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There are 5 ways to get from Venice to Bled by train, bus, car, ferry or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the bus from Villach to Bled 954

$24 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice Airport, Venice to Ljubljana K803
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Unior Ljubljana - Boh. Bela - Bohinj Zlatorog / ...

$17 - $33

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Lesce-Bled D / ...

$30 - $97

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Bled 181.5 miles

$40 - $65

Ferry, shuttle  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the ferry from Rialto to Aeroporto Venice Linea ARANCIO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Bled

$54 - $479

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Bled is to bus which costs 14€ - 29€ and takes 6 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Bled is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Bled. However, there are services departing from Liberta' Santa Chiara and arriving at Unior via Venice Airport, Venice and Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 12 min.

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The distance between Venice and Bled is 172 km. The road distance is 290.4 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Bled without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 17 min and costs 20€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Venice to Bled, including transfers.

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Venice to Bled bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice Airport, Venice station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Bled is to bus which takes 6 h 12 min and costs 14€ - 29€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 26€ - 85€ and takes 6 h 36 min.

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Venice to Bled bus services, operated by Alpetour - Potovalna Agencija, D.O.O., arrive at Unior station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Bled is 290 km. It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to drive from Venice to Bled.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Bled.
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  • Distance: 107.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Bled, Slovenia?

You can take a bus from Venice to Bled via Aeroporto MARCO POLO, Venice Airport, Venice, Ljubljana, and Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana in around 6 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Bled via Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf, Lesce-Bled, and Lesce ŽP in around 6 h 36 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Lesce-Bled
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Villach to Bled
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice Airport, Venice to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Unior
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arriva.si
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Unior
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Book at
Nomago
Ferry operators
Alilaguna Lines
Phone
+39 041 2401701
Email
info@alilaguna.it
Website
alilaguna.it
Ferry from Rialto to Aeroporto Venice
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
alilaguna.it

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