How to go to Bled from Ljubljana

Wed, 6. Mar 2019 | News

From Ljubljana to Bled … How to go to Bled?

With immense natural beauty, Bled, together with its surroundings, ranks among the most beautiful alpine resorts. Renowned for its mild, healing climate and thermal lake water. The beauty of the mountains reflected on the lake, the sun, the serenity and the fresh air arouse pleasant feelings in visitors throughout the year. Guaranteeing an ideal base or a relaxing break or an active holiday. Bled with its lake attracts businessmen, artists, athletes, explorers, sport enthusiasts, the old and the young, from all over the world. Enchanting them to return again and again.

How to go to Bled from Ljubljana?

The most convenient options are:

  • by bus
  • by train
  • with rent a car

Bled lies in the north-west part of Slovenia, at the foothills of the Julian Alps and near the confluence of the rivers Sava Bohinjka and Sava Dolinka. It is accessible all year round.

  1. By bus

Take the bus on a route Ljubljana – Bled, from Ljubljana bus station.

Departures: every hour on the hour and every half an hour at summer time.

First departure: 6 AM.

Last departure: 9 PM.

Duration: app. 1 hour and 19 minutes.

Price of a return trip: 12,84 EUR (bus seat reservation included).

Arrival: Bled central bus station (at the main spot of the city, right next to Bled lake).

Extras: special offer only at Ljubljana bus station ticket offices: Tickets to Bled island and for the Bled castle (together with a discount).

2. By train

Train from Ljubljana takes you to the southern part of Bled.

Departures: only six departures a day per week and four at the weekend.

First departure: 4.35 AM and 6.52 AM.

Last departure: 5.54 PM.

Duration: app. 1 hour and 42 minutes.

Price of a return trip: 13,18 EUR or 16,78 EUR.

Arrival: Train station Bled Jezero. Southern part of Bled.

Important: 1 time change of a train in Jesenice.

3. With rent a car

You can rent a car in Ljubljana but there are not a lot parking spaces in Bled (and they are expensive).

Departures: whenever you like.

Duration: app. 1 hour.

Price of a return trip: app. 60 EUR.

Important: there are not a lot parking spaces. Usually, they are located quite far away from the lake.


So the answer on the question, How to go to Bled from Ljubljana – by bus.

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