Getting to Portorož
Portorož is located 155 km from Ljubljana and its airport at Brnik and 75 km from the Trieste Airport.
There is a possibility to get a taxi from both airports. The one-way taxi fare is 140 euros from Ljubljana Airport to Portorož and 100 euros from Trieste Airport to Portorož.
Public transport - bus
Ljubljana Airport - Portorož
A public bus runs from the Ljubljana Airport (Letališče Brnik) to Ljubljana Bus Station (Ljubljana Avtobusna Postaja) every full hour from 5:00 to 20:00. The trip takes 48 minutes. The price ranges from 3.90 to 4.10 euros depending on departure time. Every ten minutes past the full hour there is a bus from Ljubljana center to the airport.
The buses from Ljubljana Bus Station to Portorož (the fare is 12.00 euros) depart at 6:00, 6:30, 8:00, 10:00, 15:00,17:00 and take from 2h 30 min to 2h 50 minutes.
Trieste Airport - Portorož
Public transportation from Trieste Airport (Ronchi dei Legionari) to Portorož is first by bus No. 51 from the airport to Trieste Bus Station. It departs every half hour and it takes approximately 1 hour to get to Trieste. The price of the one-way ticket is 3.00 euros (get it from the ticket machine at the airport - tariff E06).
Buses from Trieste Bus Station to Portorož (the price is 4.55 euros and the trip takes approximately 1h 15 minutes) depart at 9:00, 11:15, 12:30, 15:30, 17:15.
There are two suitable railway stations available for traveling to Portorož: Koper (15 km) and Trieste (Italy) (35 km). Both have a bus or taxi connections to Portorož.
If you travel by car and you approach the Slovene coast from north and west directions, Portorož can be reached by three highways:
Munich (Germany) - Trieste (Italy) - Koper - Portorož/Piran, Vienna (Austria)/Budapest (Hungary) - Ljubljana - Koper - Portorož/Piran or Venice (Italy) - Trieste (Italy) - Koper - Portorož/Piran.
When you approach the Slovene coast from south and east directions, these are the options:
Pula (Croatia) - Buje (Croatia) - Portorož/Piran or Zagreb (Croatia) - Ljubljana - Koper - Portorož/Piran.
When traveling through Italy, the direction Trieste should be followed, while through Slovenia or from Croatia you should follow the direction Koper/Capodistria-Portorož/Portorose-Piran/Pirano.