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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  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Bled bus station to Trieste N160
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia Re

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Bus  •  5h 47m

  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 Parking Venice Piazzale Roma Parking - Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja

Train  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Lesce Bled to Villach Hbf 210 / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Rj

Drive  •  2h 48m

  1. Drive from Bled to Venice 288 km

Shuttle  •  4h 8m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Bled to Venice Airport
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International entry into Italy from Slovenia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovenia
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Conditions of entry into Italy from Slovenia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Slovenia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • FFP2 masks are required on all public transport

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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 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, returning to Slovenia from Italy is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 19 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Bled to Venice is to bus and train which costs €20 - €35 and takes 5h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Bled to Venice is to drive which costs €40 - €60 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 Parking via Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 47m.

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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 which takes 5h 8m and costs €20 - €35.

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It takes approximately 5h 8m 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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The best way to get from Bled to Venice is to bus which takes 5h 47m and costs €30 - €50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €30 - €80 and takes 6h 16m.

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Bled to Venice bus services, operated by TripstAir, arrive at Venice Piazzale Roma Parking 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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Map of how to get from Bled to Venice.
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  • Distance: 172.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 8m

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 47m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bled to Venice via Lesce ŽP, Lesce Bled, and Villach Hbf in around 6h 16m.

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
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Lesce-Bled to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Lesce Bled to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3 - €10
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
€5 - €7
Regional Train Ticket
€3 - €5
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
€8 - €10
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bled bus station to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bled bus station to Ljubljana bus station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Bled to Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €16
Website
Nomago
Economy
€7 - €11
Premium
€10 - €14
Family&friends
€11 - €16
TripstAir
Phone
+38670511611
Email
info@tripstair.com
Website
tripstair.com
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Venice Piazzale Roma Parking
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €33
Website
TripstAir

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