For participants

Travel information

How to get to St. Bernardin Convention Centre?

Portorož and Piran are accessible through a number of different routes. 




By Car

The central location of Slovenia and the congress venue enable easy access by car from a number of different European countries. Within a 500 km radius lie the capitals of Italy, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Czech Republic and Austria.  


By Plane


Turkish Airlines is the official airline of the 8th European Congress of Mathematics. Special discounts are offered for all delegates. To proceed with the online booking tool, please visit Turkish Airlines promocode website and use the event code 034TKM20 under the Promotion code section.

The Carrier offers discounted flights to the destination point LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA. Discounted prices for international flights are only applicable for the participant and one accompanying person and are valid for 7 days before and after the 8ECM.


Participant discounts:

Business Class*:

For C/D/J/J/K/Z CL 20% discount

Economy Class*:

For A/B/E/H/L/M/O/P/Q/S/T/U/V/W/Y/CL 15% discount

*Herein mentioned discounts do not apply to Codeshare flight prices, haj-Umrah prices, pass-free tickets, or to discounted tickets such as infant, baby, companion, disabled, senior, junior, teacher, student, accompanying person, reverent, soldier etc. Discounted prices also apply to groups; however, shall not be combined with any other discounts. the price regulations of the related class apply. Discounts are subject to seat availability at the mentioned classes. 

*The herein mentioned discounts are only valid for the flight with destination in which the Event will take place and it is mandatory to present the event code and a certificate of participation to the sales office or the agency that will make the ticketing.




There are several airports in the vicinity of Portorož, which provide good connections to Europe and beyond. Ljubljana (Slovenia), Trieste (Italy), Venice (Italy), Treviso (Italy), Pula (Croatia) and Zagreb (Croatia) airports are all relatively close by, while low-cost airlines operate on most of them.


International Airports Distance from Portorož
Ljubljana, Slovenia 141 km
Venice, Italy 190 km
Treviso, Italy 186 km
Trieste, Italy 79,5 km
Pula, Croatia 93,7 km
Zagreb, Croatia 265 km


A well-organized shuttle service, GoOpti, operates between Ljubljana, all airports and the congress venue, providing the most economical and time-efficient transportation. 



By Train

Portorož can be reached by train via Koper or Trieste. Slovenian railroads will take you from Koper to most European cities via Ljubljana. Germany, Hungary, Austria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Switzerland are all connected via direct routes with Ljubljana. Between Koper and the Congress venue in Portorož local buses run, connecting the three cities on Slovenia's coastline - Koper, Izola and Portorož.

A ride from Munich to Koper starts at € 40, while you can even reach Koper by train from Frankfurt for € 70.  You can find more information regarding train transfers and timetables here

All information regarding train transfers and timetables are available here.

The nearby city of Trieste has a major train station that has direct connections to VeniceVienna, and other locations.


After you arrive in Koper or Trieste by train, you will have to take the bus or a GoOpti Shuttle service to St. Bernardin Conference Centre in Portorož.


By Bus

Koper has a central bus station and is well connected with numerous cities in Europe. You may inquire in your travel agencies on the best way to get there. Depending on your origin, if you are unable to find direct fares to Koper, you may travel through bus stations in Ljubljana (Slovenia) or Trieste (Italy).


Information on bus connections may be found on the following links:

If you are arriving from - 

Ljubljana, Slovenia 

Trieste, Italy 

A low-cost FLIXBUS and NOMAGO also serve Koper and neighboring towns.