Location, travel

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Location

The talks will take place in Building “A” of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics.

Address: Egry Jozsef utca 20, 1111 Budapest.

General info

Currency is Hungarian Forint (HUF). 1 EUR ≈ 323 HUF, 1000 HUF ≈ 3.10 EUR.

Climate is continental, which means hot and dry in July with 30-32 °C during the day.

Internet access Good quality wireless EDUROAM service is provided in all campus buildings. At the venue of the workshop, we will provide temporary login/password data in order to use the wireless network of the university. Most of the hotels offer free wireless access for their guests.

Travel

Local transportation in Budapest

Public transportation in general is quite well organized in Budapest.

  • Ticket vending machines are located at well-frequented places, including Liszt Ferenc Airport Terminal 2 and the large train stations. The vending machines accept HUF and credit cards.
  • One single ticket costs 350 HUF (1.20 EUR), one block of 10 tickets is 3000 HUF (10 EUR). It may be reasonable to purchase 24-hour Budapest travel cards for 1650 HUF (5.40 EUR), or a 72-hour Budapest travel card for 4150 HUF (14 EUR).
  • The airport shuttle bus 100E has a special rate of 900 HUF (2.80 EUR).
  • Transferring between lines requires another ticket to be validated, except when changing between metro lines (M1, M2, M3 and M4).
  • The simplest choice for an online trip planner is the use of Google Maps, which has precise schedule information.
  • The metro line M3 is under reconstruction, certain services are operated by replacement buses.
  • EU citizens above 65 years old can use all public transportations for free.

From train station “Keleti”

Take metro line 4 in direction “Kelenföld”.

To the conference location (Budapest University of Technology), get off at “Moricz Zsigmond körter” (6 stops, 9 min) and walk 650 meters on “Karinthy Frigyes ut” to Building A.

From train Station “Nyugati”

To the University Campus take tram line 4 or 6 in the “left hand” direction. After crossing the Danube, get off at “Petöfi hid Budai Hidfö” and walk 200m to Building A.

Airport by public transportation

Take airport shuttle bus 100E to its first stop “Kalvin ter” (30 min). Change to metro line M4 in direction “Ujpest”.

To the conference location (Budapest University of Technology), get off at “Moricz Zsigmond körter” (3 stops, 5 min) and walk 650 meters on “Karinthy Frigyes ut” to Building A.

Airport by taxi

The regulated taxi service of the Liszt Ferenc Airport is provided by FÖTAXI company. A ride to the city center should typically cost around 6500 HUF (22 EUR). Fötaxi cars are equipped with POS terminals, therefore credit cards are also accepted.

Taking non-regulated taxi services may be risky.

By car

Use navigation to Budapest University of Technology. Parking is difficult and parking fee may apply.