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

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Bus  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Kelenföld bus station to Ljubljana bus station 977

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Rideshare  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the rideshare from Budapest to Ljubljana 460.4 km

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Train  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Deli to Ljubljana Ic

Drive  •  4h 21m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Ljubljana 461.4 km

Fly Budapest to Klagenfurt, shuttle  •  10h 21m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Klagenfurt (KLU) BUD - KLU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Ljubljana

Fly Budapest to Ljubljana  •  6h 37m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Ljubljana (LJU) BUD - LJU

Fly Budapest to Graz, shuttle  •  8h 27m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Graz (GRZ) BUD - GRZ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Ljubljana

Fly Budapest to Vienna, shuttle  •  7h 46m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Vienna (VIE) BUD - VIE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Vienna Airport to Ljubljana

Train to Vienna, fly to Klagenfurt, shuttle  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Klagenfurt (KLU) VIE - KLU
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Ljubljana

Shuttle  •  5h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Ljubljana Eurobusways

Budapest to Ljubljana by bus

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6h 5m Average Duration
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Hungary → Slovenia
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International entry into Slovenia from Hungary

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
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Conditions of entry into Slovenia from Hungary

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Slovenia

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Considerations leaving from Hungary

There are no current restrictions

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Slovenia is currently allowed from Hungary.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ljubljana is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Ljubljana 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, returning to Hungary from Slovenia is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 3 Oct 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Budapest to Ljubljana is to rideshare, which costs 8 687 Ft and takes 5h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Ljubljana is to drive which costs 34 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft and takes 4h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest Kelenföld bus station station and arriving at Ljubljana bus station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Budapest-Deli and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 32m.

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The distance between Budapest and Ljubljana is 381 km. The road distance is 461.4 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Ljubljana without a car is to bus which takes 6h 5m and costs 9 500 Ft - 12 000 Ft.

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The bus from Budapest Kelenföld bus station to Ljubljana bus station takes 6h 5m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Budapest to Ljubljana bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest Kelenföld bus station.

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Budapest to Ljubljana train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Budapest-Deli station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Ljubljana is to bus which takes 6h 5m and costs 9 500 Ft - 12 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 9 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft and takes 7h 32m, you could also fly, which costs 50 000 Ft - 190 000 Ft and takes 6h 37m.

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  • Distance: 381 km
  • Duration: 6h 5m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest Kelenföld bus station to Ljubljana bus station once daily. Tickets cost €23 - €28 and the journey takes 6h 5m. Alternatively, Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Budapest-Deli to Ljubljana once daily. Tickets cost €21 - €25 and the journey takes 7h 32m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Klagenfurt via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €600
Flights from Budapest to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €600
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €800
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €800
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €800
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €900
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €900
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €900
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €900
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €460
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €700
Flights from Budapest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €390
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €750
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Klagenfurt via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€45 - €320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€260 - €1200
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Deli to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €25
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €12
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest Kelenföld bus station to Ljubljana bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€10 - €140
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€10 - €35
Private
€40 - €140
Shuttle from Graz Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€35 - €320
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€37 - €40
Private
€130 - €320
Shuttle from Vienna Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€35 - €650
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€35 - €55
Private
€270 - €650
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Other operators
Blablacar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Budapest to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21
Schedules at
blablacar.com

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Klagenfurt Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 35m and has one stopover.

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Budapest to Ljubljana bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ljubljana bus station.

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Budapest to Ljubljana train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Ljubljana is 461 km. It takes approximately 4h 21m to drive from Budapest to Ljubljana.

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Ryanair, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Klagenfurt Airport.

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Book your Budapest to Ljubljana bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 72+ hotels available in Ljubljana. Prices start at €100 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Budapest and Ljubljana. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 31 min and costs 3 500 Ft - 4 300 Ft.

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