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There are 6 ways to get from Varaždin to Bohinjska Bistrica by bus, bus and ferry, shuttle, train, night train or car

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Bus  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Varaždin to Maribor N950 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Maribor bus station to Bled bus station 987

€20 - €37

Cheapest option

Train  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from Ormoz to Ljubljana Pendolino / ...
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Bohinjska Bistrica Re

€14 - €23

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Bus and ferry, shuttle, bus  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Varaždin to Zagreb
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Kranj
  3. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Bohinjska Bistrica

€48 - €284

Train, bus  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from Ptuj to Ljubljana Pendolino / ...
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Bohinjska Bistrica Ljubljana - Boh. Bela - Bohinj Zlatorog / ...

€17 - €33

Train, night train  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the train from Varazdin to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Re
  2. Take the night train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Lesce Bled En

€38 - €69

Drive  •  2h 50m

  1. Drive from Varaždin to Bohinjska Bistrica 231 km

€23 - €35

Varaždin to Bohinjska Bistrica by train

The train journey time between Varaždin and Bohinjska Bistrica is around 39h 53m and covers a distance of around 300 km. The fastest train normally takes 39h 53m. Operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), Slovenian Railways (SŽ) and Hungarian Railways (MÁV), the Varaždin to Bohinjska Bistrica train service departs from Varazdin and arrives in Bohinjska Bistrica. Typically three trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
39h 53m
Fastest train time:
39h 53m
Trains per week:
3
Cheapest price:
€16
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
17:09
Last train departs at:
17:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Varaždin to Bohinjska Bistrica train schedules

Croatia → Slovenia
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Slovenia from Croatia.

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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
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bohinjska Bistrica is 080 1404.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bohinjska Bistrica is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bohinjska Bistrica is 1.5 metres.

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

No, but conditions apply when returning to Croatia from Slovenia.

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Last updated: 17 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Varaždin to Bohinjska Bistrica is to train which costs 100 kn - 180 kn and takes 8h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Varaždin to Bohinjska Bistrica is to drive which costs 170 kn - 260 kn and takes 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Varaždin to Bohinjska Bistrica. However, there are services departing from Varaždin and arriving at Bohinjska Bistrica via Maribor bus station and Bled. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Varaždin to Bohinjska Bistrica. However, there are services departing from Varazdin and arriving at Bohinjska Bistrica via Cakovec, Ormoz and Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 4m.

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It is 183 km from Varaždin to Bohinjska Bistrica. It is approximately 231 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Varaždin to Bohinjska Bistrica without a car is to bus which takes 6h 12m and costs 140 kn - 290 kn.

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It takes approximately 6h 12m to get from Varaždin to Bohinjska Bistrica, including transfers.

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Varaždin to Bohinjska Bistrica bus services, operated by Croatia Bus International, depart from Varaždin station.

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Varaždin to Bohinjska Bistrica train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), depart from Ormoz station.

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The best way to get from Varaždin to Bohinjska Bistrica is to bus which takes 6h 12m and costs 140 kn - 290 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100 kn - 180 kn and takes 8h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Varaždin to Bohinjska Bistrica.
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  • Distance: 183.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 12m

What companies run services between Varaždin, Croatia and Bohinjska Bistrica, Slovenia?

You can take a bus from Varaždin to Bohinjska Bistrica via Maribor, Maribor bus station, and Bled in around 6h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Varaždin to Bohinjska Bistrica via Cakovec, Ormoz, and Ljubljana in around 8h 4m.

Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Ptuj to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €19
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
€10 - €13
Regional Train Ticket
€9 - €12
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
€15 - €19
Train from Ormoz to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €21
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
€11 - €15
Regional Train Ticket
€10 - €13
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
€17 - €21
Train from Ljubljana to Bohinjska Bistrica
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€4 - €8
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
€4 - €6
Regional Train Ticket
€4 - €6
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
€6 - €8
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Ptuj to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Ormoz to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Lesce Bled
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Austrian Railways
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Bus operators
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Varaždin to Maribor
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
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 Varaždin bus station to Maribor bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Maribor bus station to Bled bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Varazdin to Maribor
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus and ferry from Varaždin to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €19
Schedules at
ap.hr
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Zagreb to Kranj
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€30 - €250
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€34 - €37
Private
€130 - €250
Alpetour - Potovalna Agencija, D.O.O.
Phone
+386 (0)4/20-13-210
Email
promet@alpetour.si
Website
alpetour.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Bohinjska Bistrica
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Alpetour - Potovalna Agencija, D.O.O.
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Bohinjska Bistrica
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Alpetour - Potovalna Agencija, D.O.O.
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Bohinjska Bistrica
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Arriva Slovenia
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Bohinjska Bistrica
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Arriva Slovenia
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Bohinjska Bistrica
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €16
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Nomago
Economy
€7 - €11
Premium
€9 - €14
Family&friends
€11 - €16
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Bohinjska Bistrica
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Book at
Nomago
Economy
€8 - €12
Premium
€10 - €15
Family&friends
€12 - €17

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Varaždin to Bohinjska Bistrica bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bled bus station.

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Varaždin to Bohinjska Bistrica train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), arrive at Bohinjska Bistrica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varaždin to Bohinjska Bistrica is 231 km. It takes approximately 2h 50m to drive from Varaždin to Bohinjska Bistrica.

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There are 47+ hotels available in Bohinjska Bistrica. Prices start at €75 per night.

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