The closest airport is Ljubljana, Slovenia and is about 30 min drive from the Hotel Rikli Balance (ex Golf).
Other possible airports are Trieste (Italy), Venice (Italy), Klagenfurt (Austria) and Treviso (Italy).
Transportation from airport to congress venue
From Ljubljana airport Bled can be reached by a private operator or by bus.
Airport transit: ZUP prevozi or Grh d.o.o. offer shuttle service from Ljubljana airport to Bled with special prices for ICDS participants.
From airport by bus: http://www.fraport-slovenija.si/en/passengers-and-visitors/getting-here/bus/.
The Lesce-Bled railway station (4 km from Bled) lies on the Villach – Jesenice – Ljubljana – Belgrade – Istanbul – Athens railway line. It is approximately 45 km from the national borders with Austria (Wurzenpass – Korensko sedlo) and Italy (Fusine Laghi – Rateče).
Here you can find The railway timetable of Slovenian Railways.
Bled is only 47 km from Slovenia’s borders with Austria and Italy. It is a short distance from the main road between the Karavanke Tunnel and Ljubljana.
Entry to Slovenia and Visas
Persons wishing to enter Slovenia must have a relevant travel document.
– Slovenia is a part of Schengen area therefore EU/EEA citizens do not need a passport to enter Slovenia, only a valid identity card.
– In addition to a valid travel document, third-country nationals might need a visa in order to enter the Republic of Slovenia.
More information and a list of nationalities requiring a visa can be found on the web page of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia (https://www.gov.si/en/topics/entry-and-residence/).
In the case you require Letter of Guarantee for visa application, please send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. The letter will be emailed as PDF after payment of registration fee has been received.