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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Trieste Centrale Fa / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Ljubljana 907 / ...

$43 - $139

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Ljubljana 537 / ...

$21 - $100

10 alternative options

Train, bus via Venezia Mestre  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Ljubljana 907 / ...

$38 - $141

Bus, train  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre to Postojna
  2. Take the train from Postojna to Ljubljana Lp 1801 / ...

$42 - $55

Train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Opcine to Ljubljana Tivoli

$43 - $71

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Ljubljana 238.7 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Bologna to Ljubljana  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Ljubljana (LJU) BLQ - LJU

$131 - $548

Fly Bologna to Trieste  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Trieste (TRS) BLQ - TRS

$96 - $613

Fly Bologna to Klagenfurt  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Klagenfurt (KLU) BLQ - KLU

$262 - $623

Train to Florence, fly to Ljubljana  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Ljubljana (LJU) FLR - LJU

$227 - $773

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Trieste  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Trieste (TRS) LIN - TRS

$141 - $577

Shuttle  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Bologna to Ljubljana

$50 - $650

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Bologna to Ljubljana 6 times a week. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 55 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bologna to Ljubljana via Venezia Mestre, Trieste Centrale, Trieste - Piazza Alberto e Kathleen Casali, Trieste - Villa Opicina, and Opcine in around 7 h 27 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Bologna to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Flights from Bologna to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $360
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Bologna to Klagenfurt via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Bologna to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $440
Flights from Florence to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Florence to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Flights from Florence to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Florence to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Florence to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Flights from Florence to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Florence to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bologna to Ljubljana via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to Ljubljana via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to Ljubljana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Catania
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Postojna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Opcine to Ljubljana Tivoli
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.si
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus from Bologna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Globtour
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trieste Station to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
atvo.it
Bus from Bologna to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
atvo.it
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus from Trieste Piazza Libertà Autostazione to Ljubljana Avtobusna Postaja
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus from Bologna Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre to Ljubljana Avtobusna Postaja
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus from Bologna Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre to Postojna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
eurolines.it

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bologna and Ljubljana is 302 km. The road distance is 382 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Ljubljana is to bus which costs 18€ - 85€ and takes 6 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Bologna to Ljubljana is to drive which takes 3 h 37 min and costs 45€ - 75€.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Bologna to Ljubljana, including transfers.