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There are 8 ways to get from Bratislava to Lake Bled by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  8h 28m

  1. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf 2503 / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Villach Hbf Rj / ...

70€ - 122€

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Bus  •  9h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Take the bus from Vienna Airport Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
  3. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Mlino

24€ - 55€

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Drive  •  4h 29m

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Lake Bled 450.3 km

45€ - 70€

Bus, fly to Klagenfurt  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Klagenfurt (KLU) VIE - KLU
  3. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Mlino

115€ - 499€

Bus, fly to Zagreb, shuttle  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zagreb (ZAG) VIE - ZAG
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb Airport to Bled

128€ - 674€

Bus, fly to Graz, shuttle  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Graz (GRZ) VIE - GRZ
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Ljubljana Airport

263€ - 484€

Bus, fly to Venice, shuttle  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Venice (VCE) VIE - VCE
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Bled

78€ - 734€

Bus, shuttle  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. RegioJet / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Vienna Airport to Ljubljana Airport

42€ - 623€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lake Bled is 080 1404.

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The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Lake Bled is to bus which costs 24€ - 60€ and takes 9h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Lake Bled is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bratislava to Lake Bled. However, there are services departing from Bratislava, Most SNP and arriving at Mlino via Vienna Airport Bus Station and Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 53m.

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The distance between Bratislava and Lake Bled is 302 km. The road distance is 450.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Lake Bled without a car is to train which takes 8h 28m and costs 70€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 8h 28m to get from Bratislava to Lake Bled, including transfers.

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Bratislava to Lake Bled bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Bratislava, Most SNP station.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Lake Bled is to train which takes 8h 28m and costs 70€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 60€ and takes 9h 53m.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Klagenfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Bratislava to Lake Bled.
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  • Distance: 301.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 28m

What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Lake Bled, Slovenia?

You can take a train from Bratislava to Lake Bled via Wien Hbf, Villach Hbf, and Villach Central Bus Station in around 8h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bratislava to Lake Bled via Vienna Airport Bus Station, Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja, and Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana in around 9h 53m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 500€
Flights from Vienna to Graz
Ave. Duration
36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Flights from Vienna to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 600€
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 500€
Train operators
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Railjet
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3€ - 7€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
3€ - 5€
1st Class
4€ - 7€
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 Wien Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
RegioJet
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Slovak Lines
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Vienna Airport Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 35€
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Nomago
Economy
17€ - 24€
Premium
19€ - 28€
Family&friends
23€ - 35€
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Mlino
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 16€
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Nomago
Economy
8€ - 11€
Premium
10€ - 14€
Family&friends
11€ - 16€
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Mlino
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 15€
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Nomago
Economy
7€ - 10€
Premium
9€ - 13€
Family&friends
10€ - 15€
Alpetour - Potovalna Agencija, D.O.O.
Phone
+386 (0)4/20-13-210
Email
promet@alpetour.si
Website
alpetour.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Mlino
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Alpetour - Potovalna Agencija, D.O.O.
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Mlino
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Alpetour - Potovalna Agencija, D.O.O.
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Mlino
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 7€
Website
Arriva Slovenia
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Mlino
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Arriva Slovenia
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Bled
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
35€ - 310€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
36€ - 40€
Private
160€ - 310€
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Bled
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
40€ - 410€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
40€ - 60€
Private
210€ - 410€
Shuttle from Vienna Airport to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
35€ - 600€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
35€ - 55€
Private
270€ - 600€
ZUP Prevozi
Phone
+386 (0) 31 30 41 41
Email
info@zup-prevozi.eu
Website
zup-prevozi.eu
Shuttle from Graz Airport to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
130€ - 160€
Schedules at
zup-prevozi.eu
Economy class
130€ - 160€
Shuttle from Vienna Airport to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
260€ - 310€
Schedules at
zup-prevozi.eu
Economy class
260€ - 310€

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava to Lake Bled is 450 km. It takes approximately 4h 29m to drive from Bratislava to Lake Bled.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Klagenfurt Airport.

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There are 76+ hotels available in Lake Bled. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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