There are 13 ways to get from Cologne to Slovenia by plane, bus, 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 Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zagreb, line 155 bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Zagreb (ZAG) CGN - ZAG
  2. Take the line 155 bus from Zagreb to Samobor

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Ljubljana 900 / ...

$60 - $104

11 alternative options

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Klagenfurt  •  5 h 16 min

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

$89 - $379

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Ljubljana  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Ljubljana (LJU) CGN - LJU

$158 - $496

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

$159 - $493

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Venice  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Venice (VCE) CGN - VCE

$97 - $779

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Ljubljana  •  5 h 44 min

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

$153 - $416

Train, bus via Hackerbrücke  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Ljubljana 900 / ...

$148 - $220

Train, drive  •  10 h 8 min

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

$190 - $279

Train, bus  •  13 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Villach Hbf Ec
  2. Take the bus from Villach to Ljubljana 996 / ...

$170 - $248

Train  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Würzburg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Wien Meidling Ice
  3. Take the train from Wien Meidling to Maribor Ec
  4. Take the train from Maribor to Ljubljana

$216 - $324

Bus Autotrans  •  23 h 45 min

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

$82 - $116

Drive  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Ljubljana 617.6 miles

$130 - $190

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Slovenia?

Eurowings and Austrian Airlines fly from Cologne to Kranj once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cologne to Ljubljana via Würzburg Hbf, Wien Meidling, and Maribor in around 14 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Ljubljana via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
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 Cologne/Bonn Apt to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
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
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
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
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Dusseldorf to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Graz via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
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 Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $700
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 Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Ljubljana via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
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
$17 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
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
$120 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$17 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $45
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Meidling to Maribor
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bus operators
Autoturist Samobor d. o. o.
Phone
(+385) (0)1 3366610
Email
uprava.autoturist@gmail.com
Website
autoturist.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Samobor
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
autoturist.com.hr
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Villach to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Autotrans
Website
autotrans.hr
Bus from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Rupa
Ave. Duration
20 h 59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
autotrans.hr
Bus from Rupa to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
autotrans.hr

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cologne to Slovenia?

The distance between Cologne and Slovenia is 795 km. The road distance is 988 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cologne to Slovenia?

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Slovenia is to bus which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 14 h 53 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cologne to Slovenia?

The quickest way to get from Cologne to Slovenia is to fly which takes 5 h 16 min and costs 70€ - 310€.

Is there a direct train between Cologne and Slovenia?

No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Slovenia. However, there are services departing from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 and arriving at Ljubljana via Würzburg Hbf, Wien Meidling and Maribor. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 45 min.

Is there a direct bus between Cologne and Slovenia?

No, there is no direct bus from Cologne to Slovenia. However, there are services departing from Köln Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 53 min.

How long does it take to get from Cologne to Slovenia?

It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Cologne to Slovenia, including transfers.