Ljubljana Airport

Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport is an international airport of the largest city and the capital of Slovenia. It is situated 24 km northwest from the city centre. Over 1.7 million passengers pass through Ljubljana Airport per year (recorded in 2019).


Zgornji Brnik 130a, 4210 Brnik, Slovenia


Ljubljana Airport transfer time: MCT

The Minimum Connection Time (MCT) required in a specific airport is important to know if the route has a connecting flight. It's recommended to always check this before booking flight tickets. The MCT is also important if the air passenger is claiming for compensation for a missed connection. Below you can see the MCT for connecting flights in Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport.

  • Between domestic flights: 30 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 60 min.
  • Between international flights: 40 min.

Ljubljana (LJU) Airport terminal

Airport terminals are the separate sections which enable air passengers to move between transport on the ground, airport gates and the plane. It is essential to know from which terminal you are leaving from or transferring through as passengers might require some more time to get to the necessary one, especially in larger airports. Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport has 1 Terminal.

Terminal 1 – Aeroflot, Air France, Lufthansa, Transavia and others

Transport from Ljubljana Airport to city centre

When it is the very first time travelling to a destination, it can be difficult to know the most convenient way to reach the city centre. Public transportation doesn’t always operate straight from the airport and taxis might be expensive. It's a good idea to check all the transport alternatives prior to travelling, so you can prepare for your trip accordingly.

Ljubljana Airport bus

  • Arriva
    Direction: Kranj, Ljubljana or Bled
  • Alpe Adria Line
    Direction: Klagenfurt Bbf
    Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 17 EUR, children single ticket starts from 8.50 EUR

Ljubljana Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: outside the Terminal
    Travel time (approx.): 30 min. to the city centre of Ljubljana
    Approximate price: 35 EUR

Where to have a rest in Ljubljana Airport

You may have a prolonged layover between flights, for example if you have a flight delay or your connecting flight leaves the next day. When this happens, it is important for travellers to know where they can rest and pass their time.

Ljubljana Airport lounge

Lounges provide travellers with services, for example food, drinks, relaxation spaces, free WIFI and showers, so that passengers can wait in comfort.

  • Business Lounge
    Location: Departures
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 08:00 PM, daily
    Price: reserved for passengers with specific credentials (elite status, premium tickets, etc.)

Ljubljana Airport hotels

When your flight takes off the following morning, or the lounge isn’t so relaxing, the next alternative may be a hotel close to the airport. In some cases, hotels are situated inside the airport building, however at others you may need to leave the airport area to get to a nearby hotel. We have selected the most comfortable options for you in case you choose to stay in accommodation between flights.

  • Bed & Breakfast Pr'Sknet Hotel
    Price: from 48 EUR per night
    Address: Vogljanska cesta 2, 4208 Šenčur, Slovenia
    Contact: +386 41 765 865
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  • Silvester & Wellness Hotel
    Price: from 60 EUR per night
    Address: Vopovlje 19, 4207 Cerklje na Gorenjskem, Slovenia
    Contact: +386 42 527 760
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Ljubljana Airport restaurants

The last thing you want when you’re travelling is to feel hungry or thirsty. Whether you require a simple breakfast before an early flight, a relaxing lunch during a long layover, or to just grab something to eat while on board, we have various alternatives for you to make sure you don’t get hungry during your trip.

  • Culto Bar
    Description: drinks, snacks, and desserts
    Location: Departures
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 10:30 PM, daily
  • Mondo Bianco
    Description: Italian cuisine
    Location: Schengen area, Level 1
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
  • Follow me Bar
    Description: hot meals, soups, sandwiches, Slovenian cream cakes
    Location: non-Schengen area, Departures
    Opening hours: 05:30 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
  • Goodman & Filippo
    Description: Italian and American cuisine
    Location: Schengen area, Departures
    Opening hours: 05:30 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
  • Globetrotter A 'la carte Restaurant
    Description: fine dining restaurant
    Location: Departures
    Opening hours: 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM, daily

Ljubljana Airport shopping

If you are that kind of traveller who tends to leave your holiday souvenir buying to the last minute, or merely need to pass some time before your flight, then it’s a good idea to visit the airport shops. To find the top shops for your needs, take a look at the guide below.

  • Heinemann Travel Value
    Description: Duty Free
    Location: Schengen and non-Schengen areas
    Opening hours: acc. to flight schedule
  • L’Occitane
    Description: French cosmetics and perfumes
    Location: International Schengen area
    Opening hours: acc. to flight schedule
  • Shop Ljubljanček
    Description: Slovenian souvenirs
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 06:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Medved
    Description: snacks and chocolates, you can also buy various gifts, souvenirs or Slovenian wine
  • Zlatarna Sara
    Description: jewellery
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM, Sat: 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Ljubljana Airport car hire

Some destinations are worth driving through, or it might be necessary for your journey to travel by car. The list below will help you to pick the best car hire company for your trip.

  • Budget
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +386 420 143 00
  • Sixt
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +386 423 824 14
  • Adria-Car
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +386 317 474 00
  • Dollar Thrifty
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 09:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +386 423 657 50
  • Atet
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +386 132 082 30

Other services in Ljubljana (LJU) Airport

  • Post office
    Location: Departures
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 08:30 AM - 10:30 AM and 02:30 PM - 05:00 PM, Sat: 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Contact: +386 420 616 71

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