Location and travel information

Grand Hotel Bernardin
Obala 2
SI – 6320 Portorož/Portorose


Travel information. Portorož-Portorose can be reached by air (Ljubljana-Brnik: 140 km, Trieste: 78 km, Venice: 188 km), by train (Koper: 15 km, Trieste: 37 km), by ship (Venice), and by road (highway: Munich-Trieste-Koper, Vienna-Ljubljana-Koper or Venice-Trieste-Koper).


IMPORTANT: The Organizing Committee of the 2024 SCS Annual Meeting will organize special conference shuttles for either one-way or round-trip transportation of participants from airports in Ljubljana (Slovenia), Trieste and Venice (Italy) to the conference site. Participants who are interested in using the shuttle transfer service on their arrival and/or departure to/from Portorož-Portorose, are kindly asked to provide required information about their itinerary on the Transfer Form.


Comprehensive guide. Travelling to Portoroz-Portorose (PDF)


Visa requirements. A valid passport is sufficient for a visit to Slovenia on business or as a tourist, provided your stay does not exceed three months. Citizens of EU countries may enter Slovenia without a passport, provided they present their identification card or other valid personal document. Anyone who is required to have a visa to enter Slovenia, may obtain it at the Slovenian representative in their country. The Organizing Committee will assist the participants who might have difficulties obtaining a visa, provided all necessary information is forwarded at least three months in advance.


Letter of invitation. The Organizing Committee will send a Letter of Invitation upon request. The invitation is intended to facilitate participants travel and visa arrangements and does not imply the provision of any financial or other support.