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There are 7 ways to get from Venice to Ljubljana by train, bus, rideshare or car

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

Train, bus  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale Rv
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Ljubljana 907 / ...

$17 - $109

Cheapest option

Bus via Venice Airport, Venice  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice Airport, Venice to Ljubljana K803

$15 - $24

5 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Ljubljana 405 / ...

$14 - $25

Bus Florentia Bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice to San Donà di Piave 8A / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Donà di Piave to Ljubljana

$64 - $96

Train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Cervignano-Aquileia-Grado Rv
  2. Take the train from Cervignano-Aquileia-Grado to Ljubljana Rv

$20 - $44

Rideshare  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Venice to Ljubljana 150.5 miles

$20

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Ljubljana 150 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Ljubljana is to rideshare which costs 17€ and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Ljubljana is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Venezia S.Lucia and arriving at Ljubljana via Cervignano-Aquileia-Grado. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 52 min.

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The distance between Venice and Ljubljana is 182 km. The road distance is 240 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Ljubljana without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 21 min and costs 14€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Venice to Ljubljana, including transfers.

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Venice to Ljubljana bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice, Venice station.

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Venice to Ljubljana train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Venezia S.Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Ljubljana is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 12€ - 21€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 17€ - 40€ and takes 5 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 113.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Venice to Ljubljana every 4 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Ljubljana via Cervignano-Aquileia-Grado in around 5 h 52 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 S.Lucia to Cervignano-Aquileia-Grado
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $18
Train from Cervignano-Aquileia-Grado to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$22 - $26
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
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice Airport, Venice to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice, Venice to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $25
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $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
Bus from San Donà di Piave to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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
Bus from Venice to San Donà di Piave
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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 Venice to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Venice to Ljubljana train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Ljubljana is 240 km. It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to drive from Venice to Ljubljana.

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There are 788+ hotels available in Ljubljana. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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

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