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There are 10 ways to get from Bern to Ljubljana by train, plane, shuttle, bus, night train or car

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Train to Zurich, fly to Ljubljana  •  4h 49m

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

$144 - $402

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Bus  •  11h

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

$60 - $90

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Train to Zurich, fly to Zagreb, shuttle  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Zagreb (ZAG) ZRH - ZAG
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana

$154 - $627

Train to Zurich, fly to Graz, shuttle  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Graz (GRZ) ZRH - GRZ
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Ljubljana

$184 - $747

Train to Zurich, fly to Venice, shuttle  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Ljubljana

$139 - $767

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly to Trieste, shuttle  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Domodossola
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Trieste (TRS) MXP - TRS
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Airport to Ljubljana

$303 - $1,057

Train, bus  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Brig 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  4. Take the bus from Venice Mestre Train Station to Ljubljana Dalmatinova ulica

Train  •  12h 2m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Brig 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  5. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Tivoli

$108 - $195

Train, night train  •  13h 29m

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

$136 - $232

Drive  •  8h 14m

  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 60 - SFr 90 and takes 11h.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Ljubljana is to train and fly which costs SFr 140 - SFr 410 and takes 4h 49m.

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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 11h.

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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 Tivoli via Brig, Milano Centrale, Venezia Mestre and Trieste Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 2m.

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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 train and bus which takes 10h 26m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 49m 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 11h and costs SFr 60 - SFr 90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 100 - SFr 200 and takes 12h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 343.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 49m

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 11h. Eurolines CH also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bern to Ljubljana via Brig, Milano Centrale, Venezia Mestre, and Trieste Centrale in around 12h 2m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
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
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
11h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $45
Private
$130 - $260
Shuttle from Graz Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$42 - $46
Private
$150 - $360
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $390
Schedules at
goopti.com
Book at
goopti.com
Shared
$44 - $47
Private
$210 - $390
Shuttle from Trieste Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $45
Private
$120 - $330
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
DRD Turizem
Phone
+386 (0)51 224 222
Email
info@drd.si
Website
drd.si
Bus from Venice Mestre Train Station to Ljubljana Dalmatinova ulica
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
DRD Turizem
Globtour
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bern to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
12h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Book at
eurolines.ch

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Ljubljana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Bern to Ljubljana train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), arrive at Ljubljana Tivoli station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Ljubljana is 851 km. It takes approximately 8h 14m to drive from Bern to Ljubljana.

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