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How to reach Zagreb and Colloquium Venue


Colloquium Venue

Faculty of Agriculture University of Zagreb (FAZ)
URL HR: http://www.agr.unizg.hr/
URL ENG: http://www.agr.unizg.hr/en
Location: http://www.agr.unizg.hr/en/category/about_faculty/20

Travel information

Arrival in Zagreb

By plane

Zagreb Airport "Pleso" is located 17 km south of the city centre. Once you have reached "Pleso" take a Croatia Airlines bus that will drop you off at the Central Bus Station (Autobusni kolodvor). From there you can take trams to your destination. Airport bus costs 30 HRK and departs daily every half-hour.

You can also take the taxi in front of the international arrivals but the bus is much cheaper.

Changing currency: There is an ATM outside international arrivals, the Zagrebačka banka office (open 09:00-16:00) and an exchange in the post office (open 07:00-20:00) in the centre of the airport.

Timetable of Zagreb Airport (http://www.zagreb-airport.hr/home)
Croatia Airlines bus schedule (http://www.plesoprijevoz.hr/en/page/home)

By rail

If travelling by rail, Zagreb has direct railway links with all the neighbouring countries. Once you are at the Central Railway Station (Glavni kolodvor), you are actually in the heart of Zagreb, only a 10-minutes-walk from the main city square (Trg bana J. Jelačića). Tram No. 6 or 13 will also take you there.

Changing currency: A currency exchange and ATM (open 24 hrs) are in the international ticketing area.

HZ Passenger Transport (http://www.hzpp.hr/en)

International timetable
(http://reiseauskunft.bahn.de/bin/query.exe/en?/newrequest=yes&protocol=http:&)

By bus

Zagreb Bus Station is situated in near the Central Railway Station. Tram No. 6 will take you at the main city square (Trg bana J. Jelačića) in couple of minutes.
Zagreb Bus Station (http://voznired.akz.hr/voznired.aspx?lang=en)


Public Transportation in Zagreb

There are three ways of public transportation - trams, buses and city railway. They operate all day (every few minutes) and night (every hour). Tickets can be bought on board or at newsstands. Make sure that you stamp your ticket once you board: an unstamped ticket is as good as no ticket at all!

There are 3 types and prices of tickets:
- Ticket valid for 30 minutes: 4 HRK
- Ticket valid for 90 minutes: 10 HRK
- Daily ticket: 30 HRK

ZET (http://www.zet.hr/default.aspx)
ZET tram map (http://www.zet.hr/UserDocsImages/Prilozi/PDF/TRAM%20MREŽA-2.2017..pdf)

Arrival at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb (FAZ)
Take adequate tram number (direction: DUBEC or DUBRAVA) and get off at station called RAVNICE. Follow the sign of Faculty of Agriculture (Agronomski fakultet) and sign of "ICA-Edu Colloquium". After 300 meters you will see new grey-white glassy building or VI. Pavilion where the conference will be held (ground floor).

Taxi - You can find taxis in front of all major hotels, the train and bus stations and at numerous other central locations.

City of Zagreb

Information on the city of Zagreb: http://www.infozagreb.hr/

FAQ

Currency:
Official Croatian currency is the Croatian Kuna - HRK (1 Kn = 100 Lipa). Currency regulations: Foreign currencies can be imported and exported freely.
Foreign currencies can be exchanged at banks, exchange offices, post offices and at most tourist agencies and hotels.
On-line currency exchange (http://www.mjenjacnice.com/)

Time zone:
Central-European time during summer: GMT + two hours

Climate and Weather:
Continental climate (average summer temperature: 20° C; average winter temperature: 1° C)
Weather forecast Meteorological and Hydrological Service (http://meteo.hr/index_en.php)

Electricity:
Voltage of city power grid – 220V, frequency 50HZ

Water:
The tap water in Croatia is of excellent quality and can be used without concern.

Emergency:
Emergency telephone number in Croatia is 112! Unique number includes police, fire brigade and first aid ambulance.
Croatian-English online dictionary (http://www.rjecnik.net/)