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Train  •  2h

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Postojna Re

€4 - €9

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Koper bus station N533 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Koper to Postojnska jama Lucija Tpc - Piran - Postojnska Jama - Ljubljana Ap / ...

€10 - €14

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Postojna Cave 48.3 km

€6 - €9

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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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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
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Postojna Cave is 080 1404.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Postojna Cave is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Postojna Cave is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 080 1404.

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The cost-effective way to get from Trieste to Postojna Cave is to drive, which costs €6 - €9 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Postojna Cave is to drive which costs €6 - €9 and takes 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trieste to Postojna Cave. However, there are services departing from Trieste and arriving at Postojnska jama via Avtobusna postaja Koper. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Trieste Centrale and arriving at Postojna. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 35m.

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The distance between Trieste and Postojna Cave is 36 km. The road distance is 48.3 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Postojna Cave without a car is to train which takes 2h and costs €4 - €9.

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The train from Trieste Centrale to Postojna takes 1h 35m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Trieste to Postojna Cave train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Trieste Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Postojna Cave is to train which takes 2h and costs €4 - €9. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €10 - €14 and takes 2h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Postojna Cave.
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  • Distance: 36.3 km
  • Duration: 2h

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Postojna Cave, Slovenia?

Trenitalia operates a train from Trieste Centrale to Postojna twice daily. Tickets cost €4 - €9 and the journey takes 1h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Trieste to Postojna Cave via Koper bus station, Avtobusna postaja Koper, and Postojnska jama in around 2h 39m.

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 Postojna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €9
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€8 - €9
Bus operators
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 Trieste to Koper bus station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Koper Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Crnja Tours
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Koper to Postojnska jama
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Arriva Slovenia

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Trieste to Postojna Cave bus services, operated by Arriva Slovenia, arrive at Postojnska jama station.

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Trieste to Postojna Cave train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Postojna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trieste to Postojna Cave is 48 km. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Trieste to Postojna Cave.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Postojna Cave. Prices start at €75 per night.

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