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There are 7 ways to get from Slovenia to Bologna by bus, train, 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.

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Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana to Bologna Florentia Bus / ...

$19 - $40

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Trieste 907 / ...
  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 / ...

$28 - $138

Train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Trieste Airport
  2. Take the train from Trieste Aeroporto to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le Rv / ...

$32 - $66

Drive  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Bologna 237.4 miles

$55 - $85

Fly from Trieste  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Bologna (BLQ) TRS - BLQ

$71 - $290

Fly from Ljubljana  •  6 h 11 min

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

$123 - $505

Shuttle  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Bologna

$50 - $650

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The cheapest way to get from Slovenia to Bologna is to bus which costs 16€ - 35€ and takes 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Slovenia to Bologna is to drive which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 3 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana and arriving at Bologna. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Slovenia to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana Tivoli and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Trieste Aeroporto and Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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The distance between Slovenia and Bologna is 287 km. The road distance is 379.8 km.

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The best way to get from Slovenia to Bologna without a car is to bus which takes 6 h and costs 16€ - 35€.

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The bus from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana to Bologna takes 6 h including transfers and departs four times a week.

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Slovenia to Bologna bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., depart from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana station.

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

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The best way to get from Slovenia to Bologna is to bus which takes 6 h and costs 16€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 27€ - 60€ and takes 7 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 3 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Slovenia to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 179.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

What companies run services between Slovenia and Bologna, Italy?

ATVO S.p.A. operates a bus from Ljubljana to Bologna once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 6 h. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ljubljana to Bologna via Trieste Aeroporto and Venezia Mestre in around 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $320
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Valencia
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
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 Trieste Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
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
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
Train from Trieste Aeroporto to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Bus operators
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana to Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
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
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 Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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
4 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
3 times a day
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
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There is no direct flight from Trieste Airport to Bologna Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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Slovenia to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Bologna C.Le station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Slovenia to Bologna is 380 km. It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to drive from Slovenia to Bologna.

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

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Book your Slovenia to Bologna bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1556+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Slovenia to Trieste Airport is to drive which takes 23 min and costs 4€ - 6€.

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