Travel and Visa

Several international airports are available to reach the CESPC9/COST PlAgri venue, Vienna airport (VIE), Bratislava airport (BTS), Košice airport (KSC), or Krakow airport (KRK).

Vienna airport (VIE) with frequent bus connection to Bratislava. Buses depart every 30 min from platform 4 in front of the arrival hall. There are three providers, RegioJet, Slovak Lines, and Flixbus.
Click here to see some connections.

Bratislava airport (BTS) with frequent public transport connection (bus 61) to Bratislava city center and main train station.

Košice airport (KSC) is the closest international airport with reasonable number of flights from several European cities (London, Vienna, Warsaw, Dublin, Prague, Liverpool, Duesseldorf). Public transport connection to Kosice city center and train connection to Strbske Pleso every 2 h.

Krakow John Paul II Airport (KRK) in Poland is a significant international airport with flights from many European cities. No availabe public connections to the venue.

Airport shuttle

The airport shuttle from/to Bratislava, Košice and Krakow at a given day will be provided if at least 3 paricipants will request and be able to share it. Please log in to your CESPC-9 user account and click "Shuttle" to specify your interest and special requirements. We will try our best to adapt the exact departure/arrival times based on your demands.


The conference venue, Hotel Sorea Trigan (right below small lake shown on the map below) is situated just a few hundred meters from the train station "Štrbské Pleso" (top left corner of the map).

The conference venue can be relatively easily reached by trains from Košice, Bratislava, or even from Vienna.
Possible connections:

10:45 Vienna, main train st. - 16:45 Štrbské Pleso
12:16 Vienna, main train st. - 18:45 Štrbské Pleso
12:13 Bratislava, main train st. - 16:45 Štrbské Pleso
14:13 Bratislava, main train st. - 18:45 Štrbské Pleso
14:15 Košice - 16:45 Štrbské Pleso
15:57 Košice - 18:31 Štrbské Pleso

Click here to find the most suitable connection for you.


Please use the address, or the coordinates below in your navigation to reach the conference venue.

Address: Szentiványho 15, 059 85 Vysoké Tatry-Štrbské Pleso
Coordinates: 49.11555, 20.06597


Slovakia belongs to Shengen zone. Schengen refers to the EU passport-free zone that covers most of the European countries. Click here to find more about Shengen and Visa requirements for non-EU Nationals.



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