Moving around

WORKSHOP SHUTTLE BUS

There will be a shuttle service arranged especially for the paper presenters that stay at the city centre. The service will be commuting from the British Institute at Ankara to the Middle East Technical University (METU) and back every day:

Time schedule:

Tuesday 4 June

8:00 departure from BIAA, Tahran Caddesi 24, Kavaklidere, to METU

18:45 departure from METU to BIAA

Wednesday 5 June

9:30 departure from BIAA, Tahran Caddesi 24, Kavaklidere, to METU

18:45 departure from METU to BIAA

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You need to register for this service at bordersworkshop@biaatr.org (limited places)

GENERAL COMMUTING IN ANKARA

There is a selection of buses, dolmus buses, underground and taxis for your commuting in Ankara. Taxis can be located anywhere. Trustworthy and quick outside rush-hours.Prefer the ones waiting for customers at designed spots. Buses: You will need an EGO kart to use public buses (that can be bought from kiosks or büfe/markets) or 2TL change for the private buses (there is a person collecting the ticket price when you enter). For routes see the interactive map. http://www.ego.gov.tr/EN/indexEN.asp The underground has two lines Metro and Ankaray and you can use an EGO kart to commute. The dolmus buses are fast and economic way of travelling around but you need to know the specific spots that they launch from. Güven Parkı in Kızılay is a major station for Buses and Dolmus Buses

Specific routes

CITY CENTRE TO METU

There are many public and private buses as well as dolmus buses that connect METU to the city centre

See the interactive map: http://map.metu.edu.tr/

There is a dolmus to METU departing regularly from Güven Parkı in Kızılay. See map

AIRPORT TO CITY CENTRE or METU

You can use the HAVAS airport bus (10TL) to reach the centre HAVAS City Terminal at

19 Mayis Stadium or ‘On Dokuz Mayis Stadyo’

and from there get a taxi to your hotel (about 25-30 TL if you are staying at the city-centre) or get the underground from Kültür Merkezi station to Kızılay.

If you are staying at METU take the HAVAS bus to the central bus station ASTİ. From there you can get a taxi, a bus

(417 Aktepe-AŞTİ-ODTÜ) or a dolmus (from Konya yolu street) to METU. See the HAVAS web page: http://www.havas.net/en/OurServices/BusServicesAndCarParkingFacilities/ServicePoints/Pages/Ankara.aspx

There is also a private taxi service connecting the airpot and the city centre. Please ask for more details at the workshop.

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