How to get from Bern to Ljubljana

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Recommended option

Train, fly to Ljubljana  •  4 h 51 min

  1. ZRH - LJU

$144 - $403

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h

$60 - $90

4 alternative options

Train, fly to Zagreb  •  6 h 56 min

  1. ZRH - ZAG

$154 - $638

Train, fly to Graz  •  7 h 11 min

  1. ZRH - GRZ

$184 - $758

Train  •  13 h 29 min

  1. 1 / ...
  2. En

$131 - $223

Drive  •  8 h 14 min

  1. 531.6 miles

$110 - $160

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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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 Zurich to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
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
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
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
Twice a week
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
$65 - $95
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bern and Ljubljana is 549 km. The road distance is 851 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Ljubljana is to bus which costs SFr 60 - SFr 90 and takes 11 h.

The quickest way to get from Bern to Ljubljana is to train and fly which takes 4 h 51 min and costs SFr 140 - SFr 400.

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.

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.

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