There are 6 ways to get from Padua to Ljubljana by train, bus, 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, bus  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Padova to Trieste Centrale Fa / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Ljubljana N160 / ...

$30 - $120

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Bus Florentia Bus  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Padova to Ljubljana N402

$16 - $90

4 alternative options

Bus Eurolines IT  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Venezia People Mover to Ljubljana Avtobusna Postaja

$32 - $46

Train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Monfalcone Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Monfalcone to Ljubljana Tivoli

$22 - $64

Drive  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Padua to Ljubljana 165.9 miles

$40 - $60

Shuttle  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Padova to Ljubljana

$45 - $450

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Padova and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Padua to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Padova and arriving at Ljubljana Tivoli via Venezia Mestre and Monfalcone. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 17 min.

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The distance between Padua and Ljubljana is 216 km. The road distance is 265.4 km.

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The best way to get from Padua to Ljubljana without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Padua to Ljubljana, including transfers.

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Padua to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, depart from Padova station.

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Padua to Ljubljana train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Venezia Mestre station.

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The best way to get from Padua to Ljubljana is to bus which takes 4 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 17 min.

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Padua to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Padua to Ljubljana train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Ljubljana Tivoli station.

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Map of how to get from Padua to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 134.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

What companies run services between Padua, Italy and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

Florentia Bus operates a bus from Padua to Ljubljana once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $90 and the journey takes 4 h 21 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Padua to Ljubljana via Venezia Mestre and Monfalcone in around 6 h 17 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Padova to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Monfalcone
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Train from Monfalcone to Ljubljana Tivoli
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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 Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Padua, Padova to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Padova to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.si
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus from Padova to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Globtour
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trieste Station to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
atvo.it
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus from Trieste Piazza Libertà Autostazione to Ljubljana Avtobusna Postaja
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus from Padova Autostazione to Ljubljana Avtobusna Postaja
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus from Venezia People Mover to Ljubljana Avtobusna Postaja
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
eurolines.it

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Yes, the driving distance between Padua to Ljubljana is 265 km. It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to drive from Padua to Ljubljana.

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