The 5 Best Ways to get from Ljubljana to Bled Lake

by Mija

Are you wondering what might be some of the best ways to get from the capital to Bled Lake? Whether you want to make a day trip or a longer one, this list has all the information you need.

1. Bus

The bus to Bled takes from 45 to 80 minutes depending on whether it’s a direct connection or not. Buses are available every half an hour during weekdays and depart from the main bus station in Ljubljana. One-way ticket is approximately 8 EUR and a little more for direct buses.

2. Train

The train for Bled departs from the main station in Ljubljana and takes about 1 hour and 40 minutes to Bled Jezero. It usually runs four times per day, you can check the timetable online. Train ticket will cost you approximately 7 EUR in one direction. To get back to Ljubljana you can take the same train.

3. Rent-a-car

You can rent a car on the airport at the specialized car rental agencies including Avis, Hertz, Sixt, and Europcar or in car rental across Ljubljana. We suggest you book your car online in advance. Renting a car is a very good option for your trip to Bled as there are some beautiful spots to check out on your way.

4. Taxi

With no Uber in Ljubljana, your best option similar to Uber is taxi. You can find a taxi in front of the arrivals terminal on the airport or on the main bus station in Ljubljana. Taxi ride from the center of Ljubljana to Bled should cost you between 60 and 100 EUR. It is recommendable to agree on the price before you start the trip. It is cheaper if you call one of the cheaper taxis in Ljubljana.

5. GoOpti

GoOpti is an airport shuttle service that provides private or shared professional transportation service to and from airports for people travelling to the same direction at about the same time of the day. Search for transfers and book via an online booking system, filling in when and where you would like to be picked up and where you are going. Do not forget: earlier booking will get you a better price.

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