8th Congress of the Croatian society of medical biochemistry
and laboratory medicine 
with international participation
22 – 26 September 2015, Rijeka, Croatia

Venue and Accommodation

HKD Congress centre Sušak and Hotel Neboder
Strossmayerova 1
51000 Rijeka, Croatia
Tel: +385 51 373 538
Fax: +385 51 373 541
http://www.jadran-hoteli.hr/neboder/index.php

Accommodation
For reservation of accommodation please contact official Congress agency or make a reservation at
https://www.adria-congress.com/8_HDMBLM/8_HDMBLM_ENG.html
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Contact:
Katija Ljubimir +385 91 263 34 55
Hrvoje Ljubimir +385 91 263 34 56

Arrival in Rijeka
Rijeka is a port city, situated on the crossroad of main transport routes and it is well connected with the rest of Croatia and neighbouring countries by land, air and sea transport directions. It is possible to arrive in Rijeka by:
BUS - The bus station "Žabica" is located in the city centre on the furthest western part of famous walking zone Korzo. Rijeka is connected to larger Croatian and European cities by regular international and national bus lines. All information about time-tables and ticket prices can be found on Rijeka's bus station official web page www.autotrans.hr or www.bus.hr
CAR - Good quality of the Croatian motorways will ensure quick arrival in Rijeka from most of the bigger Croatian cities. We advise you to check the Road conditions report before you begin your journey on web page www.hak.hr.
TRAIN - The central railway station is located close to the city centre on address Krešimirova 5, just one kilometre away from the main bus station. The information about train schedules can be found on Croatian Railroads web page www.hzpp.hr.
PLANE - The Rijeka Airport is located on the island of Krk some 30 km away from the city. All the information about the flights can be found on the airport webpage www.rijeka-airport.hr. The Airport Pula and Trieste can offer more choices of different airline companies. Plane tickets can be purchased online on the web pages of airline companies or by contacting the official congress agency (http://www.adria-congress.com/EN/index_EN.html)
BOAT – The boat harbour in Rijeka is the biggest harbour in Croatia. Its main part is marine passenger terminal which has been renewed in 2009. Current breakwater of passenger terminal (known as "molo longo") is favourite sea promenade of many Rijeka's citizens. Rijeka is connected to Split, Korčula, Hvar and Dubrovnik by boat lines and to Cres, Lošinj, Rab, Pag, Susak, Ilovik, Unije by catamaran. There are no direct international boat connections. Information about the timetable as well as about prices and other information can be found on the Jadrolinija web page. www.jadrolinija.hr

Getting around Rijeka
BUS - Rijeka has very efficient public transportation divided in 9 lines which operate every day from 5 am to 11.30 pm approximately every 15 minutes. Bus tickets for all zones and valid for two fares can be purchased at kiosk for 15,50 kn 1st zone, 21,00 kn 2nd zone and 26,00 kn 3rd zone. Ticket is validated by inserting it in the ticket machine upon geting on the bus. A one-way ticket at a somewhat higher price of 10,00 kn can be bought from the bus driver on the bus. 10 city buses run on compressed natural gas and they are especially environmentally friendly and energy efficient. The day and night timetables for the city and suburban bus lines can be found at the Autotrolej web page http://www.autotrolej.hr.
RIJEKA ON FOOT - In Rijeka everything is within reach. The city centre is ideal for long walks, the greatest way for sightseeing and discovering city's little secrets.
CAR - Car parks are in open but there are also closed garages, and cars can be parked safely for a longer period of time. There are 3 parking zones but only zone 0 is time limited (max for 2 h). Public car parks are open on working days from 7 am to 9 pm, on Saturday from 7 am to 2 pm. Nearest car parks to congress venue are car park Delta (price: 6 kn/hour) and Brajdica (price: 4 kn/hour or daily card 20 kn.)
TAXI - Taxi service in Rijeka is one of the most affordable in Croatia. There are three taxi stands in the centre of the city – at the bus station (Trg Žabica 1), in city centre (Matije Gupca Street) and at the railway station (Krešimirova 5).
Few taxi companies, their contacts and prices are listed in the table:

 Taxi company  Taxi company  web address  Price
 Cammeo  +385 1212  www.taxi-cammeo.hr
 5 km - 20,00 kn/each additional km - 6,00 kn
 Lux Taxi  +385 51 212 212  www.lux-taxi.com
 5 km - 20,00 kn/ each additional km - 7,00 kn
 Radio Taxi  +385 51 585 585   www.radiotaxirijeka.com.hr
 5 km - 30,00 kn / each additional km - 7,00 kn
 Taxi Fiume  +385 91 944 1733  www.taxifiume.com
 5 km - 30,00 kn/ each additional km - 6,00 kn
 Taxi Rijeka  +385 51 615 729  www.taxirijeka.com  5 km - 30,00 kn/ each additional km - 7,00 kn
 Taxi Vita  +385 51 410 800  www.taxivita.hr
 5 km - 20,00 kn/ each additional km - 7,00 kn

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