Public and Private Transport
Travel by train
Trains and railways in Slovenia are modern, comfortable and cheap. By train you reach almost every touristically important place in Slovenia. The discounts are available for young people, students, families, pensioners etc.
Press here for more information about Slovenian local train timetables.
Connections with foreign countries are very good as well. You can travel to Slovenia by a direct train from Italy (Venice, Trieste), Austria (Vienna, Graz, Villach, Salzburg), Hungary (Budapest), Croatia (Zagreb, Rijeka, Opatija, Pula), Czech Republic (Prague), Germany (Frankfurt, Munich), Switzerland (Zürich), and Greece, Macedonia and Serbia (Salonica, Skopje, Beograd).
Press here for more information about International train timetables.
Since 1 January 2008 Slovenia is part of EURAIL Global Pass network. Slovenia became the 20th country to which tourists can travel by train with only one train ticket, valid in all EURAIL countries. Tickets can be purchased in all EU countries including Croatia, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Monaco, Switzerland and Norway. Tickets are available for different time periods - from 10 days to three months, with the possibility of combining days in different months.
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Slovenian collection of old railway vehicles comprises more than 50 steam locomotives, approximately 30 wagons and numerous other old vehicles. What you can do is to take a ride on the real steam train from the times of our ancestors. The train will most definitely take you to the past and at the same time you will be able to admire the picturesque lake Bled, amazing Bohinj, Soca valley and Gorica hills.
Press here for more information about Slovenia museum train.
Travel by bus
Slovenia is very well connected with all European and Balkan cities. Local bus is well organized and quite cheap. Traveling across Slovenia by bus is easy and handy.
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Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana
Trg OF 4
tel.: ++386 1 234 46 00
fax: ++386 1 234 46 01
It is recommended for bus operators, before coming to Slovenia, to verify if they are required to obtain special permits; for additional information press Ministry for Transport Slovenia.
For the busses registered into EU the payment for road taxes in not required since Slovenia is full member of the EU.
Taxi service in Slovenia is at your disposal in bigger cities and touristic places. Taximeters are installed in all taxis. Approximate prices of taxi services are:
From Jože Pucnik Airport Ljubljana to:
|Ljubljana||35 - 40 EUR|
|Bled||45 - 50 EUR|
|Kranjska Gora||75 - 80 EUR|
|Koper||135 - 140 EUR|
|Maribor||145 - 150 EUR|
|Portorož||160 - 170 EUR|
From Maribor Airport to:
|Maribor||6 - 8 EUR|
|Ljubljana||105 - 120 EUR|
|Bled||135 - 140 EUR|
|Kranjska Gora||160 - 165 EUR|
|Portorož||205 - 210 EUR|