How to reach Ljubljana
Ljubljana is located at the intersection of major European transportation routes, half way between Vienna and Venice. It is easily accessible by train, from the highway, and by air, with Ljubljana Jože Pučnik international airport being only a short drive away.
Getting to Ljubljana by air
Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport is located 26 kilometres to Ljubljana (20 minutes by road).
T: +386 (0)4 20 61 981
W: Aerodrom Ljubljana
Transfers to/from the airport
- Shuttle transfers: GoOpti, MNJ Shuttle, Markun Shuttle, ZUP prevozi.
- Taxi: Taxi services are available in front of the airport building.
- Rent-a-car: consult the list of rent-a-car service providers at the airport.
Regular bus route
A regular bus route connects the Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport and the Ljubljana Central Bus Station (bus stop no. 28).
Adria Airways – Slovenian national airline
The Slovenian national carrier Adria Airways has a 50-year experience in operating regular and charter flights. It is a member of the Star Alliance global network of airlines.
Other airports within reasonable distance to Ljubljana
The distances to the other airports:
Ljubljana is easaly accessible with GoOpti
Airport Graz, Austria: 187 km
Several airports within reasonable distance to Ljubljana are served by low-fare carriers. Favourably priced scheduled transfers from these airports and Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport can be booked through the website at GoOpti.com.
Transfers can be booked through the company's website. Passengers are informed about the exact departure time 24 hours before the departure.
Getting to Ljubljana by road
Ljubljana is located at the crossroads of Slovenia's most important road routes. Motorway access from any of the neighbouring countries is very easy.
Road tax vignettes
Road tax vignettes must be purchased for the use of Slovenian motorways, including the Ljubljana bypass. The roads where the vignette is required are marked by special vignette signs. Vignettes can be purchased at petrol stations located in the border areas of Slovenia's neighbouring countries, at petrol stations, post offices and most newspaper kiosks in Slovenia, and at branch offices of the Automobile Association of Slovenia (AMZS) and other automobile clubs.
Class 2A (passenger cars and mobile homes)
- Yearly vignette: €110.00
- Half-year vignette: €30.00
- Weekly vignette: €15.00
Class 2B (vehicles exceeding 1.3m in height above the front axis)
- Yearly vignette: €220.00
- Half-year vignette: €60.00
- Weekly vignette: €30.00
Class A (one-track motor vehicles)
- Yearly vignette: €55.00
- Half-year vignette: €30.00
- Weekly vignette: €7.50
For further information visit the website of the Motorway Company in the Republic of Slovenia (DARS).
The Traffic Information Centre for Public Roads collects and provides information on traffic and road conditions in Slovenia.
T: 1970 or +386 (0)1 518 85 18
W: Traffic Information Centre for Public Roads
AMZS, the Slovenian national automobile association, provides roadside assistance, car towing services and car repair services 24 hours, seven days a week.
T: +386 (0)1 530 53 00
Getting to Ljubljana by train
The Ljubljana Railway Station is Slovenia's main railway station. It connects Ljubljana to Trieste, Frankfurt, Munich, Zurich, Prague, Vienna, Graz, Budapest, Zagreb, and Belgrade. Railway is also a convenient means of transport within Slovenia, given that distances within the country are mainly short and travel costs low.
Information on train schedules:
- Slovenian Railways call centre T: 1999 (indicative call price; €0.75; the price depends on the phone network you are calling from)
- Answering service (information on train timetables from Ljubljana) T: +386 90 93 9801
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Getting to Ljubljana by bus
The Ljubljana Bus Station has regular services to all Slovenia's neighbouring countries and the most popular tourist destinations within the country. Bus tickets can be purchased at the counter of the Ljubljana Bus Station or online from the Ljubljana Bus Station website.
European cities served by direct bus routes from Ljubljana: Trieste, Venice (Mestre, Marco Polo Airport), Florence, Milan, Klagenfurt, Vienna, Munich, Dortmund, Paris, Budapest, Zagreb, Sarajevo, Belgrade, Niš, Sofia.
Major Slovenian tourist destinations served by direct bus routes from Ljubljana: Bled and Bohinj lake resorts, Postojna cave, the coastal towns of Portorož and Piran. In addition to bus tickets for the above-mentioned tourist destinations, Ljubljana Bus Station website offers the possibility to purchase tickets for some of the major Slovenian tourist attractions.
T: +386 (0)1 234 46 00
Bookings for bus tickets from Ljubljana:
T: 1991 (the number is available only for calls placed from within Slovenian phone networks).
W: Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana