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There are 11 ways to get from Lausanne to Ljubljana by train, plane, shuttle, bus, night train or car

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Train to Geneva, fly to Ljubljana  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Ljubljana (LJU) GVA - LJU

$146 - $490

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Bus Globtour  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne Parc Velodrom to Ljubljana Zob Postaja

$80 - $120

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Train to Zurich, fly to Ljubljana  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ZRH - LJU

$173 - $452

Train to Geneva, fly to Trieste, shuttle  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Trieste (TRS) GVA - TRS
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Airport to Ljubljana

$151 - $925

Train to Geneva, fly to Klagenfurt, shuttle  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Klagenfurt (KLU) GVA - KLU
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Ljubljana

$157 - $695

Train to Geneva, fly to Venice, shuttle  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Venice (VCE) GVA - VCE
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Ljubljana

$101 - $675

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Trieste, shuttle  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Trieste (TRS) LIN - TRS
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Airport to Ljubljana

$187 - $646

Train, bus  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne 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 bus from Trieste to Ljubljana 907 / ...

$112 - $271

Bus Domo Reisen  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Venezia
  2. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Ljubljana 427 / ...

$84 - $113

Train, night train  •  14 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich HB 5 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Ljubljana En

$165 - $282

Drive  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Ljubljana 512.1 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Ljubljana is to bus which costs SFr 80 - SFr 120 and takes 15 h.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Ljubljana is to train and fly which costs SFr 170 - SFr 460 and takes 6 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lausanne Parc Velodrom and arriving at Ljubljana Zob Postaja. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 15 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Ljubljana via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 48 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Ljubljana is 607 km. The road distance is 819.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Ljubljana without a car is to train and bus which takes 10 h 27 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 270.

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It takes approximately 6 h 50 min to get from Lausanne to Ljubljana, including transfers.

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Lausanne to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Globtour, depart from Lausanne Parc Velodrom station.

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Lausanne to Ljubljana train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lausanne station.

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

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 379.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 50 min

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

You can take a bus from Lausanne to Ljubljana via Venice, Venice in around 14 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Klagenfurt via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Geneva to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Trieste via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Geneva to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
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 Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
11 h 33 min
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 Lausanne to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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
2 h 13 min
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
2 h 13 min
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
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
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 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 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
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 Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice, Venice to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.si
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Trieste Zob to Ljubljana Zob Postaja
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Lausanne Parc Velodrom to Ljubljana Zob Postaja
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
globtour.com
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trieste Station to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
atvo.it
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Lausanne to Venezia
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch

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Lausanne to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Globtour, arrive at Ljubljana Zob Postaja station.

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Lausanne to Ljubljana train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Ljubljana is 819 km. It takes approximately 8 h 9 min to drive from Lausanne to Ljubljana.

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KLM, LOT, Austrian Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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