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There are 9 ways to get from Bologna to Ljubljana by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus ATVO S.p.A.  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Bologna to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana Florentia Bus / ...

$19 - $95

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Train, bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Ljubljana 977 / ...

$26 - $138

Bus Eurolines IT  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre to Postojna

$39 - $54

Train  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Aeroporto Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Trieste Aeroporto to Ljubljana Rv

$30 - $73

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Ljubljana 238.7 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Ljubljana  •  6 h 27 min

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

$131 - $548

Fly to Trieste, shuttle  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Trieste (TRS) BLQ - TRS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Airport to Ljubljana

$111 - $663

Fly to Klagenfurt, shuttle  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Klagenfurt (KLU) BLQ - KLU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Ljubljana

$162 - $833

Shuttle  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Bologna to Ljubljana

$50 - $650

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Ljubljana is to bus which costs 16€ - 85€ and takes 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Ljubljana is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 3 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna and arriving at Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Ljubljana via Venezia Mestre and Trieste Aeroporto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 5 min.

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

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The best way to get from Bologna to Ljubljana without a car is to bus which takes 6 h and costs 16€ - 85€.

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The bus from Bologna to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana takes 6 h including transfers and departs four times a week.

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Bologna to Ljubljana bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., depart from Bologna station.

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Bologna to Ljubljana train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Bologna C.Le station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Ljubljana is to bus which takes 6 h and costs 16€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 26€ - 65€ and takes 8 h 5 min, you could also fly, which costs 110€ - 480€ and takes 6 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 188.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

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

ATVO S.p.A. operates a bus from Bologna to Ljubljana once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 6 h. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bologna to Ljubljana via Venezia Mestre and Trieste Aeroporto in around 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Flights from Bologna to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Bologna to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $360
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Bologna to Klagenfurt via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Bologna to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to Ljubljana via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to Ljubljana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Valencia
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
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 Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
Train from Trieste Aeroporto to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Bologna to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
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
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Bologna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
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 Bologna, Bologna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
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
$35 - $50
Schedules at
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 Postojna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
eurolines.it
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 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.si
Globtour
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Trieste Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $45
Private
$120 - $330
Shuttle from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $180
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$11 - $40
Private
$45 - $180
Shuttle from Bologna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $650
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$50 - $60
Private
$240 - $650

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There is no direct flight from Bologna Airport to Ljubljana Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Bologna to Ljubljana bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., arrive at Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana station.

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Bologna to Ljubljana train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Ljubljana is 382 km. It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to drive from Bologna to Ljubljana.

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Austrian Airlines, KLM, Brussels Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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Book your Bologna to Ljubljana train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Bologna to Ljubljana bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 748+ hotels available in Ljubljana. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Bologna Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 13 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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