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Summer 2023 – take your bike on a train, bus or boat

Along the Adriabike cycling route you may take advantage of various intermodal services for bike transport by train, bus or boat in this summer.

Railway services for cyclists are published on the websites of the Slovenian Railways (Take your bike on the train – Slovenian railways ( and the Italian Railways (Travelling with your bike – Trenitalia).


The Transalpina railway offers improved services for cyclists during the summer of 2023. Visitors who wish to make their bike journey more interesting or easier by taking the train can load their bikes in specially added “cycle” carriages on the route between Nova Gorica and Jesenice. More information about Grem z vlakom and here.


As part of the ADRIONCYCLETOUR project (Interreg VI-A IT-SI), the Posoški razvojni center has restored a bus connection between the Soča Valley and the two nearest intermodal hubs on the Italian side of the border, Cividale del Friuli and Tarvisio, in the 2023 summer season. Buses run on both cross-border lines between 1.7.2023 and 31.8.2023. Timetables are available here.


A free service for passengers and bikers during the 2023 summer season has been launched in Slovene Istria and Carst. The bus transport is available on Saturdays and Sundays, from 1.7.2023 till 3.9.2023 (ADRIONCYCLETOUR project, Interreg VI-A IT-SI Programme). The departures are from the main bus station in Koper. More in Free bus service from Koper to the Carst – Adria Bike


Maritime transport for passengers and bicycles between four cities of Slovene Istria has been launched in 2023. The transports take place from 27.6.2023 till 3.9.2023, every day, except on Mondays. The ship is equipped with 10 bicycle racks. The service is co-financed from ADRIONCYCLETOUR project, Interreg VI-A IT-SI Programme. More in Boat passenger service Ankaran-Piran – Adria Bike


A maritime passenger service is available from 24.6.2023 connecting Trieste with Piran, Poreč, Roving and Mali Lošinj. It will operate till 3/9/2023. More details: PIEGHEVOLEDEFINITIVO___ (


Information on public transport services in the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region for cyclists is published on the PromoTurismo FVG website: Bike-friendly public transport (


Bike + train

Many railway lines close to Adriabike allows the traveller to freely choose which sections to ride on two wheels and which through the bike+train service. It is therefore possible to set daily or multiday itineraries, returning to the starting point with the train.

The connection between the first and second stage of Adriabike is by rail between Vintgar, Bled and Most na Soči (Santa Lucia di Isonzo).

Info and timetables:




The Adriabike cycle path is served by some bike+boat passages in the lagoon areas. When organizing the trip it is advisable to check the availability of the service by contacting tourist offices.

Terzo di Aquileja: IAT Aquileia +39 0431 919491

Marano, Lignano Sabbiadoro: IAT  Lignano Sabbiadoro + 39 0431 71821

Bibione: IAT Bibione: + 39 0431 444846

Caorle: IAT Caorle: +39 0421 81085

Cavallino Treporti Lido di Venezia: IAT Cavallino Treporti +39 041 966010

Pellestrina,  Chioggia: IAT Chioggia: +39 041 403652

Porto Levante: IAT Rosolina mare

Sant’Alberto (Ravenna) e Porto Corsini : +39 0544 35404,

In case the bike and boat service is not active, it is possible to take detours on ordinary roads as shown in the maps and tracks published on the website In this case the length of the stage can vary considerably.