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Tucked away on the northeastern corner of the Adriatic Sea, bordering Austria, Croatia, Hungary and Italy is the mountainous country of Slovenia. Start your European holiday in the capital city, Ljubljana, known for its infinite green space and hilltop castle. Climb 95 steps to the top of Ljubljana Castle’s watchtower for the best view of the city overlooking Old Town and Ljubljana River. Awarded with the title of Green Capital of Europe in 2016, Ljubljana city centre is carless, allowing pedestrians and cyclists to roam freely.
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Ljubljana Joze Pucnik Airport (LJU)
Ljubljana Joze Pucnik Airport, also referred to as Brnik Airport, services both domestic and international destinations. Each year over 1 million people travel through the facility which hosts a number dining options, retail shops, and free WiFi. Find the rental car agencies opposite the arrivals hall to collect your car hire.
Head to downtown Ljubljana if you are picking up your car hire at a city depot. Take a shared shuttle service or hail a taxi to make your way to town.
Guide to driving a rental car in Ljubljana
Check out our driving tips, directions and parking information for Ljubljana.
Driving from Ljubljana Joze Pucnik Airport to downtown
The main route from the airport to Ljubljana has tolls and takes about 30 minutes. Exit the airport heading east on Route 104, then turn left on Sencur following signs for Ljubljana. Next, merge onto A2/E61 and follow this until exiting toward Lj. Center, onto Route 8. Continue straight on this road to arrive in the city limits.
Driving tips for your Ljubljana rental car
Driving is off limits in Ljubljana’s city centre, however getting around the surrounding area is easy with a car hire. Abide by the road rules and keep a GPS handy.
Slovenia car hire driving tips
● Drive on the right side of the road, overtake on the left.
● Keep headlights on when driving regardless of the time of day.
● Always wear your seatbelt and only use hands-free mobile devices.
● Avoid driving at night when possible as the roads are poorly lit and livestock often loiter near roads.
● Make sure your rental car is equipped with an emergency kit in the rare event of a breakdown.
● Visiting in winter? Be sure to check out our winter driving guide.
Parking options at the Airport and downtown Bratislava
Enjoy 30 minutes of free parking in P2 at Ljubljana Airport. The first hour charges €2 and €5 for up to 4 hours. Parking is available in P1 and costs €2.50 for the first hour and €6 for up to 4 hours.
Free parking is hard to find in Ljubljana, but most on-street spaces are free after 6pm and on weekends. The spaces are restricted to a maximum of 2 hours and charge around €1.50 for 2 hours. Park at your accommodation or find parking garages scattered throughout the city. Old Town is the priciest, costing around €30 for the day.
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