There are 8 ways to get from Bern to Ljubljana by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Zurich, fly to Ljubljana  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ZRH - LJU

$146 - $405

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Bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Bern P+R Neufeld to Ljubljana Zob Postaja

$60 - $90

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Train to Geneva, fly to Ljubljana  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Ljubljana (LJU) GVA - LJU

$173 - $539

Train to Zurich, fly to Graz  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Graz (GRZ) ZRH - GRZ

$186 - $760

Train to Zurich, fly to Zagreb  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Zagreb (ZAG) ZRH - ZAG

$156 - $640

Train to Basel, fly to Venice  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Venice (VCE) BSL - VCE

$131 - $791

Train  •  13 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Ljubljana En

$133 - $225

Drive  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Ljubljana 531.6 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Bern to Ljubljana is to bus which costs SFr 55 - SFr 85 and takes 11 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Ljubljana is to train and fly which costs SFr 140 - SFr 390 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bern P+R Neufeld and arriving at Ljubljana Zob Postaja. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Bern to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Ljubljana via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 29 min.

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The distance between Bern and Ljubljana is 549 km. The road distance is 850.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Ljubljana without a car is to bus which takes 11 h and costs SFr 55 - SFr 85.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Bern to Ljubljana, including transfers.

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Bern to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Globtour, depart from Bern P+R Neufeld station.

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

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The best way to get from Bern to Ljubljana is to bus which takes 11 h and costs SFr 55 - SFr 85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 120 - SFr 220 and takes 13 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Ljubljana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Map of how to get from Bern to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 343.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

Globtour operates a bus from Bern to Ljubljana once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 11 h. Eurolines CH also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bern to Ljubljana via Zürich HB in around 13 h 29 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Basel to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
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 Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
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
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
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 Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
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
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bern to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
12 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Book at
eurolines.ch

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