There are 9 ways to get from Zürich to Lake Bled by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Munich, Munich central bus station X06 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Bled N947 / ...

$39 - $64

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Train  •  11 h 10 min

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

$95 - $155

Bus Eurolines CH  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Ljubljana
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Bled Mlino Ljubljana - Boh. Bela - Bohinj Zlatorog / ...

$62 - $92

Drive  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Lake Bled 424.6 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Zurich to Ljubljana, bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ZRH - LJU
  2. Take the bus from Kranj to Bled Mlino

$103 - $302

Fly Zurich 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 Zurich to Klagenfurt, bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Klagenfurt (KLU) ZRH - KLU
  2. Take the bus from Kranj to Bled Mlino

$134 - $442

Fly Zurich 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

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Trieste, shuttle  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Trieste (TRS) LIN - TRS
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Airport to Bled

$171 - $677

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Lake Bled. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Bled via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 46 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Lake Bled is 436 km. The road distance is 679.4 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Lake Bled without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 46 min to get from Zürich to Lake Bled, including transfers.

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Zürich to Lake Bled bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Lake Bled is to bus which takes 9 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 10 min.

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

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Zürich to Lake Bled bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bled station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Lake Bled is 679 km. It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to drive from Zürich to Lake Bled.

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Adria Airways offers flights from Zurich Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Lake Bled.
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  • Distance: 272.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 46 min

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

You can take a bus from Zürich to Lake Bled via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 9 h 46 min. Alternatively, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Lake Bled once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $160 and the journey takes 10 h 50 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Zurich to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Klagenfurt via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Klagenfurt via Stuttgart, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
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
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
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 Lesce-Bled
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Zurich to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Bled
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
AlpeTour
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
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Mlino
Ave. Duration
44 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
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Mlino
Ave. Duration
44 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
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Mlino
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
jpp.si
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 Trieste Airport to Bled
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $410
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$45 - $95
Private
$140 - $410

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