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There are 3 ways to get from Lienz to Ljubljana Airport (LJU) by train, shuttle or car

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Train, shuttle  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the train from Lienz In Osttirol to Klagenfurt Hbf 4222 / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Klagenfurt - Hauptbahnhof to Ljubljana Airport

2 alternative options

Train  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the train from Lienz In Osttirol to Villach Hbf 4222 / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Kranj 211 / ...

Drive  •  2h 5m

  1. Drive from Lienz to Ljubljana Airport (LJU) 183.2 km
Austria → Slovenia
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International entry into Slovenia from Austria

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Slovenia from Austria

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Austria
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Slovenia

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Austria

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Slovenia from Austria.

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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 Ljubljana Airport (LJU) is 080 1404.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ljubljana Airport (LJU) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ljubljana Airport (LJU) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 080 1404.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Austria from Slovenia.

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Last updated: 13 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Lienz to Ljubljana Airport (LJU) is to drive which costs €19 - €28 and takes 2h 5m.

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The fastest way to get from Lienz to Ljubljana Airport (LJU) is to drive. Taking this option will cost €19 - €28 and takes 2h 5m.

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The distance between Lienz and Ljubljana Airport (LJU) is 145 km. The road distance is 183.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lienz to Ljubljana Airport (LJU) without a car is to train and shuttle which takes 4h 15m and costs €30 - €130.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m to get from Lienz to Ljubljana Airport (LJU), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lienz to Ljubljana Airport (LJU) is 183 km. It takes approximately 2h 5m to drive from Lienz to Ljubljana Airport (LJU).

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There are 815+ hotels available in Ljubljana Airport (LJU). Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Lienz to Ljubljana Airport (LJU).
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  • Distance: 145.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 15m

What companies run services between Lienz, Tirol, Austria and Ljubljana Airport (LJU), Slovenia?

You can take a train from Lienz to Ljubljana Airport (LJU) via Villach Hbf, Kranj, Kranj ŽP, and Avtobusna postaja Kranj in around 4h 57m.

Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Lienz In Osttirol to Klagenfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Lienz In Osttirol to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €24
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Villach Hbf to Kranj
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Lienz In Osttirol to Klagenfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Lienz In Osttirol to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Lienz In Osttirol to Klagenfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Railjet
Train from Lienz In Osttirol to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €28
Website
Railjet
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Kranj
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Villach Hbf to Kranj
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Klagenfurt - Hauptbahnhof to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€9 - €95
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€9 - €30
Private
€40 - €95

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