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There are 5 ways to get from Ljubljana to Austria by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 958 / ...

$24 - $38

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Rideshare  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Ljubljana to Vienna 236.2 miles


3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Wien Hbf Ec

$47 - $69

Bus Crnja Tours  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Wien Stadion Center

$35 - $47

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Vienna 238.1 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Austria is to rideshare which costs 17€ and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Austria is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Austria is 162 km. The road distance is 380.9 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Austria without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 9 min and costs 21€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Ljubljana to Austria, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Austria is to bus which takes 5 h 9 min and costs 21€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 6 h 20 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Austria is 381 km. It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to drive from Ljubljana to Austria.

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There are 1433+ hotels available in Austria. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Ljubljana and Austria. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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  • Distance: 101.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Austria?

FlixBus operates a bus from Ljubljana to Vienna 3 times a day. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h. Alternatively, Slovenian Railways (SŽ) operates a train from Ljubljana to Vienna once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 6 h 2 min.

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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
+49 1807 123 99 123
Bus from Ljubljana to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
5 h
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Crnja Tours
+385 91 30 30 356
Bus from Ljubljana to Wien Stadion Center
Ave. Duration
11 h 23 min
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
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Other operators

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Rideshare from Ljubljana to Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Twice daily
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