Contemporary Analysis and Its Applications

June 19 - 23, 2023 | Portorož, Slovenia


We have reserved a number of rooms at the St. Bernardin hotels with special rates for CAIA participants.

In order to access the booking site, please use this link.

Please note that the default booking setup is for one or two persons.
In case you have different booking requests (in particular, if you are going to stay in Bernardin Hotels not within the period from June 18 till June 24), please send an email to the Bernardin booking staff at

The towns of Piran and Portorož are located at about 20 minute walking distance from the conference venue. There are many other lodging options there, as well.


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

By Plane

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

140 km

Venice, Italy

190 km

Treviso, Italy

186 km

Trieste, Italy

80 km

Pula, Croatia

95 km

Zagreb, Croatia

265 km


Shuttle service GoOpti

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

However, it is desirable to book a shuttle in advance (prices and availability). 

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 conference venue in Portorož local buses run, connecting the three cities on Slovenia's coastline - Koper, Izola and Portorož.

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 a bus or a GoOpti Shuttle service to St. Bernardin Conference Centre in Portorož.

You may also use GoOpti to get from Ljubljana train station to 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  or Trieste, Italy 

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

By Car

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

The guests of the St. Bernardin hotels have a free parking service.