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

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Bus, train via Trieste  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Bled Central Bus Station to Trieste Central Bus Station Frankfurt - Pula
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia Re

20€ - 41€

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Bus, train  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Bled Central Bus Station to Villach Central Bus Station Pula - Frankfurt / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Rj

48€ - 76€

Bus  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Bled to Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana Bohinj Zlatorog - Boh. Bela - Ljubljana / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Venice Piazzale Roma Ljubljana - Venice Morning / ...

24€ - 36€

Drive  •  2h 48m

  1. Drive from Bled to Venice 288 km

35€ - 55€

Shuttle  •  4h 4m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Bled to Venice Airport

49€ - 413€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Venice is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Venice is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Venice is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Bled to Venice is to bus which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 5h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Bled to Venice is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bled to Venice. However, there are services departing from Bled and arriving at Venice Piazzale Roma via Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 52m.

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The distance between Bled and Venice is 172 km. The road distance is 288 km.

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The best way to get from Bled to Venice without a car is to bus and train via Trieste which takes 5h 4m and costs 20€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 5h 4m to get from Bled to Venice, including transfers.

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Bled to Venice bus services, operated by Alpetour - Potovalna Agencija, D.O.O., depart from Bled station.

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Bled to Venice bus services, operated by TripstAir, arrive at Venice Piazzale Roma station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bled to Venice is 288 km. It takes approximately 2h 48m to drive from Bled to Venice.

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There are 1533+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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  • Distance: 172.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 4m

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

You can take a bus from Bled to Venice via Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana and Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja in around 5h 52m.

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 Trieste Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
19€ - 21€
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Bled Central Bus Station to Trieste Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 21€
Book at
Nomago
Economy
10€ - 15€
Premium
12€ - 18€
Family&friends
14€ - 21€
Bus from Bled Central Bus Station to Villach Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Book at
Nomago
Economy
7€ - 11€
Premium
10€ - 14€
Family&friends
11€ - 16€
Bus from Bled Central Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Book at
Nomago
Economy
7€ - 11€
Premium
10€ - 14€
Family&friends
11€ - 16€
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Bled to Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
Arriva Slovenia
TripstAir
Phone
+38670511611
Email
info@tripstair.com
Website
tripstair.com
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Venice Piazzale Roma
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€
Website
TripstAir

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