ACCESS TO THE RACE
The main base and start point of the all distances of Gorce Ultra-Trail is in the village of Ochotnica Dolna, that is located about 100 km from Kraków in south part of Poland. Ochotnica Dolna is also located about 50 km north from Zakopane, very popular destination for those who wand to see beautiful Tatra Mountains.
– To reach Ochotnica Dolna you have to travel first to Kraków – by plane or train and than take a bus, or rent a car.
Second best option is Warsaw, than you need to take a train to Kraków (2,5-3 h)
– If you decided for car, in Kraków or in Warszawa you can find all international car renting companies like Avis, Hertz, Europecar, Sixt and others. This it definitely the best option and is quite chip.
– If you speak English and are open for local traveling, you can take a bus (very chip, 5 EUR) from Kraków to Ochotnica Dolna. (English is broadly spoken in the cities.)
This Journey planner can be very useful to find the right way.
Kraków and Warszawa have a lot of direct flies from several European cities using regular and low costs airlines: LOT, Ryanair , WizzAir and others.
You can also use international train connection to Kraków from Wiena, Berlin or Paris.
Ochotnica Dolna and all other villages around have a lot of pensions, small hotels or rooms for rent. You can use this service to find right place for you (in Polish) http://odkrywamygorce.pl/o-nas/baza-noclegowa/
or use global booking.com
In any cases you can send us an a-mail and ask if have any problem.