There are 8 ways to get from Ljubljana to Venice by bus, train, 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.

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Bus via Venice, Venice  •  3 h 41 min

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

$15 - $24

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Ljubljana to Venice 149.4 miles

$11 - $20

6 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 30 min

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

$15 - $25

Bus, train  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Trieste 427 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Rv

$16 - $110

Bus Florentia Bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to San Donà di Piave
  2. Take the bus from San Donà di Piave to Venice 7 / ...

$69 - $95

Train via Trieste Centrale  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Trieste R 1896 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Rv

$22 - $40

Train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Monfalcone R 1824
  2. Take the train from Monfalcone to Venezia S.Lucia Rv

$22 - $38

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Venice 148.9 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Venice is to rideshare which costs 9€ - 17€ and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Venice is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Venice, Venice. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Venice. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana Tivoli and arriving at Venezia S.Lucia via Trieste Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 29 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Venice is 182 km. The road distance is 238.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Venice without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 41 min and costs 13€ - 21€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Ljubljana to Venice, including transfers.

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

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Ljubljana to Venice train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), depart from Ljubljana Tivoli station.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Venice is to bus which takes 3 h 41 min and costs 13€ - 21€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 29 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Venice.
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  • Distance: 113.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 41 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Ljubljana to Venice every 4 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ljubljana to Venice via Trieste and Trieste Centrale in around 5 h 29 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 Trieste Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
Train from Monfalcone to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $21
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Monfalcone
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ljubljana to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 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 Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.si
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus from Ljubljana to San Donà di Piave
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Globtour
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana to Trieste Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
atvo.it
Bus from San Donà di Piave to Venice
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
atvo.it
Book at
88.36.245.11
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 Ljubljana to Venice
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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