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    Car Hire at Ljubljana Train Station – Save in Slovenia

    Centrally located right in the heart of Ljubljana, the cities only railway station is one of the major arteries into Slovenia. Being so centrally located means a car hire at Ljubljana Train Station is often a preferred option to hiring at the airport. Consisting of numerous lines, regional and international rail links run out of this station. Railway links run from Zurich to Trieste and Vienna. Other popular destinations include Maribor, Koper and Novo Mesto.

    Auto Europe has over 65 years of international car hire industry experience. Having partnered with many local, national and international car rental brands, means that our customers not only have a large fleet of vehicles in which to choose from, but also many convenient locations. Along with car hire, we also hire our luxury cars, motorhomes and provide a transfer service. Contact our reservation agents today on +44 123 3224 114 to find out more. Previous customers have also left their car hire reviews in Ljubljana and we encourage you to read them.

    With plenty of information on Slovenian road rules and regulations, read our driving in Slovenia section for a summary on tolls, speed limits, minimum age requirements and more. The section will contain everything you need to get started explained in simple terms to set your mind at ease when driving in the country.

    Station Information

    Ljubljana Central Station is the main train station in the Slovenian capital. It is also one of the major railway hubs in the country welcoming in thousands of tourists per year. The station was built in 1848 and it wasn’t until 1980 that it was renovated to its present state. With five platforms, this train station provides railway links between Vienna, Trieste and Zurich. Located right in the heart of the city, it is only a short walk into central Ljubljana and the Ljubljanica River. The station itself is consisted of one main building. Within it has large waiting rooms and many facilities for a pleasant trip.

    Where to pick up my car hire at Ljubljana Train Station

    Car rental desks can be found in the main building of the train station or directly outside the building crossing over the road. There are many car hire suppliers to choose from, Europcar and Sixt Car being just two examples. As the station is in the centre of the city, driving your car to your accommodation should be straightforward and easy. This is one reason many opt to rent a car at Ljubljana Train Station instead of at Ljubljana International Airport.

    Before arriving at the car rental desk, make sure you have your document to hand. These include your identification, car rental voucher, driving licence (including an International Driving Permit, if required), and a credit card. The credit card must be under the main driver’s name and contain enough funds for a deposit to be held on it. The deposit will be released back onto the same card once the car has been returned. Inspect the vehicle upon pick-up, noting anything of concern on the pick-up slip and if possible, taking photographic and video evidence. When you drop-off the car, make sure a member of staff reinspects the car and signs it off as okay. Only then will the deposit be released.

    Europcar at Ljubljana Train Station Europcar at Ljubljana Train Station
    Miklošičeva cesta 15,
    Ljubljana,Slovenia 1000

    +386 59 077 040
    Opening Hours:
    Mon – Fri 8AM – 6PM, Sat 8AM - 1PM, Sun 8AM - 2PM
    Sixt at Ljubljana Train Station Sixt at Ljubljana Train Station
    Trg Osvobodilne fronte 6,
    Ljubljana,Slovenia 1000

    +386 12 344 650
    Opening Hours:
    Mon – Sun 8AM – 8PM

    Station facilities

    As a modern railway station customers can expect to find all the standard facilities and amenities. Contained in its one main building you will find an information desk, ticket purchasing booths and machines, a lost and found area, luggage boxes for storage, spacious waiting rooms, rest rooms, a bar, a gift shop, a port box and numerous payphones. A currency exchange desk is also available, along with ATM machines and an unloading/loading luggage service.

    How to get to and from Ljubljana Train Station

    Getting to and from the train station is easy on foot due to its central location. This is ideal for those who booked accommodation in the centre of the city. It is only around 8-minutes to walk from the railway station to the river. With your car hire at Ljubljana Train Station, this is even shorter. A taxi rank is located outside the main train building. Official taxis are metred and have a taxi sign upon their roof. We advise to discuss the estimated cost to your journey before commencing. Also outside the main building are bus stops that provide bus links around the city and to its suburbs.

    Parking tips

    There are five parking garages in the surrounding area that provide exceptional convenience and are within easy reach of the train station. If you have a car rental at Ljubljana Train Station, then parking isn’t an issue because in general car rental suppliers have their own parking bays. The car parks are well maintained, secure and relatively safe - so leaving your car shouldn’t be an issue. The largest car park is run by Emonika, and it is located on the other side of the main train station. There is a footbridge connecting it to the train station.

    In Ljubljana parking, like in all major cities can be hard to come by. This is especially true in central areas and at popular tourist attractions within the city. On-street free parking is hard to find unless you head further out of the city centre. Paid street parking is also hard to find. Make sure your read any parking restriction signage before parking, and that your purchase the appropriate ticket. Always confirm that you are not parked in a residential zone or in a commercial bay.

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    Ljubljana Tourist Information