TED 9: Practical Information

Location

universityThe 9th Trans European Dialogue Conference will be held at the Faculty of Administration, University of Ljubljana (Slovenia), which is located about 2.5 km to the north of Ljubljana city centre.

 

 

Address:

University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Administration

Gosarjeva ulica 5

1000 Ljubljana

Slovenia

Transport in Ljubljana (City buses – LPP)

Those wishing to travel with Ljubljana city buses, operated by the Ljubljanski potniški promet (LPP), should purchase the Urbana public transport card. The Urbana card is available from LPP ticket offices, tourist information centres and most of the city’s newspaper kiosks, news-stands and post offices. The card is priced at 2 EUR and can store up to 50 EUR of credit to be spent on city bus fares. The Urbana card can be topped up with cash at all the above mentioned sales outlets and the green Urbanomat ticket machines located across the city, mostly next to the bus stops. The ticket machines accept both cash and credit and debit cards. A single journey fare is 1.20 EUR. It covers up to 90-minutes journey regardless of the number of buses needed to be changed to reach the destination.

Map of the bus routes: http://www.lpp.si/sites/default/files/lpp_si/stran/datoteke/shema_linij.pdf

Further information about public transport in Ljubljana:

http://www.lpp.si/en

About Ljubljana and Slovenia

General tourist information about Slovenia:  http://www.slovenia.info/

Tours and excursions around Slovenia (e.g. Ljubljana, Bled, Slovenian Coast):

http://www.visitljubljana.com/en/tours-and-excursions/

Events in Ljubljana: http://www.visitljubljana.com/en/events/

Major tourist sites and maps of Ljubljana: http://www.visitljubljana.com/en/ljubljana-and-central-slovenia/

 

Weather forecast (Slovenian Environment Agency)

http://meteo.arso.gov.si/met/en/

Ljubljana – places to eat

List of restaurants – Ljubljana tourism: http://www.ljubljana.info/restaurants/

List of restaurants – Lonely Planet: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/slovenia/ljubljana/restaurants

 

Getting into Ljubljana

When arriving by Air

After arriving at Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport you can take a taxi straight to Ljubljana or wait for the bus or shuttle headed for the main bus station in Ljubljana.

1) Taxi: The taxi rank is right in front of the terminal. Taxis are available according to the actual arrivals of flights. It takes app. 20 minutes to the Faculty, we recommend INTERTOURS TAXI company (tel.: + 386 31 311 311) – the price is from 20 to 25 EUR or TAXI USLUGE (tel.: +386 31 350 746) – price 20 EUR/car (up to 3 persons)

2) Bus: The price is 4,10 EUR. The journey time is approximately 45 minutes to the main bus station in Ljubljana. Click for available schedule here : http://www.lju-airport.si/sl/Main

Tickets are purchased on the bus. For information about ticket prices, please call: 090 93 4230 or check on website of AP Ljubljana : http://www.ap-ljubljana.si/en/

3) Shuttle connection: Departures are usually adapted to plane landings. Transfer is offered by various providers, price is approximately 9 EUR. For booking and prices check:

By Bus or Train

Ljubljana has good international rail connections. Train is also an efficient mean of transport for trips within the country; distances are mainly short and travel costs are low. Ljubljana is also well connected by bus services from around Europe. Bus travel is one of the most convenient forms of public transport for short trips to Ljubljana’s surrounding areas. Connections to other places in Slovenia are good as well.

By Car

Motorway fee or vignette must be paid upon entry into Slovenia (gas stations).

Road connections:

  • from Villach (Austria): E651
  • from Klagenfurt (Austria): E652 or E61
  • from Graz (Austria): E57 or E59
  • from Trieste (Italy): E61 or E70
  • from Zagreb (Croatia): E70
  • from Budapest (Hungary): E57 or E71

Useful Links

Accommodation

The TED 9 local conference organizers had reserved hotel rooms in a hotel within walking distance of the Faculty of Administration (Austria Trend Hotel) and three hotels near the city centre, which are easily accessible by public and other means of transport (Hotel Slon, Hotel Lev, Hotel Central). We work diligently to give all attendees the best overall experience at the conference. Reservation information are below; please reserve your hotel room early. For further information, please access the map of the TED 9 hotels and venue here : https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=z-AY80xRWbCU.ksfvb_AO8v0A

HOTEL AUSTRIA TREND

Dunajska cesta 154, 1000 Ljubljana

T: +386 (0)1 588 2500

ljubljana@austria-trend.at

Located in the north of Ljubljana, 1.1 km from the conference venue – 10 minutes walk.

(69 EUR for single room with breakfast – special conference rates)

Website: http://www.austria-trend.at/hotel-ljubljana/en/

Please fill in the registration form: click here and send it via email at reservations.ljubljana@austria-trend.at (booking code: TED 9)

 

HOTEL SLON

Slovenska cesta 34, 1000 Ljubljana

T: +386 (0)1 470 1100

sales@hotelslon.com

Located in the city centre, 3.6 km from the conference venue and an easy journey with a city bus. Go to Slovenska street, bus station “Bavarski dvor” and use line 6, 6b, 8 or 11.

(84 EUR for single room with breakfast – special conference rates are valid for reservations till 5th of January 2016)

Website for online registration: http://www.hotelslon.com/en/ (booking code: TED 9)

HOTEL LEV

Vošnjakova 1, 1000 Ljubljana

T: +386 (0)1 308 7000

lev@union-hotels.eu

Located in the city centre, 2.7 km from the conference venue and an easy journey with a city bus. Go to Slovenska street, bus station “Bavarski dvor” and use line 6, 6b, 8 or 11.

(89 EUR for single room with breakfast – special conference rates are valid for reservations till 15th of January 2016)

Website for direct registration: https://bookings.ihotelier.com/Hotel-Lev/bookings.jsp?hotelID=86073&groupID=1552270 (booking code: TED 9 2016)

Additional information via email at: lev@union-hotels.eu

HOTEL CENTRAL

Miklošičeva 9, 1000 Ljubljana

T: +386 (0)1 308 4300

central@union-hotels.eu

Located in the city centre, 2.6 km from the conference venue and an easy journey with a city bus. Go to Slovenska street, bus station “Bavarski dvor” and use line 6, 6b, 8 or 11.

(69 EUR for single room with breakfast – special conference rates are valid for reservations till 15th of January 2016)

Website for direct registration: https://bookings.ihotelier.com/Central-Hotel/bookings.jsp?hotelID=76841&groupID=1552269 (booking code: TED 9 2016)