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Towards a Network of GRB Detecting Nanosatellites

Towards a Network of GRB Detecting Nanosatellites

September 13 - 14, 2018

Budapest, Hungary


The conference will take place in the center of Budapest, in the main building of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. The building is located at the Pest side of the river Danube (map) opposite to the Buda Castle.

Budapest, Magyar Tudományos Akadémia 24

Travel to Budapest

Budapest is accessible by plane, or by trains and buses. International flights to Budapest arrive at the Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport (BUD).

From the airport

Public transportation: At the airport one needs to take the bus 200E and get off at the metro terminal called "Kobanya-Kispest" (takes 22 min.) From there, the metro line 3 takes you to the city center. Tickets for public transportation are available at the airport from the BKK customer service point. Each ticket costs 350 HUF.

Airport shuttle: A more convenient way to travel is using the airport shuttle. This option is cheaper than taking a taxi, but you will travel with other passengers in a minibus. You will find more information at the airport shuttle webpage.

Taxi: The most convenient way to the city center is the taxi. The taxi station can be found at the exit of the terminal, a trip to the city center costs around 30 EUR (10 000 HUF). The taxis are regulated and the fare will be determined when you order the ride. Uber is not operating in Hungary.

Travel to the conference site

The central building of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences is located on the bank of the Danube (address: 1051 Budapest, Széchenyi István tér 9) near the historic chain bridge. It can be accessed by metro line 2 at the "Kossuth ter" station, from where one can walk 10 min, or take one stop with the tram no. 2 toward "Kozvagohid" direction, and get off at "Szechenyi Istvan ter".

Local currency

The local currency is the Hungarian Forint (Ft or HUF). Euro is only accepted at limited locations, e.g. in larger supermarkets.

Local weather

The weather in September is usually pleasant, with daily temperatures around 23C (73F). You can check the weather forecast.