August 26, 2024 to September 6, 2024
IPP Prague, CZ
Europe/Prague timezone

Important information for participants

Accommodation
The accommodation of participants is reserved in the hotel Henrietta. The COMPASS tokamak is at walking distance from the hotel (~10 min) and also accessible by public transport (direct metro or tram).

The address of the hotel is:

Hotel Henrietta
Ke Stirce 42
182 00 Praha 8

http://www.henrietta.cz/

The hotel reservation for all participants is as follows:

  • Arrival: Sunday, August 25th, 2024
  • Departure: Saturday, September 07th, 2024

Accommodation cost in this period is covered by the Institute of Plasma Physics (IPP), Prague. Breakfast is included.
 

First day of the event:
Participants of the SUMTRAIC will meet Jordan Cavalier in the lobby of the hotel Henrietta on Monday, August 26th, at 09:00 “sharp”! You will follow him to COMPASS.
 

Contacts:
Do not hesitate to call/write the organizers in case of problem:

Jordan Cavalier:
Mobile: +33 632060672
Office: +420 266 053 387
cavalier@ipp.cas.cz

Institute's web pages: http://www.ipp.cas.cz
 

Currency
The currency in Czech Republic is the Czech crown. The exchange rate with euros is around: 1 Euro ~ 25 CZK (be aware that there are some exchange offices with really bad rate). See here for accurate exchange rate.
 

Public transport in Prague
Fares: http://www.dpp.cz/en/fares-in-prague/
Prague Public transport trip planner: https://pid.cz/en/

One-way ticket for the public transport 30 CZK (30 min) or 40 CZK (90 min). You can buy a permanent ticket for the public transport valid for one month for 550 CZK (~20 Euro).

The organizers recommend using an app (such as litacka). Single usage and monthly tickets can be bought easily.

How to reach the hotel Henrietta from the Prague airport:

  1. Buy a one-way (or permanent) ticket for the public transport at the airport (there are many yellow ticket machines, some of them accepting also bank notes and credit/debit cards). The cost of the one way ticket is 40 CZK (~1,5 Euro)
  2. Take Bus 119 and go to its terminus Nadrazi Veleslavin – punch the ticket when entering the bus
  3. Go to the Metro line A at the same place (with the same ticket – do not punch it again)
  4. Go to the metro station MUSEUM
  5. Change the metro line to the line C
  6. Go to the metro station Kobylisy
  7. Hotel Henrietta is in walking distance – see map. 
Airport → Bus 119 → Nadrazi Veleslavin → Line A → Museum → Line C → Kobylisy → Hotel

 

You may use taxi to reach the Hotel Henrietta from the airport for about 20-25 Euro. Recommended company is AAA. Please, agree the price with the taxi driver at first and ask the receipt! Prefer using the public transportation system, which is quite reliable in Prague. Also, think of using Uber/Bolt/Taxify which might be significantly cheaper than taxi.

From Kobylisy station to the hotel
 

How to reach the IPP main building
Take metro line C and go to the Metro station Ladvi and follow the attached map.

  1. Arrive to the metro station Ladvi (by the metro line C)
  2. Use the underpass to cross the street "Strelnicna".
  3. The building of the metro station Ladvi is seen across the street
  4. Follow the attached map – blue trace
  5. Go towards traffic lights – a parking place is seen across the street 
  6. Turn left
  7. The tokamak building is seen – a larger grey building and a smaller yellow one
  8. Ring any bell at the entrance door

U Slovanky 1770/3, 182 00 Prague 8

From the Ládví station to the tokamak building (IPP)


A word about Prague
For additional useful information about Prague and good tips we suggest a youtube channel Honest Guide or a nice description here.