Hop-on Hop-off Savica Waterfall bus
In summer season from the first of July to the first of September, from the Bohinjska Bistrica railway station runs a free of charge Hop-on Hop-off bus, that also stops in other villages around Lake Bohinj. Buses leave on every few minutes and take you to the parking lot under the Savica falls. If you visit Bohinj in the off-season, you will have to walk from the train station to the bus terminal in Bohinjska Bistrica and pay a ticket for a bus ride to Ukanc.
How to get to Savica Waterfall by car?
If you start your journey in Ljubljana, then the route will take you on a highway towards Kranj. Near Jesenice take a Lesce exit and then drive on the main road towards Bled, where you will see many signs for Bohinj. Continue driving to Bohinjska Bistrica, from where it will take you only a few minutes to reach the Ribčev Laz village. There are signs throughout the village that will direct you to Savica Waterfall on the other side of the lake.
From the crossroads in Ribčev Laz, continue the 15-minute drive along the south side of the lake and towards Ukanc village. From Ukanc village there is a macadam road that is leading to the parking lot near the cottage.
The parking lot is payable during the summer months, for which you will only have to pay a few euros. The parking lot is free of charge in the wintertime. From Ljubljana to here you will drive 90 kilometers and approximately an hour and a half drive.
Free shuttle bus ride from parking lots near Lake Bohinj
If you park your car in a large payable parking lot in Bohinjska Bistrica, Srednja Vas or Ribčev Laz, during the summer season from 22 June to 15 September, a free shuttle bus will take you to Ukanc village. From here, you will continue on foot along a marked easily accessible path that will lead you to the cottage after one hour of relaxed walking.
How to get to Savica Waterfall by bus?
Regular bus lines from Bled and Ljubljana operate every day to Bohinj. Some buses will only take you to Ribčev Laz, where is also your last stop, while some buses will also drive you to Ukanc, that is only an hour walk from Savica Waterfall.
- From Ljubljana: buses leave from the main bus terminal every two hours every day. The drive to Lake Bohinj takes two hours.
- From Bled: there is one bus line to the Ribčev Laz village and Ukanc. The bus line operates every day where buses leave on the hour or less. The ride takes 40 minutes.