Conference venue

 

Ustron, the conference location <www.ustron.pl>, is a small resort in Beskidy Mountains, 80 km south of Katowice, the capital of the Upper Silesia district (also about 150 km from Krakow, the major tourist attraction in the south-central Poland).

 


The conference venue is the Hotel Diament Spa & Wellness in Ustron <www.diamentustron.pl>

ul. Zdrojowa 3, 43-450 Ustroń, Polska

GPS: N 49°43'06'' E 18°49'35''

Phone: +48 33 8543391 / +48 33 8587715

Fax: + 48 33 8543391

Mail: ustron@hotelediament.pl or swustron@hotelediament.pl

 

 


Transport to and From the Venue

 

Plane

 

Katowice Airport (KTW) has connections operated by LOT Airlines (Warsaw), Lufthansa (including three flights daily from Frankfurt) and several cheap airlines from many European airports (Wizz Air, Ryanair, Germanwings). Katowice Airport is placed about 30 km north of Katowice center (Katowice railway station).

 

We will organize transport by bus from Katowice Airport to Ustron on September 23rd (Monday) and from Ustron to Katowice/Katowice Airport on September 26th (Thursday morning). The journey takes about 1.5 - 2 hours. We will optimize the bus departure times based on arrival/departure time of participants.

 

Alternatively, you can reach Katowice railway station by taxi or by bus.

The taxi cab fee is ca. 25 euro if requested in advance.

(e.g. <http://echotaxi.com.pl/rezerwacjeEN.php>)

The bus is cheaper (ca. 4 euro, , https://www.metropoliaztm.pl/pl/s/linie-na-lotnisko/), yet less recommended (it departs from the airport every 0.5 – 1 hour and the journey takes about 42 minutes (line AP3) and 61 minutes (line AP2); for the exact timetable see <https://rj.metropoliaztm.pl/rozklady/1-ap3/>) (line AP3) and https://rj.metropoliaztm.pl/rozklady/1-ap2/ <https://rj.metropoliaztm.pl/rozklady/1-ap2/>)(line AP2)”;

 

Train

 

Katowice has direct train connections with Warsaw, Krakow and Wroclaw.

There is a local train from Katowice to Ustron. The journey takes about 2 hours and costs ca. 5 euro.

For the exact train timetable see <http://rozklad-pkp.pl/en>

 

Car

 

There are convenient connections with Germany (using the A4 highway) and Austria (using the A1 highway). The hotel provides parking places.