Venue of the conference is Ensana Thermal Margaret Island Hotel.
The venue of the congress is situated on Margitsziget (Margaret Island), in the heart of Budapest. The hotel is an ideal 21st century conference venue, boasting all the requisite technical conditions, from broadband internet access to audio-visual equipment. High-speed, broadband, wireless internet access (WiFi) is also available.
Budapest-Margitsziget, H-1007 Budapest, Hungary
About Margitsziget (Margaret Island)
Situated between Buda and Pest in the embrace of the blue Danube lies beautiful Margitsziget (Margaret Island), a must-see destination for every visitor to Budapest. Though a place whose special mix of towering ancient trees, shady footpaths, expansive lawns, spas, and entertainment venues are sure to inspire love at first sight, the island is actually much more than just a treat for the eyes. In fact, Margaret Island is also an exciting historical and cultural spot, whose past encompasses virtually all important eras of Hungarian history; commemorating the footsteps of the most famous of Hungarian poets and writers, while also harbouring valuable medicinal waters that spring forth from the depths of the earth.
by car: the island is car-free however hotel guests can enter the island by car. Barrier-controlled car park can be found in front of the hotel (EUR 8 /day) and guarded underground car park is also available (EUR 13 /day). To get the discounted parking rate, press the HOTEL button at the barrier when you arrive.
by air: Liszt Ferenc International Airport is approx. 26 km.
Direct shuttle service – bus No 100E– operates between the airport and Deák Ferenc tér in the city centre. The airport shuttlebus single tickets costs 900 HUF (approx. 3 EUR). The service frequency is 20 minutes.
The official taxi company at the airport is Főtaxi. Főtaxi booths are located at the exits at Terminal 2A and 2B. A ride to the city centre should typically cost around 8000 HUF (26 EUR) depending on traffic conditions. All cars are equipped with a POS terminal, therefore credit cards are also accepted.
Public transportation in Budapest
Public transport in the city is well-organized including extensive network of trams, buses and metro lines. Tickets must be purchased in advance at vending machines or at metro stations / newsstands. Daily tickets and Tourist passes (valid for 1-3-7 days) are also available. (http://www.bkk.hu/en/tickets-and-passes/prices/)
Taxis are yellow in Budapest. We suggest that you use only taxis equipped with a taximeter, such as Főtaxi, City Taxi, Taxi5, TaxiPlus or Buda Taxi. Beware of private cabs, especially those without a taximeter.