There are 10 ways to get from Kraków to Ljubljana by plane, shuttle, bus, train, night train 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  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Ljubljana (LJU) KRK - LJU

$164 - $480

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Bus Sindbad  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków to Ljubljana

$35 - $50

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Fly to Klagenfurt, shuttle  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Klagenfurt (KLU) KRK - KLU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Ljubljana

$185 - $835

Fly to Graz, shuttle  •  7 h 59 min

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

$164 - $725

Fly to Trieste, shuttle  •  7 h 13 min

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

$289 - $765

Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Venice (VCE) KRK - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Ljubljana

$84 - $635

Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków to Bratislava
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Ljubljana 917

$47 - $76

Train  •  14 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice R / ...
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Wien Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Ljubljana Ec

$66 - $102

Night train, train  •  15 h 39 min

  1. Take the night train from Krakow Glowny to Wien Hbf En
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Ljubljana Ec

$64 - $97

Drive  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Kraków to Ljubljana 522.2 miles

$100 - $150

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kraków and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Ljubljana via Katowice and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 32 min.

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The distance between Kraków and Ljubljana is 601 km. The road distance is 835.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Ljubljana without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to get from Kraków to Ljubljana, including transfers.

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Kraków to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from Kraków station.

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Kraków to Ljubljana train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Krakow Glowny station.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Ljubljana is to fly which takes 6 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 30 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 14 h 32 min.

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There is no direct flight from Krakow Airport to Ljubljana Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Kraków to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Sindbad, arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Map of how to get from Kraków to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 375.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 53 min

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

LOT, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Kraków to Ljubljana hourly. Alternatively, Sindbad operates a bus from Kraków to Ljubljana 3 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 12 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Krakow to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Krakow to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Krakow to Klagenfurt via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Krakow to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Krakow to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Krakow to Graz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Krakow to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $550
Flights from Krakow to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $550
Flights from Krakow to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $550
Flights from Krakow to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Krakow to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Ljubljana via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Krakow to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Krakow to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Krakow to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Krakow to Klagenfurt via Warsaw, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Krakow to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Krakow to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Krakow to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Krakow to Graz via Vienna, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Krakow to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Krakow to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Krakow to Graz via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Krakow to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Krakow to Graz via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Krakow to Ljubljana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Krakow to Trieste via Venice Treviso, Bari
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Krakow to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Katowice to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Krakow Glowny to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Kraków Główny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $5
Business
$6 - $8
Premium
$10 - $13
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 Wien Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $180
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$11 - $40
Private
$45 - $180
Shuttle from Graz Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$42 - $46
Private
$150 - $360
Shuttle from Trieste Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $45
Private
$120 - $330
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $390
Schedules at
goopti.com
Book at
goopti.com
Shared
$44 - $47
Private
$210 - $390
Ecolines
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 Bratislava to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Ljubljana is 835 km. It takes approximately 8 h 12 min to drive from Kraków to Ljubljana.

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KLM, Austrian Airlines, Swiss and four other airlines offer flights from Krakow Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Krakow Airport is to train which takes 19 min and costs .

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