There are 8 ways to get from Basel to Slovenia by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly Basel to Ljubljana  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Ljubljana (LJU) BSL - LJU

$123 - $374

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Bus  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel Station Sbb to Ljubljana Zob Postaja N953

$55 - $100

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Train to Zurich, fly to Ljubljana  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ZRH - LJU

$133 - $358

Train to Zurich, fly to Graz  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Graz (GRZ) ZRH - GRZ

$168 - $488

Fly Basel to Venice, shuttle  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Venice (VCE) BSL - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Portorož

$83 - $634

Train to Zurich, fly to Venice, shuttle  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Portorož

$128 - $688

Train  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Ljubljana En

$123 - $208

Drive  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Ljubljana 503.3 miles

$100 - $160

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel Station Sbb station and arriving at Ljubljana Zob Postaja. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Slovenia. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Ljubljana via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 45 min.

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The distance between Basel and Slovenia is 561 km. The road distance is 805.3 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Slovenia without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Basel to Slovenia, including transfers.

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Basel to Slovenia bus services, operated by Globtour, arrive at Basel Station Sbb.

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Basel to Slovenia train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel SBB station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Slovenia is to fly which takes 6 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 30 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 13 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Basel Airport to Ljubljana Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Basel to Slovenia bus services, operated by Globtour, arrive at Ljubljana Zob Postaja station.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Slovenia.
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  • Distance: 350.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Slovenia?

easyJet, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Basel to Kranj hourly. Alternatively, Globtour operates a bus from Basel to Ljubljana once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 12 h 30 min. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Basel to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Basel to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Basel to Ljubljana via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Ljubljana via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Basel to Ljubljana via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Basel to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Ljubljana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
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 Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Basel Station Sbb to Ljubljana Zob Postaja
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
globtour.com
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 Basel, Basel central station to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
10 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Basel to Slovenia train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Slovenia is 805 km. It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to drive from Basel to Slovenia.

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Brussels Airlines, KLM, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Basel Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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Book your Basel to Slovenia bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 116+ hotels available in Slovenia. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Basel to Basel Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 8 min and costs .

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