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There are 5 ways to get from Ljubljana to Lake Garda by bus, train, car ferry, 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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Bus, train, car ferry  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Trieste 907 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr
  3. Take the car ferry from Torri to Maderno 2 / ...

$46 - $155

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Train, car ferry  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Trieste Centrale
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr
  3. Take the car ferry from Torri to Maderno 2 / ...

$52 - $86

Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Lake Garda 257.7 miles

$60 - $90

Shuttle to Trieste, fly, drive, car ferry  •  6h 59m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Verona (VRN) TRS - VRN
  3. Drive from Verona to Torri
  4. Take the car ferry from Torri to Maderno

$124 - $772

Fly from Ljubljana, drive, car ferry  •  7h 48m

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Verona (VRN) LJU - VRN
  2. Drive from Verona to Torri
  3. Take the car ferry from Torri to Maderno

$163 - $394

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Lake Garda is to bus and train and car ferry which costs 40€ - 140€ and takes 7h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Lake Garda is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4h 11m.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Lake Garda is 299 km. The road distance is 412.4 km.

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It takes approximately 7h 25m to get from Ljubljana to Lake Garda, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Lake Garda is 412 km. It takes approximately 4h 11m to drive from Ljubljana to Lake Garda.

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

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There are 3860+ hotels available in Lake Garda. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Trieste Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 16m and costs 30€ - 280€.

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Lake Garda.
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  • Distance: 186.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 25m

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Lake Garda, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Ljubljana to Lake Garda. However, you can take the bus to Trieste, take the walk to Trieste Centrale, take the train to Verona Porta Nuova, take the train to Domegliara, take the drive to Torri, take the car ferry to Maderno, then take the drive to Lake Garda. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Ljubljana to Lake Garda via Trieste Centrale, Verona Porta Nuova, Domegliara, Torri, and Maderno in around 8h 25m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Flights from Trieste to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Ljubljana to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Ljubljana to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Ljubljana to Verona via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $420
Flights from Ljubljana to Verona via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Trieste to Verona via Milan Malpensa, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Trieste to Verona via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
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 Trieste Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
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 Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.si
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Crnja Tours
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana to Trieste Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
atvo.it
Ferry operators

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