Meeting Budapest

Location and Dates

The workshop will be held in the meeting room of the Department of Structural Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering at 29th of January 2016. The full address of the meeting room is as follows:

Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME)
Faculty of Civil Engineering
Department of Structural Engineering
H1111 Budapest, Műegyetem rkp. 3., (Building “K”, high-downfloor, door no. 85)
Phone: +36 (1) 463-1751
Fax: +36 (1) 463-1784
GPS Coordinates: 47.4816676334 (lat) 19.0559487888 (long)

How to get to BME

The access to the CICG is facilitated by good public transport services from the international airport as well from the Cornavin main railway station, in downtown.

The venue building (K) of BME is well accessible either by public transport services from the international airport and the main railway stations in downtown or by car through the motorways.

a) Public transport in Budapest to the venue.

Metro M4 : Szent Gellért tér
Tram n° 4, 6 : Petőfi híd, budai hídfő (Goldmann György tér)
Tram n° 18, 19, 41, 47, 48, 49 : Szent Gellért tér
Bus n° 7, 86, 107, 133, 233 : Szent Gellért tér
Bus n° 153, 212 : Petőfi híd, budai hídfő (Goldmann György tér)

b) From the Liszt Ferenc International Airport to the venue

Possible options are: public transport, taxi or shuttle (recommended).

  • Public transport from the international airport:

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Bus n° 200E:stop "Kőbánya-Kispest
Metro “M3”: stop: “Kálvin tér”
Tram n° 47: stop: “Szent Gellért tér”

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Figure 1. Travelling from the airport to BME

  • Taxi: Special fares are available from the airport to downtown.
  • Shuttle: AirportShuttle minibus service operates between the airport and any location in Budapest. Special rates are available for airport-hotel travels. Tickets can be purchased at the desk on arrival in the baggage reclaim hall. Use the website to get further information.

c) From the main railway stations to the venue
Keleti station: Metro M4, stop: „Szent Gellért tér”
Nyugati station: Tram n 4 or n 6, stop: „Petőfi híd, budai hídfő”
Déli station: Tram n 18, stop: „Szent Gellért tér”
Kelenföld station: Metro M4, stop: „Szent Gellért tér” (recommended)

d) From the motorways to the venue by car

M1 (E60, E75), M7 (E71): M1-M7 - Budaörsi út - Nagyszőlős u. - Bocskai út - Október 23. u. - Irinyi József u. - Műegyetem rakpart
M3 (E71): M3 - Hungária körút - Könyves Kálmán körút - Rákóczi híd - Pázmány Péter sétány - Műegyetem rakpart
M5 (E75): M5 - Nagykőrösi út - Gyáli út - Könyves Kálmán körút - Rákóczi híd - Pázmány Péter sétány - Műegyetem rakpart

The public parking (~300 places) in front of the venue building is free of charge.

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The objective of the WG1 workshop is to give an overview on the results of the screening process of the inspection and evaluation documents. Furthermore, and according to the Scientific Work Plan, the workshop aims the finalization of the database containing bridge performance indicators, thresholds and target values used in quality control plans.


The WG1 meeting of COST TU1406 will take place after two fib events held on the previous days: T8.4 meeting (27 January) and Commission 8 meeting (28 January). It is believed that the majority of COST participants will take part of these events as well.

The detailed programme is provided in the meeting  booklet.

Costs and Reimbursement

COST organization provides a certain amount of financial means for organizing such meetings and to reimburse participants. This includes for example accommodation costs, meals, transport expenses, etc. For more information about travel reimbursement request please visit the following webpage. .


Local organizers suggest using the following listed hotels for accommodation, as they are conveniently located near the venue:

Danubius Hotel Gellért**** (RECOMMENDED) Szent Gellért tér 1
H-1111 Budapest
Tel.: +36 1 889-9999
Fax: +36 1 889-5528
Mercure Budapest Duna Hotel*** Soroksari ut 12
1095  Budapest
Tel.: +36 1 455-8300
Fax: +36 1 455-8385
e-mail :

Accommodation prices (EUR) per hotel are summarized in the following table.


Rank Applicable Rate for Single Occupancy Applicable Rate for Double Occupancy City Tax Rate per Person per Night Breakfast Rate per Person per Night



Danubius Hotel Gellért


from 60

from 100



Mercure Budapest Duna Hotel 3* 41.42 41.42 4%


Rooms with special price will be available for a limited time for the participants at Danubius Hotel Gellért through the following link: accommodation request form, which is available on a first come first serve basis. This hotel is located max. 5 mins walk from the venue as well as next to the restaurant of the networking dinner.