The 16th Central European Conference on Cryptology

June 22 - 24, 2016, Piestany, Slovakia

Travel information

Conference location: Hotel Magnolia, Piestany, Slovakia, GPS: N 48 35.261, E 17 50.218

Distance from Train Station / Bus Station: 2 km / 1.5miles

Travelling to Piestany

By train

Piestany railway station is served by fast trains, regional express trains and personal trains operated by ZSSK (Zeleznicna spolocnost Slovensko - SlovakRail).

For destinations and timetables see the website of SlovakRail:

Alternatively you can visit:, which provides timetables for trains, buses and public transports in Slovakia. The language of the site can be changed to English/German in the lower-right corner.

By plane

Even though Piestany has its own airport, it is currently not used for passenger transport.

You may consider to arrive at one of the neighbouring airports: Bratislava (90km), Vienna (150 km).

From Bratislava airport you have to reach Bratislava Main Railway Station ("Bratislava Hlavna stanica"), from where you can take various fast trains to Piestany. Public transport bus no. 61 provides direct connection between Bratislava airport and Bratislava Main Railway Station.

From Vienna airport you can take the bus to Bratislava (different lines operated by Blaguss, Slovak Lines or Regiojet). Their usual final destination in Bratislava is either Bratislava airport (from which you can take public transport bus no. 61 to the train station) or Bratislava Main Bus Station.

By bus

The bus station in Piestany is located just outside the railway station. For various bus routes, please visit the following site (you can change the language to English/German in the lower-right corner):

This site provides various timetables for trains and buses in Slovakia.

By car

Main Slovak highway D1 (E75) connecting Bratislava and Kosice lies just outside of Piestany, so if you travel from Bratislava (from south) or from Zilina/Kosice (from north), just take the corresponding exit to Piestany (Exit 83).

Traveling in Piestany

Public transport stop at the railway/bus station is called "Autobusova stanica". The closest public transport stop to Hotel Magnolia is "Nitrianska ul. Aupark" (the stop is in front of a large shopping centre Aupark).

The information about public transport in Piestany can be found at following sites:

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