There are 12 ways to get from Geneva to Lake Bled by plane, 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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Fly Geneva to Trieste  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Trieste (TRS) GVA - TRS

$146 - $988

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Ljubljana 405
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Bled Mlino

$52 - $92

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Fly Geneva to Venice  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Venice (VCE) GVA - VCE

$91 - $738

Fly Geneva to Ljubljana, train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Ljubljana (LJU) GVA - LJU
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Lesce-Bled

$138 - $475

Fly Geneva to Klagenfurt, bus  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Klagenfurt (KLU) GVA - KLU
  2. Take the bus from Kranj to Bled Mlino

$144 - $612

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Trieste  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Trieste (TRS) LIN - TRS

$213 - $767

Train to Zurich, fly to Ljubljana, train  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ZRH - LJU
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana to Lesce-Bled

$198 - $497

Train via Milano Centrale  •  13 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Lesce-Bled D / ...

$144 - $267

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  13 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Venezia Mestre Ec
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj / ...

$124 - $202

Train, bus, shuttle  •  14 h

  1. Take the train from Genève to Martigny 90
  2. Take the bus from Martigny to Mestre
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Venezia Mestre to Bled

$155 - $669

Train via Zürich HB  •  15 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lesce-Bled En

$179 - $308

Drive  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Lake Bled 539 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Lake Bled is to bus which costs SFr 50 - SFr 90 and takes 15 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Lake Bled is to fly and train which costs SFr 130 - SFr 460 and takes 6 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Lake Bled. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Bled Mlino via Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Lake Bled. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Bled Jezero via Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf and Jesenice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 48 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Lake Bled is 611 km. The road distance is 862.3 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Lake Bled without a car is to train which takes 13 h 29 min and costs SFr 130 - SFr 260.

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It takes approximately 8 h 18 min to get from Geneva to Lake Bled, including transfers.

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Geneva to Lake Bled bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Lake Bled train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Geneve station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Lake Bled is to fly which takes 8 h 18 min and costs SFr 140 - SFr 1000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 130 - SFr 260 and takes 13 h 29 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 50 - SFr 90 and takes 15 h 35 min.

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

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Geneva to Lake Bled bus services, operated by AlpeTour, arrive at Bled Mlino station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Lake Bled.
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  • Distance: 381.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 18 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Lake Bled, Slovenia?

Lufthansa, Alitalia and two other airlines fly from Geneva to Lake Bled hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Lake Bled via Milano Centrale, Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf, Lesce-Bled, and Lesce Bled in around 13 h 29 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Geneva to Klagenfurt via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Geneva to Klagenfurt via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Martigny
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lesce-Bled
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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 Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Villach Hbf to Lesce-Bled
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
AlpeTour
Phone
+386 (0)4/20-13-210
Email
promet@alpetour.si
Website
alpetour.si
Bus from Kranj to Bled Mlino
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
alpetour.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Bled Mlino
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
alpetour.si
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Martigny to Mestre
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
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 Geneva to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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