Location of the venue
Brasov is located in the central part of Romania (45°40′N 25°37′E), about 166 kilometres North of Bucharest and 150 km East of Sibiu.
Aula Sergiu T. Chiriacescu
Conference rooms: 1 plenary session room with capacity of 500 places and 5 technical session rooms with capacity of 50 places each
Update 01/07/2017: In order to benefit from our special rates, we are advising you to make your reservations in your name by following the instructions provided below and not to use other third parties.
Hotel Aro Palace 5*
We have reserved 150 rooms at Hotel Aro Palace 5* (Bulevardul Eroilor 27, 500030) at special rates: single room EUR 60/night, double room EUR 80/night. The deadline for booking at these special rates is 31/07/2017.
Click here to visit Hotel ARO PALACE 5* website
For reservations please send an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “FORMEC 2017 / UNITBV” with the following details: number of days requested, type of room, name/surname. The staff of the hotel will contact you for further details.
The hotel provides access to a SPA center with swimming pool and sauna, included in the room rate.
Parking places are available at the price of 0.22 EUR/hour
Alternatively, you can find more than sixty 3* and 4* hotels in Brasov using the usual international online booking systems (e.g. booking.com, hrs.com, tripadvisor.com). Most of the hotels provide possibilities of shuttle transfer from and to the airport.
How to get to Brasov
From Bucharest Otopeni ”Henri Coandă” International Airport
Exchange rate: 1 EUR = 4.5 RON (LEI)
If you chose this option you will have to go first to the ”Gara de Nord”, the main train station in Bucharest. You can either go by bus (780 Express – price per trip is 3.5 LEI) or by taxi (price: 1.4 LEI/Km or about 30 LEI/journey; for taxi requests you should use the touch-screen terminals inside the airport). You should calculate about 20-30 minutes to reach Gara de Nord from the airport.
More information on how to get from the airport to the main train station here: http://www.bucharestairports.ro/en/transport
From ”Gara de Nord” Bucharest you have more than 15 direct trains per day to Brasov. The journey takes between 2½ hrs and 3½ hrs, depending on the type of the train. The price of one way ticket is about 38 LEI (2nd class) and 55 LEI (1st class). For a return ticket there is a 10% discount. For more information click here: http://www.cfrcalatori.ro/en. Use ”Bucuresti Nord” as departure station.
You should use the touch-screen terminals inside the airport for requesting a taxi. You are strongly advised to use only licensed taxis and not to negotiate any fares with the taxi driver. By law, taxi drivers must turn on their mileage-fare counter at departure. Taxi fares are between 1.4 LEI/km and 3.5 LEI/km, and a journey from the airport to Brașov (155 km) costs between 220 LEI and 550 LEI. The journey takes about 2½ hrs. For more information click here: http://www.bucharestairports.ro/en/transport/taxi
Rent-a-car counters are located within the passageway between the Departures Terminal and the Arrivals Terminal. You can find all important local and international rent-a-car companies. The journey takes about 2½ hrs. For more information click here:
From Sibiu International Airport (155 km to Brașov)
There are 6 direct trains per day from Sibiu to Brasov. The journey lasts between 2 ¾ hrs and 3 ½ hrs. The price of one way ticket is about 35 LEI (2nd class) and 50 LEI (1st class). For a return ticket there is a 10% discount. For more information click here: http://www.cfrcalatori.ro/en.
From the airport to Sibiu train station (Gara Sibiu) you can take a taxi. The fares are between 1.7 LEI/km and 2.2 LEI/km. You are strongly advised to use only licensed taxis. By law, taxi drivers must turn on their mileage-fare counter at departure. For more information click here: http://www.sibiuairport.ro/en/info/taxi/
There are several car rental companies with offices and information desks in the Arrivals area. For more information click here: http://www.sibiuairport.ro/en/info/inchiriaza-masina/. The journey from Sibiu airport to Brașov takes about 2½ hrs.
Survival Map for FORMEC
A: Aro Palace Hotel
B: Conference Venue: AULA Sergiu T. Chiriacescu