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Address information

Name in English Laboratory of Parallel and Distributed Systems
Name in Hungarian Párhuzamos és Elosztott Rendszerek Kutatólaboratórium
Head Prof. Dr. Peter Kacsuk
Address Victor Hugo Street 18-22.
H-1132 Budapest, Hungary
Postal address H-1518 Budapest, Pf. 63., Hungary
Phone +36 1 279 6064
Fax +36 1 329 7864

Transfer from the airport

AirportShuttle-Minibus service

Most participants will arrive at the Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport. The simplest means of transportation to any place in Budapest from here is via the AirportShuttle-Minibus service - this door-to-door service is reasonably priced: a one way ticket to the city centre is HUF 3200/person (return ticket: HUF 5500/person). You can book your ticket on-line on the web page of the service, make a reservation thru the AirportShuttle-Minibusz Call Center (if you choose this method of booking dial (+36-1) 296-8555) or buy your ticket on the spot. The passengers arriving are greeted by the AirportShuttle-Minibusz Desk Service at the "Gates of the Country", will be called by their address by the AirportShuttle-Minibusz Driver, and will be guided to the appropriate Minibus, which has previously been selected for him/her by the AirportShuttle-Minibus Dispatcher.

For further information please visit the website of the service: http://www.airportshuttle.hu/en/

Getting to the city centre by taxi

A bit more expensive but prompt transfer service is provided by several taxi services. The approximate price of a one way travel from the Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport to the centre of Budapest is about HUF 8000/car. Since taxi the prices are standardized you can take the taxi company you like. In order to book a car, please visit the website of a company.

Taking the public transport

From 4:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., bus number 200E commutes between Terminal 2 and the Kőbánya-Kispest metro terminal (metro line M3) - the last bus to catch the metro leaves at 10:51 p.m. From the Kőbánya-Kispest metro terminal, passengers can take the M3 metro towards Újpest Központ to reach the city center - in order to get to the laboratory you will have to exit the M3 at Lehel tér station. Go out in the rear of the subway. There is the beginning of Victor Hugo street, and the building is at the third corner. It is possible to change to metro lines M1 and M2 at the Deák Ferenc tér stop in the inner city.

From 11:00 p.m.to 1:00 a.m. the final stop of the bus number 200E is Határ út where you can take the night bus number 914A which operates between Határ út and Újpest Központ, crossing the city centre.

Between 1:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. the night bus number 900 operates between Budapest Airport Terminal 2 and the South Pest bus garage. At the Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út stop it is possible to change to night buses 950 and 950A, operating to the inner city.

The price of a one way ticket is HUF 350. Tickets are available at Metro stations, news-stands and major bus/tram terminals and must be validated inside the vehicles or at the entrance of the Metro stations. Please keep your ticket with you until the end of your journey as conductors may check them at the exit gates.

For further information, please visit the website of the Budapest Közlekedési Központ: http://www.bkk.hu/en/welcome/

Transfer from railway stations

Getting to the city centre by taxi

If you choose to take a taxi to get to the inner city, please have a look on the informations on taxi companies and prices mentioned above in the Transfer from the airport section.

From Keleti pályaudvar (Eastern Railway Station)

During daytime in order to get to the laboratory you can take the trolley bus number 76 which operates between Keleti pályaudvar (Garay tér) and Jászai Mari tér. When you exit the bust at Hegedűs Gyula utca, SZTAKI building is right opposite to the bus stop. To get to the inner city you can take the metro line 2 (M2) or the busses stopping by the main entrance of the station. During night time you will have to take one of the night buses stopping at the same bus stop as the daily lines.

From Nyugati pályaudvar (Western Railway Station)

In order to get to the laboratory take metro line 3 (M3) from Nyugati pályaudvar to Lehel tér (one stop to Újpest központ direction). Go out in the rear of the subway. There is the beginning of Victor Hugo street, and the building is at the third corner.

Nyugati pályaudvar is at the actual city centre. In most cases you can reach your destination by taking the metro line 3 (M3) to Kőbánya-Kispest direction or the tramways number 4 or number 6, station of which can be found at the main entrance of the station. Please note that these trams operate 7/24, but during night time instead of the M3 you will have to take the night bus number 914 or number 914A.

From Déli pályaudvar (Southern Railway Station)

During daytime you can take the metro line 2 (M2) which operates between Déli pályaudvar and Örs vezér tere. In order to get to the laboratory change to metro line 3 (M3) to Újpest központ direction. Exit the metro at Lehel tér, leave at the rear of the subway, and go upstairs at hte front right corner of the underpass. You will find yourself on the corner of Victor Hugo and Váci street. Take Victor Hugo street and go straight ahead, the SZTAKI building is at the third corner.

About public transportation and ticket fees

The price of a one way ticket is HUF 350. Tickets are available at Metro stations, news-stands and major bus/tram terminals and must be validated inside the vehicles or at the entrance of the Metro stations. Please keep your ticket with you until the end of your journey as conductors may check them at the exit gates.

For further information, please visit the website of the Budapest Közlekedési Központ: http://www.bkk.hu/en/welcome/

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General Information about Hungary

Budapest, one of the most beautiful historical capitals in Europe, situated on the banks of the Danube, will host the summer school. The architectural beauty with its monuments from neo-classic through baroque to eclectic art nouveau is prevalent in the city. Budapest is also world famous for its artistic abundance of concerts, operas, recitals, galas and exhibitions. The warm hospitality of people, excellent food and wine reliable and frequent public transportation, vivid cultural life, rich museums attract millions of visitors every year. Visitor friendly visa policy, value-for-the-price services and goods, and pleasant climate make Hungary one of the most popular meeting venues worldwide. 

Official Language

The language of the school is English, no simultaneous translation will be available. The official language of Hungary is Hungarian. Although most young people speak English, learning a few basic Hungarian terms is fun and can broad your linguistic horizon. This page gives you some basic information on the Hungarial language and helps you take the first few steps.

Visas

From December 21, 2007 Hungary is a member of the Schengen Area, and applies the Schengen legislation in full. The following document on the webpage of the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs describes citizens from which countries require visa to enter Hungary and the process of applying for a visa is described here.

If you are not sure whether you need a visa or not then please contact the Hungarian consulate in your home country. They can also give you further information about the visa application procedure.

Insurance

The Organizers of the Summer School do not provide insurance and do not take responsibility for any loss, accident or illness that might occur during the School or in the course of travel to or from the meeting site. It is, therefore, the responsibility of the participants to check their coverage with their insurance provider.

Bank, Currency, Credit Cards

The unit of currency is the Hungarian Forint (HUF), denoted as "Ft" by the Hungarians. International credit cards (AmEx, EC/MC, Visa) are accepted at most hotels, restaurants and shops. ATMs are available at the Airport and all over the city. (1 EUR is approx. 300 HUF)

Weather

Hungary is in the temperate zone, the weather in July is usually nice and warm. Daily temperature ranges from 27°C to 32°C (81F to 90F) and the relative humidity is below 40%.

Voltage

The electricity supply in Hungary is 230 V AC (50 Hz)