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There are 10 ways to get from Geneva to Slovenia by train, bus, night train, car, plane 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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Train, bus via Milano Centrale  •  10h 42m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  3. Take the bus from Venice Mestre Train Station to Ljubljana Dalmatinova ulica

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Bus  •  13h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Ljubljana 405 / ...

$45 - $80

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Train  •  12h 18m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  4. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Tivoli

$132 - $226

Train, bus Globtour  •  17h 13m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lausanne 150 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lausanne Parc Velodrom to Ljubljana Zob Postaja

$109 - $168

Train, night train  •  15h 19m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Ljubljana En

$181 - $310

Drive  •  7h 53m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Ljubljana 506.8 miles

$100 - $160

Fly to Ljubljana  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Ljubljana (LJU) GVA - LJU

$121 - $421

Fly to Graz  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Graz (GRZ) GVA - GRZ

$145 - $498

Fly to Trieste  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Trieste (TRS) GVA - TRS

$104 - $579

Fly to Vienna, shuttle  •  7h 32m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Vienna (VIE) GVA - VIE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Vienna Airport to Maribor

$85 - $668

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Slovenia is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 80 and takes 13h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Slovenia is to fly which costs SFr 140 - SFr 500 and takes 6h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Slovenia. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Ljubljana Tivoli via Milano Centrale, Venezia Mestre and Trieste Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 18m.

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The distance between Geneva and Slovenia is 645 km. The road distance is 810.9 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Slovenia without a car is to train and bus which takes 10h 42m and costs .

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It takes approximately 10h 42m to get from Geneva to Slovenia, including transfers.

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Geneva to Slovenia bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Slovenia train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Geneve station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Slovenia is to train which takes 12h 18m and costs SFr 130 - SFr 230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 45 - SFr 80 and takes 13h 25m, you could also fly, which costs SFr 120 - SFr 420 and takes 6h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Slovenia.
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  • Distance: 403.1 miles
  • Duration: 10h 42m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Slovenia?

You can take a train from Geneva to Ljubljana via Milano Centrale, Venezia Mestre, and Trieste Centrale in around 12h 18m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Geneva to Ljubljana twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $80 and the journey takes 13h 25m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Graz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Graz via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Graz via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Graz via Zurich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Milan Malpensa, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Graz via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,700
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
11h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Bus operators
DRD Turizem
Phone
+386 (0)51 224 222
Email
info@drd.si
Website
drd.si
Bus from Venice Mestre Train Station to Ljubljana Dalmatinova ulica
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
DRD Turizem
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 Geneva to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Lausanne Parc Velodrom to Ljubljana Zob Postaja
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
globtour.com

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Ljubljana Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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

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Geneva to Slovenia train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), arrive at Ljubljana Tivoli station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Slovenia is 811 km. It takes approximately 7h 53m to drive from Geneva to Slovenia.

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KLM, British Airways, LOT and seven other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Slovenia bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 115+ hotels available in Slovenia. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7m and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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