How to get to the Congress Venue and to the Hotels?
All the sessions of the EAEVE General Assembly will take place at the Faculty of Veterinary Science of Szent István University (H-1078 Budapest, István u. 2., Hungary).
To reach the GA venue and nearby hotels there are several means of transport.
Several trolleybus stops are around the campus:
- Trolleybus No. 73, 74, 76, 78
"Keleti pályaudvar" (Eastern Railway Station) junction in 3 minutes' walking distance with:
- Metro No.2
- Bus No. 5, 7, 7E, 20E, 30, 30A, 173, 173E, 178, 239
- Night Bus No. 907, 908, 931, 956, 973, 990
- Trolleybus No. 80, 80A
- Several national and international train lines
Please visit and dowload the map of Budapest Public Transport Network: http://www.bkv.hu/ftp/terkepek/nappali.pdf
From the Liszt Ferenc Airport to the Faculty of Veterinary Science or to the hotels:
- Use the Airport Minibus System, fixed rates for passengers:
Tel: +36 1 296 8555; www.airportshuttle.hu/en
Price: 3200 HUF = cca. 11 Eur (one way in 1 March 2012)
- or use the following Taxi Companies:
Főtaxi: +36 1 222 2222 (www.fotaxi.eu; Airport transfer rate: 5800 HUF = cca. 21 Euro)
City Taxi +36 1 211 1111 (www.citytaxi.hu; Airport transfer rate: 4800 HUF = cca. 17 Euro).
Parking at the Venue
Free parking is available for participants in the Campus Park of the Faculty of Veterinary Science.
Budapest has direct flight connection with every capital of Europe and other major cities and hubs in Europe and world-wide as well. All the major Airlines are present in Budapest. Any point in the world can be reached to and from Budapest. Budapest Liszt Ferenc (Ferihegy) airport has three terminals roughly 28 kilometers from the city. Since 2004 several low cost airlines have been running their flights between Budapest and the large European cities (Wizzair, Germanwings, EasyJet, Air Baltic, Jet2, Smartwings, Ryanair, Norwegian Air Shuttle).
Budapest is connected to the European railway system. There are direct railway links between Budapest and 13 capital cities of Europe and 47 international scheduled trains arrive daily in Budapest. Many international trains have dining and sleeping cars or couchettes. Most international express trains arrive and depart from the Eastern (Keleti) Railway Station. www.mav-start.hu/english/index.php
Volánbusz Rt., being a member of Eurolines, operates scheduled services to 22 European countries. www.volanbusz.hu/en/
Public transport in Budapest is provided by Budapest Transport Ltd. (known to all Hungarians simply as BKV). Budapest has an efficient public transport network. In general the buses, trams and trolleybuses operate between 4.30 AM and 11 PM. All-night bus service operates on the major thoroughfares in the city (night bus timetables are posted at stops and in most metro stations). The three metro lines (1,2,3) intersect at Deák Square in the centre of the town. Metros run at 2-15 minutes intervals from about 4.30 AM to 11.15 PM. There are also five suburban railway lines (HÉV) serving the outskirts of the city. For maps, timetables, ticket and pass information etc. see the home page of the BKV Ltd. (Budapest Transport Ltd.) www.bkv.hu/en/. Tickets are available at the General Assembly Registration Desk. 3-day tickets and any other types of Tickets are available at the nearest Metro station Keleti. Budapest Card is available in the MAV Ticket office at Keleti Railway Station and Grand Hotel Hungaria the nearest.
Confirmation, payment and cancellation
Confirmation will be sent to all participants by CongressLine Ltd. upon receipt of registration and payment. If the confirmation has not been received after 1 week of the application, please do not hesitate to contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- All registration fees and hotel payments should be made in Euros. They can be made via or by completing and sending the Registration and Hotel Reservation Form.
- All charges due to bank transfers have to be paid by the sender.
Bank Transfer has to be made to:
Account Holder’s name: CongressLine Ltd.
IBAN number: HU19 10404027 50504851 52551011
Swift Code: OKHBHUHB
Banks name and address: K&H Bank Zrt. (H-1051 Budapest, Vigado ter 1. Hungary)
Please indicate “EAEVE“ and the name of the participant(s).
VISA, EuroCard/MasterCard, American Express are accepted.
Card number with expiration date, card holder’s name, billing address of the cardholder, CVC code (the last three digits on the back of the credit card where the signature is - only VISA and EC/MC) and signature of the cardholder are needed.
Cancellation Policy of Registration and Accommodation
All the cancellations and changes must be sent to CongressLine Ltd. in written form. Please send your exact bank account details in the written cancellation.
Refund of the registration fee will be made as follows:
- 100% refund (minus 20 EUR administrative fee) in case of cancellation received before 4 May, 2012
- No refund in case of cancellation received after 4 May, 2012
Refund of the hotel costs will be made as follows:
- 100 % refund (minus 20 EUR administrative fee) in case of cancellation received before 31 March, 2012
- 40% refund (minus 20 EUR administrative fee) in case of cancellation received between 31 March and 13 April, 2012
- 20% refund (minus 20 EUR administrative fee) in case of cancellation received between 13 April and 27 April, 2012
- No refund in case of cancellation received after 27 April (in Grand Hotel Hungaria) and 8 May, 2012 (in all other hotels)
The climate of Budapest is continental. In May usually nice warm weather can be expected with a max. temperature of 25-28 °C, while the lowest temperature during the night is ranging between 12-15 °C. Nevertheless some rainy days can be expected.
The registration fees do not include provision for the insurance of participants against personal accidents, illness, cancellation, theft, property loss or damage. Participants are advised to take adequate personal travel insurance.
Budapest's pharmacies (gyógyszertár in Hungarian) are well stocked and can provide medicaments for most common ailments. Each of the 23 districts has an all-night pharmacy open every day, a sign on the door of any pharmacy will help you locate the closest one.
The Forint (HUF), the official national currency, is convertible. The exchange rates applied in Budapest banks, official exchange offices and hotels may vary. All the major credit cards are accepted in Hungary in places displaying the emblem at the entrance.
Exchange rate: 1 Euro = 290 HUF in March 2012.
In general, VISA, EC/MC and American Express credit cards are accepted in most restaurants, cafés, shops and petrol stations.
An ATM is available at the entrance (István utca) of the Campus of Faculty of Veterinary Science.
Stores and Shopping
The opening hours of Budapest stores are generally 10.00-18.00 on weekdays and 10.00-13.00 on Saturday. The big shopping centres are open from 10.00-20.00 from Monday to Saturday and from 10.00-18.00 on Sunday.
The voltage in Hungary is 230V, 50 Hz AC.
Recommended Taxi Company
To reach the Hotels or the Congress Venue and to avoid any inconvenience, please use the official ICBM2012 taxi company:
Phone: +36 1 211 1111 ; Web: www.citytaxi.hu
If you drive a personal or rented car, always try to park at a guarded parking lot and do not leave any valuables in the car. Please note that Budapest is divided into paying parking areas, with one parking meter in each street. The maximum parking time duration is 2 hours, tariffs may vary.
CET=GMT+2 (at the time of the General Assembly)