Getting to Ljubljana

By airplane

All flights to and from Ljubljana are operated through the Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, which is located 25 km from the city centre. Between October 2018 and March 2019 passengers will be able to choose from 221 scheduled flights a week direct from Ljubljana to 25 destinations in 19 countries with ten different airlines. A new addition is a service to Moscow operated by Russia’s Aeroflot.

Adria Airways, Slovenia's national carrier, has an experience spanning 50 years in charter and scheduled flights. Adria Airways currently flies to 17 destinations (Amsterdam, Brussels, Copenhagen, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Podgorica, Prague, Pristina, Sarajevo, Skopje, Sofia, Tirana, Vienna and Zürich).

Adria is a member of the Star Alliance network, which confirms that Adria is a modern and efficient airline, meeting all safety, technical and commercial standards and requirements.

With the aim to simplify the planning and management of air travel for conference organizers and, consequently, to offer efficient travel to an event at a favourable price for delegates, Adria Airways offers a Meetings & Incentive Travel programme for European events, where it stands as the official carrier. For international congresses, Adria offers the tailor-made Star Alliance Conventions Plus™ product which entitles both delegates and accompanying persons to reduced airfares.

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Apart from the national carrier, other airlines currently flying to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport include: Air Serbia, Air France, Montenegro Airlines, Easyjet, Turkish Airlines, Wizz Air, Finnair, LOT Polish Airlines.

Flight connections with the highest frequencies from Ljubljana to major European destinations

  Weekdays Weekends Flight time
Amsterdam 1 to 2 / day  1 to 2 / day  1:55 h
Belgrade 2 / day  1 / day  1:00 h 
Brussels 2 to 3 / day  2 / day  1:50 h 
Frankfurt 3 / day  3 / day  1:25 h 
Istanbul 2 / day  2 / day  3:00 h 
London 2 to 3 / day    2 to 3 / day    2:20 h 
Moscow 1 / day  1 / day  2:55 h 
Munich  2 / day  2 / day  1:00 h 
Paris (CDG) 2 to 3 / day  2 - 3 / day    2:00 h
Skopje 2 / day  2  / day    1:25 h 
Tirana 2 / day  2 / day  1:25 h 
Vienna 2 / day  2 / day  0:50 h 
Warsaw 1 to 2 / day  1 / day  1:25 h
Zürich  3 / day  2 - 3 / day   1:20 h

More information on scheduled flights is available at the website of Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport.

Distances from the neighbouring airports to Ljubljana by road:

Ljubljana is easy accessible with GoOpti

Graz Airport, Austria: 187 km

Klagenfurt Airport, Austria: 85 km

Zagreb Airport, Croatia: 140 km

Trieste Airport, Italy: 130 km

Venice Airport, Italy: 230 km

Any location in Ljubljana is easy accessible from Ljubljana Airport and all international neighbouring airports with GoOpti buses and shuttles.

GoOpti is an award-winning Demand Responsive Transport service offering a reliable and comfortable service 24/7. With its fleet of buses and shuttles, the company can provide swift logistic support to both meeting planners and delegates.

By car, rail and bus

Slovenia’s road and rail network has been modernised over the past decade in order to provide an efficient transport system, integrated with the broader European area and specifically the neighbouring countries.

Railway connections from Ljubljana to the major cities across the borders are often operated by intercity trains.

It is also convenient to travel by bus to reach other localities around the country. The Ljubljana Bus Station has regular services to all Slovenia's neighbouring countries and the most popular tourist destinations within the country. The city public transportation network is complemented by more than 30 suburban buses, which link Ljubljana to its close surroundings.

Moving around in the city

The public city bus network makes it easy to travel within the city. There are more than 40 bus lines, which run according to regular schedules throughout the day. Holders of the Ljubljana Card are entitled to free of charge use of the city bus network.

The BicikeLJ public bicycle system is available across the wider Ljubljana city centre. Bicycles can be hired practically for free.

Ljubljana also has a well-organised taxi service, which is not exceedingly expensive. There are fixed spots in the city where taxis are stationed, or they can be ordered by telephone.

Travel documents & visas

Foreign citizens can enter Slovenia with valid passport and a visa or residence permit, unless otherwise stipulated by law or international agreement. Slovenia is a part of the Schengen zone since 2007. EU/EEA citizens do not need a passport to enter Slovenia, only a valid identity card.

Any foreign citizen who in accordance with the law does not need a permit to enter the country may stay in the Republic of Slovenia for not more than 90 days in a period of six months.

More information on how to obtain a visa are available at the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia.