Travel Information

For flying to Bratislava it is convenient to use the Vienna International Airport (Schwechat, Austria), which is located about 52 km from Bratislava.

The complete route from Vienna airport to Smolenice castle:

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There is a very good bus connection between the airport and Bratislava: a bus from the Vienna airport to Bratislava goes at least once every hour. The price for the bus ticket to Bratislava is about 8 Euros. The bus stop is located directly in front of the arrival hall.

Bus timetables and online booking:

-Slovaklines - timetables and online booking
-Blaguss - timetables and online booking

Transportation from Bratislava to the Smolenice Castle and back

On October 11, 2015, a shuttle bus from Bratislava to the Smolenice castle will wait for the participants near Bratislava central train station at 10:00. The bus will be parked about 150 - 200 m down the small street leading from the train station (i.e. a bit closer to the centre of the city). The bus will have the sign "JCS-2015" on it. There will be a person from the organising committee with the same sign who will collect the people. The bus will go directly to Smolenice castle.

Location of the shuttle bus departure:

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On October 14 2015, the shuttle bus from Smolenice Castle will take participants to Bratislava. The departure time is 17:00.

Those who are interested in a limousine service (taxi) from the Vienna airport to Bratislava (price is about 55 Euro per car) please contact the organizers (e-mail:

For those who would like to stay in Bratislava before and/or after the conference the organizers can suggest the following hotels:

Useful information about other hotels and Bratislava: