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GETTING TO PIRAN/PORTOROSE

Here is some useful information on how to reach Piran/Portorose by plane, car, bus and ship and also on transfer from airports to conference venue.

IMPORTANT: Please note that no transport will be provided by the organizer between accommodation/congress venue and airports, and participants will need to make independent arrangements.

By plane:

To help you with the flight search you can use sites like:

Nearest airports to Piran/Portorose:

Ronchi airport – TRIESTE, Italy, about 50 minutes (80 km from Piran/Portorose).
Pula airport – PULA, Croatia, about 1 hour (90 km from Piran/Portorose).
Joze Pucnik airport – LJUBLJANA, Slovenia, about 1 hour and 40 minutes (145 km from Piran/Portorose).
Marco Polo airport – VENICE, Italy, about 2 hours (190 km from Piran/Portorose).

Transfers to the congress venue from the nearest airports can be booked by contacting a travel agency as indicated below.

Airport Transfers and Car Hire

The transportation from the closest airports (Ljubljana (SLO), Trieste (IT), Venice (IT) and PULA (HR)) to Piran/Portorose, we have considered two operators:

GO-OPTI If you travel to Slovenia or want to get from Ljubljana to Venice, Trieste, Vienna, Milano, Bologna, Munich or other cities, the GoOpti is right service for you. On their website you can book transfer services between Ljubljana and numerous airports and Slovenian cities. The portal operates on the principal of low cost carriers, which means sooner the purchase is done, lower price it is. Venice - Ljubljana can be bought from 14 €, Munich - Ljubljana from 32 € and Trieste - Ljubljana from 10 € in case of Opti transfers.

Please click here to book your car rental via on-line reservation system. Participants can pay via credit card. Confirmation and details of the transport are sent to the customer via e-mail.

Contact details:

GoOpti – Low cost transfers from and to airports
Headquarters: 18 Technology Park, 1000 Ljubljana
e-mail: info@goopti.com
Tel: +386 1 320 45 30 or +386 40 200 702
On-line reservation: www.goopti.com

SUN-TOURS organizes transfers from TRIESTE (IT), VENICE (IT) and LJUBLJANA (SLO) AIRPORTS to all hotels in Piran/Portorose.

Please click here to book your airport transfer and to find all information. For reservation send e-mail to: suntours@siol.net.

Participants can pay via credit card or to the driver directly.

FOR BOOKING PLEASE SEND: YOUR NAME, DATE OF ARRIVAL, FLIGHT NR., TIME OF ARRIVAL and for RETURN TRANSFER AS WELL IF POSSIBLE.

ONE WAY TRANSFER TO PIRAN/PORTOROSE, SLOVENIA

From TRIESTE airport: 25 Euro per person (min 3 persons)
From LJUBLJANA airport: 40 Euro per person (min 3 persons)
From VENICE airport: 50 Euro per person (min 3 persons)

In order to group participants arriving from different airports there could be waiting time of 1,5 hour.

PRIVATE TRANSFER WITH NO DELAY:

AIRPORT from LJUBLJANA TRIESTE VENICE
1 person 135 Euro 75 Euro 180 Euro
2 persons 140 Euro 80 Euro 180 Euro
3 persons 150 Euro 90 Euro 180 Euro

Other transportation from airports:

Trieste airport is well integrated into the public transport network of the APT GORIZIA coach operator (APT coach service 51). At the Trieste coach station, connecting coach services are available for onward journeys to Portorose and Piran.

From Pula airport you can rent a car or take a taxi to Portorose. There is shuttle service available but only to Croatian cities. Nearest one to Portorose is Umag (20 km from Portorose) from where you would need to take a taxi to Portorose or Piran.

From Ljubljana airport you can reach Ljubljana bus station (about 20 minutes’ drive) with a shuttle service. From there you can take a coach to Piran/Portorose, it is a two-and-a-half hour journey.

From Venezia airport you can rent a car or take a taxi to Piran/Portorose.

By car:

Being close to Italy and Croatia, Piran/Portorose are very easily accessible by car. They lie only 32 km from the Italian and 10 km from the Slovenian motorway. Piran and Portorose can be accessed from the direction Ljubljana/Trieste–Koper–Izola–Piran/Portorose. You can use Viamichelin web site to plan your trip.

By bus:

You can reach Slovenia by coach and bus from a number of European cities. Most international coaches stop in Ljubljana and from there you can take a bus to Piran/Portorose.

Avtobusna postaja Lucija
Obala 114, 6320 Portorose
+386 5 671 31 22

By train:

The Koper Railway Station is situated 15 km from Piran/Portorose.

Railway station: Železniška postaja Koper
Kolodvorska cesta 11, 6000 Koper
+386 5 639 52 63
www.slo-zeleznice.si

By sea:

The Portorose Marina is 2 km from the town centre, the Izola Marina 7 km, and the Koper Marina and Port 16 km. The distance between Portorose and Venice is only 55 miles (Lignano 22, Grado 15 miles).

Venezia lines offer catamaran trips from Venice to Piran.


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