GETTING TO WARSAW
By planeChopin Airport
Departures and Arrivals Information, phone + +48 22 650 42 20
On-line timetable https://www.lotnisko-chopina.pl/en/index.html
Airport webpage: http://www.modlinairport.pl/
Airport Information, phone +48 22 315 18 80
BY TRAINThere are three train stations in Warsaw that handle international and domestic train traffic:
Warszawa Centralna (Central Warsaw) (Aleje Jerozolimskie 54) - situated in the city center just opposite the conference venue and very well connected to all of the city's districts.
Warszawa Zachodnia (West Warsaw) (Aleje Jerozolimskie 144) - thanks to the neighbouring international bus terminal, this is where people travelling in or out of the country await their transfers.
Warszawa Wschodnia (East Warsaw) (Lubelska 1) - located on the east side of Vistula River (Praga)
Railway tickets can be purchased at the cash-only windows (kasa) in the stations, on the Internet or at selected travel agencies. You can also purchase your ticket on the train from the conductor, whom you must seek out immediately upon boarding the train, to buy the ticket. Tickets sold on the train are subject to an additional fee.
Timetable of trains is available at:
By carThe main way to access to Warsaw by road is to take one of four major European routes:
from the north: Route E77 (from Gdańsk)
from the east: Route E67 (from Białystok), route E30 (from Terespol)
from the south: Route E67 (from Wrocław), route E77 (from Kraków)
from the west: Route E30 (from Poznań)
Along the roads are signs giving the number of kilometers to the centre of Warsaw.
REACHING THE VENUE
FROM CHOPIN AIRPORTWarsaw Frederic Chopin Airport, located some 12 km from the centre of the city can be easily reached by car, public bus or taxi.
The Marriott Hotel can be easily reached using the local public transport. The stop "Dw. Centralny" for bus line 175 (from the airport) is just next to the hotel.
The main local railway station “Warszawa Śródmieście” is located oposite the venue. It operates an S2 line form Chopin Airport.
Both local trains (SKM -Fast Urban Railway, and KM - Masovian Railways), buses, tramways and metro require a valid ticket – one-way price is 4,40 PLN and can be bought in any kiosk, in ticket machines (on most bus stops or inside trains and buses) or from the bus driver.
Car rentals: there are several car rental companies stands located in the arrival hall. After you collect your car you can reach Warsaw Marriott Hotel by the route as described below.
Take Zwirki i Wigury 'Only Exit' for 5.5 kilometers, cross Wawelska and take Raszynska Str for 1 km until Al. Jerozolimskie - turn right. Continue 0.9 km to intersection of Chalubinskiego /Jerozolimskie. Hotel is on right corner, opposite Railway Station.
Estimated taxi fare: 50.00 PLN (one way).
When using taxis in Warsaw, it is strongly recommended that you use only those with the following: the symbol of Warsaw – a mermaid – on both front doors, yellow/red stripes affixed to the glass along the front doors, a number stuck to the side of the vehicle, a hologram with the license number and the vehicle’s registration number on the upper right-hand corner of the front glass and a sticker with price information per kilometer that must be displayed on the glass of the right-hand side back door. It is recommended for you to use one of the city's official Radio-Taxi companies, and order a taxi by telephone. The airport (Arrivals) is served only by 3 Radio-Taxi companies: Ele Taxi, Sawa Taxi i Super Taxi.
FROM MODLIN AIRPORTBy train:
By Modlin shuttle-bus to Modlin train station, then by train (KM) to Central Railway Station. (4-5 €)
Modlin-bus connects Modlin Airport and Central Railway Station
FROM WARSAW CENTRAL TRAIN STATIONOn foot. Warsaw Central Railway Station is located just opposite the conference venue and has direct train connections to Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Ukraine and Belarus.
BY CARThere are 3 express routes reaching Warsaw: E30 (east / west), E77 (south / north) oraz E67 (connecting Warsaw with south-western part of Poland). While reaching Warsaw follow CENTRUM signs up to Al. Jerozolimskie and / or Railway Station. Hotel is just opposite.
PARKINGMARRIOTT HOTEL CAR PARK
On-site parking, fee: 12 PLN hourly, 220 PLN daily
Off-site parking, fee: 9 PLN hourly, 110 PLN daily
WEEKENDS (Fri-Sun) 50% discount for underground parking and 30% discount off-site
PAYING PARKING ZONE
Please note that the whole of the centre of Warsaw (which is where Marriott Hotel is located) is a paying parking zone. This rule applies from Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 6 pm. On Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays parking is free.
Detailed map paying parking zones and parking meters at http://zdmwarszawamapa.systemeg.eu/
• first hour: 3 PLN
• second hour: 3,60 PLN
• third hour: 4,20 PLN
• fourth and each subsequent hour: 3 PLN per hour
Useful links:Practical information: http://www.warsawtour.pl/en/warsaw-essentials/practical-warsaw-1794.html
Public transport: http://www.ztm.waw.pl/?l=2
Tourist and practical information about Warsaw: http://warsawtour.pl/en
Transport to the airport: http://www.ztm.waw.pl/?c=571&l=2