There are 6 ways to get from Linz to Ljubljana by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Ljubljana N160

$22 - $40

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Train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Villach Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana D / ...

$52 - $82

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Linz to Ljubljana 261.4 miles

$50 - $75

Train to Vienna, fly to Ljubljana  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Ljubljana (LJU) VIE - LJU

$124 - $420

Fly Linz to Ljubljana  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Linz (LNZ) to Ljubljana (LJU) LNZ - LJU

$196 - $704

Train to Vienna, fly to Klagenfurt, shuttle  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Klagenfurt (KLU) VIE - KLU
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Ljubljana

$115 - $515

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Linz, Linz Industriezeile and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Linz to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Linz Hbf and arriving at Ljubljana via Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 49 min.

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The distance between Linz and Ljubljana is 251 km. The road distance is 418.3 km.

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The best way to get from Linz to Ljubljana without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 8 min and costs .

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The bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Ljubljana takes 6 h 8 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Linz to Ljubljana bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Linz, Linz Industriezeile station.

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Linz to Ljubljana train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Linz Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Linz to Ljubljana is to bus which takes 6 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 49 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 7 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Ljubljana Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Linz to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 157.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

What companies run services between Linz, Austria and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Linz to Ljubljana once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Linz to Ljubljana via Villach Hbf in around 6 h 49 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Linz to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Linz to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Linz to Ljubljana via Dusseldorf, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Linz to Ljubljana via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Linz to Ljubljana via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Train operators
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 Linz Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
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 Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Linz to Ljubljana is 418 km. It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to drive from Linz to Ljubljana.

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Adria Airways offers flights from Vienna Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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Book your Linz to Ljubljana bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 761+ hotels available in Ljubljana. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Linz to Linz Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs .

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