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There are 7 ways to get from Bologna to Slovenia by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  6 h

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

$19 - $27

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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

Train  •  7 h 50 min

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

$31 - $73

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Ljubljana 238.7 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Trieste  •  5 h 49 min

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

$80 - $344

Fly to Ljubljana  •  7 h 19 min

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

$121 - $503

Shuttle  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Bologna to Ljubljana

$50 - $650

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Slovenia is to bus which costs 16€ - 23€ and takes 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Slovenia 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 once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Slovenia. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Ljubljana Tivoli via Venezia Mestre and Monfalcone. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Slovenia is 287 km. The road distance is 382 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Slovenia without a car is to bus which takes 6 h and costs 16€ - 23€.

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The bus from Bologna to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana takes 6 h including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bologna to Slovenia is to bus which takes 6 h and costs 16€ - 23€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 27€ - 65€ and takes 7 h 50 min, you could also fly, which costs 70€ - 300€ and takes 5 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Slovenia.
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  • Distance: 179.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Slovenia?

ATVO S.p.A. operates a bus from Bologna to Ljubljana once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 6 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bologna to Ljubljana via Venezia Mestre and Monfalcone in around 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $360
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Bologna to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Bologna to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Flights from Bologna to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Valencia
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
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 Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
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 Monfalcone
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Train from Monfalcone to Ljubljana Tivoli
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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
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 Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
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
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More Questions & Answers

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

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

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

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

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Ryanair, Air Dolomiti, Alitalia and Lufthansa offer flights from Bologna Airport to Trieste Airport.

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There are 115+ hotels available in Slovenia. Prices start at $39 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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