ALGO 2012
September 9-14, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Travel & Visas


Getting to Ljubljana

By Air

Ljubljana Airport (or Jože Pučnik Airport) is the nearest international airport. The international code for the airport is LJU. It is located about 25 km North of Ljubljana. There are numerous ways of getting to the town.

You can arrange your airport transfer in advance. Special discount for ALGO participants is available with the company GRH chauffeur service.  For more details on arrangement please see this document. The transfer can be booked online here.

There is regular bus service from the airport to Ljubljana. The journey time is no more than 45 minutes . The tickets are purchased on the bus. The distance from the bus station to the venue is about 0.5 km.

From the airport you can take a taxi as well. 


Official carrier of ALGO12. Please, book your on-line ticket here (


By Car

Ljubljana is easily reached from one of the four neighouring countries. For driving on motorways a viggnete is required. A weekly vignette costs 15 EUR and can be purchased at petrol stations or post offices.

When coming from Austria on motorway through Karavanke tunnel a road toll is attracted.

For more information see:


By Bus and Rail

The main bus and rail station are both at the same location. The distance from the station and the venue is about 0.5 km.

Travelling by bus to Ljubljana is an option most likely from Italy or Croatia.

Taking the train is probably a better option than bus. There are several connections to cities outside Slovenia. Ljubljana has direct connections to Vienna in Austria, Prague in Czech, Zagreb and Rijeka in Croatia, Münich in Germany, Thessaloniki in Greece, Budapest in Hungary, Trieste and Venice in Italy, Belgrade in Serbia, Zurich in Switzerland, and a whole host of other European cities. 

For more information see:


Visa Information

Foreigners entering Slovenia must hold a valid travel document. EU/EEA and Croatian citizens do not need a passport to enter Slovenia, only an identity card. 

Persons from certain countries may need a visa to enter Slovenia. Further information can be found here.



Getting around Ljubljana

There are numerous public city buses in Ljubljana. Special card called Urbana is required. Here you can download a map of Ljubljana public transport.