There are 10 ways to get from Dresden to Ljubljana by plane, train, bus, car or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Dresden to Ljubljana  •  6 h 16 min

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

$161 - $301

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Bus  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Ljubljana 958

$45 - $124

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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 31 min

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

$131 - $530

Train via München Hackerbrücke  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Erfurt Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja

$183 - $270

Train Czech Railways (ČD)  •  14 h 27 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, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Praha to Ljubljana Eurobusways

$90 - $244

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Ljubljana is to bus which costs 35€ - 110€ and takes 12 h 30 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Dresden to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. and arriving at Ljubljana via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

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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 14 h 27 min.

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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 train which takes 11 h 6 min and costs 150€ - 230€.

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

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Dresden to Ljubljana bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. 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 fly which takes 6 h 16 min and costs 130€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 150€ - 230€ and takes 11 h 6 min, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 110€ and takes 12 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Dresden Airport to Ljubljana Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Dresden to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 349.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 16 min

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

Lufthansa, Adria Airways and three other airlines fly from Dresden to Ljubljana every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dresden to Ljubljana via Erfurt Hbf, München Hbf, München Hauptbahnhof Nord, München Hackerbrücke, and München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) in around 11 h 6 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
Monday to Friday
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 to Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $900
Flights from Dresden to Graz via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to 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 Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dresden to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
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
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
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
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)

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
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, 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
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dresden to Prague
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
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 Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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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