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There are 9 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ljubljana by plane, shuttle, train, bus, night bus, night train or car

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Fly to Ljubljana  •  2h 6m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Ljubljana (LJU) FRA - LJU

€98 - €288

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Bus  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Airport Terminal 1 to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja Frankfurt - Zagreb / ...

€29 - €55

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Fly to Trieste, shuttle  •  2h 55m

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

€82 - €2363

Fly to Zagreb, shuttle  •  3h 46m

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

€98 - €382

Fly to Graz, shuttle  •  4h 6m

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

€129 - €1338

Train  •  11h 26m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Salzburg Hbf Rjx
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana 211 / ...

€108 - €171

Bus, night bus  •  12h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt - Airport to Nuremberg BlaBlaCar Bus
  2. Take the night bus from Nuremberg Central Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja Nuremberg Central Bus Station - Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja

€41 - €59

Night train  •  16h 28m

  1. Take the night train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Innsbruck Hbf Nj / ...
  2. Take the night train from Innsbruck Hbf to Ljubljana En

€114 - €205

Drive  •  7h 2m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ljubljana 805.1 km

€85 - €130

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ljubljana by train

The train journey time between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Ljubljana is around 12h 54m and covers a distance of around 845 km. The fastest train normally takes 12h 54m. Operated by Railjet, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity and Austrian Railways (ÖBB), the Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ljubljana train service departs from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arrives in Ljubljana. Typically two trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
12h 54m
Fastest train time:
12h 54m
Trains per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€108
Carbon emissions:
44 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:39
Last train departs at:
05:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ljubljana train schedules

Germany → Slovenia
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  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
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  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Slovenia from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ljubljana is 080 1404.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ljubljana is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ljubljana is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 080 1404.

Yes, entry into Germany from Slovenia is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 21 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ljubljana is to bus which costs €29 - €55 and takes 12h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ljubljana is to fly which costs €95 - €290 and takes 2h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt Airport Terminal 1 and arriving at Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Ljubljana via Salzburg Hbf and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 26m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Ljubljana is 626 km. The road distance is 805.1 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ljubljana without a car is to train which takes 11h 26m and costs €100 - €180.

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It takes approximately 2h 6m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ljubljana, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Nomago, depart from Frankfurt Airport Terminal 1 station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ljubljana train services, operated by Railjet, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ljubljana is to fly which takes 2h 6m and costs €95 - €290. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €100 - €180 and takes 11h 26m, you could also bus, which costs €29 - €55 and takes 12h 30m.

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  • Distance: 626 km
  • Duration: 2h 6m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

Lufthansa flies from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ljubljana 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ljubljana via Salzburg Hbf and Villach Hbf in around 11h 26m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Flights from Frankfurt to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €460
Flights from Frankfurt to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €460
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €270
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €320
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €440
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €430
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €1300
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €270
Train operators
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€65 - €110
Website
Railjet
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Railjet
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €30
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Night train from Innsbruck Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Nightjet
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Night train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €110
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€45 - €70
1st Class
€80 - €110
Bus operators
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
€30 - €280
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€30 - €40
Private
€110 - €280
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€29 - €220
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€29 - €40
Private
€110 - €220
Shuttle from Graz Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€35 - €320
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€37 - €40
Private
€130 - €320
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Frankfurt Airport Terminal 1 to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€29 - €55
Book at
Nomago
Economy
€29 - €45
Premium
€30 - €50
Family&friends
€35 - €55
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt Airport to Ljubljana bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 26m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt - Airport to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Blablabus
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Night bus from Nuremberg Central Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Autotrans d.d.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Ljubljana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Nomago, arrive at Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ljubljana is 805 km. It takes approximately 7h 2m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ljubljana.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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