There are 9 ways to get from Bucharest to Ljubljana by plane, bus, train, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Ljubljana  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Ljubljana (LJU) OTP - LJU

$121 - $382

Cheapest option

EuroNight, train  •  27 h 40 min

  1. Take the EuroNight from Gara de Nord to Budapest-Kelenföld Dacia
  2. Take the train from Kelenföld to Ljubljana Istria First Water

$59 - $90

7 alternative options

Fly to Klagenfurt  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Klagenfurt (KLU) OTP - KLU

$132 - $612

Fly to Zagreb  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Zagreb (ZAG) OTP - ZAG

$141 - $562

Fly to Graz  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Graz (GRZ) OTP - GRZ

$161 - $692

Bus Transmarian  •  20 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Ploieşti
  2. Take the bus from Ploieşti to Ljubljana

Bus FlixBus  •  23 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Ploiesti
  2. Take the bus from Ploiești to Ljubljana 1922

$73 - $125

Train  •  26 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Ljubljana Ec

$162 - $238

Drive  •  13 h

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Ljubljana 720.9 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Ljubljana is to EuroNight and train which costs $55 - $90 and takes 27 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Ljubljana is to fly which costs $120 - $390 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Ljubljana via Ploieşti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Ljubljana via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 29 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Ljubljana is 925 km. The road distance is 1153.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Ljubljana without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Bucharest to Ljubljana, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Comanto Trans, depart from Bucharest station.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 578.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

Adria Airways, Air Serbia and Austrian Airlines fly from Bucharest to Ljubljana 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Ljubljana via Ploieşti and Ploieşti in around 20 h 33 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $430
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Graz via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ljubljana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $480
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Klagenfurt via Warsaw, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $220
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Graz via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Gara de Nord to Budapest-Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
16 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Comanto Trans
Phone
+4-021-312.03.45
Website
comantotrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Ploieşti
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
comantotrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucureşti to Ploiesti
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
comantotrans.autogari.ro
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Ploieşti to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
18 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Sir Trans
Phone
+4-021-316.42.21
Website
sirtrans.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Ploiesti
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
sirtrans.ro
GSM Trans
Phone
021-314-0444
Email
office@gsmtrans.ro
Website
gsmtrans.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Ploiești
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
gsmtrans.ro
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 Ploiești to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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