There are 5 ways to get from Venice to Lake Bled by bus, train, car, ferry 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Venezia People Mover to Ljubljana Avtobusna Postaja
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Bled Mlino Ljubljana - Boh. Bela - Bohinj Zlatorog / ...

$33 - $50

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale Rv
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Bled N160

$20 - $38

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Lesce-Bled D / ...

$30 - $94

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Lake Bled 182.1 miles

$40 - $65

Ferry, shuttle  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the ferry from Rialto to Aeroporto Venice Linea ARANCIO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Bled

$54 - $479

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Lake Bled. However, there are services departing from Venezia People Mover and arriving at Bled Mlino via Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

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The distance between Venice and Lake Bled is 171 km. The road distance is 291.4 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Lake Bled without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Venice to Lake Bled, including transfers.

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Venice to Lake Bled bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, depart from Venezia People Mover station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Lake Bled is to bus which takes 5 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 33 min.

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Venice to Lake Bled bus services, operated by AlpeTour, arrive at Bled Mlino station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Lake Bled is 291 km. It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to drive from Venice to Lake Bled.

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There are 856+ hotels available in Lake Bled. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Lake Bled.
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  • Distance: 106.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Lake Bled, Slovenia?

You can take a bus from Venice to Lake Bled via Ljubljana Avtobusna Postaja and Ljubljana in around 5 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Lake Bled via Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf, Lesce-Bled, and Lesce ŽP in around 6 h 33 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 Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Lesce-Bled
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Alpetour - Potovalna Agencija, D.O.O.
Website
jpp.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Mlino
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
jpp.si
Arriva Dolenjska In Primorska D.O.O.
Website
jpp.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Mlino
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
jpp.si
Avrigo D.O.O.
Website
jpp.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Mlino
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
jpp.si
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 Bled
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Alilaguna Lines
Phone
+39 041 2401701
Email
info@alilaguna.it
Website
alilaguna.it
Ferry from Rialto to Aeroporto Venice
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
alilaguna.it

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