Lublin can be reached by several means of transport: by plane, train or car; there are also many bus connections to the city.

 

Getting to Lublin:

International nearby airports:

  • Lublin / Świdnik LUZ (10 km)
    Recommended transportation to Lublin: public transport, train, taxi

  • Warszawa Chopin / Warsaw WAW (172 km)
    Recommended transportation to Lublin: train, buses (Contbus)

  • Rzeszów / Jasionka RZE (152 km)
    Recommended transportation to Lublin: train, buses (BP Tour, Galicja EXPRESS)

  • Warszawa Modlin / Warsaw WMI (215 km)
    Recommended transportation to Lublin: buses (Contbus)
    The organizers do not recommend choosing this airport due to poor transport to Lublin.

  • Kraków / Cracow KRK (269 km)
    Recommended transportation to Lublin: train
    The organizers do not recommend choosing this airport due to poor transport to Lublin.

The organizers recommend choosing one of the two airports that are the closest to Lublin: the International Chopin Airport in Warsaw (about 170 km) or the local Lublin Airport (10 km from the city center). The International Rzeszów-Jasionka Airport (about 150 km from Lublin) is also a good choice. Then one can choose train, bus or taxi to get from the airport to the Symposium venue.

Lublin can be reached by train. Polish State Railways (PKP) offer direct rail connections between Lublin and most large cities in Poland as well as connections between Warsaw and many European cities. In this way you can get to Poland from various cities, including Berlin, Prague, Lviv, Budapest, Vienna and Bratislava. Please check >this link< for details.

FlixBus service offers several connections from Warsaw to the following cities: Berlin, Prague, Bratislava, Vienna, and many others. You can continue your journey from Warsaw to Lublin also by FlixBus. For further details visit this site: https://global.flixbus.com

 

Getting around the city:

! The information (e.g. bus lines) may change till June 2020 !

Public transportation

The main public transportation in Lublin is by buses and trolleybuses. Tickets can be bought on buses (ticket machine), at bus stops (ticket machine) or in the kiosks. Normal tickets within First Ticket Zone must be used; their price is 3.20 PLN (30-minute ticket) or 4.00 PLN bought from the bus driver (single-ride ticket). You have to have coins to buy a ticket from the ticket machine on the bus or from the bus driver.

To check the schedule, go to a bus stop or visit >this site<. You can easily find your way using the pathfinder site https://jakdojade.pl/lublin/trasa

The organizers recommend buying a 10-day ticket for all lines; it costs 40.00 PLN (normal) and allows an unlimited number of transfers for 10 days from the time of validation.

WARNING: On line No 5 (from the Lublin Airport) you need a ticket within Combined Ticket Zone (1+2), it costs 4.20 PLN (single-ride ticket).


How to get to the Maria Curie-Sklodowska University?

  • Railway station (PKP) -> UMCS | lines: 13 (direction: Paderewskiego), 30 (direction: Smugi)
    the names of the bus stops: Dworzec Gł. PKP 02 -> Ogród Saski 03 
  • Bus station (PKS) -> UMCS | lines: 2, 10, 18, 31, 57
    the names of the bus stops: Dworzec Gł. PKS 02 -> Ogród Saski 03
  • Airport Lublin -> UMCS
    First: Airport Lublin - przyloty 02 -> Dworzec Gł. PKS 02 | line: 5
    Next: Dworzec Gł. PKS 02 -> Ogród Saski 03 (lines: 2, 10, 18, 31, 57)

Bus and railway connections from the Lublin Airport are shown in >this link<.

Taxi

The price of a taxi to the hotel Victoria, the city centre or the Symposium venue is:

  • from the Airport Lublin - about 60 PLN (day) or about 90 PLN (night);
  • from the Bus Station (PKS) - about 12-15 PLN;
  • from the Main Railway Station (PKP) - about 12-20 PLN.

Important addresses:

  • Symposium venue:
    Institute of Computer Science, 9 Akademicka Str. / ul. Akademicka 9
    *note that there is no public transport bus stop just at the UMCS location; the nearest stop in a walking distance is: Ogrod Saski 03 or KUL 03 (close to the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin).
  • Victoria Hotel:
    58/60 Narutowicza Str. / ul. Narutowicza 58/60
  • Mercure Hotel:
    12 Raclawickie Av. / al. Racławickie 12


Also please check the locations using Google Maps: https://www.google.com/maps