There are 11 ways to get from Cologne to Slovenia by plane, train, car or bus

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 Cologne/Bonn Apt to Klagenfurt  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Klagenfurt (KLU) CGN - KLU

$92 - $368

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  15 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 068 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Ljubljana N952 / ...

$71 - $115

9 alternative options

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Graz  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Graz (GRZ) DUS - GRZ

$129 - $463

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Ljubljana, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Ljubljana (LJU) DUS - LJU
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana to Kranj

$128 - $545

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zagreb, train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Zagreb (ZAG) CGN - ZAG
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Dobova

$113 - $504

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Ljubljana  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Ljubljana (LJU) FRA - LJU

$148 - $407

Train via München Hackerbrücke  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja

$168 - $245

Train, drive  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  3. Drive from Kufstein to Ljubljana

$181 - $263

Train  •  14 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana En / ...

$162 - $237

Bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  23 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Rupa
  2. Take the bus from Rupa to Ljubljana

Drive  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Ljubljana 617.6 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Slovenia is to bus which costs 60€ - 100€ and takes 15 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Slovenia is to fly which costs 80€ - 330€ and takes 5 h 16 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Slovenia is 795 km. The road distance is 988.1 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Cologne to Slovenia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cologne to Slovenia. However, there are services departing from Köln Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Ljubljana via Rupa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Slovenia. However, there are services departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Ljubljana via Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 11 min.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Slovenia is to fly which takes 5 h 16 min and costs 80€ - 330€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140€ - 220€ and takes 10 h 27 min, You could also bus, which costs 60€ - 100€ and takes 15 h 11 min..

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Cologne to Slovenia bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., depart from Dortmund Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Cologne to Slovenia.
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  • Distance: 497 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 16 min

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Slovenia?

Eurowings and Austrian Airlines fly from Cologne to Kranj twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cologne to Ljubljana via München Hbf, München Hauptbahnhof Nord, München Hackerbrücke, and München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) in around 10 h 27 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $950
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $950
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,500
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Graz via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ljubljana via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$16 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $40
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Rupa
Ave. Duration
20 h 59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rupa to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr

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