Wrocław airport is located 10 km west of the city centre and is served by LOT (flights from Warsaw, Frankfurt, Munich, and Gdansk), Lufthansa (Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, and Munich), SAS (Copenhagen), Ryanair (Alicante, Barcelona Girona, Bologna, Bristol, Brussels Charleroi, Dublin, Dusseldorf Weeze, East Midlands, Glasgow Prestwick, Liverpool, London Stansted, Malaga, Oslo Rygge, Rome Ciampino, and Shannon), and Wizzair (Cork, Doncaster Sheffield, Dortmund, Dublin, Eindhoven, Forli, London Luton, Milan Bergamo, Oslo Torp, and Paris Beauvais).
There is a bus (No. 406) that goes every 20 minutes to the Main Railway Station. The last bus to the station departs at 23:19; see the bus schedule.
The main railway station in Wrocław is called Wrocław Główny. See the train schedules and plan your trip.
The bus station is next to the railway station. See the schedules of international buses going to Wrocław.
Getting to the conference venue
Take tram no. 8 from the Railway Station in the direction of Zawalna or tram no. 9 in the direction of Sępolno or tram no. 11 in the direction of Kromera and get off at Hala Targowa, which is the 4th stop.
Coming from the airport, take bus no. 406 and get off at the 19th stop Arkady. From there take tram no. 6 in the direction of Kowale or no. 7 in the direction of Marino and get off at the 5th stop Uniwersytecka.
The fares are as follows:
Single-ride tickets: 3 PLN for regular routes, 3.20 PLN for express or night buses (express buses are marked with letters instead of numbers). You need to validate these tickets each time you board a different vehicle (no transfers possible).
Period tickets: 30-minutes – 3 PLN, 60-minutes 4.40 PLN, 90-minutes – 6 PLN, 24-hours – 11 PLN, 48-hours – 20 PLN, 72-hours – 26 PLN.
If you are travelling with a large backpack or a suitcase you must also buy a 1.50 PLN baggage ticket that you validate on each bus/tram you board. You can buy bus/tram tickets at some newspaper stores, ticket machines that are available at most stops (cash payment only) or from a ticket machine inside a tram/bus (credit/debit card payment only. Supposedly, Maestro is not accepted unless it is a proximity card).
You can also take a taxi, but you’d better call one by phone (here are the numbers). A taxi from the airport will cost around 50-60 PLN.
For detailed instructions on how to get to the conference venue from other locations by public transportation, consult this website.