Bled travel guide

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You're Going to Love Bled

With a population of 5,181, Bled is a must-see destination in Upper Carniola, Slovenia. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

When to visit Bled

Bled in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Bled in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
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How to Get to Bled


Although Bled doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Ljubljana Joze Pucnik (LJU), which is located 20 miles from Bled. The shortest flight to Bled from the United States departs from New York and takes around 13h 15m.


ÖBB is the most popular train carrier serving Bled, followed by Regiojet. The train journey from Bled to Munich takes 10h 33m and costs around $78 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Frankfurt am Main, expect to pay about $65 for a 12h 36m trip.


Another option to get to Bled is to pick up a car rental from Ljubljana, which is about 29 miles from Bled. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Avantcar, among others, in Ljubljana.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Bled, including FlixBus, Bus and GoOpti. From Trieste, the bus ride to Bled takes 105 miles and will cost you around $21. From Klagenfurt, the ticket costs about $30 for a journey of 133 miles. Bled’s bus station is located 0.0 miles from the city center.

Airports near Bled

Airlines serving Bled

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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Qatar Airways
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Brussels Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Air Serbia
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Egypt Air
Good (132 reviews)
Transavia France
Good (109 reviews)
Aegean Airlines
Excellent (213 reviews)
Kenya Airways
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Where to stay in Bled

From 5-star hotels such as the Grand Hotel Toplice to great affordable options like the Penzion Pibernik, Bled offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $93 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $178 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Bled

Most booked hotels in Bled

Hotel Vila Bled
Excellent (9, 1210 reviews)
Bled Rose Hotel
Excellent (9, 959 reviews)
Hotel Park
Excellent (8.8, 3482 reviews)
Rikli Balance Hotel
Excellent (8.8, 1893 reviews)
Hotel Astoria Bled
Excellent (8.5, 753 reviews)
Pension Török
Excellent (8.4, 1389 reviews)
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Renting a car in Bled

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 29% more expensive than at Ljubljana Joze Pucnik.

Expect to pay $5.41 per gallon in Bled (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $64.96 and $86.61. The most frequently booked car type in Bled is Compact (Toyota C-HR or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Hyundai i20 or similar) are, on average, 62% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.