Wrocław, Poland
3 - 7 May 2014

Travel

Travel in Wrocław

ESE are pleased to offer transport passes to all registered ECE 2014 delegates after you have collected your ECE 2014 congress badge, this can be used as the travel ticket and is valid for the duration of the congress (NB badges can only be collected from the registration area at the congress centre).

Buses

Bus numbers 145, 146 & 701 stop at 'Hala Stulecia' (the ECE 2014 Congress Centre)  from the city centre - services are frequent

Trams

Tram numbers 2 & 10 stop at 'Hala Stulecia' from the city centre 

Taxi

Taxis are inexpensive in Wrocław

Please allow 30 minutes to travel to the Congress Centre by public transport, please also be considerate to busy 'rush hour' times.  

 

Getting to Wrocław

By air

The most convenient way is to fly to Wrocław. Copernicus Airport Wrocław is located at Skarżyńskiego Street 36, only 10 km from the city centre. Alternative airports in Poland include Warsaw, Krakow, Poznan, Lodz, Katowice, all within 4 hours of Wrocław and have connecting flights to Wroclaw.

From the airport, bus 406 operates from the terminal building to central Wrocław between 5am and 11pm every 20 minutes. There is also a night bus 249. The night bus will take approximately one hour to get to the city center (it will have a short break in the Jarnołtów district). Single-ride tickets from Wroclaw Airport to the city center cost 3.00 PLN (or 1.50 PLN for students or ISIC/EURO 26 Holders).

A taxi from the airport to the city centre will cost approximately 50PLN.

 

Star Alliance

SAVE UP TO 20% ON TRAVEL WITH THE STAR ALLIANCE NETWORK

The Star Alliance™ member airlines are pleased to be appointed as the Official Airline Network for ECE 2014.

To obtain the Star Alliance Conventions Plus discounts please follow the below steps to access the Conventions Plus online booking tool:

  • Visit www.staralliance.com/conventionsplus/delegates/
  • Under “Delegates login” enter conventions code SK01A65
  • The online booking tool opens in a separate window*

*Should the online booking tool not open, please ensure that your Pop-Up blocker is disabled.

Registered participants plus one accompanying person travelling to the event can qualify for a discount of up to 20%, depending on fare and class of travel booked.

The participating airlines for this event are:

Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Asiana Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Avianca, Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EVA Airways, EgyptAir, Ethiopian Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS International Air Lines, Scandinavian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, TAP Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United.

Discounts are offered on most published business and economy class fares, excluding website/internet fares, senior and youth fares, group fares and Round the World fares.

Please note: For travel to/from Japan and New Zealand special fares or discounts may be offered by the participating airlines on their own network. To obtain these special fares or discounts and for booking office information please visit www.staralliance.com/conventionsplus/delegates and:

•    Click on “Conventions Plus Booking Contacts” and enter the conventions code SK01A65

•    Choose one of the participating airlines listed

•    Call the respective reservation contact listed and quote the conventions code SK01A65 when requesting the special ticket

When making your travel plans please be able to present confirmation of your registration or proof of attendance for the Event/Convention

 

By rail

Poland's railway system is very reliable and recommended for travelling throughout Poland.

Wrocław is a major hub in the Polish rail network, with trains each day to all major Polish cities. Most connections are to Poznan, Warsaw and Krakow. Wrocław also offers international connections to Hamburg (via Berlin), Prague, Dresden, Kiev (via Lviv) and Budapest.

Wrocław's Main Train Station (Dworzec Głowny) is located south of town on Pilsudskiego Street.

Trains run regularly from Warsaw and Krakow.

Krakow: 4-5hrs on the train and approximately €20, train runs every 30 minutes.

Warsaw: 5-6hrs on the train and approximately €30, train runs every 4 hours.

 

By bus

Getting to Wrocław by bus is straight forward. Wrocław is a stop on the Eurolines international coach network. International and national buses stop at the PKS Centrum station which is located directly behind the main train station.

 

Private transfers

For further information on taxi and private hire transfers to Wrocław city centre from Wrocław Airport and other cities and airport, please visit the website: http://www.foxtransfer.eu/wroclawairport.en.html

Click the links below for a complete list of flights to and from Wrocław Airport and distances from major cities to Wrocław:

Travel information

Click here for travel options to Wrocław and SAVE UP TO 20% on travel with the STAR ALLIANCE network.

The airport bus  (No. 406) from Wroclaw Airport to the city centre departs every 20 minutes (the journey takes approximately 30 minutes).

Click here to plan your route by public transport whilst in Wrocław, or download the Wroclaw bus and tram map below.

Download the timetable for the Hala Stulecia station (Congress Centre). Tram numbers 2 & 10, and bus numbers 145, 146 & 701 stop directly at Hala Stulecia.

Click here to view the bus and tram map of Wroclaw