Travel

Public transport passes will be available from the ECTS exhibition stand (stand 13) at the congress, and a map of Prague will be found in your congress delegate bag.

The Prague Congress Centre is easily accessible by bus, tram and taxi and is about 15 minutes from the airport.

The Prague Congress Centre is adjacent to the Vyšehrad station on Line C of the Prague underground railway network, providing convenient access by public transport from the city’s airport and all major rail and bus stations.

Maps, timetables, fares and route planning are available in English on the Prague Public Transport website www.dpp.cz/en/

Prague Congress Centre

By underground railway


Plánek metra

Visit these sites for more information:

By car
GPS: 50.062112,14.428886 
The Prague Congress Centre is adjacent to the North-South Prague City Expressway – follow the road signs for Kongresové centrum Praha.



Parking is available in the Prague Congress Centre's underground car park, or above ground on the southern side of the complex.

 

Parking

Underground and outdoor parking on the premises of the Congress Hall is available for all events.

A car park with almost 1,000 spaces is situated under the Prague Congress Centre and Vyšehrad Business Centre

Information about long-term parking permits.

Short-term parking – small passenger vehicles (prices include VAT)

Price Parking duration
50 CZK basic rate per 1 hour
50 CZK up to 10 hours - hourly rate
500 CZK for over 10 hours each 24 hours
500 CZK 24-hour parking permit with unlimited number of entries
1 000 CZK for 4 days following first 3 days at daily rate
1 500 CZK

for maximum of up to 3 days over first week (7 days)

 

Save up to 20% on travel to the ECTS 2014 Congress in Prague with a Star Alliance airline


Star Alliance

Star AllianceThe Star Alliance™ member airlines are pleased to be appointed as the Official Airline Network for ECTS 2014.

To obtain the Star Alliance Conventions Plus discounts please follow the below steps to access the Conventions Plus online booking tool:

*Should the online booking tool not open, please ensure that your Pop-Up blocker is disabled.

Registered participants plus one accompanying person travelling to the event can qualify for a discount of up to 20%, depending on fare and class of travel booked.

The participating airlines for this event are:

Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Asiana Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Avianca, Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EgyptAir, Ethiopian Airlines, EVA Airways, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, SWISS International Air Lines, TAP Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United

Discounts are offered on most published business and economy class fares, excluding website/internet fares, senior and youth fares, group fares and Round the World fares.

Please note: For travel to/from Japan and New Zealand special fares or discounts may be offered by the participating airlines on their own network. To obtain these special fares or discounts and for booking office information please visit www.staralliance.com/conventionsplus/delegates and:

• Click on “Conventions Plus Booking Contacts” and enter the conventions code LH20S1

• Choose one of the participating airlines listed

• Call the respective reservation contact listed and quote the conventions code LH20S1 when requesting the special ticket

When making your travel plans please be able to present confirmation of your registration or proof of attendance for the Congress.

Passport and Visa

All participants must have a valid passport (or identity card for European Community Nationals) in order to enter the Czech Republic. Visas are not necessary for citizens of EU countries. Citizens of some countries may need to obtain a visa before arrival. For further information please contact the nearest Czech Embassy or Consulate to check visa regulations. Delegates must, of course, meet the normal requirements, i.e. they must possess valid travel documents and sufficient means of support. Delegates requiring a visa for entry to the Czech Republic are strongly advised to make their application in their home countries at least three months before the intended date of travel. Visa application procedures are easier when the acknowledgement of registration is included. Refunds cannot be made when visa applications are not granted.

The Congress Secretariat is able to issue you with an official letter of invitation for the congress. Please note that such a letter can only be issued if you are registered for the congress and your registration fee has been fully paid.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Congress Secretariat if you have any questions regarding visa application procedures.