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There are 6 ways to get from Bratislava to Slovenia by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vienna Airport Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja Vienna - Venice

20€ - 39€

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Train  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf 2503 / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Ljubljana Ec

78€ - 121€

Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Ljubljana 428.2 km

40€ - 65€

Bus, fly to Graz  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Graz (GRZ) VIE - GRZ

125€ - 369€

Bus, fly to Klagenfurt  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Klagenfurt (KLU) VIE - KLU
  3. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Jesenice občina

116€ - 499€

Bus, shuttle  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. RegioJet / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Vienna Airport to Ljubljana

38€ - 654€

Bratislava to Slovenia by train

The train journey time between Bratislava and Slovenia is around 7h 20m and covers a distance of around 493 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 20m. Operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), Railjet, RegioJet and others, the Bratislava to Slovenia train service departs from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica and arrives in Ljubljana. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bratislava to Slovenia train schedules

Slovakia → Slovenia
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International entry into Slovenia from Slovakia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Slovenia, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland)

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Slovenia from Slovakia

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Slovakia
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
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Denmark: Capital Region
Finland: Uusimaa, Southern Finland, Western Finland
Norway: Oslo, Viken
Portugal: Madeira

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  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
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Rules to follow in Slovenia

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Slovakia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Slovenia from Slovakia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Slovenia is 080 1404.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Slovenia is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Slovenia is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 080 1404.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Slovakia from Slovenia.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Slovenia is to bus which costs 20€ - 40€ and takes 7h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Slovenia is to bus and fly which costs 120€ - 370€ and takes 3h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bratislava to Slovenia station. However, there are services departing from Bratislava, Most SNP and arriving at Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja via Vienna Airport Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Slovenia. However, there are services departing from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica and arriving at Ljubljana via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 6m.

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The distance between Bratislava and Slovenia is 327 km. The road distance is 428.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Slovenia without a car is to bus which takes 7h 40m and costs 20€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 7h 40m to get from Bratislava to Slovenia, including transfers.

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Bratislava to Slovenia bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Bratislava, Most SNP station.

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Bratislava to Slovenia train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica station.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Slovenia is to bus which takes 7h 40m and costs 20€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 75€ - 130€ and takes 8h 6m.

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  • Distance: 327.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 40m

What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Slovenia?

You can take a bus from Bratislava to Ljubljana via Vienna Airport Bus Station in around 7h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bratislava to Ljubljana via Wien Hbf in around 8h 6m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Graz
Ave. Duration
36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
Train operators
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Railjet
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3€ - 7€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
3€ - 5€
1st Class
4€ - 7€
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 100€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
RegioJet
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Slovak Lines
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Vienna Airport Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 35€
Book at
Nomago
Economy
17€ - 24€
Premium
19€ - 28€
Family&friends
23€ - 35€
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Jesenice občina
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 15€
Book at
Nomago
Economy
7€ - 11€
Premium
9€ - 13€
Family&friends
11€ - 15€

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Graz Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Bratislava to Slovenia bus services, operated by Nomago, arrive at Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja.

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Bratislava to Slovenia train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava to Slovenia is 428 km. It takes approximately 4h 11m to drive from Bratislava to Slovenia.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Graz Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Slovenia. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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