The railway station Žirovnica is located along the railway line Ljubljana – Jesenice. The railway station is a perfect starting point to easily get by foot to all the main sites of interests.
Getting around from the railway station Žirovnica:
Čop’s Birth House (Info point) – 6 min by foot (450 m)
Anton Janša’s memorial apiary – 24 min by foot (2 km)
Prešeren’s Birth House – 25 min by foot (2,1 km)
Finžgar’s Birth House – 34 min by foot (2,7 km)
Jalen’s Birth House – 51 min by foot (4,2 km)
Završnica Recreational Park – 49 min by foot (3,5 km)
Žirovnica is connected with regular bus lines with the surrounding towns and larger cities. There are regular bus rides from Ljubljana going through Kranj and Radovljica. The ride from Ljubljana to Žirovnica takes approximately 1h 17 min.
There are two bus stops in Žirovnica; Vrba and Žirovnica (near the railway station).
The bus provider from Ljubljana is Arriva Alpetour, which provides the timetables online. Select the starting station (for example Ljubljana AP – main bus station) and the arrival destination (for example Žirovnica OPC or Vrba).
If you fancy travelling by bus to Slovenia, you can also opt for Flixbus to get to Bled or Nomago.
Žirovnica is 40 km away from the Austrian border (Wurzenpaß) and 46 km away from the Italian border (Fusine Laghi – Rateče). To reach Žirovnica you can take the highway (direction Ljubljana) and then the exit for Bled.
If your starting point is Ljubljana, take the A2 highway northwest from Ljubljana and follow the signs for Kranj or Jesenice. Then take the exit for Bled, and then at the roundabout the exit for Žirovnica. The journey time is 40 minutes, but it can extend depending on the season.
Coming from Austria (Villach) or Italy (Tarvisio) along the A2 motorway, take the exit for Lipce, turn towards Jesenice and then turn right in Slovenski Javornik (the first traffic lights; signpost Žirovnica 5km).
Do not forget that you need a vignette to drive on the highway in Slovenia!
The nearest airport, the Jože Pučnik International Airport Ljubljana (Ljubljana airport), is located 39 km (30 min) from Žirovnica. Several transportation services operate from the airport.
You can easily reach Žirovnica also from nearby airport using the international airport shuttle service GoOpti.
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