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How to get to Gdańsk

Gdańsk is easily accessible by all means of transport. The most convenient way to get to the city is to fly to the Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport that is located 10 km away from the centre of Gdańsk. You may also travel to Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport, or Warsaw Modlin Airport, situated about 350 km from Gdańsk, and reach your final destination by train or by bus.

Click here to download the city map (city center).

How to get to Gdańsk University of Technology (GUT)

1) From the Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport to GUT you can travel by:

  • Pomeranian Metropolitan Railway (in Polish PKM – Pomorska Kolej Metropolitalna) from station ‚Gdańsk Port Lotniczy’ to station ‚Gdańsk Wrzeszcz’. Then take either Fast City Rail to station ‚Gdańsk Politechnika’ (direction Gdańsk Główny or Gdańsk Śródmieście, one stop) – the main building of GUT is about 15 minutes walking distance from the station, or go to the tram station ‚Klonowa’ on Grunwaldzka Street and take tram no. 2, 5, 6, 9, 11 or 12 (direction: Łostowice Świętokrzyska, Nowy Port-Oliwska, Przeróbka, Chełm Witosa or Migowo) and get off at ‚Politechnika’ tram stop (next to Baltic Opera).
  • bus no. 210 (direction: Gościnna) to ‚Dworzec Główny PKP’ (in the city centre), change to tram no. 6, 9, 11 or 12 (direction: Jelitkowo, Strzyża, Zaspa or Oliwa) and get off at ‚Politechnika’ tram stop. Instead of travelling by trams you can take Fast City Rail from ‚Gdańsk Główny’ to ‚Gdańsk Politechnika’ station. 
  • bus no. 110 (direction: Wrzeszcz PKP) to ‚Galeria Bałtycka’, change to tram no. 2, 5, 6, 9, 11 or 12 (direction: Łostowice Świętokrzyska, Nowy Port -Oliwska, Przeróbka, Chełm Witosa, Siedlce) and get off at ‚Politechnika’ stop. 
  • taxi, approx. cost is 50 PLN (ca 10 €) (ask taxi driver for price before you will use service)
  • Uber, approx. cost is 15 PLN (ca 4 €)

2) From the main railway station ‚Gdańsk Główny’ to GUT you can travel either by trams or by Fast City Rail (in Polish SKM). If you travel by train to ‚Gdańsk Wrzeszcz’ you can take a tram no. 5, 6, 9, 11 or 12 (direction: Nowy Port-Oliwska, Łostowice Świętokrzyska, Przeróbka, Chełm Witosa or Siedlce) from ‚Klonowa’ stop and get off at ‚Politechnika’ stop.

The tickets for trams and buses costs approx. 1.80 PLN (reduced fare for holders of the student ID card) and 3.60 PLN (full fare).

The tickets for SKM cost several PLN depending on the distance.  

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VISA

EU/EEA citizens may enter Poland without visa. If you are a non- EU/EEA citizen please click here to check whether you need visa to participate in our conference and how to proceed in the case you do.

Invitation letters

The organizers will issue invitation letters to participants from countries requiring a visa to travel to Poland.  Please note that the invitation letter will be issued upon your request sent to erpos2020@pg.edu.pl after your registration and full payment.

Participants requiring a visa invitation letter should register for the conference before the end of March to ensure that the letter arrives on time. Organizers do not give any further support to the visa application process. Obtaining a visa remains the sole responsibility of the participant. Organizers cannot be held responsible for any visa issues.

Accommodation

Dear Participants, Gdańsk is a very popular tourist destination, especially during the summer, so please make sure you book your stay in advance.

Important warning: do not use the offer of any hotel service company for the reservations, even if you are contacted by these services.

A special offer for our conference Attendees is presented below:

  • Gdański Harward – is a private dormitory located within the walking distance from the conference venue. Please click here to see the map.

Accommodation is fitted with air conditioning, a fully equipped kitchen, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with shower. Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the property and private parking is available on site.

Prices for the ERPOS conference Attendees:

Room type

Standard (11-16 m2)

1 person

Standard (11-16 m2)

2 persons, 1 bed

Premium (<16 m2)

1 person

Premium (<16 m2)

2 persons, 1 bed

Availability

19 rooms available

14 rooms available

41 rooms available

41 rooms available

Price per night 

130 PLN (~30 EUR)

160 PLN (~40 EUR)

150 PLN (~35 EUR)

180 PLN (~45 EUR)

Special price for 4 nights from 12th to 16th July

400 PLN (~100 EUR)

550 PLN (~135 EUR)

500 PLN (~125 EUR)

650 PLN (~160 EUR)

Total number of rooms: 60

A buffet-style breakfast will be served from Monday till Thursday in the restaurant located in the New ETI Building, about 50 m from the lecture room. Please check the conference program for the serving hours.

Check-in from 14:00 on the day of arrival, check-out at 11:00 on the day of departure.

Reservation:

If you wish to stay in this dormitory, please choose this option upon your registration. The organizers will book a suitable room for you and the details for payment will be sent to you via e-mail. Kindly note that there are only 60 places available on site and the rooms will be assigned to the Attendees on a first-come, first-served basis.   

Free cancelations up to 3 days before arrival. Cancelations made less than 3 days before arrival – fee equal to the price of the first night (stated in the “price per night” row).

  • Smart Hotel – a two-star hotel located 2.2 km from the conference venue, close to the Gdańsk Wrzeszcz Railway Station and Galeria Bałtycka Tram Station, i.e. 3 stations away from the campus (trams no. 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, and 12). Please click here to see the map.

Rooms come with a private bathroom with a shower. Each room has free Wi-Fi access. Smart Hotel has a 24-hour front desk, a bar and a snack bar. Breakfast is served in the breakfast room. Other facilities offered at the property include a library, meeting facilities, parking (25 PLN/day) and luggage storage. Guests may also rent a car on site.

Prices for the ERPOS conference Attendees:

Room type

Single room

Double room

Price/night (including breakfast)

250 PLN (~ 60 EUR)

275 PLN  (~ 65 EUR)

Special offer for 4 nights (12th-16th July)*

890 PLN (~ 210 EUR)

1050 PLN  (~ 250 EUR)

*Special offer is available upon booking before 31th March 

Total number of rooms: 100

A buffet-style breakfast is served from Monday to Friday from 6:30 to 10:00, on weekends and holidays until 11:00.

Check-in from 15:00 on the day of arrival, check-out at 12:00 on the day of departure.

Reservation:

Please use the “ERPOS conference” keyword during the reservation. You may confirm your reservation by providing credit card details or by prepayment: Bank Pekao SA 03 1240 1239 1111 0010 6009 6255

Free cancellation up to 4 days prior to your stay.

  • GUT dormitories – located within the walking distance from the campus, available to all Attendees holding a student’s status. Fees depend on the room type and the dormitory.


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