Flying to Zagreb
If you fly to Zagreb, you will arrive at Zagreb Airport, which is located about 17 km from the centre of the city. From there it takes 20-25 minutes by bus (www.plesoprijevoz.hr) to Zagreb Central Bus Station (Autobusni kolodvor). From there, take any local bus or tram to travel further to your destination.
In order to ensure the best possible flight arrangements for our participants we entered the Star Alliance Conventions Plus Official Airline Network Agreement which offers discounts to the attendees at the 41st IPhO Croatia 2010.
A person from the IPhO 2010 Organisation will meet you at the airport.
Trains to Zagreb
Zagreb is well connected to other European cities by rail. The Main Zagreb Railway Station (Glavni kolodvor) is located in the centre of the City at Trg Kralja Tomislava 12, a ten minutes walk from Trg Bana Jelacica - the central city square. To see the rail connections check www.hznet.hr.
A person from the IPhO 2010 Organisation will meet you at the train station.
Buses to Zagreb
All buses from home and abroad arrive at Central Bus Station (Autobusni kolodvor Zagreb), Avenija M. Drzica bb, a few minutes by tram from the main city square Trg Bana Jelacica.
A person from the IPhO 2010 Organisation will meet you at the bus station.
Arrival by car
Access to Zagreb by car is possible via several motorways/highways. Please consult following web pages:
And the following may help for when you arrive in Croatia:
Documents: To enter Croatia, a driver’s licence, an automobile registration card and vehicle insurance documents (including Green Card) are required.
Mobile phones: The use of mobile telephones while driving is forbidden!
Seat Belts: The use of seat belts is obligatory. A reflective sleeveless jacket is an obligatory part of each vehicle’s emergency equipment.
Fuel stations: Open from 7 a.m. until 7 or 8 p.m. every day; in the summer season, until 10 p.m.
On-duty fuel stations in the larger cities and on main international routes are open 24 hours a day.
All fuel stations sell Eurosuper 95, Super 95, Super 98, Super plus 98 and Normal petrol and Euro Diesel fuel, and gas (LPG) is also available in major cities, and at fuel stations along motorways.
For information on fuel prices and a list of centres selling LPG gas go to: INA, OMV, TIFON.
Basic obligations in case of traffic accident: First inform the police about the traffic accident (tel: 92 or 112).
In the event of a traffic accident which results in minor material damage such notification is not obligatory. Secure the site of the accident (set up a triangle) and undertake measures to elimination any new possible dangers. Wait for the arrival of the police. In the event of any damage to the vehicle, you must obtain a police report on the damage to the vehicle, without which you cannot re-cross the state border. Should you require vehicle repair services, or your vehicle needs towing, call Road Assistance, at 987. If calling from abroad, dial +385 1 987.
A person from the IPhO 2010 Organisation will meet you at the hotel.