How to commute in Lublin?

If you are staying at one of the hotels recommended on our website you can quite easily reach the conference venue on foot in 3 up to 30 minutes, depending on where you are staying. Alternatively you can take the bus, trolleybus or taxi. You will definitely need to take one if you are staying at the Student’s Dormitories in Konstantynów (situated 4 km from the conference venue).

  • Buses / trolleybuses. The conference venue has many convenient public transport connections with all parts of the city. You can take one of the buses (2, 3, 4, 7, 10, 12, 13, 15, 18, 20, 26, 30, 31, 44, 55, 57, 74) or trolleybuses (151, 155, 158). To get the conference venue you need to get off at the “Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski (KUL)” bus stop. For more information about public transport in Lublin please visit the website: http://www.lublin.eu/en/lublin/komunikacja/.
  • Taxi. There are numerous taxi companies in We recommend the “Damel Taxi” company. From the 7th to 11th September all participants of the 9thInternational Conference on the Dialogical Self will get a 5% discount. To get the discount use the watchword “Dialogical self” when ordering the taxi by phone (+48 81 533 3333; +48 81 19626; English speaking service).

Money and currencies

The currency used in Poland is Polish Zloty (PLN). There are many automated teller machines (ATM’s – “bankomaty”) dispersed throughout the city, including two at the KUL main campus. All of them accept VISA or Eurocard/Mastercard. Most shops, restaurants, taxis and ticket machines accept credit/debit cards.

Foreign currencies can be exchanged in banks or currency exchanging/counting houses, called “kantors”. Kantors usually have better exchange rates. There are many banks and kantors along the Krakowskie Przedmieście street, a main road and promenade leading from the Old Town and city center to KUL. Exchanges rates as of August 2016 are:

  • 1 EUR for approx. 4,35 PLN
  • 1 USD for approx. 3,85 PLN
  • 1 GBP for approx. 5,10 PLN

Weather

Early autumn in Poland can be comfortably warm (the “golden polish fall”), but heatwaves are not to be expected, and even if it can be hot during the day, the temperate climate makes it up with evenings and nights that can become quite chilly, with the temperature dropping as far as below ten degrees centigrade.

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