There are 7 ways to get from Bolzano to Ljubljana by bus, train, shuttle, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Bolzano to Trieste
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Ljubljana 907 / ...

$59 - $163

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  8 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 D
  4. Take the bus from Villach to Ljubljana 996 / ...

$40 - $73

5 alternative options

Train, bus via Venezia Mestre  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Bolzano to Verona Porta Nuova Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  4. Take the bus from Trieste to Ljubljana 907 / ...

$47 - $167

Bus, shuttle  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Pozza to Treviso
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Treviso to Ljubljana

$64 - $435

Drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Bolzano to Ljubljana 218.9 miles

$50 - $80

Bus, fly to Ljubljana  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bolzano to Munich Airport
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Ljubljana (LJU) MUC - LJU

$173 - $537

Bus, fly to Trieste  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Bolzano to Munich Airport
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Trieste (TRS) MUC - TRS

$192 - $937

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

You can take a bus from Bolzano to Ljubljana via Trieste in around 6 h 37 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Munich to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Munich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bolzano to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
Train from Bolzano to Fortezza
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Train from Fortezza/Franzensfeste to Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Lienz in Osttirol to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.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 - $75
Schedules at
lukibus.com
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 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Villach to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
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 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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
$65 - $90
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 - $10
Schedules at
atvo.it
Brusutti
Phone
+39 041 5415488
Email
info@brusutti.com
Website
brusutti.com
Bus from Pozza to Treviso
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
brusutti.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bolzano to Ljubljana?

The distance between Bolzano and Ljubljana is 248 km. The road distance is 350 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bolzano to Ljubljana?

The cheapest way to get from Bolzano to Ljubljana is to train and bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 8 h 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bolzano to Ljubljana?

The quickest way to get from Bolzano to Ljubljana is to drive which takes 4 h 32 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

Is there a direct bus between Bolzano and Ljubljana?

No, there is no direct bus from Bolzano to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Bolzano and arriving at Ljubljana via Trieste. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 37 min.

How long does it take to get from Bolzano to Ljubljana?

It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from Bolzano to Ljubljana, including transfers.