Canine Science Forum 2018 - Official Site
  • The Venue



  • The 6th Canine Science Forum will be held on the same location as the first one back in 2008, next to the Danube at the Science Faculty Campus of the Eötvös Loránd Unversity.


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    How to get to the conference venue

    By public transport

    There are several stops nearby the venue in 5 minutes walking distance. The two major tram lines offer the easiest and best connections to the University building. Tram 4 and 6 stops at the Petőfi bridge on the north, while tram 1 stops on the south. Buses 153, 154b, 212 also have nearby stops. The more adventorous travelers can also try ship D11 to approach the venue from the Danube.

    More details are coming soon

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    How to travel to Budapest

    By Air

    About 35 airline companies operate regular flights to and from Budapest at Liszt Ferenc International Airport.
    Bus line 200E runs around the clock from the airport to the Kőbánya-Kispest metro station (11 stops, 20 minutes, timetable). The regular single or daily tickets are valid for this line from 350 HUF. Please be aware that the Metro line 3 is under reconstruction since September 2017. Bus line 100E leaves in every 30 minutes and transports passenger between Liszt Ferenc International Airport and Deák Ferenc tér in the city centre (40-60 minutes, timetable). Special single ticket: 900 HUF for each trip.
    The airport shuttle does door-to-door drop-offs (around €22 to central Budapest), while official taxis (Főtaxi) cost from around 6000 HUF. You can find the official booth right in front of the airport exit, where you can order your taxi.


    By Train

    Railway connections are excellent and there are also bus connections with countries in the vicinity of Hungary. There are three major international railway stations in Budapest:

    • Eastern Railway Station Budapest ( Keleti pályaudvar)
    • Western Railway Station Budapest ( Nyugati pályaudvar)
    • Southern Railway Station Budapest ( Déli Pályaudvar)


    Each of these railway stations can be accessed by the metro.


    By Car

    Budapest can be reached by car on motorways M1, M3, M5 and M7. Drivers are obliged to purchase a motorway sticker for the motorways. (obtainable at border crossing points and major petrol stations)

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    How to get around in Budapest

    Public transport

    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. Please be aware that if you travel with single tickets, it is not time based and valid only for one trip on one line. In case you change lines you have to validate your ticket on the vehicle or at the entrance of the metro lines. The only exception is the metro, where you can use all lines with one valid single ticket. On Google maps the travel planner is available for public transport with live information about the timing of each lines.


    By Bike

    A public bike-sharing system is available in the city with several docking stations around, including one in the vincinity of the venue. For details please see the MOL Bubi website.


    By Taxis

    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. The fares are centrally regulated, thus should be the same for each company (Basic fee: 450HUF plus distance based fare: 280HUF/km. Additional waiting charge: 70HUF/min). Beware of private cabs, especially those without a taximeter.

    By car

    Parking

    Parking in the central districts of Budapest is available against a fee. You need to purchase a parking ticket from the vending machines on the streets. Only HUF coins are accepted.


    Notice for Drivers (Zero Alcohol)

    Drivers should be aware that there is a zero tolerance of blood alcohol level while driving in Hungary.

    General info

    Credit Cards, Currency and Exchange

    The official currency in Hungary is Hungarian Forint (HUF). Exchange facilities are offered at the airport, in hotels, at the exchange desks of banks and at several exchange offices. American Express, Visa and Master Card are accepted at the hotels, at most of the restaurants and city stores, but you should ask or look for the logo before ordering a service.


    Shopping hours

    The usual shopping hours in Budapest are from 10:00 to 18:00, in big shopping centres up to 21:00 or 22:00. Shops and food stores are open from Monday till Saturday and are closed on Sunday except the larger ones.


    Tipping

    Tips in restaurants and for taxis – depending on the service – are optional but expected. Maximum rate is usually 10 %. There are some restaurants where the service charge is included in the bill, in this case do not tip.


    Insurance

    The Organizing Committee cannot assume responsibility for injuries or losses occurring to persons or personal belongings during the Conference. Participants are therefore advised to travel with a valid insurance package.


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    Where to stay in Budapest

    The Conference Secretariat has carefully selected hotels for the participants of the Conference offering specially discounted rates. We offer hotels in different categories that are situated in the near vicinity of the conference venue. (For map information see below.)

    Participants are kindly requested to book their accommodation by using the link or Booking form as indicated under every hotel name. All hotels keep a limited room block until 15 May 2018, and request a credit card guarantee upon reservation. After this date rooms can be booked upon availability.

    4 stars

    Danubius Hotel Flamenco

    Danubius Hotel Flamenco, in modern style, is just a few minutes from the downtown in green surroundings, offers accommodation of high standard both for tourists and for business travelers. The Hotel is situated in a quiet residential area overlooking a beautiful park with a small lake.

    The Hotel has 358 rooms. Each with bathroom (with bath or shower), minibar, direct dial phone, electronic key lock system, colour TV with pay movies and satellite programmes. All rooms are air-conditioned. Free WiFi is available in all areas.

    Heated indoor swimming pool with sauna and solarium, Danubius Premier Fitness Centre are available for the guests. Indoor and outdoor tennis courts are nearby.

    Hotel Flamenco Bolero Restaurant is a fine-dining restaurant with international cuisine and Hungarian specialties. Parking is available.

    You can reach the city centre within minutes by taking the bus, tram, or the M4 METRO from Móricz Zsigmond Square. Conference venue can be reached in 15 minutes by taking the tram No. 6. from Móricz Zsigmond square.

    RESERVATION IS AVAILABLE HERE

    Leonardo Hotel Budapest

    Only a few minutes walking distance from the city center and the Danube, the Leonardo Hotel Budapest is located at the flourishing business district Ferencváros. No other 4-star hotel in Budapest is as close to the airport, ensuring convenient travelling. The hotel is perfect for leisure and business travelers alike.

    The 180 en-suite rooms are equipped with air conditioning, free WiFi, safes and satellite LCD TV as well as work desks and mini-fridges. Complimentary mineral water is offered in the room upon arrival. Each bathroom provides Sea of Spa cosmetic products. Guests can spend their time in the gym of the hotel.

    Spoil yourself with sensual delights at the Courtyard Restaurant with international and traditional Hungarian cuisine. Gourmets appreciate the Hummus Bar Bistro for its first-class choice. Great for light fare between meals is the 24/7 Grab ’n’ Go-station with a choice of tasty snacks and drinks. Parking is available.

    Conference venue can be reached in 10 minutes by taking the tram No. 4 or 6.

    PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE BOOKING FORM HERE

    4/3 stars

    Hotel Corvin / Hotel Sissi

    Located downtown Budapest Corvin Hotel Budapest is a nice, friendly hotel close to the beautiful River Danube. The hotel was completely renovated in 2016 and its 42 rooms offer four star services with common entrance, reception, lobby, restaurant with the neighbouring Hotel Sissi which offers 44 rooms with three star services. The new hotel complex is operated under the name of Corvin Hotel Budapest including the Sissi and Corvin wings.

    Some of the rooms come with a balcony, facing the garden or the quiet street. Each room has air-conditioning, free WiFi access and is equipped with LCD television, fridge and telephone. En-suite bathrooms are fitted with a shower. Staff at the 24-hour hotel reception can provide tourist with tips or reserve bicycles. The on-site bar is open around the clock and guests can access free Wi-Fi connection.

    AWith an eye for dietary requirements, the restaurant serves buffet-style international dishes. Parking is available.

    Conference venue can be reached in 10 minutes by taking the tram No. 4 or 6.

    RESERVATION (Corvin Wing****) IS AVAILABLE HERE

    RESERVATION (Sissi Wing***) IS AVAILABLE HERE

    3 stars

    Ibis Styles Budapest City Hotel

    Ibis Styles Budapest City is located on the bank of river Danube on the Pest side of the city. It is a perfect location with the most comfortable access to both the financial and historical parts of the city.

    A really good night sleep in 130 rooms that are bubbly with energy and huge comfort. The air-conditioned rooms are all featuring satellite TV, coffee/tea making facilities and a private bathroom, equipped with a bath and shower. Ibis Styles Budapest City features free WiFi throughout the property.

    All you can eat buffet breakfast is included in the room price. Lobby Bar is open around the clock offering a wide range of drinks and snacks. Parking is available.

    Conference venue can be reached in 10 minutes by taking the tram No. 4 or 6.

    PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE BOOKING FORM HERE

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