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Travel

Coming to Maribor

The closest airport to Maribor is  Graz (Austria).
Flying to/from Ljubljana or Zagreb airports is also possible, however expect longer transfer time.
For best and cheapest flight connections, we recommend using Skyscanner service.
For train connections, check Deutche Bahn portal.

If you're coming by car, please note, that  cars are required to display a vignette (toll sticker) in order to use motorways and express roads in the Republic of Slovenia - full info here. Weekly vignette for motor vehicles up to a maximum permitted weight of 3,500 kg is 15.00€
Parking is available at the hotel, with entry from Gregorčičeva street. (see Map).

FROM GRAZ Airport via Graz Train Station to Maribor:

Graz airport (Flughafen Graz) and Graz Main Train Station (Graz Hauptbahnhoff) timetable online: PDF. One bus fare costs 1,90 €.

You can find more information on train connections between Graz & Maribor online HERE and HERE.

Timetable Graz Hbf– Maribor (Monday to Friday):
Graz Hbf             6:34    10:36    12:36    14:36    16:36     18:38
Maribor              7:39    11:38    13:38    15:38    17:38     19:38

Maribor – Graz Hbf (Monday to Friday):
Maribor              6:19     8:21    10:22    14:22    16:21    18:21
Graz Hbf             7:22     9:23    11:23    15:23    17:23    19:23
Return train ticket Graz-Maribor costs 26,00 €.

FROM LJUBLJANA airport via Ljubljana Train Station to Maribor:
Bus timetable between Ljubljana airport (Letališče Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport) and Ljubljana Main Train Station online. The price is 4,10 EUR.
Here you can find Maribor – Ljubljana train timetable online.

FROM ZAGREB airport via Zagreb Train Station to Maribor:
To get to the Zagreb Train Station from the airport, take the shuttle bus downtown to the central bus station (30 HRK), get on the tram no. 2  or 6 direction Črnomerec, get off at the central railway station (Glavni kolodvor).
For more specific transport information you can also contact us on this e-mail: pikapolonca.si@gmail.com.

Venue

Venue for the conference is Cultural Centre Pekarna, a former military bakery that was squatted as a venue for alternative cultural and social use in 1994, which is still its contemporary function. Cultural Centre Pekarna is based in the south centre of Maribor. The address is: Ob železnici 16 (view on map)
At the Conference venue  wireless broadband access is available.
Getting to the conference venue
The walking distance between hotels and conference venue is less then 1km. It's a nice 10-15 minutes walk trough city center, passing the main square, over the old bridge, passing the hospital and you are there. It takes about 5 minutes by car, when the traffic is low. The taxi station is 2 minutes walk from the hotels (next to the Franciscan church - the big red one :).

Accommodation / Ho(s)tel

We recommend the Hotel Orel*** or the Uni Hotel that are both located in the old city centre close to the conference venue and where you can also use conference discount (please indicate in the on-line form, when registering for conference!).   Please make your bookings as early as possible.
Participants whose accommodation is provided by the organisers should note that all extras in the rooms (mini-bar, phone calls etc.) are on them.

Hotel Orel:
Address: Volkmerjev prehod 7, SI - 2000 Maribor
Tel: +386 2 25 06 700
M: +386 51 656 783
orel@termemb.si
-single room: 46 €/person+breakfast
-double room: 54 €/2persons+2breakfasts

Uni Residence Hotel:
Address: Volkmerjev prehod 7, SI - 2000 Maribor
Tel.: +386 2 25 06 700
M: +386 51 656 783
uni.hotel@termemb.si
- single room: 35 €/person+breakfast
- double room: 43 €/2persons+2 breakfasts

Terme Maribor are NTNM Conference hosting partner - feel free to discover additional offer of their Fontana Spa Center and ask at reception for hotel guests special deals!

Connectivity
Free wireless internet connection is available in the hotels' lobby, in rooms you can use the cable internet. If you don't bring your own UTP-cable, you can buy one on reception desk.
Wireless broadband connectivity will be available at the venue.

City Transport

Public transport in wider city center of Maribor consists of buses and is not very frequent.
Luckly, conference venue is only 10-15 minutes walk from the hotel, which is recommended mode of transport. (With car or taxi it will take you from 3-5 minutes, depending on traffic. Same with the cycle, that you  can rent at the hostel reception.)

Taxi service:

Conference dedicated company is: Taxi Plus +38622517151 or (free from local networks) +386 80 11 12

Think & drive green – car share and order a van (for 6 or 8 persons) or ask our staff or Reception office to call one for you.

Nearest taxi station is  2 minutes walk away from the hotel, next to the big red Franciscan Church. Taxis in Maribor are frequent and not too pricey, but cheaper if you order the fare by phone. You can reach other Taxi services on the following numbers: +38670868410, +38641444222 (micro taxi)

Food

Breakfast is available at the hotel.  Lunch for conference participants will be organised.   All participants will be given coupons, that they can exchange for one full meal at at Restaurant Toti Rotovž.

Please note that dinner is not included in the conference fee. Members of the organisation team will be happy to provide you with recommendations or directions and help you with reservations.

Safety

You’ll find Maribor to be very safe. Street crime is rare, but you should keep a sensible eye on your belongings.

Contacts and important phone numbers

Country dial code for Slovenia is +386, and 2 for Maribor. To place an international call from Slovenia first dial prefix 00. Emergency phone number is 112. In case you need to contact the organizer, the number is:
Polonca Podgorsek: +386 31 213 402
The telephone number at the venue is:+386 2 3007870

Taxi services: +386 (0)80 12-22; (0)80 22-77.

Terme Maribor - NTNM Conference hosting partner

Terme Maribor - NTNM Conference hosting partner