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Accommodation

The conference will be held on the main campus of the University of Warsaw. The map address is Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28, 00-926 Warsaw. Given the number of accommodation options in a city the size of Warsaw, we recommend using services such as Trivago.com, Booking.com, or Airbnb. Consult the page with the conference venue information to gauge how close you want to be staying.

Transportation:

Please note that the first days of May are holidays in Poland. This means that buses, trams, and the subway circulate somewhat less frequently, but the city’s public transport system nonetheless offers very efficient transportation possibilities.

Important websites:

Warsaw Chopin Airport: https://www.lotnisko-chopina.pl/en/index.html

Warsaw Public Transport: https://www.wtp.waw.pl/en/

https://en.modlinairport.pl/

Getting to and from Warsaw Chopin Airport: https://www.wtp.waw.pl/en/chopin-airport-waw/

We highly encourage you to arrive at Warsaw Chopin Airport, NOT Warsaw Modlin. Warsaw Modlin is much farther from the city center.

How to get to Warsaw’s city center:

By taxi: there are several taxi companies that service the airport. The airport authority advises you to use taxi companies that have officially been licensed by the airport authority. A list, along with phone numbers is available at https://www.lotnisko-chopina.pl/en/taxi.html. Most of the time, there is no need to call a taxi service, as the airport is well-appointed in this regard. Simply follow the TAXI signs.

Prior to getting in be sure to check the taxi fare. All licensed taxis in Warsaw have this information on a sticker on the rear passenger windows. Note that the trip from the Airport to the conference venue is going to take approx. 15 minutes (possibly more during rush hours).

By train: you can get to the center by using one of the three train operators. You need to purchase a Public Transport Authority Ticket (a 20-minute ticket is 3.40 PLN, roughly 1 USD or 80 eurocents; a 75 minute ticket is 4.40 PLN, roughly 1 euro or 1.25 USD). Tickets can be purchased at newsvendors or ticket machines installed in most buses and on major bus stops.

By bus: the buses 175, 188, and N32 (night line) will get you to the city center. 175 stops directly at the conference venue. More info can be found on the airport’s website: https://www.lotnisko-chopina.pl/en/public-transport.html; . You can find the timetables on the website of the Public Transport Authority: https://www.wtp.waw.pl/en/. You need to purchase a Public Transport Authority Ticket (a 20-minute ticket is 3.40 PLN, roughly 1 USD or 80 eurocents; a 75 minute ticket is 4.40 PLN, roughly 1 euro or 1.25 USD). Tickets can be purchased at newsvendors or ticket machines installed in most buses and on major bus stops.

If you’re arriving by train, Warszawa Centralna, Warsaw’s main train station, is located in the very heart of the city. The train station also acts as a transportation hub with a number of tram and bus lines having stops in its vicinity. The nearest subway station is Metro Centrum, only a 3 minute walk away from the railway station.

Alternatives: alternatives include ridesharing companies such as Uber.

More information on public transportation in Warsaw can be found at https://www.wtp.waw.pl/en/

Getting to the city center from Warsaw Modlin

Shuttle buses: You can use a shuttle bus. More information is available on the shuttle service’s website, where you can also purchase tickets: https://www.modlinbus.com/

Taxis: Modlin airport is about a 40-minute car ride from the Warsaw City center. Please note that this may change owing to traffic conditions. The airport officially cooperates with two companies, more info can be found on their website: https://en.modlinairport.pl/page/taxi