The organizers will provide the transfer of participants by bus from Bratislava to Smolenice on the starting day of the conference (Tuesday May 15) and from Smolenice to Bratislava on the last day of the conference (Friday May 18). On Tuesday May 15 the bus will be leaving from Trnavske Myto at 1:00 p.m. from the parking lot in front of the Istropolis building (the only high 16-store building in the place). The bus will make a stop at the Bus Terminal Mlynske Nivy (expected departure 1:30 p.m.). The transfer from Smolenice to Bratislava on Friday May 18 will be provided by bus leaving Smolenice after the lunch at 1:30 p.m. The expected arrival in Bratislava will be at 3:00 p.m.
Arriving by airplane
Bratislava international airport is served mostly by low-cost airlines. To get from Bratislava airport to the conference location:
- Transfer to Trnavske Myto (taxi or public transit bus no. 61, approx. 30 minutes). Bus will be waiting in front of the 16-store building Istropolis at the same side of the road.
Vienna international airport serves all major European and international destinations. To get from the Vienna airport to the conference location:
- Take the bus from Vienna airport to Bratislava, AS (Bus terminal) . or to Bratislava international airport. There are one or two busses to Bratislava every hour. Travel time is approx. 1 hour. Let us know your travel schedule/arrival time in Bratislava to assist you with transport to Smolenice.
Arriving by Train
Bratislava is on the international train routes with direc train connection to Prague, Vienna or Budapest. Arriving at Bratislava Main Station (Bratislava hlavna stanica) take trolleybus No. 201 or bus No. 61 and 74. Get off at the 4th stop (stop Trnavske Myto, travel time some 15 min). The bus will be waiting across the road in front of the 16-store building Istropolis.
Arriving by Car
Smolenice Castle (GPS N: 48.5055 E: 17.4307) is about 50 kilometers from Bratislava.
Direction via Bratislava (from the South – Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic):
Starting from Bratislava take the highway D1/E571/E58/E75 (direction Žilina). Leave the highway at the crossing/exit Trnava following the signs (R1, direction Trnava). After some 3 kom turn right to Road 51 (direction Trenčín/Senica). Continue about 10 km. Leaving the vilage Boleráz take a left turn (dircetion Smolenice). In Smolenice, turn right on the road 502 and after 500 m turn left to Zamocka Road (direction Zamok/Castle) that will lead you to the Castle gate.
Direction via Žilina (from the North – Poland, Ukraine)
Starting from Žilina take the highway D1/E571/E58/E75 (direction Trenčín/Bratislava). Leave the highway at the crossing/exit Trnava. Keep right following the signs (R1, direction Trnava). After some 3 kom turn right to Road 51 (direction Trenčín/Senica). Continue about 10 km. Leaving the vilage Boleráz take a left turn (dircetion Smolenice). In Smolenice, turn right on the road 502 and after 500 m turn left to Zamocka Road (direction Zamok/Castle) that will lead you to the Castle gate.