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There are 9 ways to get from Ljubljana to Čachtice by train, bus, car, shuttle or plane

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Train  •  10h 41m

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Wien Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Nove Mesto Nad Vahom 615 / ...

32€ - 67€

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Bus, train via Vienna  •  11h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB
  2. Take the bus from Vienna VIB Erdberg to Trnava
  3. Take the train from Trnava to Nove Mesto Nad Vahom 615 / ...

29€ - 49€

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Bus, train  •  17h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Bratislava Central Bus Station Mlynské Stop
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Trnava
  3. Take the train from Trnava to Nove Mesto Nad Vahom 615 / ...

38€ - 55€

Drive  •  5h 12m

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Čachtice 525.4 km

55€ - 80€

Shuttle to Graz, fly, bus, train  •  8h 45m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Graz Airport
  2. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Vienna (VIE) GRZ - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava
  4. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Nove Mesto Nad Vahom

110€ - 554€

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly, bus, train  •  8h 42m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Vienna (VIE) ZAG - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava
  4. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Nove Mesto Nad Vahom

102€ - 461€

Shuttle to Klagenfurt, fly, bus, train  •  8h 10m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Klagenfurt Flughafen
  2. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Vienna (VIE) KLU - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava
  4. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Nove Mesto Nad Vahom

83€ - 324€

Fly from Ljubljana, bus, train  •  10h 20m

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Vienna (VIE) LJU - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava
  3. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Nove Mesto Nad Vahom

128€ - 344€

Shuttle to Venice, fly, bus, train  •  10h 55m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Venice Airport
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Vienna (VIE) VCE - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava
  4. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Nove Mesto Nad Vahom

72€ - 477€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Čachtice is 917 222 682.

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The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Čachtice is to bus and train via Vienna which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 11h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Čachtice is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 5h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Čachtice. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Cachtice via Wien Hbf, Bratislava Hlavna Stanica and Nove Mesto Nad Vahom. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 41m.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Čachtice is 386 km. The road distance is 525.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Čachtice without a car is to train which takes 10h 41m and costs 30€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 10h 41m to get from Ljubljana to Čachtice, including transfers.

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Ljubljana to Čachtice train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), depart from Ljubljana station.

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The quickest flight from Graz Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Ljubljana to Čachtice train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Nove Mesto Nad Vahom station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Čachtice is 525 km. It takes approximately 5h 12m to drive from Ljubljana to Čachtice.

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  • Distance: 385.6 km
  • Duration: 10h 41m

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Čachtice, Slovakia?

You can take a train from Ljubljana to Čachtice via Wien Hbf, Bratislava Hlavna Stanica, and Nove Mesto Nad Vahom in around 10h 41m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Graz to Vienna
Ave. Duration
37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 280€
Flights from Zagreb to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 420€
Flights from Klagenfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 340€
Flights from Venice to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 300€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Graz to Vienna
Ave. Duration
37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 280€
Flights from Klagenfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 340€
Flights from Ljubljana to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 410€
Flights from Ljubljana to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 460€
Flights from Ljubljana to Vienna via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 380€
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 420€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 480€
Flights from Ljubljana to Vienna via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 210€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 390€
Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 45€
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
24€ - 29€
Regional Train Ticket
23€ - 30€
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
35€ - 45€
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 Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3€ - 7€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
3€ - 5€
1st Class
4€ - 7€
Train from Bratislava to Nové Mesto nad Váhom
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 10€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
4€ - 6€
1st Class
6€ - 10€
Train from Trnava to Nové Mesto nad Váhom
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
3€ - 5€
1st Class
4€ - 6€
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Phone
+421 24 48 58 188
Email
info@slovakrail.sk
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Nove Mesto Nad Vahom
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
4€ - 7€
Train from Trnava to Nove Mesto Nad Vahom
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
2€ - 4€
Bus operators
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 35€
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Nomago
Economy
16€ - 23€
Premium
19€ - 27€
Family&friends
23€ - 35€
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Vienna VIB Erdberg to Trnava
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Bratislava Central Bus Station Mlynské Stop
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Crnja Tours
Slivtour
Phone
+421 - (0)54 - 472 72 74
Email
slivtour@slivtour.sk
Website
slivtour.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Trnava
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Schedules at
slivtour.sk
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Graz Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
35€ - 310€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
37€ - 40€
Private
130€ - 310€
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
29€ - 230€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
29€ - 40€
Private
110€ - 230€
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Klagenfurt Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
10€ - 140€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
10€ - 35€
Private
40€ - 140€
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Venice Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
35€ - 340€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Book at
goopti.com
Shared
38€ - 41€
Private
180€ - 340€
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Graz Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Čachtice. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Graz Airport is to shuttle which takes 2h 20m and costs 35€ - 310€.

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