Getting to Portorož
Portorož is located 155 km from Ljubljana and its airport at Brnik and 75 km from the Trieste Airport.
The taxi service is available from both airports. A one-way taxi fare is 140 EUR from Ljubljana Airport to Portorož and 100 EUR 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 EUR depending on departure time. Every ten minutes past the full hour there is a bus from Ljubljana centre to the airport.
The buses from Ljubljana Bus Station to Portorož (the fare is 12.00 EUR) depart at 6:00, 6:30, 8:00, 10:00, 15:00,17:00. The trip takes from 2h 30 min to 2h 50 minutes.
Trieste Airport - Portorož
Public transport 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 a one-way ticket is 3.00 EUR (get it from the ticket machine at the airport - tariff E06).
Buses from Trieste Bus Station to Portorož (the price is 4.55 EUR 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 travelling to Portorož: Koper (15 km) and Trieste (Italy) (35 km). Both have bus and taxi connections to Portorož.
If you travel by car and you approach the Slovenian coast from north and west directions, Portorož can be reached by three motorways:
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 Slovenian coast from south and east directions, these are the options:
Pula (Croatia) - Buje (Croatia) - Portorož/Piran or Zagreb (Croatia) - Ljubljana - Koper - Portorož/Piran.
When travelling 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.