Travel

Kosice is the second largest town of Slovakia and also the centre of the eastern part of the country. It can be conveniently reached by air, train, bus and car through Prague, Vienna, Budapest or Bratislava.
 

By air

 
The international airport is located about 6 km from conference venue and the city centre. More information about the airport in Kosice can be found at http://www.airportkosice.sk/ .
 
From Prague (PRG) there are scheduled flights to Kosice 4 times a day operated by Czech Airlines. The flight takes 1 hour and 25 minutes. Taxi from Kosice airport to Doubletree approx. € 9.
 
From Vienna (VIE) there are scheduled flights to Kosice twice a day operated by Austrian Airlines. The flight takes 1 hour and 5 minutes. Taxi from Kosice airport to Doubletree approx. € 9.
 
From Bratislava (BTS) there are 3 flights to Kosice a day operated by Danube Wings. The flight takes 1 hour. Taxi from Kosice airport to Doubletree approx. € 9.
You can reach Bratislava (BTS) by scheduled flights from Paris, Istanbul, Athens, Rome, London-Luton, Barcelona and Manchester.
 
From London (LON) there are scheduled flights to Prague and Vienna operated by Czech Airlines and British Airways. The flight takes approx. 2 hours.
 
You can book your flight also at http://www.pelikan.sk/en/ .
 
The Hungarian airlines MALEV operates shuttle busses between Budapest Ferihegy airport (BUD) and Kosice. Return ticket for EUR 44.    
Daily shedule as follows:
 
Kosice – Budapest, Ferihegy                 Budapest, Ferihegy – Kosice
01:30:00                                            07:30:00  
06:30:00                                            12:30:00
11:30:00                                            18:30:00     
17:30:00                                            23:30:00       
 
For booking please visit: http://www.countyorder.airportshuttle.hu/rendeles_start.php?setlang=en
 

By train

 
Travel by train to see the countryside and captivating natural sights.
 
You can find the train schedules at http://www.zssk.sk/en .
 
From Prague (PRG) airport you can get to main railway station by taxi (approx. € 21). There are direct trains to Kosice. The journey takes 10 hours.
 
From Vienna (VIE) airport you take taxi or bus to railway station Vienna (Wien) Sudbahnhof Bstge 1-9, where you can take to Bratislava, main railway station. In Bratislava change the train to Kosice. The duration of the journey is 7 hours.
 
From Bratislava (BTS) airport, the taxi (approx. € 10) takes you to the main railway station. There are scheduled trains going directly to Kosice. The journey takes 5 hours.
 
From Budapest (BUD) airport you can take airport shuttle to the railway station Keleti. There are direct trains to Kosice. The journey takes 3 to 4 hours.
 

Examples

 
New York
From New York you have scheduled flights to Prague. Length of flight is 8 hours and 40 minutes. From Prague there are also scheduled flights directly to Kosice. Length of flight is 1 hour an 5 minutes. Taxi from airport to Doubletree approx. € 9.
 
Moscow
From Moscow there are scheduled flights to Prague. Length of flight is 2 hours and 40 minutes. From Prague there are scheduled flights direct to Kosice. Length of flight is 1 hour and 25 minutes. Taxi from airport to Doubletree approx. € 9.
 
Tokyo
There are scheduled flights to Vienna. Length of flight is 11 hours and 55 minutes. From Vienna airport there are scheduled flights to Kosice. They take 1 hour and 5 minutes. Taxi from airport to Doubletree approx. € 9.
 
Beijing
There are scheduled flights to Prague through Moscow, Paris or London. From Prague there are scheduled flights 4 times a day operated by Czech Airlines. Length of flight is 1 hour and 5 minutes. Taxi from airport to Doubletree approx. € 9.
 
New-Delhi
Scheduled flights to Prague through Moscow, Paris, Amsterdam or London. From Prague there are scheduled flights 4 times a day operated by Czech Airlines. Length of flight is 1 hour and 5 minutes. Taxi from airport to Doubletree approx. € 9.
 

By car

Kosice is situated on the crossroad of important European routes E 50 (in direction west – east of Slovakia) and E 71 (in direction north – south of Slovakia).

From Prague show map
(highway)
to Kosice is
672 km – approximately 8 hours and 10 minutes
From Bratislava show map
(highway)
to Kosice is
455 km – approximately 5 hours and 36 minutes
From Warsaw show map
(motor way)
to Kosice is
491 km – approximately 8 hours 
From Krakow show map
(motor way)
to Kosice is
246 km – approximately 4 hours and 5 minutes 
From Budapest show map
(highway)
to Kosice is
260 km – approximately 3 hours and 8 minutes
From Vienna show map
(highway)
to Kosice is
503 km – approximately 5 hours and 25 minutes
 

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