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There are 4 ways to get from Trieste to Slovenia by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  1h 35m

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

$5 - $85

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h 32m

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Tivoli Opcine / ...

$9 - $20

Rideshare  •  1h 28m

  1. Take the rideshare from Trieste to Ljubljana 59.3 miles

$6

Drive  •  1h 3m

  1. Drive from Trieste to Ljubljana 58.5 miles

$14 - $21

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

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Slovenia is to drive which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 1h 3m.

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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 1h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Trieste Centrale and arriving at Ljubljana Tivoli. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 32m.

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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 1h 35m and costs 4€ - 75€.

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The bus from Trieste to Ljubljana takes 1h 35m 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 Slovenian Railways (SŽ), depart from Trieste Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Slovenia is to bus which takes 1h 35m and costs 4€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 7€ - 17€ and takes 2h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Slovenia.
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  • Distance: 36 miles
  • Duration: 1h 35m

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Slovenia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Trieste to Ljubljana every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 1h 35m. Five other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Slovenian Railways (SŽ) operates a train from Trieste to Ljubljana twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 2h 32m. Trenitalia also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
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 Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.si
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Crnja Tours
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
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
1h 40m
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
1h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Trieste to Slovenia bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Trieste to Slovenia train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), arrive at Ljubljana Tivoli station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trieste to Slovenia is 94 km. It takes approximately 1h 3m to drive from Trieste to Slovenia.

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Book your Trieste to Slovenia bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 115+ hotels available in Slovenia. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Trieste and Slovenia. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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