Welcome to Lviv

WE ARE CLOSER THAN YOU THINK

It says “Lviv open to the world” on the city logo, and no other words could capture the city essence better. Located in Ukraine’s very West, Lviv is proudly called Ukraine’s cultural capital. It unites European culture with Ukrainian traditions, and is a major attraction for many Westerners, who come to visit. Lonely Planet placed Lviv in top 10 Best European destinations to see in 2016. So join us in Lviv!

LVIV
VENUE

The conference will take place at Lviv Arena Stadium, on the outskirts of the city. It is possible to access the location both by car and public transport. The stadium is a brand new giant built for Euro 2012, and hosts up to 35,000.

VISA TO UKRAINE

HOW TO GET TO LVIV

A brand new airport located inside Lviv receives direct flights from Germany, Austria, Poland, Italy, Romania, Turkey, Greece, Israel, and other locations. Getting to Lviv is convenient in terms of price: for instance, a round trip to Germany costs around 200 Euros; and it is easy to buy a ticket online. To get a great deal we recommend buying tickets in advance!

You can travel by bus and buy a ticket online. Traveling from Poland by bus is very cheap (from 10 to 40 euros depending on city of departure). You can also travel cheaply from Germany and other European destinations, where the ticket price would start from about 50 euros. The buses arrive to Central Bus Station located on Stryiska Street.

Lviv also has a great railway connection between European countries. You can buy tickets online and arrive to the city's main railway station, which is located close to the center.

IN THE CITY

SHUTTLE BUS SCHEDULE

For your convenience there will be shuttle buses running between the city center and the conference venue. The shuttle buses will have stickers with the conference logo on them.

Day 1, September 30:
Morning transfer: 08:00, 09:00 Danylo Halytskyi MonumentArena Lviv Stadium
Evening transfer: 19:00, 19:20, 19:30 Arena Lviv StadiumDanylo Halytskyi Monument – Afterparty at Fest Republic Club

Day 2, October 1:
Morning transfer: 08:00, 09:00 Danylo Halytskyi MonumentArena Lviv Stadium
Evening transfer: 19:00, 19:20, 19:30 Arena Lviv StadiumDanylo Halytskyi Monument – Afterparty at Ganok 2.0, 228 B. Khmelnytskoho St.

Day 3, October 2:
Morning transfer: 08:00, 09:00 Danylo Halytskyi MonumentArena Lviv Stadium

TAXI

You can use taxi directory to order a taxi online or find one on the street. Taxis tell the price in advance based on the distance. A taxi inside the city will cost you around 3 to 5 euros, and you can get to the Lviv IT Arena on Lviv Arena stadium for that price.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Another option to travel around the city is to use public transport. It is very cheap (less than 20 cents per one way ticket), and you can check the stops and the travel time using the app. You can also rent a car and drive comfortably around the city.

RENT A BIKE

NextBike offers rental bikes located at Lviv IT Arena premises. Lviv IT Arena participants can use the bikes for free for half an hour, and then, rent a bike all over the city.

HOSPITALITY OPTIONS

We offer you great hospitality options. There is a 20% discount for all Lviv IT Cluster members at Astoria and Citadel Inn hotels, 15% for Nota Bene, Atlas, and George hotels and Coffee Home and Hollywood Home hostels. Kavalier Boutique Hotel, Panska Gora, Panorama, and Taurus offer 10% discount. The standard hotel room ranges from $40 to 80, and the hostels cost around $15-20.

SEE YOU AT
LVIV IT ARENA!