There are 7 ways to get from Ljubljana to Lake Garda by bus, train, car ferry, car, plane or taxi

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  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Trieste 427 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova Fr / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Torri to Maderno 2 / ...

$35 - $158

6 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  8 h 36 min

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

$41 - $88

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Lake Garda 257.7 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Trieste to Verona, drive, car ferry  •  6 h 59 min

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

$124 - $759

Fly Ljubljana to Verona, drive, car ferry  •  6 h 48 min

  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

$79 - $335

Fly Trieste to Milan Linate, train, taxi  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Milan Linate (LIN) TRS - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Desenzano
  3. Take a taxi from Desenzano to Lake Garda

$195 - $636

Fly Ljubljana to Milan Bergamo, bus  •  10 h

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) LJU - BGY
  2. Take the bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Brescia Bus Station Via Solferino

$283 - $975

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Lake Garda is to bus and train and car ferry which costs 30€ - 140€ and takes 7 h 41 min.

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

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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 7 h 41 min 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 3 h and has one stopover.

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

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

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There are 4285+ hotels available in Lake Garda. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Trieste Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 16 min 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: 7 h 41 min

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 Venezia Mestre, 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, Trieste Centrale, Venezia Mestre, Verona Porta Nuova, Domegliara, Torri, and Maderno in around 8 h 36 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Flights from Ljubljana to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Ljubljana to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Bergamo via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Trieste to Verona via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Verona via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Bergamo via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Bergamo via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Bergamo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Bergamo via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Bergamo via Frankfurt, Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Trieste to Verona via Naples
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Verona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
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 Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Venezia Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
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 Venezia Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Desenzano
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Desenzano del Garda
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
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
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.si
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Globtour
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
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
atvo.it
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Brescia Bus Station Via Solferino
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
autostradale.it
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Desenzano to Lake Garda
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Radio Taxi Brixia
Phone
+39 030 35 111

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