Galois representations
and automorphic forms

15-20 August 2011
Banach Center, Będlewo, Poland


The Banach International Center in Będlewo is located approx. 26 km south of Poznań. The city of Poznań is located in the Western Poland and can be easily reached by plane, train or car from various places in Europe.

How to get to Będlewo from Poznań:

See the Banach Center web page for information.

How to get to Poznań:

By Plane

(a) Fly directly to Poznań to the international Poznań Airport Ławica. See the airport web page .

(b) You can also arrive to Poland at the Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport which has connections with all major airports in Europe and many in the USA and Canada. The National Polish Airlines LOT is a part of the Star-Alliance. From Warsaw take a plane to Poznań. The domestic terminal in Warsaw is located next to the international one.

By Train

Poznań is located halfway between Berlin and Warsaw and can be reached by train from either city via a direct train connection.

Via Warsaw

Arriving by plane at Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport take a taxi or a bus to the Warsaw central railway station Warszawa Centralna. Please see the information about taxi and bus serving the airport.

There are several direct trains each day between Warsaw and Poznań. We recommend that you take either IC (Inter City, no stops) or EC (Euro City, express train). Travel takes less than 3 hours. One can expect in most trains a restaurant car or/and mini-bar services. See detailed schedule.

Via Berlin

There are two airports in Berlin: Tegel TXL and Schoenefeld SXF. The major international airport is Tegel, and it has many connections to various cities. The most convenient and cost effective way to get to and from the Tegel airport is by bus. Buses connect Tegel with the subway and overground train stations. Taxis are readily available outside the airport terminal, they take around 20 minutes to the city centre. From Schoenefeld there is a train connection "AirportExpress" to the Hauptbahnhof in the city centre (about 30 minutes). There are a few direct EC-trains per day from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Poznań. The travel takes approximately 3 hours. Please note that it is advisable to avoid non-direct train connections. Refer to the train schedule between Berlin and Poznań.

By Car

In order to reach Poznań from the west, you can go via Polish-German border in Świecko-Frankfurt/Oder crossing point and then drive directly to Poznań. The road is relatively good, but it is mainly not a highway, and it goes through some villages and small cities.

Please note that the speed limit in Poland is 90 km/h outside villages and cities, and 50 km/h inside. Observe traffic-signals for speed limit reduction.

Use any web browser to find the road map from Poznań to Będlewo.