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There are 9 ways to get from Dresden to Ljubljana by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  12h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Ljubljana N160

$40 - $75

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Train  •  14h 27m

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n. Ec
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Bruck/Mur Rj
  3. Take the train from Bruck/Mur to Ljubljana Ec

$90 - $143

Drive  •  8h 7m

  1. Drive from Dresden to Ljubljana 546.1 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Dresden to Ljubljana  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Ljubljana (LJU) DRS - LJU

$161 - $296

Fly Dresden to Trieste, shuttle  •  7h 5m

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Trieste (TRS) DRS - TRS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Airport to Ljubljana

$136 - $771

Train to Prague, fly to Ljubljana  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Ljubljana (LJU) PRG - LJU

$130 - $525

Fly Dresden to Graz, shuttle  •  7h 56m

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

$151 - $741

Fly Dresden to Zagreb, shuttle  •  8h 1m

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Zagreb (ZAG) DRS - ZAG
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana

$141 - $601

Bus, shuttle  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 060 / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Praha to Ljubljana Eurobusways

$90 - $243

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Ljubljana is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 12h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Dresden to Ljubljana is to train and fly which costs 110€ - 460€ and takes 6h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dresden, Dresden central station station and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dresden to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Dresden Hbf and arriving at Ljubljana via Praha hl.n. and Bruck/Mur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 27m.

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The distance between Dresden and Ljubljana is 559 km. The road distance is 873.8 km.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Ljubljana without a car is to bus which takes 12h 3m and costs 35€ - 65€.

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The bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Ljubljana takes 12h 3m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Dresden to Ljubljana train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Dresden Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Ljubljana is to bus which takes 12h 3m and costs 35€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 75€ - 130€ and takes 14h 27m, you could also fly, which costs 140€ - 260€ and takes 7h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Dresden to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 349.3 miles
  • Duration: 12h 3m

What companies run services between Dresden, Germany and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Dresden to Ljubljana twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $75 and the journey takes 12h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dresden to Ljubljana via Praha hl.n. and Bruck/Mur in around 14h 27m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dresden to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $750
Flights from Dresden to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Dresden to Ljubljana via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Dresden to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $750
Flights from Dresden to Ljubljana via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Dresden to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Dresden to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Dresden to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Dresden to Trieste via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Prague to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Dresden to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Dresden to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Dresden to Graz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $480
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Dresden to Ljubljana via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Prague to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dresden to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dresden to Ljubljana via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Bruck/Mur
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
cd.cz
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 Bruck/Mur to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
12h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Trieste Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $45
Private
$120 - $330
Shuttle from Graz Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$42 - $46
Private
$150 - $360
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $45
Private
$130 - $260
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Dresden to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
elines.cz
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dresden to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Praha to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85 - $190
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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There is no direct flight from Dresden Airport to Ljubljana Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 45m and has one stopover.

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

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Dresden to Ljubljana train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dresden to Ljubljana is 874 km. It takes approximately 8h 7m to drive from Dresden to Ljubljana.

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KLM, Eurowings, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Dresden Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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Book your Dresden to Ljubljana bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 806+ hotels available in Ljubljana. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Dresden Airport is to bus which takes 25m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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