Venue and travel

 

The conference will take place in the southwestern part of Hungary, in the village called Tihany, which is located on the Tihany Peninsula of Lake Balaton. The conference will be held at  the Balaton Limnological Institute of the Centre for Ecological Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, which is on the lakeside with its own beach and guesthouse. 

 

Address:

MTA Balaton Limnological Institute,
Centre for Ecological Research
H-8237 Tihany, 3 Klebelsberg Kuno str.
GPS coordinates: 46,91390° North, 17,89240° East

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How to get there:

The SCCS Hungary starts at 18:00 on the 29th of August in Tihany. A shuttle bus will be provided from Budapest to the conference venue and back. The bus will leave from Budapest at 16:00 on the 29th of August and from Tihany at 16:00 on the 2nd of September. Prior to the bus transfer students are welcomed to join an optional visit to the Budapest Zoo (details and start will be confirmed later), as a free warming up event of the conference.

The meeting point for the transfer is the big parking area next to the Heroes' Square (map).

 

Budapest airport transfer services: 

  • Airport Minibus (shared ride to any address in the city for a flat fee),
  • taxi
  • rail (Hungarian State Railway (MÁV) operates trains between Terminal 1 and Western Railway Station. The trip takes about 30 minutes. As of May 30th 2012, after the closure of Terminal 1, passengers can transfer to Terminal 2 from the train station adjacent to Terminal 1 via bus Nr. 200E)
  • The city can be reached by public transport, the direct bus service 100E takes you from Liszt Ferenc Airport 2 to Deák Ferenc tér, which is close to the Zoo and Heroes' Square. Tickets for the buses can be bought from ticket vending machines at the stop at the airport for 900 HUF.

For more information please visit: http://visitbudapest.travel/budapest-info/budapest-airport/

 

From Budapest to Tihany:

Tihany can be reached by buses, departing from the Népliget Bus Station (for timetables please visit http://www.volanbusz.hu/en) or by train (for timetables please visit http://elvira.mav-start.hu).

 

 

Accommodation:

Accommodation is available in the guesthouse of the Balaton Limnological Research Institute of the HAS (http://www.blki.hu/vendeghaz/index_en.html) and in the guesthouse of the Association of Hungarian Journalists. Both buildings are in walking distance from the conference venue. Breakfast will be provided in both guesthouses. The rooms are two or three bedded, but are available as single rooms for additional cost.

 

 

Tihany Peninsula:

Balaton Limnological Institute: