Travel from Slovenia to Italy is: Partially open. See details.

There are 3 ways to get from Bovec to Venice by train, car, bus or shuttle

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Train  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the train from Tarvisio Boscoverde to Venezia S. Lucia Rj

€38 - €60

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from Bovec to Venice 186.6 km

€23 - €35

Bus, shuttle  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Bovec Š to Kranjska Gora Nova Gorica Ap - Bovec - Vršič - Bled - Ljubljana Ap
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Kranjska Gora to Venice Airport

€51 - €353

Slovenia → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Slovenia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovenia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Slovenia

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Slovenia
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United States
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
  • Health declaration required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom

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Rules to follow in Italy

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Slovenia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Slovenia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Venice is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Venice is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Venice is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Slovenia from Italy.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bovec to Venice is to drive which costs €23 - €35 and takes 2h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Bovec to Venice is to drive which costs €23 - €35 and takes 2h 16m.

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The distance between Bovec and Venice is 138 km. The road distance is 186.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bovec to Venice without a car is to bus and shuttle which takes 7h 7m and costs €50 - €360.

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It takes approximately 3h 15m to get from Bovec to Venice, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bovec to Venice is 187 km. It takes approximately 2h 16m to drive from Bovec to Venice.

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There are 1486+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Bovec to Venice.
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  • Distance: 137.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 15m

What companies run services between Bovec, Slovenia and Venice, Italy?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Tarvisio Boscoverde to Venezia S. Lucia once daily. Tickets cost €35 - €55 and the journey takes 2h 44m.

Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Tarvisio Boscoverde to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Bovec Š to Kranjska Gora
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €16
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Nomago
Economy
€7 - €11
Premium
€9 - €14
Family&friends
€11 - €16

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