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There are 5 ways to get from Venice to Slovenia by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus FlixBus  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Ljubljana 427 / ...

$14 - $24

4 alternative options

Bus DRD Turizem  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Venice Mestre Train Station to Ljubljana Dalmatinova ulica Mestre - Ljubljana

Train  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale Rv
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Tivoli Opcine

$22 - $39

Rideshare  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the rideshare from Venice to Ljubljana 150.5 miles

$20

Drive  •  2h 25m

  1. Drive from Venice to Ljubljana 150 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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 4h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Slovenia. However, there are services departing from Venezia S.Lucia and arriving at Ljubljana Tivoli via Trieste Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 37m.

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The distance between Venice and Slovenia is 172 km. The road distance is 240 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Slovenia without a car is to bus which takes 4h 20m and costs 12€ - 21€.

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The bus from Venice, Venice to Ljubljana takes 4h 20m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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

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The best way to get from Venice to Slovenia is to bus which takes 4h 20m and costs 12€ - 21€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 5h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Slovenia.
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  • Distance: 107.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 20m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Slovenia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Venice to Ljubljana 5 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 4h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Ljubljana via Trieste Centrale in around 5h 37m.

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
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
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 Venice, Venice to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
DRD Turizem
Phone
+386 (0)51 224 222
Email
info@drd.si
Website
drd.si
Bus from Venice Mestre Train Station to Ljubljana Dalmatinova ulica
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
DRD Turizem
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
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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

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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 Venice and Slovenia. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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