Centrum Pod Lesom 
Dolný Smokovec I.6, 059 81 Dolný Smokovec 
TEL: +421 948 777 622


How to get there?

When planning your trip, definitely have a look on our Forum > Travel, where you can find people offering and looking for shared car trips from various destinations. This forum is completely safe, as only NGSchool participants can post there. Alternatively, check BlaBlaCar

By car

By far most convenient mode of transport to High Tatras. Here you have the directions.

Please, consider sharing the trip with other participants departing from the same city, to limit environmental impact of your trip (and meet new people on the way;) ). Either post the details of your journey in our Forum > Travel or use BlaBlaCar

By flight

The nearest international airports are Poprad and Kosice. But these have much less flights than international airports in Vienna or Bratislava. From Vienna or Bratislava airport, you should get to Bratislava main train station (hlavná stanica) and continue your journey by train (info below) or look for shared trip on our Forum > Travel

From Bratislava airport, there is local bus no. 61 that will take you to main station (Hlavná stanica) in ~25 min. 

From Vienna airport, there are three bus operators providing services to Bratislava (Mlynské nivy or Most SNP). The journey takes ~60 min. From Mlynské nivy, you should take bus no. 210 to Hlavná stanica (~10 min). From Most SNP, take tram no. 1 to Hlavná stanica (~16 min). 

By train

You should take the train from Bratislava to Poprad. Note, it takes 4:40. From Poprad take local train to Pod lesom (~15 min). You can buy combined ticket for this journey. 

You can check departures and buy tickets on-line through (alternatively use Make sure you get both, ticket and reservation.