Aerodrom Ljubljana – Information, Hotels & Car Rentals
Aerodrom Ljubljana’s official name Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport is commonly known as Ljubljana Brnik Airport as this was it’s earlier official name until 2007. Brnik is the nearest village to the Ljubljana aerodrome.
The airport was renamed after a major renovation and extension of the airport in 2007. To complicate the name further to the visitors, the Slovene name of Aerodrom Ljubljana is Letališče Jožeta Pučnika Ljubljana. Jože Pučnik was the leader of the Democratic Opposition of Slovenia , 1989-1992, which was leading the cause for Slovenian independence from Yugoslavia. The airport was first opened in 1963.
How to get to Aerodrom Ljubljana from the city
By car: You can easily drive to the airport via the A2 motorway. The distance is 19km north of Ljubljana and should take no longer than 30 minutes.
By bus: There is a local bus from the Ljubljana bus station which takes you via the smaller villages to the airport. It is a nice scenic route to take from the airport but you need to leave plenty of time if you want to take the local bus from the city to Aerodrom Ljubljana.
By transfer: The airport shuttle mini buses wait outside the arrivals exit and are a cheap alternative to both buses and taxis. You have the choice to go to the Ljubljana bus station for €5-7 or €9 to any destination in Ljubljana, door-to-door.
By taxi: The cheapest taxi service to the airport is currently Taxi Legende who offers a €20 fixed price from any location in the city to Aerodrom Ljubljana. This sevice needs to be reserved in advance but if you pick up one of the taxis waiting at the airport, the price is €41 to the city according to the Ljubljana airport taxi association. Read more about the different taxi services in Ljubljana here >>
Ljubljana Airport Car Rental
If you need to rent a car from the airport, there are several companies with offices at the airport.The car rental offices can be found by walking straight ahead out from the arrivals exit towards the parking house opposite.
- Car Rental Agencies at Aerodrom Ljubljana
- Atet- Advantage rent-a-car
- Dollar & Thrifty Car Rental
- Europcar – ABC
- Herts – AMZS Rent
- Avant Car
- Sixt Rent-a-car
Hotels at Aerodrom Ljubljana
There are no hotels located at this small airport and with Ljubljana less than 30 minutes away; there are plenty of hotels which offer you a shuttle to Aerodrom Ljubljana from the city.
If you would like to stay closer to the airport, we strongly recommend the family hotel Dvor Jezeršek which is located only 2km from the airport in the closest village Brnik.
Hotel Dvor Jezeršek is a renovated magnificent house from 1768 which hosts 14 modern rooms and 4 romantic rooms with antique furniture. The hotels capacity is 39 guests. Jezeršek is also a famous Slovene catering firm which has its own traditional inn restaurant so you is guaranteed a good dinner and evening. This is not your usual airport hotel but an attraction in itself.
Aerodrom Ljubljana – Flight information
Most of the flight information is available on the official Aerodrom Ljubljana website: http://www.lju-airport.si/eng/
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