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There are 10 ways to get from Zürich to Bled by train, bus, night train, car, plane 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.

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Train  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec / ...

$110 - $183

Cheapest option

Bus Globtour  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich Hbf Nord to Ljubljana Zob Postaja N953
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Unior Ljubljana - Boh. Bela - Bohinj Zlatorog / ...

$47 - $85

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Bus Eurolines CH  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Ljubljana
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Unior Ljubljana - Boh. Bela - Bohinj Zlatorog / ...

$62 - $91

Night train  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Lesce-Bled En

$95 - $158

Drive  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Bled 424 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Ljubljana, bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ZRH - LJU
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Unior

$104 - $309

Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Bled

$111 - $789

Fly to Zagreb, shuttle  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Zagreb (ZAG) ZRH - ZAG
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb Airport to Bled

$131 - $659

Fly to Klagenfurt, bus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Klagenfurt (KLU) ZRH - KLU
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Unior

$134 - $446

Fly to Graz, shuttle, train  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Graz (GRZ) ZRH - GRZ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Ljubljana
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana to Lesce-Bled

$158 - $704

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Bled is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 85 and takes 11 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Bled is to fly and bus which costs SFr 100 - SFr 310 and takes 5 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Bled. However, there are services departing from Zürich Hbf Nord and arriving at Unior via Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 52 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Bled is 437 km. The road distance is 678.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Bled without a car is to train which takes 10 h 55 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 190.

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It takes approximately 10 h 55 min to get from Zürich to Bled, including transfers.

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Zürich to Bled bus services, operated by Globtour, depart from Zürich Hbf Nord station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Bled is to train which takes 10 h 55 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 45 - SFr 85 and takes 11 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Ljubljana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Zürich to Bled bus services, operated by Alpetour - Potovalna Agencija, D.O.O., arrive at Unior station.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Bled.
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  • Distance: 273.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 55 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Bled, Slovenia?

You can take a train from Zürich to Bled via Salzburg Hbf, Villach Hbf, and Villach in around 10 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Bled via Ljubljana Zob Postaja and Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana in around 11 h 52 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Klagenfurt via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Klagenfurt via Dusseldorf, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Lesce-Bled
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Bus operators
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zürich Hbf Nord to Ljubljana Zob Postaja
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
globtour.com
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 Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Alpetour - Potovalna Agencija, D.O.O.
Phone
+386 (0)4/20-13-210
Email
promet@alpetour.si
Website
alpetour.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Unior
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
alpetour.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Unior
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
alpetour.si
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Unior
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arriva.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Unior
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arriva.si
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Unior
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Book at
Nomago
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Unior
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Book at
Nomago
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Bled
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $470
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$45 - $65
Private
$240 - $470
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Bled
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$42 - $46
Private
$190 - $350
Shuttle from Graz Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$42 - $46
Private
$150 - $360

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Bled is 678 km. It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to drive from Zürich to Bled.

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Adria Airways offers flights from Zurich Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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There are 859+ hotels available in Bled. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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