SSSI 2018 is the 10th international conference in the series of the Solid State Surfaces and Interfaces conferences. SSSI will be held in the Smolenice Castle, Slovakia

from 19 November to 22 November, 2018.


The conference will take place in the Congress Centre of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, Smolenice Castle. The castle is located in Small Carpathian Mountain some 50 km from Bratislava, the capital of Slovak Republic. Beautiful countryside around the castle offers several possibilities for walking trips (to Driny Caveor to the archeological site Molpir) or you may visit the castle Červený Kameň (some 15 km from Smolenice). The scientific meetings take place in a large lecture hall (over 100 seats) equipped with standard presentation equipment (data projector, PC). A terrace and several lounges provide comfortable place for informal meetings and discussions during the days and evenings. You may find more information about the venue at the official website of the Congress Centre SAS Smolenice and the visual presentation of the Castle


Conference bus transport:
19. November 2018 Bratislava - Smolenice
    • Bratislava /Bus Station Mlynske Nivy/ - Smolenice, departure at 8:00 a.m.
    • Bratislava /Central Railway Station/ - Smolenice, departure at 8:15 a.m.
22. November 2018 Smolenice - Bratislava (Central Railway Station), departure at 13:00 /expected arrival to Bratislava 14:30/

Station Mlynske Nivy (red point = bus stop)

Central Railway Station (red point = bus stop)

Yellow Bus

If you need accommodation on 18 November, we recommend staying in one of the hotels near the main raiway station,
    • Crowne Plaza Bratislava
    • Hotel Tatra
    • Mercure Bratislava Centrum
or select one of the other hotels in Bratislava. The Mercure Bratislava Centrum Hotel is right next to the main railway station.

Timetables Vienna, Schwechat Airport Busstation - Bratislava AS
    • Timetable
    • Tickets
    • Timetable.pdf
    • Tickets

Information about the train timetables from Bratislava (Main Railway Station) to Smolenice:

Information about the bus timetables from Bratislava AS to Piešťany AS:

• For transfer from bus station Bratislava AS to railway station Bratislava use trolleybus no. 210.
Ticket price is 0.70 EUR
    • Trolley 210

• For transfer from the Airport Bratislava to railway station Bratislava use bus no. 61, N61
Ticket price is 0.90 EUR
    • Bus 61
    • Bus N61