Travel Information – How to get to the conference venue

… by plane

Ljubljana’s international airport is the Jože Pučnik Airport (LJU)  in Brnik, 30 km north of Ljubljana.  Several international and low cost airlines serve this airport, among others:

How to get to the Conference Venue Austria Trend Hotel from the airport:

The Austria Trend Hotel is located 26 km from the airport and you can choose between the following shuttle options:

  • GoOpti

You can book your shuttle service in advance on the website or directly at the GoOpti desk in the arrival hall at the airport. GoOpti offers shared and private transports to the conference hotel or to any other place in Ljubljana.

Rates vary, depending on day, time and form of transport, between € 9.00 (shared) and € 37.00 (private).

Use this link  to book a transfer directly to the Austria Trend Hotel from LjubljanaVeniceZagrebTriesteVienna, and several other regional airports.

  • Taxi Service

The Austria Trend Hotel offers its own taxi service. For transportation from the airport to the hotel and vice versa up to 3 persons in a car, € 35.00 per direction will be charged. This shuttle to the hotel may be ordered in advance via telephone +386 1 588 25 00 (reception) or email

There are also other taxi companies, for which we kindly advise to check the price before ordering a transfer.


… by train

Ljubljana is connected by train with all directions: Vienna, Graz, Klagenfurt (Austria) and Munich (Germany) from the North, Trieste (Italy) from the West, Budapest (Hungary) from the East and Zagreb and Belgrade from the South.

Ljubljana’s main train station, simply called “Ljubljana”, is within an easy walk to the city centre. Slovenian Railways are also included in the European Interrail network.

Busses 6, 8 and 11 take you from the railway station to the Austria Trend Hotel (ca. 16 min). To find out how to purchase bus tickets go down.

… by car

Parking Spaces are available in the underground garage, which is accessible directly from the conference hotel. Parking costs € 1.50 per hour. A flat rate of for 24 hours is € 15.00 with payment directly at the hotel reception desk.


How to get to the City Center

The Austria Trend Hotel is located about 4 km North of the city center and you can choose between the following ways of transport:

The Austria Trend Hotel offers its own taxi service also to get to the city centre. This shuttle is free of charge for hotel guests.

Shuttle fee for other passengers (hotel – city centre/city centre – hotel):
€ 6.00 per direction. (4 persons in a car)

Please kindly advise the reception desk in advance if you would like to use the shuttle transportation to the city center. Individual stops cannot be booked. The drive takes about 15 minutes.

Please find the timetable here.

Public transportation/ Travel on Ljubljana city buses:

The Ljubljana city buses are operated by the Ljubljanski potniški promet (LPP) public utility company. The Austria Trend Hotel is connected by 4 public bus lines with the Ljubljana city centre: 6, 8, 11, 18. The bus stop is located directly in front of the hotel. The travel time to the city centre is 10-15 minutes.

In order to use Ljubljana’s extensive public bus network, you must first purchase an Urbana single city card (no-contact cash-free smart card). The Urbana card is available at the hotel reception, green Urbanomat machines at bus stops, LPP ticket offices, tourist information centres and most of the city’s newspaper kiosks, news-stands and post offices at a refundable cost of 2€. It needs to be topped up and can store up to €50 of credit on it.

The LPP bus service network is divided into three zones. The entire city area is within the LPP Zone 1.


  • €1.30 for Zone 1, payable by the Urbana city card
  • The fares covers up to 90-minute journey regardless of the number of buses needed to be changed to reach the destination.