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Buses from Bologna to Ljubljana

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Bologna - Ljubljana Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 17 intercity buses per day from Bologna to Ljubljana. Traveling by bus from Bologna to Ljubljana usually takes around 6 hours and 26 minutes, but the fastest GoOpti bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance188 mi (302 km)
Shortest duration4h 15m
Cheapest price$20.15
Trips per day16
Most frequent serviceGoOpti
Bus lines3

What bus companies travel from Bologna to Ljubljana?

There are 3 bus lines from Bologna to Ljubljana available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 16 daily trips, GoOpti usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus37h 15m$32.45
GoOpti164h 39m$268.94
Union Ivkoni111h 5m$47.01
  • FlixBus


    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 3 trips from Bologna to Ljubljana, and usually makes the trip in about 7 hours and 15 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • GoOpti


    Book GoOpti from Bologna to Ljubljana from $59. There are 16 trips per day offered by GoOpti from Bologna to Ljubljana and you can expect on average to pay for a GoOpti ticket to Ljubljana. In Bologna, GoOpti departs to Ljubljana from Piazza XX Settembre 411 . In Ljubljana, GoOpti arrives at Kolodvor Bus Station .

    An average trip on GoOpti from Bologna to Ljubljana takes 4 hours and 39 minutes , while the fastest available GoOpti trip will get you to Ljubljana in 4 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, GoOpti offers 15 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Ljubljana.

  • Union Ivkoni

    Union Ivkoni

    Union Ivkoni was founded in Bulgaria in 1992 and quickly expanded its operations throughout Europe. Popular routes include both shorter travels within one country and long-haul international trips. Their reliable buses offer amenities to make your trip comfortable, including air conditioning, extra legroom, and power outlets. Union Ivkoni usually operates 1 trips per day on the route from Bologna to Ljubljana, and the trip usually takes 11 hours and 5 minutes to complete.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Bologna to Ljubljana during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Bologna to Ljubljana?

The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 26 minutes to cover the 188 miles from Bologna to Ljubljana. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 15 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Bologna?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Bologna to Ljubljana, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Ljubljana are there per day?

There are 17 scheduled buses that travel from Bologna to Ljubljana every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 16 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Bologna?

Main departure station: Piazza XX Settembre 411

Buses to Ljubljana leave from 3 stations in Bologna.

All bus stations in Bologna:

  • Piazza XX Settembre 411

  • Piazza XX Settembre 6

  • Bus Stop

Where does the bus arrive in Ljubljana?

Main arrival station: Kolodvor Bus Station

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Ljubljana.

All bus stations in Ljubljana:

  • Kolodvor Bus Station

  • Bus Station

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