Bled lies in the north-west part of
Slovenia, at the foothills of the Julian Alps
and near the confluence of the rivers Sava Bohinjka and Sava Dolinka. It
is accessible all year round.
The railway station Lesce-Bled is located along the railway line Oste (Münich –
Salzburg – Villach – Ljubljana – Belgrade – Istanbul – Athens). The railway
station is 4 km away from the centre of Bled. Bled can be reached by bus (the
Bled bus station is on the opposite side of the railway station), taxi or on
foot taking an asphalted road intended for pedestrians and cyclists.
The Bled Jezero railway station lies along
the railway line Villach – Jesenice – Nova Gorica – Koper or Gorizia (Italy).
It is just 1.5 km away from the centre of Bled and you can walk there, take a
taxi or ride the tourist train.
Bled is 47 km away from the Austrian border (Wurzenpaß) or Italy (Fusine Laghi
– Rateče). To reach Bled you can take the highway (direction Ljubljana) and
then the exit toward Bled or you can take the road passing by Blejska Dobrava
čez Kočno or the motorway passing by Žirovnica and Lesce to Bled.
Bled is 50 km away from Ljubljana. It is
most easily accessed taking the highway or you can take the regional road
passing by Medvode, Kranj, Naklo and Radovljica.
The central Bled bus station is located on the north-east part of the lake, 3
minutes walking distance from the lake, at the cross-section of the roads Cesta
svobode and Grajska cesta.
Bled is connected with regular bus lines
with the immediate surroundings and all larger cities of Slovenia. There are
regular bus rides from Ljubljana going through Kranj and Radovljica. Buses also operate from the direction of
Bohinj and Jesenice.
The operator FlixBus provides long-distance
bus services to Bled.
The nearest airport, the Jože Pučnik International Airport Ljubljana (Brnik), is located 36 km from Bled. Bus rides with connections in Ljubljana and direct lines or private transportations
via one of the available tourist agencies between the airport and Bled are
organised throughout the year.
Distances from other major international
airports: Trieste (170 km), Venice (290 km), Zagreb (200 km), Klagenfurt (80
km), Salzburg (230 km), Vienna (380 km) and Budapest (500 km). Bled can be
reached by bus, train or private operator.
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We recommend that you use sustainable
transportation around Bled. If you came to Bled by car, it is best that you
park in one of the marked parking lots and take a walk around Bled. You can go
on a carriage ride around the lake or take the tourist train or rent an
(electric) bicycle. Do not miss the boat
trip to the island with the traditional "pletna" or rent a boat and
In July and August you can take the Hop on Hop off bus and take a trip to Pokljuka, visit Bohinj or Radovljica and its
parking is available on Kajuhova cesta road (by the
Mercator Centre Bled). Parking hours: 0:00 - 24:00. Parking fee: €20 for up to
12 hours, €40 for up to 24 hours. Bus stops are at the central Bled bus
station, at the Bled Castle and in Mlino for passenger getting on and off the
parking is available in the parking lot Seliše 3 -
Kovinska (Seliška cesta 4b). Parking hours: 8:00 - 20:00. Parking fee: €10/day
Overnight stays are permitted. RVs may also be parked in the parking lots Seliše 1 (Trubarjeva cesta 7a) and Seliše 2
(Seliška cesta 6a). Parking hours: 8:00
- 20:00. Parking fee: €1/hour. Overnight stays in these two parking lots are