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If you need urgent assistance on-site in Rumania, you can reach:

The Ovidius University of Constanta (Mihai Girtu) +40-241-619040
Stefania PIZZINI : +33 6 77 43 89 48 (International mobile phone)
Jean VOIRON : +33 6 78 99 17 86 (International mobile phone)

General information

Travel information

Travel to Constanta

By plane to Bucharest
The international airport closest to Constanta is Henri Coanda Otopeni International Airport, in Bucharest. It offers daily connections with every major city of Europe and with New York (JFK). During the summer season connections are usually added. Bucharest if 200 km from Constanta, that can be reached within 2h40 using express trains.

Special bus from Bucharest to Constanta on Sept.6th
For those who arrive at Bucharest airport H. Coanda on Tuesday 6th September, a bus has been booked to take us directly to Constanta. The bus is labelled as PATTCO company, and indications related to the school will be visible at the front of the vehicle. The bus will leave from the parking lot of the airport between 3pm and 4pm. For those who have not done it yet, please let us know if you wish to join. If you send us your flight number and arrival time, we will make sure that we wait for you up to 4 pm in case your flight is delayed.

Bucharest: from airport to railway station
Constanta can be reached conveniently by train. The railway station (main railway station, Bucuresti Nord) and the bus station are located next to each other, in Bucharest downtown. There are two ways to reach those from the airport

By train from Bucharest to Constanta
Train schedules can be checked, e.g. from the Romanian Railway Company C.F.R (note: Bucharest should be typed in Romanian: Bucuresti) or from the DBahn. The fare for one-way is around 30 Lei= 8.5.

Transportation in Constanta

Reach conference site


Public transportation

Tickets for public transportation must be bought before starting the journey from any bus station, official dealer (newsagent, tobacconist) and automatic ticket machines. The fare for a round trip ticket is 2 . Tickets must be validated on commencement of our journey. Validation machines are located at the rear of buses and trams, at the entry gates of Metro stations. During your journey a ticket inspector may ask you to show your ticket. If you do not have a valid ticket, you are liable to pay a fine of 40 Euro.

Welcome and on-site registration

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