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The 2019 European Cluster Conference venue

The 2019 European Cluster Conference will take place at the Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest.

The Palace has a surface of 365.000 m² and holds the 1st position in the Guinness World Records for the largest administrative building (for civil use), and the 3rd place worldwide from the volume point of view of; it is the heaviest and most expensive building in the world. The entire construction is the result of over 100,000 workers’ effort, more than 20,000 persons working 24 hour three shifts per day, during the peak periods. The building hosts a number of public institutes inside (Chamber of Deputies, the Senate, the Legislative Council, the Constitutional Court of Romania).

For more information on the Palace of the Parliament, please visit

Strada Izvor 2-4

Transport options to and around Bucharest

Public transportation

The Palace of the Parliament is easily reachable by metro. The nearest metro stops are:

  • Izvor (M1, M3)
  • Piaţa Unirii (M1, M2, M3)
  • Eriol (M1, M3, M5)

The Palace of the Parliament is close to the following tram and bus stops:

  • Izvor (Bus 136, 385)
  • Piaţa Unirii (Tram 7 ,27, 32, 47; Bus 232, 361, 783)
  • Calea plevnei ( Tram 24, 44; Bus 104, 124)

How to reach Bucharest by plane?

The following air companies offer direct flights to Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport:

How to get from Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport to the Palace of the Parliament?

You can take the:

  • Bus: 783, this line runs day and night. At night, the bus leaves every 40 minutes. The bus stop is located in front of the Arrivals and Departures Terminal. Stop at Piaţa Unirii
  • “Henri Coanda Express" trains: stop at Bucharest North Railway Station and take M1 untill Izvor
  • Taxi: around 14 EUR fare

Hotels in Bucharest

In order to facilitate your attendance to the 2019 European Cluster Conference, we offer the possibility to book your overnight stay at a number of high quality hotels in the vicinity of the Palace of the Parliament. A number of rooms are offered to you at a preferential rate following the “first come, first served” principle.

Information about recommended hotels with prices, pictures and information such as distance to the conference venue can be found in the following document of hotel information and booking links.