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There are 5 ways to get from Austria to Slovenia by bus, 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Ljubljana 958 / ...

$24 - $38

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Vienna to Ljubljana 236.4 miles

$19 - $23

3 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Ljubljana Ec

$48 - $73

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Ljubljana 237.3 miles

$45 - $70

Shuttle  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Vienna to Ljubljana

$51 - $706

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The cheapest way to get from Austria to Slovenia is to rideshare which costs 16€ - 20€ and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Austria to Slovenia is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Austria and Slovenia is 183 km. The road distance is 379.6 km.

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The best way to get from Austria to Slovenia without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 2 min and costs 20€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Austria to Slovenia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Austria to Slovenia is to bus which takes 6 h 2 min and costs 20€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 7 h 24 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Austria to Slovenia is 380 km. It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to drive from Austria to Slovenia.

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There are 111+ hotels available in Slovenia. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Austria to Slovenia.
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  • Distance: 114.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 2 min

What companies run services between Austria and Slovenia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna to Ljubljana twice daily. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Ljubljana once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 6 h 8 min.

Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

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Train from Wien Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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Bus operators

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
+49 1807 123 99 123
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Other operators

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.

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Rideshare from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $23
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