There are 8 ways to get from Istanbul to Slovenia by plane, bus, train, shuttle or car

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 to Ljubljana  •  3h 23m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Ljubljana (LJU) IST - LJU

124€ - 271€

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Bus via Plovdiv  •  29h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Ljubljana N981

62€ - 86€

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Fly to Zagreb, line 268 bus, line 8006 train  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Zagreb (ZAG) IST - ZAG
  2. Take the line 268 bus from Ulica Rudolfa Fizira to Glavni kolodvor
  3. Take the line 8006 train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Harmica

97€ - 195€

Fly to Graz  •  4h 8m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Graz (GRZ) IST - GRZ

122€ - 429€

Fly to Vienna, shuttle  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Vienna (VIE) IST - VIE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Vienna Airport to Maribor

110€ - 1714€

Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  6h 50m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Venice (VCE) IST - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Portorož

127€ - 474€

Bus  •  28h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Graz
  2. Take the bus from Graz, Graz Webling to Ljubljana 909 / ...

65€ - 77€

Drive  •  14h 26m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Ljubljana 1481 km

160€ - 250€

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Slovenia

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Slovenia. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Slovenia.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in Slovenia from 4/24/2020.

Source Type: Government | Last updated: 5/14/2020

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Slovenia from 4/30/2020.

Source Type: Government | Last updated: 5/14/2020

International flights leaving Turkey are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Source Type: Government | Last updated: 3/31/2020

Data sourced from: CDC, ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Slovenia is to bus which costs 490 ₺ - 600 ₺ and takes 28h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Slovenia is to fly which costs 950 ₺ - 2.100 ₺ and takes 3h 23m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Slovenia is 1282 km. The road distance is 1481 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Slovenia without a car is to bus which takes 28h 9m and costs 490 ₺ - 600 ₺.

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It takes approximately 3h 23m to get from Istanbul to Slovenia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Slovenia is to fly which takes 3h 23m and costs 950 ₺ - 2.100 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 490 ₺ - 600 ₺ and takes 28h 9m.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Ljubljana Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Slovenia is 1h behind Istanbul. It is currently 4:27 PM in Istanbul and 3:27 PM in Slovenia.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Slovenia is 1481 km. It takes approximately 14h 26m to drive from Istanbul to Slovenia.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Slovenia.
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  • Distance: 1282.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 23m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Slovenia?

Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul to Kranj twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Ljubljana via Otogar, Istanbul, Graz Hauptbahnhof, Graz Schwarzer Weg, and Graz, Graz Webling in around 28h 9m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 270€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 230€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Graz
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 220€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Vienna via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 460€
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 230€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Zagreb via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
170€ - 230€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 370€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Vienna via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Vienna via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Train operators
Bus operators
ZET
Phone
072 500 400
Email
javnost@zet.hr
Website
zet.hr
Bus from Ulica Rudolfa Fizira to Glavni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 2€
Website
ZET
Single fare, daytime (validity 90 minutes)
2€
Single fare, night time
2€
Single fare, daytime (validity 30 minutes)
1€
Single fare, daytime (validity 60 minutes)
1€
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Vienna Airport to Maribor
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
30€ - 390€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
30€ - 45€
Private
150€ - 390€
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Portorož
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
27€ - 270€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
27€ - 40€
Private
140€ - 270€
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 Graz, Graz Webling to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Plovdiv to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Graz Webling to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 23€
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Nomago
Economy
11€ - 16€
Premium
13€ - 19€
Family&friends
16€ - 23€
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Istanbul to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 25€
Schedules at
matpu.com

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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