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Venue

The conference will be held at

the Lublin Scientific Society
(Lubelskie Towarzystwo Naukowe, LTN)
Pl. Litewski 2, 20-080 Lublin, Poland,

in a beautiful Czartoryski Palace, which is located in the eastern corner of Lithuania Square (Plac Litewski) in the city center of Lublin. The palace was built in the Baroque style in the second half of the seventeenth century, according to the project by Tylman van Gameren.

Lublin is the largest Polish city east of the Vistula River. It is around 170 km away from the capital of Poland, Warsaw. Lublin is an important culture and education center. There are six schools of higher education (two universities, medical university, technical univerity and university of life sciences) and a number of private higher education establishments. Since accession of Poland into the EU, Lublin has been called "Gate to the East." Since then, many important international events have taken place here, involving Ukrainian, Lithuanian, Russian and Belorussian artists, researchers and politicians. Lublin connects the West with the East.

 

How to get here

Lublin can be reached by car, train, coach or plane. Unfortunately S17 expressway is still under construction causing car travel more difficoult, but you can plan your travel using location of Lublin from Google Maps. However, we encourage you to use public transportation services described below.

 

By train

Only main railway station in Lublin (Lublin Station) serves trains running in the domestic range. There are direct connections from most large cities in Poland. For example, trains to Lublin depart from Warsaw (the capitol) approximately every two hours. You can check all possible connections using Rail Timetable. Most of the connections is operated by Polish State Railways (Polskie Koleje Państwowe, PKP) Intercity - TLK trains, but few of them are operated by Regional Transport (Przewozy Regionalne) - REG trains. You can buy tickets using:

The railway station is located about 2.5 km to the south from the city center. You can get to the conference venue (LTN) by:

  • Bus no. 13 traveling 5 bus stops (from Dworzec Gł. PKP to Plac Litewski). Departure bus stop is located to the left when leaving the railway station. A ticket can be bought inside the bus using the ticket machine or from the bus driver (coins are required). The journey should take about 10 minutes.
  • Taxi, available from the exit to the station or by phone (cheaper). The journey should take about 7 minutes and cost 12-17 PLN.
  • Walk along the path shown in the map below takes about 30 minutes.

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By coach

A large part of inter-city coach connections are provided by regional companies operating under the common name Car Communication Enterprise (Przedsiębiorstwo Komunikacji Samochodowej, PKS). Most of the connections to Lublin are served by PKS East. There are also other companies like PolskiBus.com and many small companies using microbuses for passenger transportation. A coach or bus connection can be found using:

The coach station is located about 1 km to the north-east from the city center. You can get to the conference venue (LTN) by:

  • Buses no. 2, 5, 10, 18, 31, 39 and 57 traveling 2 bus stops (from Dworzec Gł. PKS to Plac Litewski). Departure bus stop is located to the left when leaving the coach station, opposite to the castle. A ticket can be bought inside the bus using the ticket machine or from the bus driver (coins are required). The journey should take about 5 minutes.
  • Taxi, available from the exit to the station or by phone (cheaper). The journey should take about 3 minutes and cost 8-11 PLN.
  • Walk along the path shown in the map below takes about 15 minutes.

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By plane

The recently opened Lublin Airport offers several connections to Eureopean cities. The airport is located about 11 km to the east from the city center. You can get from the airport to Lublin by train, bus or taxi and then get to the conference venue (LTN) in one of the ways described above.

You may also arrive to another Polish airport. The largest number of connections is available to Warsaw Chopin Airport. Next you may continue your travel to Lublin by train or coach as described above.

 

From Warsaw Airport


Detailed instructions how to get from Warsaw Airport to the center of Lublin:

  1. When you depart Warsaw Chopin Airport you can go by bus no. 175 (timetable) from the closest to the new terminal 'Airport-Sectors CDE' bus stop (in Polish: Lotnisko-Sektory CDE) to 'Central Station' bus stop (in Polish: Dw.Centralny). A ticket can be bought:
    • at the Passenger Service Centre in the arrival hall,
    • from ticket vending machines located at bus stops and by the entrance to a railway station,
    • from ticket vending machines in SKM trains and in some buses,
    • in a bus from a driver.
    The journey should take about 25 minutes
  2. When you leave the bus, you have to cross the steet using underground passage (map). Go north, avoid shops if you do not have compass. Without leaving the passage you can go to Warsaw Central railway station. Platforms are below the passage and main hall is above it. You can buy tickets to Lublin (timetable PDF, timetable online) in several points in the passage (cash required) or in main hall (usually long queue) or from the conductor (with some additional charge). The journey should take about 2:30 hours
  3. When you leave the train go through underground passage to the front of the railway station. The bus stop is located to the left. Take bus no. 13 and travel 5 bus stops (from Dworzec Gł. PKP to Plac Litewski). A ticket can be bought inside the bus using the ticket machine or from the bus driver (coins are required). The journey should take about 10 minutes. Alternatively you can take taxi as described above.