How to get around / in Ljubljana
Ljubljana has a wide spread network of public bus routes which are operational all days of the year. The Urbana city card is used for cashless payment for Ljubljana city bus journeys. One journey costs 1.20 EUR and allows unlimited changes of buses in a time of 90 minutes.
Additional information is available at www.lpp.si.
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How to get to Ljubljana / by plane
Ljubljana is best served by its International Airport at Brnik, 23 km northwest of the city, with daily connections to most major European cities. From the airport, Ljubljana can be easily reached either by bus, shuttle service (approx. 10 EUR) or by taxi (approx. 40 EUR). For the convenience of travel, check the local transport or make reservation in advance.
- Trieste – Ronchi (Italy), 128 km southwest of Ljubljana
- Klagenfurt (Austria), 90 km north of Ljubljana
- Zagreb – Pleso (Croatia), 141 km southeast of Ljubljana
There are direct flights to Ljubljana from: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Belgrade, Birmingham, Brussels, Budapest, Copenhagen, Dublin, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, Manchester, Moscow, Munich, Ohrid, Paris, Podgorica, Prague, Pristina, Rome, Sarajevo, Skopje, Tirana, Vienna, Warsaw, Zurich.
How to get to Ljubljana / by car
Arriving to Ljubljana by car is easy. Some distances to nearby cities:
- Trieste (Italy) – 95 km
- Venice (Italy) – 242 km
- Klagenfurt (Austria) – 83 km
- Vienna (Austria) – 380 km
- Munich (Germany) – 408 km
Parking / in Ljubljana
In the vicinity of the ERF 2016 venue are the following parking facilities:
Parking house Kongresni trg
Kongresni trg 1, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
|Day price||7h – 24h||up to 3h
|Night price||24h – 7h||1.80 EUR/night|
Parking house Šubičeva
Šubičeva ulica 3a, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
|Day price||up to 9h
|Night price||19h – 7h
21h – 7h
2 EUR /night
|Day price||7h – 19h||1.20 EUR/h|
|Night price||19h – 7h||1.80 EUR/night|
|Day price||7h – 19h||1.20 EUR/h|
|Night price||19h – 7h||1.50 EUR/night|
How to get to Ljubljana / by train
Ljubljana is an important railroad junction and can be reached by trains from all major European cities. The railway station is within walking distance of the city centre.
Visa Requirements /
For citizens of many but not all countries, a valid passport (or personal identity card for EU residents) is sufficient to enter Slovenia. Participants are advised to check visa requirements at the nearest Slovene embassy or consulate. Information on visas and addresses of Slovene embassies is available on the web site of the Slovene Ministry of Foreign Affairs at http://www.mzz.gov.si.
Participants who need a visa to enter Slovenia have to request a Letter of Guarantee which will be prepared by the ERF2016 Organising Committee. The visa cannot be obtained without a Letter of Guarantee which is intended to facilitate participant’s visa arrangements only, and does not imply the provision of any financial or other support.
In case you will apply for a visa at any Slovene embassy please fill out the form below completely in order to arrange a Letter of Guarantee and fax it to +386-1-24-17-296 or send it attached in an email to email@example.com to the technical organiser, Cankarjev dom, at least one month before the arrival.
The organiser is authorised to demand payment of the ERF2016 registration fee before the visa procedure starts. Please note that all costs are to be covered by the participant (including verification tax and DHL post costs, if needed).
General / information
Weather in March
The mean average temperature in the spring is around 10°C.
You can check the actual weather condition in Slovenia on the website meteo.arso.gov.si.
Important telephone numbers
|112||Emergency services, urgent medical help, firefighters, veterinary help, rescue teams|
|080 12 00||Police, anonymous phone line|
|1987||AMZS, roadside assistance and towing|
|080 19 00||Tourist telephone, free line for tourists and tourism workers to report 24 hours a day their comments, complaints, criticism and suggestions|
|+386||International code for Slovenia|
In Slovenia there is no danger of contracting any dangerous diseases, so there are no special vaccination requirements for travelling here. Vaccination against tetanus is recommended, but not essential.
The organisers can accept no liability for personal injuries or for loss or damage to property belonging to the ERF2016 participants, either during or as a result of the event. Participants are advised to take out proper travel and health insurance before departing from their home country.
Main electricity in Slovenia is a 230 Volts 50 Hz system (Europlug CEE 7/16 – plug used in most other European countries).
Slovenia is on Central European Time – Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) plus 1 hour. From April to October is summer time, i.e. UTC+2 hours.
The official currency of Slovenia is the Euro = EUR.
Most shops in Ljubljana are open from 9:00 to 19:00, Monday till Friday. Saturdays and Sundays have shorter opening hours.
Service is usually included in the bill in bars and restaurants but tips are welcome. If you consider the service good enough to warrant a tip, we suggest about ten percent.