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There are 9 ways to get from Lake Bled to Bologna by train, bus, car, shuttle 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.

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Train  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le En

$30 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Mlino to Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana Bohinj Zlatorog - Boh. Bela - Ljubljana / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana to Bologna Florentia Bus

$22 - $36

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Bus, train  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Bled to Trieste
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le Rv / ...

$31 - $69

Drive  •  4h 3m

  1. Drive from Lake Bled to Bologna 269.4 miles

$65 - $95

Shuttle to Trieste, fly to Bologna  •  6h 44m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Bled to Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Bologna (BLQ) TRS - BLQ

$111 - $686

Fly Ljubljana to Bologna  •  7h 27m

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Bologna (BLQ) LJU - BLQ

$124 - $513

Bus to Klagenfurt, fly to Bologna  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Mlino to Avtobusna postaja Kranj
  2. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Bologna (BLQ) KLU - BLQ

$274 - $580

Shuttle to Trieste, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  6h 28m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Bled to Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Milan Linate (LIN) TRS - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le

$151 - $652

Bus, shuttle  •  7h

  1. Take the bus from Mlino to Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana Bohinj Zlatorog - Boh. Bela - Ljubljana / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Bologna

$53 - $659

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lake Bled to Bologna is to bus which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 8h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Lake Bled to Bologna is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lake Bled to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Mlino and arriving at Bologna via Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 24m.

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The distance between Lake Bled and Bologna is 299 km. The road distance is 431 km.

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The best way to get from Lake Bled to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 6h 23m and costs 26€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 6h 23m to get from Lake Bled to Bologna, including transfers.

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Lake Bled to Bologna bus services, operated by Alpetour - Potovalna Agencija, D.O.O., depart from Mlino station.

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The best way to get from Lake Bled to Bologna is to train which takes 6h 23m and costs 26€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 8h 24m, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 450€ and takes 7h 27m.

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There is no direct flight from Trieste Airport to Bologna Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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Lake Bled to Bologna bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., arrive at Bologna station.

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Map of how to get from Lake Bled to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 187 miles
  • Duration: 6h 23m

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

Trenitalia operates a train from Lake Bled to Bologna once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $60 and the journey takes 4h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lake Bled to Bologna via Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana and Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana in around 8h 24m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $320
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Klagenfurt to Bologna via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $450
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Milan Malpensa, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Valencia
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Klagenfurt to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
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 Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$45 - $60
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
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 Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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 Bled to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Alpetour - Potovalna Agencija, D.O.O.
Phone
+386 (0)4/20-13-210
Email
promet@alpetour.si
Website
alpetour.si
Bus from Mlino to Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
alpetour.si
Bus from Mlino to Avtobusna postaja Kranj
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
alpetour.si
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Mlino to Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arriva.si
Bus from Mlino to Avtobusna postaja Kranj
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
arriva.si
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Mlino to Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
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Nomago
Bus from Mlino to Avtobusna postaja Kranj
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Book at
Nomago
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana to Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
atvo.it
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Bled to Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $410
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$40 - $95
Private
$140 - $410
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $650
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$50 - $60
Private
$240 - $650

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Yes, the driving distance between Lake Bled to Bologna is 431 km. It takes approximately 4h 3m to drive from Lake Bled to Bologna.

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Air Dolomiti, Ryanair, Lufthansa and Alitalia offer flights from Trieste Airport to Bologna Airport.

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There are 1626+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lake Bled to Trieste Airport is to shuttle which takes 2h 30m and costs 35€ - 350€.

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