20-26 August 2017
Károly Róbert Campus, Eszterházy Károly University Gyöngyös, Hungary
CET timezone
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Local transportation and transfer

General travel Information

The conference is held at Károly Róbert Campus of Eszterházy Károly University

The address is: Gyöngyös, Mátrai út 36

Local maps are available here. An older set of local maps is still available here.

 

How to reach the conference site

Arrival by airplane:

If you fly to Hungary, you can reach Gyöngyös by bus, see details below ("Arrival by bus"). To reach the bus station in Budapest ("Stadion" bus station) from the airport, you can either take a taxi, or take the following public transport route

  • Bus 100E (runs every 30 minutes, see pdf schedule)
    • From: Liszt Ferenc Aiport, Terminal 2
    • To: Deák Ferenc tér
  • Metro 2 (runs frequently, every few minutes, see pdf schedule)
    • From: Deák Ferenc tér
    • To: Puskás Ferenc Stadion

Alternatively, Bus 200E and Bus 95 may also be an option, see http://futar.bkk.hu for further plans and schedules.

Arrival by car:

From Budapest you can reach Gyöngyös on the Highway M3. (Note that you will have to pay for the usage of the highway at one of the gas stations). You should take exit Gyöngyös-Nyugat on the old county road 3, then in Gyöngyös turn left to route 24 to the direction of Mátra. You will find all the three hotels and the conference site very close to this road, called Mátrai út, and in particular when you drive to the Károly Róbert College, the conference site, follow this road untill you see a big new SPAR and the hills, then after the traffic lamp take the first turn to the left, find a parking lot behind the main building: you have arrived to the conference site.

Arrival by bus:

There is a regular bus connection between Budapest and Gyöngyös. From Budapest Stadion bus station take Budapest-Gyöngyös express bus. During the normal working hours, there is a bus nearly every 30 min. We uploaded the schedule for Sunday and Monday here:

buses_budapest_gyongyos.pdf

The English language searcheable official bus time table is available here:

http://webelin.volanbusz.hu/belfold/elovetel/xelinmain?lang=en

 

Arrival by cab:

From the Budapest Liszt F. Airport, a simple choice is to pre-book a taxi to your hotel in Gyöngyös, reasonable cost range is 25 - 26 000 HUF (about 80 EUR, as of April 10, 2016).

If you take a cab from the airport  from Budapest to Gyöngyös without prebooking, please ask for the price ahead, it may be more expensive than you think.

You can also take a taxi at the airport to the Stadion Bus Station (Stadion Autóbusz Pályaudvar) in Budapest. During the day there are buses to Gyöngyös nearly every 30 minutes, as detailed at http://www.volanbusz.hu/en (see Domestic tickets / Buy online).

If the last bus already left, you can still book a room in the nearby Hotel Danubius Hotel Arena (former Hotel Stadion), or in any other Budapest hotel of your preference and come to Gyöngyös, Hungary with a bus next morning.

 

Arrival by train:

Not recommended, but this is also an option.

Take a train to the city of Gyöngyös at Eastern railway station ("Keleti pályaudvar"). Please change the train at Vámosgyörk. This option is inferoir to transfer by bus, if you happen to transfer from Budapest, because of the existence of direct and efficient, nonstop public bus connections between Budapest and Gyöngyös.

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