One of the main advantages is that Belarus has extended the visa-free entry period to 30 days provided foreign nationals cross the border at the Minsk National Airport. Visa-free regime applies to citizens of 74 states. For details on entry visa requirement, please visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus at: http://mfa.gov.by/en/visa.
If you need a visa, the organization will be pleased to send you an official invitation letter for your visa application. Please contact the conference secretariat (firstname.lastname@example.org). MFPA2019 doesn't take any responsibility of the final result of the visa application.
Minsk National Airport is about 30 km away from the city center. You can reach it by bus or by shuttle bus that runs every 20-30 minutes and arrives at the Central Bus Station. The trip takes about an hour. More detailed information please see at http://airport.by/en
The Central Bus Station is located right next to the Railway Station.
From Minsk to Vitebsk is the most convenient way to travel by train. Train timetables and fare information can be found at https://www.rw.by/en . The journey takes 4 h 30 min.
Minsk to Vitebsk bus services depart from the Central Bus Station. The timetable for domestic buses can be found here http://new.ticketbus.by/shop . The journey takes 4 h 50 min.
Notify in advance about the planned route and time of arrival, and we will help you to get there.
Rooms for conference participants are booked at the Tourist Hotel Complex «Vitebsk Hotel». With accommodation options can be found on the website http://hotel-vitebsk.by.