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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

  1. Take the bus from Venice to Ljubljana bus station

Bus via Venezia Mestre

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

Train

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr
  2. Take the train from Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr to Ljubljana Tivoli

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Venice to Ljubljana

Drive

  1. Drive from Venice to Ljubljana

Venice to Slovenia by bus

The bus journey time between Venice and Slovenia is around 3h 40m and covers a distance of around 251 km. Operated by FlixBus and TripstAir, the Venice to Slovenia bus service departs from Venice and arrives in Ljubljana bus station. Typically 58 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

58 Weekly Buses
3h 40m Average Duration
€14 Cheapest Price
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Italy → Slovenia
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International entry into Slovenia from Italy

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Slovenia from Italy

  • There are no current restrictions
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Rules to follow in Slovenia

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Slovenia is currently allowed from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Slovenia is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Slovenia 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, returning to Italy from Slovenia is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 3 Oct 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Slovenia is to bus which costs €14 - €18 and takes 3h 40m.

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The fastest way to get from Venice to Slovenia is to drive. Taking this option will cost €40 - €65 and takes 2h 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice and arriving at Ljubljana bus station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 40m.

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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 Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 48m.

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The distance between Venice and Slovenia is 172 km. The road distance is 239.6 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Slovenia without a car is to bus which takes 3h 40m and costs €14 - €18.

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The bus from Venice to Ljubljana bus station takes 3h 40m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Venice to Slovenia bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from 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 3h 40m and costs €14 - €18. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €18 - €40 and takes 5h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Slovenia.
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  • Distance: 172.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 40m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Slovenia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Venice to Ljubljana bus station every 4 hours. Tickets cost €14 - €18 and the journey takes 3h 40m. TripstAir also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Ljubljana via Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr in around 5h 48m.

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 Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€14 - €16
Train from Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr to Ljubljana Tivoli
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €22
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Bus operators
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice to Ljubljana bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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TripstAir
Phone
+38670511611
Email
info@tripstair.com
Website
tripstair.com
Bus from Venice Piazzale Roma Parking to Ljubljana Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€28 - €30
Website
TripstAir
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
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €25
Website
DRD Turizem
Other operators
Blablacar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Venice to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€17
Schedules at
blablacar.com

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Slovenia is 240 km. It takes approximately 2h 22m to drive from Venice to Slovenia.

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There are five+ hotels available in Slovenia. Prices start at €100 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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