# Excited QCD 2015

Mar 8 – 14, 2015
Tatranska Lomnica, Slovakia
Europe/Bratislava timezone

## Travel information

From Propad, the view to the High Tatras mountains is already awesome.

Tatranska Lomnica is a small town in the Tatra National Park in Slovakia, located in the western part of the High Tatras.  It is situated 15km north from the city Poprad, which has an international airport (but the airport has limited connections www.airport-poprad.sk/index.php?lang=en) .
How to get there?


There are four ways to reach Tatranska Lomnica: from the north, the south, east and the west

From the north:

---> to Krakow by plane --->
---> to Bukowina Tatrzanska (or Zakopane) by bus --->
---> to Tatranska Lomnica by bus, train or our car.

Details:
From Balice airport you can:
go to main bus station in Krakow (bus 292 or 208 ~40 min.) and then to Bukowina Tatrzanska or Zakopane by bus (not by train!). Buses leave every ~40 minutes.

Distance from Balice or Krakow to Bukowina Tatrzanska or Zakopane is about 110 km (~110 min.) and ticket costs less than 5 Eur. One can buy it on the bus station.

In Bukowina Tatrzanska  wait for a car which we will organize for bigger groups of participants(!!! see below). It is about 35 km (~40 min.).

From Zakopane please take bus to Bukowina Tatrzanska (~30 minutes).

Important: currency in Poland is "zloty" - not euro. Please, however, do not echange larger amounts of money (especially at the airport or bus station) as in Slovakia currency is Euro.

From the south:
--->  To Vienna by plane --->
--->  to Bratislava by train (~75 min.) --->
http://www.oebb.at/en/index.jsp
(select VIE (Vienna International Airport) to Bratislava hl.st.)
---> to Poprad (~4h 30 min., ~hourly,) --->
http://www.slovakrail.sk/en.html,
http://www.oebb.at/en/index.jsp
---> to Tatranska Lomnica by taxi or by car which we will organize for groups of participants(!!! see below).

From the east:
---> To Kosice by plane --->
---> to Poprad by train (~75 min.)--->
http://www.slovakrail.sk/en.html,

http://cp.atlas.sk/vlakbus/odchody/
---> to Tatranska Lomnica by taxi or by car which we will organize for groups of participants(!!! see below).

From the west:
---> To Prague by plane --->
---> from Prague hl.n. (hl. n. = main station) to Poprad by train (~7 hours) --->

direct trains (15-40):

other trains: https://www.cd.cz/eshop/

---> to Tatranska Lomnica by taxi or by car which we will organize for groups of participants(!!! see below).

The easiest way to get to the hotel Tatranska Lomnica is to take a taxi from Poprad. The price should be close to 20 euro maximum. We will, however, organize transport for groups of participants (or maybe also for single ones). We will let you know in February(!!! see below).

There is a cheaper but a bit less convenient alternative. From the second station of Poprad, which is called Poprad-Spiš.Sobota (it is the final stop of the train coming from Bratislava) one can take train to Studeny Potok, it takes 10 min, then there is direct connection to Tatranska Lomnica (3min for train change) with duration of 12 mins to Tatranská Lomnica, exit there. The trains go every 30 min, price should be small (cca 2€). At end one has to walk to the hotel.



!!! you must inform us in advance on the time of your arrival!                                      (mails to robert.kaminski@ifj.edu.pl)


Have a nice travel !