OPEN DAY: 15.04.2011

Cluster Review: 14.04.2011


Project Manager
Dr Agata Checinska

Tel. +48 225532405

The Institute of Theoretical Physics
University of Warsaw
Hoza 69, 00-681 Warsaw


Travel information

Below you will find the information on: See the airport, central railway station and the university at Googlemaps.


Warsaw Chopin Airport (Polish: Lotnisko Chopina w Warszawie) is located in the south-west part of Warsaw, approximately 10km from the city center.

When hiring a taxi at the airport, please do not accept unauthorised services offered by touts in the arrival hall. There is an official taxi rank right outside the arrivals served by three companies endorsed by the airport: ELE SKY Taxi, SUPER Taxi, and SAWA Taxi.

For public transport options from the airport see . The city center is served by bus 175 during day and N32 at night. A single fare is 2.80 PLN. Tickets should be bought from a newsagent before boarding a bus and validated immidiately after boarding.


Warsaw's municipal transport consists of trams, city buses, suburban buses and the underground (metro).

The tickets can be bought in kiosks, ticket machines located at stops or you can buy them directly from drivers (though the first two options are prefered). Single fare tickets, time-limit tickets and short-term tickets are sold on a carrier in a form of a paper card with a magnetic strip. Long-term tickets are coded on Warszawska Karta Miejska (Warsaw City Card). More information can be found here. The tickets must be validated in the bus/tram/metro; if you are using time-limit tickets only one validation of the ticket is neccessary.
To get from the airport and around the city center, the 1-zone tickets will be sufficient. One-day and three-day tickets are available (valid for all means of transportation).

Official website of the public transport in Warsaw.

To arrive to the meeting venue:

Line 175 stops at the Central Railway Stattion and the "Centrum" metro station. The metro station which is the closest one to the university is "Swietokrzyska".
Please beware pickpockets on the buses. Remember also about the possible delays during the rush hours.



The meeting will take place in the central part of the city (please see the Venue section).

Hotel suggestions:

University hotels:

When making a booking on the following hotels, a discount for guests visiting the University of Warsaw may be available; however, we advise to ask for other special offers which may give a better deal:
When making inquiries about the accommodation/discount please refer to the University of Warsaw and FET QIFT Open Day.


Official website of Warsaw and official tourist portal of Warsaw.
We encourage you to visit also recently opened Chopin Museum and the Copernicus Science Center.