COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Croatia. Learn More.
Duration 8h 3m
Distance 203.6 km
Average price 190 kn
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Ljubljana and Popovača takes 8h 3m and the fastest train takes 4h 29m. The train service runs several times per day from Ljubljana to Popovača. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Ljubljana
  2. Zagreb Glavni Kol.
  3. Popovača
4h 36m
95 kn - 175 kn

Ljubljana to Popovača train times

Trains run twice daily between Ljubljana and Popovača. The service departs Ljubljana at 19:18 in the evening, which arrives into Popovača at 06:24. All services require a transfer at ZAGREB GLAVNI KOL. and take an average of 8h 3m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Ljubljana to Popovača? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Croatia. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Croatia.

Learn More.

No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Popovača. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Popovaca via Zagreb Glavni Kol.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 36m.

More details

The distance between Ljubljana and Popovača is 173 km. The road distance is 203.6 km.

Get driving directions

Ljubljana to Popovača train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), depart from Ljubljana station.

More details

Ljubljana to Popovača train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Popovaca station.

More details

There are seven+ hotels available in Popovača. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

More details

Get the Rome2rio app

Find the best way to get from A to B, anywhere in the world, on your mobile or tablet.

Compare your options: plane, train, bus, car, ferry, bike share, driving and walking directions all in one search.

Learn more about our apps