Places to stay

We have arranged a special price for the conference attendees in M hotel Ljubljana, where the conference will take place. You should make a booking by sending an email to or calling on +38615137000. Please, mention “LIFE ARTEMIS” conference, when making your booking. As hotels in Ljubljana are very busy, we strongly advise you to book a hotel as soon as possible. If you would rather choose a different place to stay, there are many other possibilities for accommodation in Ljubljana. Here we propose some additional accommodation options, so you can find accommodation that suits your requirements. You are welcome to make the reservation via suggested links. 

B&B Hotel Ljubljana Park ***
Distance to the venue: 3,4 km.
City Hotel Ljubljana ***
Distance to the venue: 2,6 km.
Hotel Mrak ***
Distance to the venue: 3,7 km.
Hotel Emonec ***
Distance to the venue: 3,2 km.

Hotel Lev ****
Distance to the venue: 2,0 km.
Grand Hotel Union ****
Distance to the venue: 2,8 km.
Best Western Hotel Slon ****
Distance to the venue: 2,4 km.
You can find many accommodation options also on:

Moving around the city

On foot

Ljubljana is very cosy and small, so everything is at your fingertips. The venue (M hotel Ljubljana) is only 10 minutes bus drive to the city centre with all the cultural and culinary possibilities at your hand. However, you can easily access the city centre with only 25 min walk following the main road Celovška Street (Celovška cesta).

By bus

By city bus: The public city bus network also makes it very easy to travel within the city of Ljubljana. Those wishing to travel with Ljubljana city buses should purchase the Urbana public transport card (price 2.00 €). The Urbana card is available at LPP ticket offices (Ljubljanski potniški promet), tourist information centres and most of the city’s newspaper kiosks, news-stands and post offices.

The Urbana card can be topped up with cash at all the above-mentioned sales outlets and the green Urbanomat ticket machines located across the city, mostly next to bus stops (accepting both cash as well as credit and debit cards). A single journey fare is 1,30 € (valid for 90-min journey regardless of the number of buses needed to be changed to reach the destination).

From the city centre you can reach M hotel Ljubljana by following bus lines:

  • From bus stop “Kolodvor” (Central Bus and Railway Station): 25 (Medvode).
  • From bus stop “Bavarski dvor”:  8 (Gameljne) or 25 (Medvode).
  • From bus stop “Ajdovščina”:  1 (Vižmarje) or 3 (Litostroj).

 The best option to reach the venue from Ljubljana city centre is to get on the bus from bus stops: “Kolodvor”, “Bavarski dvor” or “Ajdovščina” and get off the bus at the bus stop:Kino Šiška

You can find additional information on:


By taxi

By taxi: Ljubljana has a well-organised taxi service, which is not exceedingly expensive. There are fixed spots in the city where taxis are stationed, or they can be ordered by telephone.


Getting there

By plane

Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport

Ljubljana has only one international airport, the Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport (Brnik), which is located 26 km from Ljubljana city centre (20 min by road). There are several transportation options from Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport (Brnik) to Ljubljana:

  • Shuttle transfers: GoOpti, MNJ Shuttle, Markun Shuttle.
  • Taxi: Taxi services are available in front of the airport arrivals terminal. More.
  • Regular bus route: A regular bus route connects Brnik/airport Ljubljana and the Ljubljana Central Bus Station (Ljubljana avtobusna postaja) (bus stop no. 28).

Alternative nearby international airports: If you don’t find a suitable flight to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, you might want to check some of the international airports in neighbouring countries. From those airports, you can reach Ljubljana by GoOpti buses and shuttles.

  • Venice Airport, Italy (230 km)
  • Trieste Airport, Italy (130 km)
  • Graz Airport, Austria (187 km)
  • Klagenfurt Airport, Austria (85 km)
  • Zagreb Airport, Croatia (140 km)

By train

Railway connections from the major cities across the borders to Ljubljana are often operated by intercity trains. The Ljubljana Railway Station is Slovenia’s main railway station. It connects Ljubljana to Trieste, Frankfurt, Munich, Zurich, Prague, Vienna, Graz, Budapest, Zagreb, and Belgrade.

Website: Ljubljana Railway Station. Address: Trg Osvobodilne fronte 6, 1000 Ljubljana
: +386 1 291 33 32

A good website where you can plan your international train journey is

By car

Ljubljana is located at the crossroads of Slovenia’s most important road routes. Motorway access from any of the neighbouring countries is very easy. Please note, that road tax vignettes must be purchased for the use of Slovenian motorways. Vignettes can be purchased also at petrol stations. The price of the weekly vignette for passenger cars is 15.00 €.

How to reach the venue by road is nicely described here.

Hotel M offers limited free parking and it is subject to availability. In the vicinity of the hotel, there is Parking lot Šiška, which is located on Gospodinjska ulica, 200 meters from the hotel, next to the post office. Access to the parking lot is directly from Celovška cesta. All-day parking costs 3.00 € (50 cents per hour). You pay the parking fee on the parking machine in the parking lot. 

An alternative option is Parking lot Trg prekomorskih brigad, which is located in front of Kino Šiška (Cinema Šiška) or the hotel. During daily tariff (from 7.00 – 19.00) the first two hours of parking will cost 60 cents, every next hour 60 cents. Night tariff (from 19.00 – 7.00) is 1.80 €. You pay the parking fee on the machine, which stands in the middle of the parking lot.

Things to see

Ljubljana is a picturesque city and if you have some time left we suggest you to have a walk through the city centre. Information on places to visit can be found on the website of the Ljubljana Tourism Bureau