


Please note that further airports nearby are situated in Stuttgart and Munich.

by car

Swiss federal highway system (Autobahn A1) 1 hour from/to Zurich (Airport)-area; 2 hours from/to Basel, Bern and Lucerne. For conference site take highway exit «St.Gallen-Kreuzbleiche». Follow the signs for "Olma Messen". Ca. 5 minutes by car after leaving the motorway.

Car parking: Olma Messen has got car parking facilities (Sonnenstrasse 39), which can be used by the conference participants. The parking area is directly below the congress center.

Tickets for the parking can be obtained at the St.Gallen Oncology Conferences desk (CHF 12.00/day)

by train

St.Gallens' mainstation is well connected: Intercity trains from/to Zurich main station are available every 30 min (65 min. train-ride via Zurich Airport); eurocity trains every 2 hours from/to Munich/Germany (3 hour train-ride) and connections serving Stuttgart-St.Gallen every 2 hours with a 3,5 hour train ride. For detailed train schedules please visit www.sbb.ch. This website of the Swiss Federal Railway provides also information re international connections.

The conference venue is situated about 1300m from the main station. Buses are leaving every 8 minutes to Olma Messen. The ride takes 7-8 minutes. Taxis are always waiting in front of the station (taxi ride of five minutes or 15 min. walk).

by bus

St.Gallen has a very good bus line system. The bus line serving Olma Messen is no. 3. Please find here the schedule from the mainstation to Olma Messen. The schedule from Olma Messen to the mainstation can be downloaded here. The bus line plan of St.Gallen is provided online.
Rorschacherstr. 150
CH-9006 St. Gallen/Switzerland
Tel. +41 (0)71 243 00 32
Fax. +41 (0)71 245 68 05