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There are 10 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nova Gorica by plane, shuttle, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  5h

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Ljubljana (LJU) FRA - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Nova Gorica

168€ - 454€

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Bus  •  18h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt StuttgarterStrasse to Bled Central Bus Station Frankfurt - Zagreb / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bled to Avtobusna postaja Nova Gorica Ljubljana Ap - Kranj Ap - Bled - Vršič - Bovec - Nova Gorica Ap

38€ - 73€

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Fly to Trieste  •  5h 4m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Trieste (TRS) FRA - TRS

110€ - 429€

Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  7h 20m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Venice (VCE) FRA - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Aeroporto M.Polo to FVG Airport

85€ - 459€

Fly to Zagreb, shuttle  •  7h 20m

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

197€ - 594€

Fly to Graz, shuttle  •  7h 14m

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

433€ - 594€

Train  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Jesenice to Nova Gorica Re

77€ - 112€

Bus via Ljubljana  •  14h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Ljubljana bus station N952 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Avtobusna postaja Nova Gorica Ljubljana Ap - Vrhnika - Postojna - Nova Gorica Ap / ...

42€ - 64€

Train, night train  •  13h 2m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Jesenice En
  3. Take the train from Jesenice to Nova Gorica Re

81€ - 179€

Drive  •  7h 48m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Nova Gorica 889.6 km

95€ - 140€

Frankfurt am Main to Nova Gorica by train

The train journey time between Frankfurt am Main and Nova Gorica is around 22h 44m and covers a distance of around 870 km. The fastest train normally takes 22h 44m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) and Slovenian Railways (SŽ), the Frankfurt am Main to Nova Gorica train service departs from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arrives in Nova Gorica. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt am Main to Nova Gorica train schedules

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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 Nova Gorica is 080 1404.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Nova Gorica is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Nova Gorica 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: 9 May 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nova Gorica is to bus via Ljubljana, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 14h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nova Gorica is to fly and shuttle which costs 160€ - 460€ and takes 5h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main station to Nova Gorica. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt central train station and arriving at Avtobusna postaja Nova Gorica via Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Nova Gorica. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Nova Gorica via Villach Hbf and Jesenice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 59m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Nova Gorica is 591 km. The road distance is 889.6 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nova Gorica without a car is to train which takes 12h 59m and costs 75€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 5h to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nova Gorica, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Nova Gorica bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt central train station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Nova Gorica train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nova Gorica is to fly which takes 5h 4m and costs 110€ - 430€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 12h 59m, you could also bus via Ljubljana, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 14h 23m.

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  • Distance: 591.2 km
  • Duration: 5h

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Nova Gorica, Slovenia?

Lufthansa flies from Frankfurt am Main to Nova Gorica once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Nova Gorica via Villach Hbf and Jesenice in around 12h 59m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Frankfurt to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
Flights from Frankfurt to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 280€
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 320€
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 600€
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 320€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 280€
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 600€
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
390€ - 600€
Train operators
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Jesenice to Nova Gorica
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 13€
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
7€ - 10€
Regional Train Ticket
5€ - 8€
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
10€ - 13€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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(Main)Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 80€
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
ZUP Prevozi
Phone
+386 (0) 31 30 41 41
Email
info@zup-prevozi.eu
Website
zup-prevozi.eu
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Nova Gorica
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
Schedules at
zup-prevozi.eu
Economy class
90€ - 110€
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
120€ - 150€
Schedules at
zup-prevozi.eu
Economy class
120€ - 150€
Shuttle from Graz Airport to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
130€ - 160€
Schedules at
zup-prevozi.eu
Economy class
130€ - 160€
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Aeroporto M.Polo to FVG Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
32€ - 35€
Private
110€ - 210€
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
29€ - 260€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
29€ - 40€
Private
110€ - 260€
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 central train station to Ljubljana bus station
Ave. Duration
10h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Frankfurt Main Central Train Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Crnja Tours
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Avtobusna postaja Nova Gorica
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 19€
Book at
Nomago
Economy
9€ - 13€
Premium
11€ - 17€
Family&friends
13€ - 19€
Bus from Frankfurt StuttgarterStrasse to Bled Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 55€
Book at
Nomago
Economy
28€ - 40€
Premium
30€ - 45€
Family&friends
35€ - 55€
Bus from Bled to Avtobusna postaja Nova Gorica
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 21€
Book at
Nomago
Economy
10€ - 15€
Premium
13€ - 18€
Family&friends
15€ - 21€
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Avtobusna postaja Nova Gorica
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
Arriva Slovenia
DRD Turizem
Phone
+386 (0)51 224 222
Email
info@drd.si
Website
drd.si
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Nova Gorica Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Website
DRD Turizem

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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 am Main to Nova Gorica bus services, operated by Nomago, arrive at Avtobusna postaja Nova Gorica station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Nova Gorica train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), arrive at Nova Gorica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Nova Gorica is 890 km. It takes approximately 7h 48m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Nova Gorica.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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There are 72+ hotels available in Nova Gorica. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to line 35880 train which takes 15 min and costs 3€ - 5€.

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