Dubrovnik is one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the Mediterranean, which could be reached either by plane, car, bus or ferry.
The most usual and the easiest way to visit Dubrovnik is by plane. Dubrovnik airport is very well connected with practically all important Croatian and European destinations. It is currently the second busiest airport in Croatia. Most major European cities are less than 3 hours away by plane. Direct flights are available from many capitals such as Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Edinburgh, London, Madrid, Paris, Prague, Rome, Riga, Stockholm, Vienna, as well as many other European cities such as Barcelona, Belfast, Bordeaux, Frankfurt, Hannover, Milan, Munich, Nantes, Salzburg and Venice. Regular flights between Dubrovnik and other Croatian airports (Zagreb, Split, Pula in Istria, etc.) are also available.
Taxi transfer from airport to Dubrovnik: 200 to 250HRK (cca 30 to 35€)
Regular bus transport from airport to City center or main bus station: 35 to 40HRK (cca 6€)
Highway from Zagreb and Rijeka to Dubrovnik has reached the town of Ploče that is located cca 1.5 hour drive from Dubrovnik. By 2018 highway is expected to be completed, otherwise, two-lane expressway from Ploče to Dubrovnik will be at the disposal to all participants arriving by car.
If you are planning to drive a car in Dubrovnik, be aware that lots of streets are one way and sometimes you must make a big circle around the city to get somewhere you would like to go.
There is a regular ferry service from Bari, Italy, as an option to arrive in Dubrovnik.
The trip takes around 10 hours. There is also possibility of taking a ferry from Ancona (Italy) to Split and after that driving to Dubrovnik – cca 3.5 hours.
Annual Meeting venue at the Valamar Dubrovnik Resort is easily accessible by public transport. The main means of public transportation in Dubrovnik are the city buses. Local bus No. 6 can take participants directly from Conference Centre (Valamar Resort) to city centre in cca 10-15 minutes. The bus line network is extensive and interconnects all parts of the city. The buses run all day in 20-30 min intervals with exception of the early morning when the bus traffic stops for 3 or 4 hours. Taxi service is available around the clock.