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There are 4 ways to get from Bolzano to Lake Bled by train, bus, shuttle or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Bolzano to Fortezza Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Fortezza/Franzensfeste to Lienz in Osttirol Rex / ...
  3. Take the train from Lienz in Osttirol to Villach Hbf Ic / ...

$35 - $62

3 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Bolzano to Trieste
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Ljubljana 907 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Mlino

$58 - $162

Train, shuttle  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Bolzano to Bassano Del Grappa Reg
  2. Take the train from Bassano Del Grappa to Venezia Mestre Reg
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Venezia Mestre to Bled

$60 - $524

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Bolzano to Lake Bled 190.6 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Bolzano to Lake Bled is to train which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 7 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bolzano to Lake Bled is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 4 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bolzano to Lake Bled. However, there are services departing from Bolzano and arriving at Mlino via Trieste and Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 31 min.

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The distance between Bolzano and Lake Bled is 212 km. The road distance is 304.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bolzano to Lake Bled without a car is to train which takes 7 h 55 min and costs 30€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 55 min to get from Bolzano to Lake Bled, including transfers.

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Bolzano to Lake Bled bus services, operated by Luki Bus, depart from Bolzano station.

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The best way to get from Bolzano to Lake Bled is to train which takes 7 h 55 min and costs 30€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 150€ and takes 8 h 31 min.

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Bolzano to Lake Bled bus services, operated by Alpetour - Potovalna Agencija, D.O.O., arrive at Mlino station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bolzano to Lake Bled is 305 km. It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to drive from Bolzano to Lake Bled.

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Map of how to get from Bolzano to Lake Bled.
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  • Distance: 132.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 55 min

What companies run services between Bolzano, Italy and Lake Bled, Slovenia?

You can take a train from Bolzano to Lake Bled via Fortezza/Franzensfeste, Lienz in Osttirol, Villach Hbf, and Villach in around 7 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bolzano to Lake Bled via Trieste, Ljubljana, and Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana in around 8 h 31 min.

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 Bolzano to Fortezza
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $10
Train from Fortezza/Franzensfeste to Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bolzano to Bassano Del Grappa
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Bassano Del Grappa to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Lienz in Osttirol to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Luki Bus
Phone
+381 36 35-90-90
Email
lukireisen@gmail.com
Website
lukibus.com
Bus from Bolzano to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
lukibus.com
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
Every 4 hours
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
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Mlino
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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
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
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Mlino
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Book at
Nomago

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