CPM 2017

28th Annual Symposium on Combinatorial Pattern Matching

Warsaw, Poland, July 4-6, 2017


Papers and Proceedings

Local information


Travel and Arrival

Air Transport

Warsaw Fryderyk Chopin Airport (old name Okęcie) is the largest and the most modern airport in Poland. It is located 10 km south-west from the center of Warsaw. The Warsaw airport covers about 70% of all passenger air traffic in Poland. At present Warsaw has over 80 scheduled connections to domestic and international airports and an ever growing number of charter connections. The second airport in Warsaw is Modlin Airport which is located approx. 40 km from the centre of Warsaw. Both airports are well connected.

Railway Transport

There are three large railway stations in Warsaw receiving international and long haul domestic traffic: Warszawa Centralna, Warszawa Zachodnia, Warszawa Wschodnia. Warsaw has railway connections with several major European cities (more information).

How to get to the centre from the airport

Frideric Chopin Airport

The airport is 10 km south from the centre of Warsaw. It takes about 20 minutes to get there. You can take bus number 175; and get off either at bus stop called “Krucza. Then if you go to the conference venue you can take bus number 127 and get off at bus stop called “BIBLIOTEKA UNIWERSYTECKA”.

There is also SKM train connection from the airport  to the city center. The train stops at the Warszawa Centralna Station or at the Warszawa Śródmieście Station (both in the center of Warsaw). Many trains stop also at the Warszawa Powiśle Station which is the nearest one to the conference venue.

Alternatively you can take a taxi which belongs to one of the municipal corporations. In front of the arrival hall, there is a rank with taxis associated in three corporations: “SAWA Taxi” and “MERC Taxi” Estimated taxi fare is 1,80 PLN–2,40 PLN per km (to get to the city center you should not pay more than 40-50 PLN).

Modlin Airport

The airport is 40 km north from the centre of Warsaw.

Public transport

Buses and trams are the basic means of public transport; they run according to the timetable displayed at the stops, approximately from 5:00 a.m. to 10:45 p.m.; from 10:45 p.m. to 4:45 a.m. night buses are in service. Almost all night lines have their main stops at Emilii Plater (close to the Central Railway Station) to facilitate changing lines for the passengers. The tickets can be bought at kiosks [newsagent’s shops], ticket machines or from the driver.

Convenient websites to check connections on the public transport by specifying addresses or stop names are jakdojade.pl and Google Maps.