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There are 6 ways to get from Ljubljana to Zagreb by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor

$11 - $16

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb N482 / ...

$6 - $15

4 alternative options

Night train  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the night train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$11 - $17

Rideshare  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Ljubljana to Zagreb 86.9 miles

$10

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Zagreb 87.8 miles

$17 - $26

Shuttle  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb

$30 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Zagreb is to rideshare which costs 9€ and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Zagreb is to drive which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 1 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Zagreb. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja and arriving at Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Zagreb is 117 km. The road distance is 140.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Zagreb without a car is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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The train from Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor takes 2 h 15 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Ljubljana to Zagreb bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ljubljana station.

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

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Zagreb is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs 9€ - 14€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 5€ - 13€ and takes 2 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Zagreb.
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  • Distance: 73.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Zagreb, Croatia?

Slovenian Railways (SŽ) operates a train from Ljubljana to Zagreb 5 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Seven other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Night train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.si
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Globtour
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana to Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
atvo.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Ljubljana to Zagreb bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zagreb station.

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Ljubljana to Zagreb train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), arrive at Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Zagreb is 141 km. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from Ljubljana to Zagreb.

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Book your Ljubljana to Zagreb bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 2200+ hotels available in Zagreb. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Ljubljana and Zagreb. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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