Big Summer-Retreat and day of mindfulness
with the monks and nuns from the EIAB and Plum Village
Summer-Retreat 2018


By Car:
If you are staying at the EIAB, we ask you to come by public transport or by carpooling.
Those who have to come by car may park their car next parking lot to the EIAB.

By LIA-Bus from the Netherlands:
Please click here for more information about Lia-Bus (in Dutch).

By Train:
The EIAB is about 70km east of Cologne. The nearest train stations are at Schladern (Sieg) 12km away, and Hennef (Sieg) 32km away. Please visit for more train information.

EIAB Shuttle Van:
Roundtrip transportation in Shuttle Vans is provided at specific times between Schladern (Sieg) train station and the EIAB on arrival and departure days for €5/person/trip. Please pay in cash when boarding the shuttle van if you choose to use this service. By law we are not allowed to transport children under 12 years old, as we do not have proper children seats. Alternatively, there are buses and taxis.
Shuttle Van Schedule between Schladern (Sieg) and EIAB

Arrival Day 12 August (Monday)
11:00 – 18:00
Departure Day 17 August (Saturday)
11:00 – 17:00

Note: If you arrive at or depart from Schladern train station outside of our shuttle times, please arrange for your own transportation to and from the EIAB by bus or by taxi.

By Bus:
Buses from both Schladern and Hennef train stations take less than 1 hour to come to Waldbröl.

From Schladern: Take Bus 342 to “Waldbröl Busbahnhof” (15-20 min by foot to the EIAB). 

From Hennef: Take Bus 530 to “Waldbröl Kreissparkasse” (10 min by foot to the EIAB). 

Please visit (Tel: +49 (0) 1803 / 504030) or for more bus information.

By Taxi:
Local taxi service from Schladern to Waldbröl:
Taxi Lang Tel: +49 (0) 2261 53434 or +49 (0) 2291 2222
Taxi Gerbert Kanh  +49 (0) 2292 - 5803