There are 10 ways to get from Barcelona to Ljubljana by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly to Ljubljana  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Ljubljana (LJU) BCN - LJU

$132 - $512

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  21 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Padua, Padova
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Ljubljana 402

$90 - $248

8 alternative options

Fly to Zagreb  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Zagreb (ZAG) BCN - ZAG

$127 - $567

Fly to Trieste  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Trieste (TRS) BCN - TRS

$122 - $697

Fly to Venice  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Venice (VCE) BCN - VCE

$97 - $657

Fly to Klagenfurt  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Klagenfurt (KLU) BCN - KLU

$163 - $557

Bus FlixBus  •  26 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Ljubljana 1922

$95 - $160

Bus ALSA  •  27 h 3 min

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

$105 - $158

Train  •  27 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona A / ...
  2. Take the train from Girona to Port Bou Ir / ...
  3. Take the train from Cerbère to Montpellier Saint-Roch
  4. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  5. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB 3-Y / ...
  6. Take the train from Zürich HB to Ljubljana En

$310 - $481

Drive  •  13 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Ljubljana 917 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Ljubljana is to bus which costs 85€ - 140€ and takes 27 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Ljubljana is to fly which costs 100€ - 490€ and takes 6 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 26 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Ljubljana via Girona, Cerbère, Montpellier Saint-Roch, Mulhouse Ville and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 29 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Ljubljana is 1117 km. The road distance is 1467.2 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Ljubljana without a car is to bus and train which takes 21 h 49 min and costs 75€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to get from Barcelona to Ljubljana, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 698.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 55 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and 13 other airlines fly from Barcelona to Ljubljana hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Barcelona to Ljubljana 4 times a week. Tickets cost $95 - $160 and the journey takes 26 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Barcelona to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Barcelona to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Barcelona to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Barcelona to Ljubljana via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Barcelona to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Barcelona to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Barcelona to Ljubljana via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Venice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Klagenfurt via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Barcelona to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Trieste via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Ljubljana via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Ljubljana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Train operators
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 Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Port Bou
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cerbère to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $35
1st Class
$49 - $54
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
11 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Padua, Padova
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Barcelona to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
26 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $160
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
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $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
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 Venezia People Mover to Ljubljana Avtobusna Postaja
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
eurolines.it
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Venecia
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
alsa.com

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