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, Sunday, August 31, 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 12:30 and 14:30, from the Institute of Nuclear Physics, Radzikowskiego 152, at 12:45, and from the Kraków Balice Airport, from the COACHES Parking near the CARGO Terminal at 13:00 and 15:00. The buses will be marked with conference posters.

A return bus service from Zakopane to Kraków (via the airport) will be offered on Sunday, September 7, in the morning. The first bus will leave for the airport at 6:30, followed by later departures at 9:00 and 10:00. The travel time to the airport is about 2 hours. The travel time to Downtown Kraków (Railway Station) is about 2 1/2 hours. You may register for the return buses from Zakopane to Krakow during the conference.

If you wish to take the conference bus from Kraków to Zakopane and/or the return service please register here.
List of participants registered for the conference bus.

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.

Distance from Kraków to Zakopane by road is 100 km. Typical driving time is 1.5 to 2 hours.

Useful links

Kraków Airport
Kraków Bus Station

Weather and web cameras in Zakopane

Weather predictions for Zakopane, for the next eight days can be checked here.
You can also check web cameras in Zakopane and in the Tatra Mountains.


Participants will be accommodated in the houses "GeoVita" and "Antalowka".

The addresses of the hotels are:
"GeoVita" and "Panorama", Zakopane, ul. Wierchowa 4
"Antalowka", Zakopane, ul. Wierchowa 2

Preliminary list of hotel accommodations.

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

Show Zakopane on a larger map

Staying in Kraków

For the participants who wish to stay in Kraków on the way to/from Zakopane we recommend the following hotels located in the Old City of Kraków:

Hotel Polski "Pod Bialym Orlem", Kraków, Pijarska 17, rates from 310 PLN per night
"Bursa Pigonia" University Hotel, Kraków, Garbarska 7a, rates from 290 PLN per night
"Bed and Breakfast" Guest Rooms, Kraków, Wislna 10, rates from 150 PLN per night

Please contact the hotels to make individual arrangements.