There are 4 ways to get from Ljubljana to Žalec by bus, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Žalec

$7 - $10

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Celje Ics 14 / ...

$10 - $13

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ljubljana to Žalec 41.2 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Žalec 41.2 miles

$8 - $12

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Žalec, Slovenia?

Izletnik operates a bus from Ljubljana to Žalec every 3 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Avtobusni Promet Murska Sobota d.d. also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Slovenian Railways (SŽ) operates a train from Ljubljana to Žalec hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 3 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Izletnik
Phone
03 42 53 456
Email
uros.grohar@izletnik.si
Website
izletnik.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Žalec
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
izletnik.si
Avtobusni Promet Murska Sobota d.d.
Phone
+386 2 530 16 00
Email
vozni.redi@apms.si
Website
apms.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Žalec
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $9
Schedules at
apms.si
Other operators
Taxi from Ljubljana to Žalec
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Taksi društvo Ljubljana
Phone
+386 1 234 90 00
Website
taxi-ljubljana.si
Avto Taxi
Phone
+386 40 388 586
Inter Tours Taxi
Phone
+386 31 311 311
Website
taxi-intertours.si

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Ljubljana to Žalec?

The distance between Ljubljana and Žalec is 55 km. The road distance is 66 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Žalec?

The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Žalec is to bus which costs 6€ - 8€ and takes 1 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Ljubljana to Žalec?

The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Žalec is to taxi which takes 45 min and costs 80€ - 100€.

Is there a direct train between Ljubljana and Žalec?

No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Žalec. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Žalec via Celje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

Is there a direct bus between Ljubljana and Žalec?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Žalec. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Ljubljana to Žalec?

The bus from Ljubljana to Žalec takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs every two hours.