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There are 11 ways to get from Ljubljana to Forlì by bus, train, night bus, car, plane or shuttle

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, train via Venice  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana Dalmatinova ulica to Venice Mestre Train Station
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Forli Ic / ...

33€ - 119€

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the night bus from Ljubljana bus station to Bologna N997
  2. Take the bus from Bologna - Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre to Forlì - Terminal autobus Piazzale Martiri d'Ungheria 5

23€ - 27€

9 alternative options

Train  •  8h 14m

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Villa Opicina Re
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale Fr / ...
  4. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Forli Ic / ...

31€ - 165€

Bus  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana bus station to Bologna N482 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bologna - Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre to Forlì - Terminal autobus Piazzale Martiri d'Ungheria 5

24€ - 85€

Bus, train  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana bus station to Trieste 402 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Cesena Ic

31€ - 58€

Drive  •  4h 9m

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Forlì 447.1 km

55€ - 80€

Fly Ljubljana to Forli  •  8h 16m

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Forli (FRL) LJU - FRL

130€ - 550€

Shuttle to Trieste, fly to Bologna, train  •  7h 35m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Bologna (BLQ) TRS - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Forli

63€ - 463€

Fly Ljubljana to Bologna, train  •  8h 14m

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Bologna (BLQ) LJU - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Forli

131€ - 384€

Shuttle to Klagenfurt, fly to Bologna, train  •  9h 49m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Klagenfurt Flughafen
  2. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Bologna (BLQ) KLU - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Forli

39€ - 304€

Fly Ljubljana to Florence, train  •  10h 26m

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Florence (FLR) LJU - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Forli

143€ - 465€

Ljubljana to Forlì by bus and train

The journey time between Ljubljana and Forlì is around 6h 21m and covers a distance of around 447 km. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 21m. Operated by DRD Turizem, Trenitalia Frecce, Trenitalia and others, the Ljubljana to Forlì service departs from Ljubljana Dalmatinova ulica and arrives in Forli. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 21m
Fastest journey time:
6h 21m
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
34€
Carbon emissions:
40 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:15
Last service departs at:
08:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ljubljana to Forlì bus and train schedules

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

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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
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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 Forlì is 1500.

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

The social distance requirement in Forlì 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: 11 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Forlì is to night bus and bus which costs 22€ - 28€ and takes 7h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Forlì is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 4h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ljubljana station to Forlì. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana bus station and arriving at Forlì - Terminal autobus Piazzale Martiri d'Ungheria via Bologna - Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Forlì. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana Tivoli and arriving at Forli via Trieste - Villa Opicina, Trieste Centrale, Venezia Mestre and Bologna Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 14m.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Forlì is 281 km. The road distance is 447.1 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Forlì without a car is to bus and train via Venice which takes 6h 19m and costs 30€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 6h 19m to get from Ljubljana to Forlì, including transfers.

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Ljubljana to Forlì bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ljubljana bus station.

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Ljubljana to Forlì train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), depart from Ljubljana Tivoli station.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Forlì is to train which takes 8h 14m and costs 30€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 85€ and takes 8h 30m, you could also fly, which costs 130€ - 550€ and takes 8h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Forlì.
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  • Distance: 280.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 19m

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

You can take a train from Ljubljana to Forlì via Villa Opicina, Trieste - Villa Opicina, Trieste - Piazza Alberto e Kathleen Casali, Trieste Centrale, Venezia Mestre, and Bologna Centrale in around 8h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ljubljana to Forlì via Bologna and Bologna - Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre in around 8h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Forli via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
90€ - 1200€
Flights from Ljubljana to Forli via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
100€ - 500€
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 1300€
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 420€
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 420€
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 950€
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 430€
Flights from Klagenfurt to Bologna via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 470€
Flights from Ljubljana to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 1900€
Flights from Ljubljana to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 1200€
Flights from Ljubljana to Florence via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 480€
Flights from Ljubljana to Florence via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 1900€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
22€ - 120€
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
25€ - 130€
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
27€ - 140€
Flights from Klagenfurt to Bologna via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
19€ - 100€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 250€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 290€
Flights from Ljubljana to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Klagenfurt to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Olbia
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 230€
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 280€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 20€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Forli
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
9€ - 13€
Base Standard
22€ - 30€
Base Premium
28€ - 40€
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 20€
Base Standard
30€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
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 Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
19€ - 21€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Forli
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
4€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
9€ - 10€
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
18€ - 20€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
17€ - 24€
Smart Low Cost
14€ - 21€
Smart Flex
30€ - 45€
Train from Trieste to Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
16€ - 23€
Smart Low Cost
14€ - 20€
Smart Flex
30€ - 45€
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 21€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Forli
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
Train from Trieste Centrale to Cesena
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
23€ - 35€
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Villa Opicina
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 15€
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
8€ - 11€
Regional Train Ticket
7€ - 9€
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
12€ - 15€
Bus operators
DRD Turizem
Phone
+386 (0)51 224 222
Email
info@drd.si
Website
drd.si
Bus from Ljubljana Dalmatinova ulica to Venice Mestre Train Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 25€
Website
DRD Turizem
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ljubljana bus station to Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 25€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana bus station to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Ljubljana to Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Società Autocooperative Trasporti Italiani S.p.A.
Phone
0874.63999
Email
info@satiautobus.com
Website
satiautobus.com
Bus from Bologna - Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre to Forlì - Terminal autobus Piazzale Martiri d'Ungheria
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Schedules at
satiautobus.com
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Trieste Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 18€
Book at
Nomago
Economy
8€ - 13€
Premium
11€ - 16€
Family&friends
12€ - 18€
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Trieste Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Crnja Tours
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
30€ - 280€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
30€ - 40€
Private
110€ - 280€
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Klagenfurt Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
10€ - 140€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
10€ - 35€
Private
40€ - 140€

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There is no direct flight from Ljubljana Airport to Forli Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 50m and has one stopover.

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Ljubljana to Forlì bus services, operated by Società Autocooperative Trasporti Italiani S.p.A., arrive at Forlì - Terminal autobus Piazzale Martiri d'Ungheria station.

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Ljubljana to Forlì train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Forli station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Forlì is 447 km. It takes approximately 4h 9m to drive from Ljubljana to Forlì.

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Air Dolomiti and Lufthansa offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Forli Airport.

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There are 79+ hotels available in Forlì. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Ljubljana Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs 21€ - 40€.

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