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Fly Dresden to Ljubljana  •  6 h 16 min

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

$161 - $296

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 3 min

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

$45 - $75

7 alternative options

Fly Dresden to Trieste  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Trieste (TRS) DRS - TRS

$176 - $981

Fly Dresden to Graz  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Graz (GRZ) DRS - GRZ

$151 - $751

Fly Dresden to Zagreb  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Zagreb (ZAG) DRS - ZAG

$141 - $611

Train to Prague, fly to Ljubljana  •  6 h 35 min

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

$131 - $525

Train  •  14 h 26 min

  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

$96 - $148

Drive  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Dresden to Ljubljana 546.1 miles

$110 - $170

Bus, shuttle  •  8 h 25 min

  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 - $204

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

Lufthansa, Adria Airways and two other airlines fly from Dresden to Ljubljana every 2 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dresden to Ljubljana twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 12 h 3 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dresden to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Dresden to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $750
Flights from Dresden to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $750
Flights from Dresden to Ljubljana via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Dresden to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Dresden to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Dresden to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Dresden to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Dresden to Graz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $480
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dresden to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $900
Flights from Dresden to Graz via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Dresden to Ljubljana via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Prague to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
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
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
cd.cz
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bruck/Mur to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
12 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Drážďany, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Praha, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Dresden to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
elines.cz
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Praha to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85 - $190
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dresden and Ljubljana is 559 km. The road distance is 874 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Dresden to Ljubljana is to fly which takes 6 h 16 min and costs 130€ - 260€.

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 14 h 26 min.

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

It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from Dresden to Ljubljana, including transfers.