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LJUBLJANA AIRPORT, SLOVENIA (Fraport Slovenia)

Where is Ljubljana Airport? Ljubljana airport is situated some 20 km North of Ljubljana in the direction of Kranj. The international airport code is LJU. Previously known as Brnik Airport, recently it has been renamed to Joze Pucnik Airport, after a contemporary Slovenian statesman. There are cheap flights to Ljubljana from several European cities.

Ljubljana Airport Arrivals (Prihodi)

The airport arrival times can be tracked online at the airport’s homepage. A miniature arrival hall offers a small space to meet your friends.

There is a cafe and a branch of the tourist office where you can get some maps of Ljubljana, travel tips for Slovenia and approximate instructions on how to get to the city.

Ljubljana Airport Departures  (Prihodi)

On the left-hand side, there are the  Ljubljana Airport check in desks and sales offices of Adria Airlines.

Other airlines with sales offices at Ljubljana airport also include AirFrance, CSA, EasyJet, LOT, JAT airlines and Turkish Airlines.

The airport departures can be checked online.

Ljubljana Airport Shops

In the departure hall, you will find a cafe serving croissants, sandwiches and pizza’s, and offer your last chance for a “gibanica” or Union beer from the tap. There is also a souvenir shop, exchange office, restaurant, self-service restaurant, and a bar.

After check- in there are a couple of Duty Free and Travel Value shops, located in the international zone. The shops offer a selection of alcoholic drinks, local and foreign wines, tobacco products, cosmetics, jewellery, watches and children toys.

Business class passengers are entitled to the business lounge

Ljubljana Airport Hotels

There are one or two hotels in the immediate area, however, there are several hotels that can be reached conveniently from the airport using taxi or shuttle service.

A secure online reservation system is available for selected hotels at Ljubljana airport, either in the nearby town of Kranj, or between the airport and Ljubljana.

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Ljubljana Airport Transfer

How far is Ljubljana airport from the city? About 25 km.

There is a  public bus service that operates to and from Ljubljana bus station and runs about every hour. Private shuttle service runs less frequently but it’s a bit faster.

Taking a taxi from the taxi rank in front of the airport it will cost about 35 euros. Nevertheless, there is some private transfer service that can get you to Ljubljana cheaper.

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Car Parking at Ljubljana Airport

There are around 3200 car parking spaces available at the Brnik Airport for short or long term rental. For the first 15 minutes, parking your car is free of charge. Just look after your parking ticket, otherwise you will be charged the full two-weeks parking fee.

There is an automated machine where you pay your fee. At the drop-off area parking is free for 5 minutes. Free minutes are not available with the new multi-storey car park (PH). 

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Car Rental at Ljubljana Airport

Many local and international car hire agencies have their outlets directly in the airport. The Rent-a-Car hall is situated opposite the arrivals, across the road.

Competing car rental companies like Dollar/Thrifty, Atet Rent a Car, Sixt, L.A. rent, National car rental, Budget car hire, Hertz, ABC rent a car, Europcar, AVIS are represented.

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Ljubljana Airport Information

Ljubljana Airport’s homepage contains all the information you might need, including the schedule of arrivals and departures, how to get there and parking options.

A map of the airport, panoramic pictures and a live webcam are all available too.

To find out more about Ljubljana Airport destinations, please check our Flights to Ljubljana chapter. 

  • Ljubljana Airport IATA Code: LJU
  • Ljubljana Airport ICAO Code: LJLJ
  • Brnik Airport Timezone : GMT +01:00 hours
  • Ljubljana Airport Webcam

Address: Zgornji Brnik 130 A, 4210 Brnik
Phone: +386 (0)4 20 61 981
E-mail: info@fraport-slovenija.si
Web: www.fraport-slovenija.si

Expansion Plans
Slovenia is a fast growing European tourist destination, overwhelming the current capacity of the airport, which will be extended considerably in the following years. Terminal T1 was extended in July 2007 according to the European requirements for the Schengen-agreement countries. With the official renaming of Aerodrom Ljubljana into Fraport Slovenija in 2017, an expansion into the passenger terminal by 2020 has also been announced.

 

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FAQs:

  • Where to get Ljubljana Airport map? – There is no need for a map. Ljubljana Airport is one of the smallest you’ll ever be at.
  • How many airports are there in Slovenia? – Three International airports: Ljubljana, Maribor and Portoroz.
  • What to do near Ljubljana Airport? – As the Ljubljana Airport is small and does not offer lots of options for killing time, we recommend to head to Kranj, a city 7 km away. Read more about Kranj here
  • Which is the nearest airport to Bled? – Ljubljana Airport. Please read here how to get from Ljubljana Airport to Bled.