Last useful information for your travel:


- For those who will arrive at Dubrovnik airport on Saturday evening or Sunday, we will have a conference shuttle available for the most of flights. Alternatively we suggest you to take a taxi (aprox 50 kn or 7 Eu) as the airport is only 5 km away from Hotel Croatia.


- For those who will arrive by ship to Dubrovnik harbor, or by bus to the nearby main bus station, take a local bus no.10 to Cavtat that operates every hour.


- For those that have air connection to Zagreb only, first take an airport shuttle to city. As bus terminal is in the main bus station, you may use one of the buses to Dubrovnik which is the most convenient and cheapest way. The timetable is available in pdf form is available here.


Arrival by air:

Traveling by plane is a convenient and comfortable way to visit Dubrovnik. Many European companies have regular flights to Dubrovnik or to Zagreb from where the Croatian national carrier, Croatian Airlines, provides regular flights to Dubrovnik. During summer season there are numerous charter flights operating from many European cities. The airport is called Cilipi airport and it is located about 18 km from the Dubrovnik city center and only 6 km from Cavtat and Hotel Croatia.

Transportation to Cavtat will be organized for conference participants on Sunday the 12th. Otherwise a taxi should be used. You will probably be offered a price in advance, or you can demand that the price be determined by the taximeter. Price for the taxi from the airport to Hotel Croatia is aprox. 50 kn (7 Eu).

AIRPORT DUBROVNIK - Flights and timetables

Direct International Flights (from the summer 2003 timetable):

Amsterdam, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Gothenburg, Istanbul, Copenhagen, London, Madrid, Moscow, Mostar, Munich, Paris, Prague, Rome, Sarajevo, Skopje, Stuttgart, Tel Aviv, Vienna and Zurich


The official carrier Croatia Airlines has arranged special airfares with the ICNMTA-2004 conference.

Croatia Airlines will grant all participants a 25% discount on flights to Dubrovnik (this discount is applicable on Croatia Airlines flights only).

To obtain this discount, confirmed registration form or other written proof of participation must be presented at the time of purchase.

The application period is from 06. 09. – 24. 09. 2004.

If you would like to take advantage of this special offer, please contact your nearest Croatia Airlines office.

The list of Croatia Airlines offices and all information concerning granted discount can be found at – at your service – official carrier.


Arrival by car:

Traveling by car is a great way to visit Dubrovnik, because it gives you the freedom to explore Croatian Adriatic Coast on the way to Dubrovnik and Dubrovnik Region as well. There are numerous places and towns to be seen and a variety of things to be done.

For travel from northwest (Slovenia, Austria, and Hungary) the fastest way is to take a highway from Zagreb to Split (370 km) and from Split to Dubrovnik (210 km) by Adriatic coast road. By the September 2004, about 70% of Zagreb-Split direction will be a modern highway. On your way you may stop to visit Plitvice lakes national park, waterfalls at Skradin near Sibenik, visit Split the largest town at Croatian coast with Roman city walls and many more.

From west (Slovenia and Italy) you can travel to Dubrovnik by the spectacular but rather long road along the coastline  (Rijeka to Dubrovnik is 600 km). Alternatively, there is a ferry line between Rijeka and Dubrovnik as well.


Arrival by sea:

Another pleasant way of traveling to Dubrovnik is by sea. There are international and coastal ferry lines with arrivals and departures 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. Other agencies operate along the Croatian coast during summer. From Italian Adriatic coast there are regular ferry lines between Ancona and Zadar or Split and from Bari to Dubrovnik.

The Croatian coastal towns and cities are served by ferry and ship services. The inhabited islands are linked with the mainland (and some of them also with other islands) by ferry/ship services. During the summer, the frequency of ferry sailings is usually increased and fast hydrofoil services are added. The summer sailing schedule normally remains in operation from 28 May to 30 September.

For local and international timetables for boat and ferries from and to Dubrovnik click here.

Arrival by coach:

Coaches are often used by Croatian citizens. There are a large number of regular lines between main Croatian cities. For example, there are 5 day coach connections between Zagreb and Dubrovnik. Travel time is about 10 hours and the price is aprox. 170 kn (23 Eu). See timetable here

Arrival by train:

The closest railway station to Dubrovnik is in Split.  A train arrives to the railway station in the harbor and close to the coach station where you can take a coach to Dubrovnik which is 200 km away.



As Croatia is one of the main European tourist destinations, entry visas are not required for the most of European countries. Entry visa is not required for citizens of  EU countries, USA, Canada, Australia, Japan, Singapore, etc.

To find out whether you need a visa for entering Croatia please consult the web page of  Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Croatia.

All citizens of the countries for which entry visas are requested according to Visa Regulations of the Republic of Croatia must, as a rule, obtain the visas abroad prior to the entry into the Republic of Croatia by applying to the related Embassy or Consular Office of the Republic of Croatia.

There is a possibility of issuing entry visas through a special procedure if requested by a legal entity or an individual in the Republic of Croatia by applying for visas to the relevant authorities in the Republic of Croatia (Police) for citizens of countries in which the Republic of Croatia has no embassy or consular office.