Regional Centre for Business Tourism (RCTB)
Wystawowa 1 , 51 – 618 Wrocław, Poland
Contact Phone: +48 71 347 51 20
Mobile phone: +48 785 999 042
Distance to Centennial Hall
International Airport: 13 km
Central Railway & Bus Stations: 4 km
A4 Motorway: 18km
How to get there
The city hosts an international airport (Copernicus Airport Wrocław) serving destinations in many European countries.
Wrocław Airport is served by the following airlines: Polish LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, Wizzair, Ryanair and Jet Air.
To get from the airport to the Centennial Hall, you can take a taxi located on the arrival level, which takes about 30 minutes.
Alternatively; bus No. 406 operates every 20 minutes, to the Central Railway/Coach Station on a daily basis. From there, please follow the instructions mentioned under ‘by rail and public transport’.
The major highway A4 is running through Wrocław, which connects the city with East Germany and Krakow. From the A4 which becomes the E40, please take Exit 5 — E261 — 8 — E67 – Wrocław. When in Bielany Wrocławskie, on E67 / 8, stay on the right in the direction of 5 — E261 – Wrocław.
By Rail and Public Transport
Wrocław is very well connected by train. The newly renovated train station offers connections from/to major Polish hubs and surrounding airports such as Lódz, Poznan, Katowice or Kraków, Warsaw or Dresden in Germany.
Please find information on how to get by train to Wrocław on the following website:
Polish National Railway PKP
From the railway station (Dworzec Glówny PKP), you can take a taxi to the Centennial Hall, which takes about 11 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a tram from the railway station (Dworzec Glówny PKP). It takes 20 minutes with tram No. 2 (in the direction of Biskupin) to Hala Stulecia (Centennial Hall) which is the 8th stop.
Please consult the following webpage on how to get around in Wrocław with public transport:
To call a taxi, please find a list of taxi companies from Wroclaw below:
Domino Taxi (+48 71) 19625
MPT (+48 71) 19191
Radio Taxi (+48 71) 19622
Official Language of the Conference
The official congress languages are English. Translation into Polish is provided.
Weather & Clothing
Offering a moderate climate with no real temperature extremes, the weather in Wrocław combines elements from both eastern and western Europe. The average temperature in Wrocław in May is 18°C during day time and 8°C during night time.
In Poland, the voltage is 230 Volt and the socket type is the Europlug/Schuko.
The Polish currency is the Polish Zloty (zł or PLN).
Throughout the area of Centennial Hall internet access will be provided by W-LAN. You can receive the access code at the reception desk.
Hidroenergia 2012 will be a non-smoking event. Smoking is only allowed outside the buildings.
The dress code is smart casual.
You can pay for public phone booths with phone cards which you can obtain at the post office or at a kiosk.
Emergency Dial 112
Police Dial 997
Letters and Postcards
Post offices in Wroclaw are open during week days between 9 am to 6 pm.
Letter boxes are red coloured. Prices for stamps for letters and postcards below 50 g are as follows:
- 1,55 Zloty Poland
- 2,40 Zloty Europe (incl. Russia and Israel)
- 2,50 Zloty World
Tap water is drinkable, but due to chloric taste, it may be advisable to buy bottled water.