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There are 3 ways to get from Celje to Popovača by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the train from Celje to Zagreb Glavni Kol. 1415 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Popovaca Ic / ...

79 kn - 223 kn

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Bus  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Celje to Avtobusna postaja Maribor Nova Gorica Ap - Ljubljana Ap - Celje Ac - Maribor Ap - Ljutomer / ...
  2. Take the bus from Maribor to Kutina K1958b

270 kn - 400 kn

Drive  •  2h 4m

  1. Drive from Celje to Popovača 176.6 km

130 kn - 200 kn

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Popovača is 00385 91 468 30 32.

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

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The cost-effective way to get from Celje to Popovača is to train, which costs 10€ - 30€ and takes 3h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Celje to Popovača is to drive which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 2h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Celje to Popovača. However, there are services departing from Celje and arriving at Popovaca via Zagreb Glavni Kol.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 59m.

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The distance between Celje and Popovača is 129 km. The road distance is 176.6 km.

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The best way to get from Celje to Popovača without a car is to train which takes 3h 59m and costs 10€ - 30€.

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It takes approximately 3h 59m to get from Celje to Popovača, including transfers.

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Celje to Popovača train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), depart from Celje station.

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The best way to get from Celje to Popovača is to train which takes 3h 59m and costs 10€ - 30€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 4h 31m.

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Celje to Popovača train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Popovaca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Celje to Popovača is 177 km. It takes approximately 2h 4m to drive from Celje to Popovača.

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  • Distance: 128.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 59m

What companies run services between Celje, Slovenia and Popovača, Sisačko-Moslavačka, Croatia?

You can take a train from Celje to Popovača via Zagreb Glavni Kol. in around 3h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Celje to Popovača via Avtobusna postaja Maribor, Maribor, and Kutina in around 4h 31m.

Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Celje to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45 kn - 110 kn
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
60 kn - 75 kn
Regional Train Ticket
45 kn - 65 kn
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
85 kn - 110 kn
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 Celje to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 180 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Celje to Avtobusna postaja Maribor
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
60 kn - 120 kn
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Nomago
Economy
60 kn - 85 kn
Premium
75 kn - 110 kn
Family&friends
85 kn - 120 kn
Avtobusni Promet Murska Sobota D.D.
Phone
+386 2 530 16 00
Email
vozni.redi@apms.si
Website
apms.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Celje to Avtobusna postaja Maribor
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40 kn - 50 kn
Website
Avtobusni Promet Murska Sobota D.D.
Mpov D.O.O. Vinica
Phone
07 364 60 12
Email
info@mpov.si
Website
mpov.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Celje to Avtobusna postaja Maribor
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Mpov D.O.O. Vinica
Prevozi Prijatelj D.O.O.
Phone
031 627 132
Email
prevozi@prijatelj.biz
Website
prijatelj.biz
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Celje to Avtobusna postaja Maribor
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Prevozi Prijatelj D.O.O.
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Maribor to Kutina
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90 kn - 110 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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