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By Air

Traveling by plane is the most convenient and comfortable way to visit Dubrovnik. Many European companies have regular flights to Zagreb and from there the Croatian national carrier, Croatia Airlines, provides regular flights to Dubrovnik. The airport is called Cilipi and it is located about 18 km from Dubrovnik centre, and only 9km from Mlini.

Dubrovnik Airport:
Flights and timetables
web: http://www.airport-dubrovnik.hr/index.php?lang=en

Croatia Airlines - Dubrovnik:
Poslovnica Dubrovnik, Brsalje 9
tel: *385 20 413 777, 413 776, fax: +385 20 413 993,
working hours: 8 - 16 h, Saturday 9 - 12 h,
web: http://www.croatiaairlines.hr/
e-mail: ctn.sales@ctn.htnet.hr
For reservations and booking call: +385 62 777 777

Croatia Airlines - Zagreb:
Teslina 5, 10000 Zagreb
phone: +385 1 616 02 46, fax: +385 1 616 02 90
Berislaviceva 2, 10000 Zagreb
web: http://www.croatiaairlines.hr/
phone: +385 1 616 02 16, fax: +385 1 481 96 32
Information phone: +385 800 7777, +385 1 481 96 33
Reservation phone: +385 62 777 777, +385 1 487 27 27
Airport Zagreb phone: +385 1 456 21 82, +385 1 456 22 34, fax: +385 1 721 192

International Flights from/to Zagreb:
Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Gothenburg, Istanbul, London, Madrid, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Prague, Rome, Sarajevo, Skopje, Stockholm, Stuttgart, Vienna, Warsaw and Zurich.

International Flights from/to Dubrovnik:
Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Manchester, Paris, Rome and Vienna.

Domestic Flights from/to Zagreb:
Dubrovnik, Pula, Split, Zadar

By sea

Another pleasant way of travelling to Dubrovnik is by sea. There are international and coastal ferry lines arriving and departing from Dubrovnik. Jadrolinija is the main Croatian passenger ferry company, with the highest number of regular international and domestic lines. The other Croatian shipping and freight agency is Jadroagent Ltd.


Obala S. Radica 40, Dubrovnik
Phone: 418 000, Pho/fax: 418 111

Obala S. Radica 40, Dubrovnik
Tel: 419 000, 419 009, Fax: 419 029, E-mail: jadroagent-dubrovnik@du.htnet.hr
More information can also be found on the pages of Port of Dubrovnik authority, Gruska obala 1, 20 000 Dubrovnik, Tel / Fax: +385 20 418 511

International ferry lines:
Zadar - Brbinj (Dugi otok) - Ancona;
Zadar - Ancona; Split - Ancona;
Split-Stari Grad (Hvar)-Korcula-Ancona;
Dubrovnik -Bari.
Timetables for international ferry lines arriving and departing from Dubrovnik.

By rail

The rail network connects all major Croatian cities, except Dubrovnik. There are direct trains to Slovenia, Hungary, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Bosnia-Herzegovina and other countries. Indirect connections also exist, conecting Croatia to almost all other European countries. If you plan to travel by rail the best way is to arrive to Zagreb or Split and take the bus from there to Dubrovnik.
Information can be obtained at phone: 01 4573-253, 4573-238 or at the
Croatian Railroads official pages: http://www.hznet.hr/.

Eurocity and Intercity trains:
EC Mimara: Munich - Salzburg - Villach - Ljubljana - Zagreb;
EC Agram: Salzburg - Villach - Ljubljana - Zagreb;
IC Sava: Villach - Ljubljana - Zagreb - Belgrade;
IC Croatia: Vienna - Maribor - Zagreb;
IC Kvarner: Budapest - Koprivnica - Zagreb - Rijeka.

By coach

The bus service offers cheaper alternative for travel across Croatia and to Dubrovnik. Throughout Dubrovnik region, even the smallest villages have some sort of bus connection. There are express buses which cover longer distances and are very comfortable. In almost every larger town, there is a bus station (Autobusna stanica or Autobusni kolodvor) where tickets are sold and timetables are clearly displayed.
In Dubrovnik the main bus terminal is located in Gruž where both local and international coaches arrive.

DUBROVNIK MAIN BUS TERMINAL, Put Republike 19, phone: +385 20 357 088
ZAGREB MAIN BUS TERMINAL, http://www.akz.hr/

A wide variety of information for people traveling to Croatia was prepared by the Croatian National Tourist Board.

Visa information

Visa requirements

Citizens of some countries need an entry visa for the Republic of Croatia. Current visa regulations are given at the Web site of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration. You can find out whether you need a visa to visit Croatia (under Visa Requirement Overview, please select your country).

If you need a visa, make sure to apply for one well in advance, but not later than July 10th, 2009.

Getting a visa

The policy is that invitation letters can be issued only to the authors and committee members. Letters will only be sent to the participants registered for the conference.

To apply for an invitation letter please do the following:
  1. Register for the conference.
  2. Book your accommodation.
  3. Send an e-mail to the ECMR'09 Secretariat (ecmr09@fer.hr), Subject: ECMR 2009 Invitation Letter, providing the following data:
    • First and Last name,
    • Date and place of birth,
    • Citizenship,
    • Passport number, date and place of issuance, validity date,
    • Your address,
    • Your occupation,
    • The address at which you will be staying during the visit to Croatia (eg. hotel address).
  4. Send a signed letter from your institute/company filled in according to the template given bellow.
  5. Send a copy of the letter confirming the reservation of your accommodation in Croatia.

Scanned copies of the signed guarantee letter (4.) and reservation confirmation (5.) should be sent by e-mail to ecmr09@fer.hr (Subject: ECMR 2009 Invitation letter).

Download template for visa invitation letter

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