There are 6 ways to get from Ljubljana to Trieste by bus, train, rideshare, car 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.

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Bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Trieste 427 / ...

$5 - $85

5 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Trieste R 1896 / ...

$10 - $15

Train via Opcine  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Opcine Mv 1824 / ...

$10 - $15

Rideshare  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Ljubljana to Trieste 58.7 miles

$6

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Trieste 58.4 miles

$14 - $21

Shuttle  •  53 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Trieste Centrale

$30 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Trieste is to rideshare which costs 5€ and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Trieste is to shuttle which costs 29€ - 140€ and takes 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Trieste. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ljubljana Tivoli and arriving at Trieste. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Trieste is 72 km. The road distance is 93.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Trieste without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 35 min and costs 4€ - 75€.

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The bus from Ljubljana to Trieste takes 1 h 35 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Trieste is to bus which takes 1 h 35 min and costs 4€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 9€ - 13€ and takes 2 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Trieste.
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  • Distance: 45 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Ljubljana to Trieste 5 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Five other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Slovenian Railways (SŽ) operates a train from Ljubljana to Trieste twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Opcine
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
$7 - $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 - $85
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
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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