The conference hotel
The conference will be held in the Danubius Thermal Hotel Margitsziget****, a newly renovated nine-storey spa hotel, offering a wide range of facilities, centrally located in the picturesque surrounding of the Margaret Island, yet far away from the noise of the city. See maps below.
Margaret Island (Margitsziget) is located in the middle of the river Danube which devides Budapest into two parts, Buda and Pest, so lying in the the heart of the city.
With its approximately one mile long island is in fact a huge park, with nice promenades, sport facilities, romantic ruins of the Middle Age cloister, and a few luxurious hotels.
Hotel address and contacts:
Danubius Thermal Hotel Margitsziget****
Map of Budapest and of the Margaret Island:
Map of Budapest
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Map of Margaret Island and Danubius Thermal Hotel Margitsziget location
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How to get there
From Ferihegy Airport (28 kms):
Airport Minibus: tickets are available at the Airport (Aiport Minibus desks)
By taxi: 45 minutes (since taxi prices are not fixed in Hungary you should preferably take FõTaxi, CityTaxi or BudaTaxi)
From Eastern or Southern Railway Station (Keleti Pályaudvar, Déli Pályaudvar):
By taxi: 20 minutes
Public Transport: Bus line Nr. 26, every 15 minutes from the Western Railway Station (Nyugati Pályaudvar). From here direct connection to the underground line M3.
If you arrive by car from the western motorways (M1 or M7):
At the end of the motorway stay always on the rightmost lane. You will reach the junction Petõfi híd - Erzsébet híd, there choose direction Erzsébet híd. (Híd in Hungarian means bridge). After another km you arrive to junction Centrum, Miskolc, M3 - Margit híd. From here follow the direction Margit híd (3 or 4 kms). At the bifurcation Margit híd - Árpád híd, continue to Árpád híd. After another 2 kms this will lead you to the Árpád bridge, which leads to the northern edge of Margaret Island (on the bridge follow the sign Margitsziget). Note, that the only way to enter Margaret Island by car is from the northern side, the southern access being prohibited for private vehicles.