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There are 8 ways to get from Linz to Ljubljana by bus, train, night train, night bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Linz Industriezeile Bushaltestelle to Zagreb Zob
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana N952 / ...

$33 - $53

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Night bus  •  6h 8m

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

$22 - $40

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Train, night train  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Villach Hbf Rj
  2. Take the night train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana En

$51 - $80

Train  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Wb
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana D / ...

$30 - $93

Drive  •  4h 6m

  1. Drive from Linz to Ljubljana 261.4 miles

$50 - $75

Train to Vienna, fly to Ljubljana  •  4h 21m

  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  •  6h 13m

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

$196 - $704

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

  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 - $525

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The cheapest way to get from Linz to Ljubljana is to night bus which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 6h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Linz to Ljubljana is to drive which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 4h 6m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Linz, Linz Industriezeile and arriving at Ljubljana. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 8m.

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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 6h 53m.

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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 6h 37m and costs 28€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 6h 37m to get from Linz to Ljubljana, including transfers.

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Linz to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Globtour, depart from Linz Industriezeile Bushaltestelle 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 6h 37m and costs 28€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 25€ - 85€ and takes 7h 16m, you could also fly, which costs 170€ - 650€ and takes 6h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Linz to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 157.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 37m

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

You can take a bus from Linz to Ljubljana via Zagreb Zob and Zagreb in around 6h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Linz to Ljubljana via Salzburg Hbf and Villach Hbf in around 7h 16m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Linz to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Linz to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Linz to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Linz to Ljubljana via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Linz to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $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
4h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Night train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz central station, Train to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Linz, Hbf to Salzburg, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
regiojet.com
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 Salzburg Hbf. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$24 - $29
Bus operators
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Linz Industriezeile Bushaltestelle to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Ljubljana Zob Postaja
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
globtour.com
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 Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Crnja Tours
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.si
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
atvo.it

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Ljubljana Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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

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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 4h 6m 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 806+ hotels available in Ljubljana. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Linz to Linz Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs 4€ - 8€.

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