Venue & Transport

Conference is taking place at Amfora Beach Resort.

Amfora Beach Resort is located on the beautiful and secluded island of Hvar, which will provide a stress-free, peaceful, yet culturally rich environment that will be ideal for intense scientific interactions, networking, shared social activities and for relaxation between sessions.

The Resort is situated a ten-minute walk from the historic town of Hvar.

Grand Ballroom conference room, which will be used for lectures, is equipped with 370 sitting places, A/V services and free WiFi. Terrace Ballroom level, found one floor below, will be used for posters, exhibit booths, and coffee breaks. Buffet lunches and dinners will be served in the restaurant next to this area.

The closest international airport is Split, which has direct flights to all major airports in Europe including Frankfurt, London, Munich, Paris, and Vienna.

Accommodation

To book your accommodation, please contact Ana Vidos avidos@irb.hr 

Transport

How to get from the Split International Airport to Hvar Island?

Book Sunčani Hvar Transfer.

Transport from Split Airport to Hvar (hotels Amfora & Pharos)

Regardless of what transportation means you are going to use you will undoubtedly experience an interesting sea journey to Hvar island. When you see the city of Hvar and start enjoying its benefits you will know that your journey has paid off.

The closest international airport is Split Kaštela Airport, from where you can take a bus or a taxi, or rent a car to Split Main Bus Station, which is within walking distance to Split port from where you
need to travel by catamaran or ferry (if you are arriving by car) to Hvar.

BUS from Split Kaštela Airport to Split Main Bus Station (Pleso prijevoz)

Buses drive from SPLIT Kaštela Airport to SPLIT Main Bus Station (platform No.1). Split Main Bus Station is directly adjacent to the Split port, so it is easy to continue your journey to Hvar.

The departure of the bus from Split Kaštela Airport is in front of the airport main entrance. The final stop of this bus is the Split Main Bus Station. Split airport is very small, so you will not miss it. Tickets can be bought on the bus, inside the airport building, or in the Split Main Bus Station (for the journey back). You will need Croatian currency, the Croatian kuna (HRK), in order to buy the ticket. There is an exchange office in the airport building.

For more information about departures of buses in Split, contact Pleso prijevoz at +385 (0) 21 2031190 or write an e-mail to split@plesoprijevoz.hr

One-way ticket costs 30,00 HRK. Travel time is half an hour.

Taxi

Taxi is available during Split Kaštela Airport operating hours.

Telephone: +385 (0)21 895 237

Sea transport from Split port to Hvar

In order to travel from Split port to Hvar we recommend the catamaran (1 hour) or the ferry (2 hours – for those who arrive by car). Price of one-way catamaran ticket is 100 HRK, while the ferry price for one car is 318 HRK plus 47 HRK per person. The Catamaran stops in Hvar, very close to the venue, while the ferry stops in Stari Grad, approximately 19 km from the venue.

Regarding your arrival to Hvar by catamaran / ferry from Split port we would like to advise you to book your catamaran (or ferry, if you travel by car) ride as soon as possible.

The conference is taking place during the high season and the catamaran / ferry line Split-Hvar is a very popular and busy line. In order to avoid long queues on a hot weather and to avoid any chance to miss your catamaran ride, please book it on time.

You can see the map of the Split port below, with the location of the bus station, the catamaran ticket office, and both the catamaran and the ferry ports, all within waking distance.

When you arrive to Hvar, whether by catamaran, or by ferry, there will be a trolley waiting to take your bags to the hotel, while you take a pleasant walk (it takes 15 min – see Map of the city of Hvar at the end of page).

Transport info

Contacts of the Amfora and Pharos hotels are:

Ana Štambuk, Head of concierge
Sunčani Hvar Hotels, Sunčani Hvar d.d.
Dolac b.b., 21450 Hvar, Croatia
tel : +385 (0) 21 750 308
fax : +385 (0) 21 750 301
mob: +385 (0)91 1741 500

If you have any problems with the organization of your transport or if you run into any problems in Croatia, please contact Ana Vidoš, +385 (0)1 457 1333.

Timetables can be found in the PDF below.

Map of Split port

Map of the city of Hvar