Museum train ride along the Bohinj branch line

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A steam-powered museum train takes you along the scenic Bohinj branch line, whose centenary was celebrated in 2006. The ride may optionally include a bus tour of the Goriška Brda wine growing region. During the train ride, passengers may choose to hop off and on at any stop along the way.

The museum train rides through Alpine landscape, past the Bled and Bohinj lake resorts and along the valley of the Soča, Slovenia's most beautiful Alpine river, past the picturesque villages of the Goriška Brda wine growing region and through the karst landscape of the Kras region. The ride is accompanied by guides and animators to provide for passengers' comfort and entertainment. The train has a buffet car offering snacks and drinks.

The optional bus tour of Goriška Brda departs from the Kanal railway station at 10:52. Goriška Brda is a unique wine growing region scattered with fortified medieval villages and mansions. The programme includes a stop at the outlook tower in the village of Gonjače, a tour of the medieval villages of Šmartno and Dobrovo, lunch and a visit to a wine cellar.

Schedule

Museum train departures in 2008: 26 April, 10 & 24 May, 21 June, 5 & 19 July, 2 & 30 August, 13 & 27 September, 11 & 25 October, 8 November
Train ride is available by appointment only.

Timetable

Station Outward journey Return journey
Jesenice 8:50 19:32
Bled Jezero 9:04 18:56
Bohinjska Bistrica 9:44 18:32
Most na Soči 10:30 17:12
Kanal 10:52 -
Nova Gorica 12:00 16:35

Departure point

The museum train departs from the Jesenice Railway Station. The excursion does not include transfers from Ljubljana to Jesenice and back.

Passengers opting for the train ride without the optional Goriška Brda bus tour can board the train at any station along the way.

Language options

Slovenian, English

Prices

Return museum train ticket & Goriška Brda tour

  • €65.00 for adults
  • €33.00 for children aged between six and 12 years
  • free for children below the age of six accompanied by an adult

Return museum train ticket only

  • €35.00 for adults
  • €20.00 for children aged between six and 12 years
  • free for children below the age of six accompanied by an adult

Return museum train ticket price per stop

  • €10.00 for adults
  • €5.00 for children aged between six and 12 years
  • free for children below the age of six accompanied by an adult

Notes

  • Custom tours and train departure times other than the above can be arranged for groups of 45 or more people.
  • The return train ticket price per stop covers a return journey between two successive stops.
  • Cancellation is free if made at least seven days prior to departure.

Booking and information

Availability

  • only on request
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