Ljubljana Castle | Ljubljanski grad
Grajska planota 1, Ljubljana
Slovenia, Europe
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Ljubljana Castle is one of the main landmarks of Slovenia’s capital. It is situated on the Castle Hill rising above the historic Ljubljana Old Town in the core city centre.

Photos © Arne Hodalič

Arriving to the venue

There are several ways to come to Ljubljana Castle. We recommend coming by funicular or on foot, especially if this is your first time in Ljubljana, as it is very scenic, and have a walk through the old historic part of the town centre beforehand.

runs 9:00 – 21:00, every 10 minutes | tickets: single 2,2 €, return 4 € | You can buy ticket on spot or online | lower station location: Krekov trg 4.


Several footpaths lead up to the castle: |1. from Vodnikov trg via Študentovska ulica which splits into two paths: Za ograjami and Ovinki |2. from Stari trg via Reber or |3. from Gornji trg turn left into Ulica na Grad: both split into 3 different access paths up to the castle: Osojna pot, Osojna steza, Mačja steza |4. up the road Cesta slovenskih kmečkih uporov | all taking about 10-15 min from mentioned starting locations.

  • BY CAR

From Streliška ulica | there is a parking lot in front of the castle courtyard entrance. It is s free of charge. The number of spaces is limited (=80), so make sure you come early. Some alternatives for parking in case this one is full:

Parking spaces in Streliška street and surrounding streets (park on white-line areas, pay with cash (or Urbana card) at the machines, have € change in stock; on Saturdays, you pay only until about 13:00 o’clock, then it is free of charge).

Find a list of parking spaces and garages in Ljubljana, provided with a map, real-time availability and prices -> most central: Petkovškovo nabrežje parking spaces | Parking lot NUK II | Parking garage Kongresni trg | Center Parking garage | Parking House Šubičeva (last two are private/ pricier).


You can find more detailed Ljubljana castle access information here.

Conference Rooms Location

Travelling to Ljubljana, Slovenia

By plane

If you’re coming from abroad, the following airports are good choices:

  • Ljubljana Airport (30min to the venue)
  • Zagreb Airport (1:45h to the venue)
  • Klagenfurt Airport (1:40h to the venue)
  • Graz Airport (2h to the venue)
  • Venice – Marco Polo (2:40h to the venue)
  • Venice – Treviso (2:40h to the venue)
  • Vienna Airport (4h to the venue)

Transfers and taxis

  • GoOpti is a low-cost transfer company which operates between the above airports. Book it online at least one day before travelling. The earlier, the better.
  • Check for transfers from Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport also on (30 km ~20EUR by taxi or ~9EUR by shuttle)
  • Ljubljana taxi services – best prices with: Taxi Intertours +386 80 311 311, +386 31 311 311 or Taxi Metro +386 80 11 90.
  • You can order a taxi or transfer via Cammeo app (simple to use, real-time-taxi location, pay with cash, credit card or app).

By train or bus


Some recommendations regarding accommodation


  • Allegro Hotel (in old part of town)
  • Hotel Galleria (in old part of town)
  • Antiq Palace Hotel (in old part of town)
  • Art Hotel
  • Hotel Mrak
  • Best Western Premier Hotel Slon
  • Hotel Lev
  • City Hotel Ljubljana
  • Hotel Park


  • Hostel Vrba
  • Sax Hostel
  • Vila Veselova Hostel
  • Hostel Tresor

Ljubljana info: Visit Ljubljana

Here be dragons…

Photo © Luka Esenko