PILSEN – European capital of culture 2015
Official information server of the city of Pilsen
Pilsen Open Up
The conference will take place in hotel Marriott located nearby the old town. (http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/prgpz-courtyard-pilsen/)
Instructions for special price room reservation will be available during summer.
The city has access from the D5 motorway connecting Prague (Praha) with Germany. Pilsen has very good bus and train connections with the capital of Prague (it takes about 1 – 1.5 hour to get from Prague to Pilsen).
Public transportation: Bus and train departures
From the Vaclav Havel Airport Prague (PRG) you can reach Pilsen by frequent public transport in 1.5 – 2 hours.
Bus and train departures from Prague to Pilsen can be found at http://jizdnirady.idnes.cz/vlakyautobusy/spojeni/ (you can switch to the English version by clicking a button in right lower corner). The arrival station in Pilsen is CAN (Centrální autobusové nádraží = Central Bus Station) and Plzeň – hlavní nádraží (Main Railway Station). The easiest and most convenient way to get by bus from Prague to Pilsen is to buy your ticket online at Student Agency website (not only for students):http://www.studentagency.eu/.
Public transportation in Pilsen:
Information about fares in Pilsen public transport can be found at http://www.pmdp.cz/tourist/how-should-i-travel.aspx?LayID=2. The hotel location is most conveniently accessible by tram no. 1 or 2 (from Main Railway Station – direction Bolevec (1) or Skvrnany (2), get off at the station Nam. Republiky or Anglicke nabr., Prazska) and tram no. 2 (from Central Bus Station, direction Svetovar, get off at the station Nam. Republiky or Anglicke nabr., Prazska).
The BAI2013 conference is also supported by the grant of Urban District Pilsen 3 (UMO Plzeň 3).