FoIKS 2024
13th International Symposium on Foundations of Information and Knowledge Systems
April 8 - 11 • Sheffield, UK



There are a plethora of options in Sheffield city centre for all budgets.
The Leopold Hotel has a preferential rate for FoIKS attendees. Please use the ID code 71402924 when booking.
Mercure Sheffield is another favourite of our research visitors.
Premier Inn is a more budget friendly alternative.
The Jonas Hotel is the student budget option situated in the student village.


By Air:

The two most suitable options are to travel either to Manchester Airport (MAN) or to a London airport (LGW/LHR) from which there are trains going to Sheffield. There are several other (smaller) airports around from which it is also possible to travel to Sheffield by public transport. These include Birmingham Airport (BHX), East Midlands Airport (EMA), Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) and Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL).

By Train:

  • Eurostar
    If you are travelling from mainland Europe it might be more convenient to take a Eurostar to London and continue the journey to Sheffield on a local train.
  • Sheffield Train Station
    Sheffield's main station is located close to the center and has connections to many major cities. Train tickets can be bought on National Rail or Trainline.
  • Meadowhall Train Station
    It is possible to travel to Sheffield via Meadowhall, from which one can either take another train or the tram to get to the city centre. Tickets for the tram are purchased from a conductor on the tram itself and they accept card payments.

By Car and Bus:

If you plan to drive to Sheffield, the city can be reached from the M1 motorway. For those interested in taking a bus, the relevant services are offered by National Express and Megabus.


There are several food options close to the venue which you can explore on the map below.


The conference takes place in the Sir Henry Stephenson Building 107 in Lecture Theatre 1. It is situated on Mapping St, Sheffield S1 4DT. Due to it being so close to West street, it is easy to get there by bus (lines 51, 52, 95, 95a and 120) and tram (the nearest tram stop being West Street).