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How to get to Bled

By air
The nearest airport, the Ljubljana Jože Pučnik International Airport (Brnik), is located 36 km from Bled. From the airport it is fairly easy to reach Bled, using a connection in Ljubljana available throughout the year.
Transport to/from the Airport
Bled can be easily reached by taxi, public transport and, of course, by car. The main car hire companies have offices lined up in the airport arrival hall.

Taxi
Bled tours +386 (0)31 205 611
Taxi sms +386 (0)70 999 699
Mirja Orel +386 (0)41 710 747
Taxi Bent +386 (0)41 623 556
Maya Bled Transfers +386 (0)40 203 405
Go Taxi +386 (0)41 622 226

All the above mentioned companies are located in Bled and have several years of experience in transportation. The price of an average route from the Airport to the city is between €35 and €70.

Public transport
By bus: In order to get to Bled, first passengers should get on any of the buses towards Krajn Bus station where they should transfer to another, direction Bled. Both buses run on an hourly basis. The route takes 1 hour and 36 minutes. A one-way ticket costs €4.8 (it is €1.2 for the first and €3.6 for the second bus).

By public transport
Bled can be easily reached both by buses and by trains. The nearest train station is Lesce-Bled from where passengers should take a bus towards the city. At least one bus runs on an hourly basis and it costs €1.8.

Visa
For visa information please visit the following site: http://www.mzz.gov.si/en/entry_and_residence/entry_into_slovenia/
In case you need an invitation letter for visa purposes, please contact us at the following e-mail address: trivent@iyce-conf.org.

Accommodation

Event location: Hotel Park, Bled, Slovenia
Event reference code: 21772
Reservations release date: 6th May 2019

Hotel Room type Rate per room per day
(VAT included)
Hotel Park **** Double room single use 115,00 EUR
Hotel Park **** Double room single use, lake view 130,00 EUR
Supplement – tourist tax (all hotels): 3,13 EUR per person per day
Supplement - registration fee (all hotels) 1,00 EUR per person per stay
Rates - per room per day – includes: BB (bed and breakfast), internet access, use of thermal swimming pool where available, VAT

Please book your room through direct link to on-line booking:
https://reservations.travelclick.com/77251?groupID=2496411&adults=1

Practical issues

Weather
Bled has a mild, healthy sub-Alpine climate with the longest swimming season of any Alpine resort. The ridges of the Julian Alps and the Karavanke protect the town from the chilly northern winds. During the summer months there is no fog. The average monthly temperature in July is about 18.7°C.

Insurance
The Organizers of the Conference do not provide insurance and do not take responsibility for any loss, accident or illness that might occur during the Conference or in the course of travel to or from the meeting site. It is, therefore, the responsibility of the participants to check their coverage with their insurance provider.

Bank, Currency, Credit Cards
The currency in Slovenia is Euro (EUR). International credit cards (EC/MC, Visa) are accepted at the majority of the hotels, restaurants and shops. AMEX is rarely accepted by retailers. ATMs are available at the Airport and all over the cities.
Banking hours are usually from 9:00 until 17:00 from Monday to Fridays, but some banks close their offices at noon for one hour.

Voltage
The electricity supply in Slovenia is 230 V AC (50 Hz). In Slovenia type „F” plugs are used.

Security
Slovenia is one of the safest places to visit. However, in some areas (especially close to tourist attractions or on public transport) you should be aware of your belongings.

Tap water
The drinking water in Slovenia is safe to drink, and its quality is excellent.

First Aid, Emergency and Insurance
As with other EU member states, all emergency services can be reached by dialing “112”. Slovenia also bears with the internal number “113” for calling the police.

Public Transport
Electric bicycles and cars can be rented in the city. There are tourist trains, carriages and boats to enjoy the travelling, but in Bled everything can be reached in minutes by foot as well.

Taxi
There are several Taxi companies around Bled:

  • Bled tours +386 (0)31 205 611
  • Taxi sms +386 (0)70 999 699
  • Mirja Orel (Bled Taxi) +386 (0)41 710 747
  • Taxi Bent +386 (0)41 623 556
  • Maya Bled Transfers +386 (0)40 203 405
  • Go Taxi +386 (0)41 622 226
  • And you can also rent a car:
  • Avis rent a car +386 (0)4 236 50 05
  • Budget rent a car +386 (0)8 20 50 050