COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Slovenia. Learn More.

There are 4 ways to get from Venice to Koper by train, ferry, car or shuttle

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 24m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Trieste Centrale Re

13€ - 25€

3 alternative options

Ferry  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the ferry from Venice to Piran

60€ - 71€

Drive  •  1h 53m

  1. Drive from Venice to Koper 179.6 km

22€ - 35€

Shuttle  •  4h 18m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Portorož

37€ - 284€

Italy → Slovenia
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International entry into Slovenia from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Slovenia, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland)

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Slovenia from Italy

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Italy
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Denmark: Capital Region
Finland: Uusimaa, Southern Finland, Western Finland
Norway: Oslo, Viken
Portugal: Madeira

This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, Thailand, New Zealand, Japan, Rwanda, South Korea, Martinique, Réunion, Norway, Faroe Islands, Bahamas, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Portugal
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
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Rules to follow in Slovenia

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Italy

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Slovenia from Italy.

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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 Koper is 080 1404.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Koper is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Koper 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 Italy from Slovenia.

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Last updated: 2 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Koper is to train which costs 12€ - 25€ and takes 2h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Koper is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1h 53m.

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It is 110 km from Venice to Koper. It is approximately 179.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Venice to Koper without a car is to ferry which takes 4h 7m and costs 60€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 2h 24m to get from Venice to Koper, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Koper is 180 km. It takes approximately 1h 53m to drive from Venice to Koper.

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There are 641+ hotels available in Koper. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Koper.
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  • Distance: 109.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 24m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Koper, Slovenia?

Trenitalia operates a train from Venezia S. Lucia to Trieste Centrale hourly. Tickets cost 10€ - 21€ and the journey takes 2h 5m.

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 Venezia S. Lucia to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
19€ - 21€
Bus operators
Ferry operators

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