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How to reach Bled

Bled is located at the foot of the Julian Alps and at the confluence of the two sources of the Sava river. It is easy to reach by car or by train.

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By Car

Bled is just 4 km away from A2 highway (Karavanke-Ljubljana-Obrežje).

Good roads and short distances offer an excellent opportunity to explore the beauties of Slovenia by car. Please note that travelling with your own car requires buying a car VIGNETTE for using the highways. The vignette can be bought on the border crossings or at petrol stations all over the country. A one-week vignette can be used for short visits.
In Slovenia it is obligatory to have the day-lights turned on during the day.

Distances and aprox. travel time:

  • Ljubljana: 50 km, 35 min
  • International Airport Ljubljana (Jože Pučnik): 35 km, 25 min
  • Austrian border (Karavanke): 20 km, 15 min
  • Italian border (Rateče): 45 km, 35 min

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By Bus

With regular bus routes Bled is connected with the surrounding area and all major towns in Slovenia. There are buses driving regulary from Ljubljana to Bled (through Kranj and Radovljica). Buses are driving also from the direction of Bohinj and Jesenice.

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By Train

Bled is located on the rail track Villach (A)–Jesenice–Nova Gorica–Koper or Gorica (I).
There is a nearby Railway Station (4 km) Lesce-Bled, on the rail track Ostende (Munich–Salzburg–Villach–Ljubljana–Belgrade-Istanbul–Athens).

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By Airplane

With the airplane to the Ljubljana Jože Pučnik airport (LJU) in Slovenia
Distance: 35 km

With the airplane to the Klagenfurt (KLU) in Austria
Distance: 80 km

With the airplane to the Friuli Venezia Giulia (Ronchi) airport (TRS) in Italy
Distance: 170 km

With the airplane to the Zagreb international airport (ZAG) in Croatia
Distance: 200 km

With the airplane to the Salzburg W. A. Mozart airport (SZG) in Austria
Distance: 230 km

With the airplane to the Venice Marco Polo airport (VCE) in Italy
Distance: 290 km