There are 5 ways to get from Trieste to Slovenia 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 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Ljubljana N160 / ...

$5 - $85

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste to Ljubljana Tivoli

$9 - $20

Rideshare  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Trieste to Ljubljana 59.3 miles

$6

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Ljubljana 58.5 miles

$14 - $21

Shuttle  •  53 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana

$30 - $160

Questions & Answers

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trieste and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Trieste and arriving at Ljubljana Tivoli. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

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The distance between Trieste and Slovenia is 58 km. The road distance is 93.7 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Slovenia without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 29 min and costs 4€ - 75€.

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The bus from Trieste to Ljubljana takes 1 h 29 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Trieste to Slovenia train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Trieste station.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Slovenia is to bus which takes 1 h 29 min and costs 4€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 7€ - 17€ and takes 2 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Slovenia.
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  • Distance: 36 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 29 min

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Slovenia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Trieste to Ljubljana 4 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 29 min. Six other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Trenitalia operates a train from Trieste to Ljubljana twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $20 and the journey takes 2 h 32 min.

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 to Ljubljana Tivoli
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
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 Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
4 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 Trieste to Ljubljana
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 Trieste to Ljubljana
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 Trieste to Ljubljana
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 Trieste Station to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana
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 Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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