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

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Bus via Zagreb  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana bus station to Zagreb 1900 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Split bus station 970 / ...

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Train  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Split Ic / ...

Bus  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana bus station to Split bus station N948 / ...

Drive  •  4h 50m

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Split 465.7 km

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly  •  4h 36m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Split (SPU) ZAG - SPU

Fly from Ljubljana  •  7h 54m

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Split (SPU) LJU - SPU

Ljubljana to Split by bus

The bus journey time between Ljubljana and Split is around 7h 58m and covers a distance of around 550 km. This includes an average layover time of around 33 min. Operated by FlixBus, Union Ivkoni, Croatia Bus International and others, the Ljubljana to Split bus service departs from Ljubljana bus station and arrives in Split bus station. Typically 88 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

88 Weekly Buses
7h 58m Average Duration
223 kn Cheapest Price
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Slovenia → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from Slovenia

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

Restricted for: Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe

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Conditions of entry into Croatia from Slovenia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
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 Slovenia
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
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
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Monaco, Mozambique, Namibia, San Marino, South Africa, Vatican and Zimbabwe
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in Croatia

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Slovenia

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Croatia from Slovenia.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Split is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Split is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Split is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

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

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Last updated: 10 Jan 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Split is to bus which costs €30 - €50 and takes 9h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Ljubljana to Split is to shuttle and fly which takes 4h 36m and costs €70 - €310.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ljubljana bus station station and arriving at Split bus station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Split. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Split via Zagreb Glavni Kol.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 14m.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Split is 321 km. The road distance is 465.7 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Split without a car is to bus via Zagreb which takes 7h 58m and costs €29 - €60.

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It takes approximately 7h 58m to get from Ljubljana to Split, including transfers.

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

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Ljubljana to Split train services, operated by ÖBB EuroCity, depart from Ljubljana station.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Split is to bus via Zagreb which takes 7h 58m and costs €29 - €60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €30 - €80 and takes 9h 14m, you could also fly, which costs €110 - €340 and takes 7h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Split.
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  • Distance: 321.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 58m

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Split, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Ljubljana to Split via Zagreb in around 7h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ljubljana to Split via Zagreb Glavni Kol. in around 9h 14m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
310 kn - 750 kn
Flights from Ljubljana to Split via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 4.300 kn
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
310 kn - 750 kn
Flights from Ljubljana to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 3.900 kn
Flights from Ljubljana to Split via Frankfurt, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.400 kn
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Split via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
650 kn - 1.800 kn
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Split via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 14.000 kn
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Split via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
200 kn - 1.400 kn
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Friday
Estimated price
700 kn - 5.500 kn
Train operators
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
250 kn - 350 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
180 kn - 250 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
60 kn - 130 kn
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
75 kn - 95 kn
Regional Train Ticket
60 kn - 80 kn
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
100 kn - 130 kn
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ljubljana bus station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
70 kn - 90 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Split bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
150 kn - 190 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana bus station to Split bus station
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
210 kn - 260 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35 kn - 50 kn
Website
Union Ivkoni
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 180 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
200 kn - 280 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Ljubljana to Split
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
250 kn - 360 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Croatia Bus
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
120 kn - 160 kn
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
190 kn - 240 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Slavonija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)35 475-300
Email
info@slavonija-bus.hr
Website
slavonija-bus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
170 kn - 210 kn
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
Book at
slavonija-bus.hr
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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Split Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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Ljubljana to Split train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Split station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Split is 466 km. It takes approximately 4h 50m to drive from Ljubljana to Split.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Zagreb Airport to Split Airport.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 57m and costs €29 - €230.

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