The nearest international airport is located in Kraków (KRK) at a distance of about 110 km from Zakopane.

On the first day of the conference, Monday, August 27, we will provide bus transportation from Kraków to Zakopane. The conference buses will leave from Plac Jana Matejki, downtown Kraków (near the main railway station) at 12:00 and 14:00, from the Institute of Nuclear Physics, Radzikowskiego 152, at 12:30, and from the Kraków Balice Airport at 13:00 and 15:00. The buses will be marked with conference posters.

The departure points for the busses are Kraków, Plac Jana Matejki (near the Railway Station, see the red mark on the map), and Kraków Balice Aiport, next to the International Terminal. When exiting the luggage claim area take a left turn and exit the building.

If you wish to take the conference bus from Kraków to Zakopane on August 27 please register here.

List of participants registered for bus transfer from Kraków to Zakopane on August 27.

A return bus service from Zakopane to Kraków (via the airport) will be offered on Sunday, September 2, in the morning. The first bus will leave for the airport at 6:30, followed by later departures at 9:00 and 10:30. The travel time to the airport is about 2 hours. The travel town to Kraków Downtown (Railway Station) is about 2 1/2 hours. Please register here for the return bus service.

One may also reach Zakopane by public transport. There is a regular bus connection from the Kraków bus station (RDA) to Zakopane. The buses leave every 30 minutes, the travel time is approximately 2 hours. There is a train service connecting Kraków Balice Airport with the main train and bus station.

Distance from Kraków to Zakopane by road is 110 km. Typical driving time is about 2 hours.

Useful links

Kraków Airport web site
Acccess to the airport - trains to/from the main train station Kraków
Kraków Bus Station


Participants will be accommodated in the hotels "GeoVita" and "Antalówka".

Please verify here in which Conference hotel you will be accommodated.

The addresses of the hotels are:

ul. Wierchowa 4
34-500 Zakopane
phone +48 18 2066041
fax +48 18 2012599
ul. Wierchowa 2
34-500 Zakopane
phone + 48 18 2013271
fax +48 18 2013273

The participation fee for the Conference covers hotel accommodation and full board.
Please do not make your own reservations with the hotels in Zakopane.

Location of the hotels

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Staying in Kraków

For the convenience of the participants who wish to stay in Kraków on the way to/from Zakopane we have prebooked rooms at several hotels in Kraków - see map. We also offer accommodation at the guest rooms of the Institute of Nuclear Physics, in the Institute's building.

The addresses of the hotels are:

Hotel Polski "Pod Bialym Orlem"
ul. Pijarska 17
31-015 Kraków
single room rate - 280 PLN per night
double room rate - 460 PLN per night

"Bed and Breakfast" Guest Rooms
ul. Wislna 10
30-007 Kraków
single room rate - 185 PLN per night
double room rate - 290 PLN per night

"Bursa Pigonia" University Hotel
ul. Garbarska 7a
31-131 Kraków
single room rate - 270 PLN per night
double room rate - 380 PLN per night

The Institute of Nuclear Physics PAN
ul. Radzikowskiego 152
31-342 Kraków
single room rate - 80 PLN per night
double room rate - 100 PLN per night

Please contact Mrs. Malgorzata Niewiara, e-mail:
for assistance with bookings.