There are 9 ways to get from Ljubljana to Basel by plane, train, shuttle, bus 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.

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Fly Ljubljana to Basel  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Basel (BSL) LJU - BSL

$133 - $417

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Bus  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana Zob Postaja to Basel Station Sbb N953

$50 - $85

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Fly Ljubljana to Zurich, train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Zurich (ZRH) LJU - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB

$140 - $402

Shuttle to Venice, fly to Basel  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Venice Airport
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Basel (BSL) VCE - BSL

$97 - $706

Shuttle to Graz, fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Graz Airport
  2. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Zurich (ZRH) GRZ - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB

$183 - $745

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Zurich (ZRH) ZAG - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB

$153 - $629

Bus, train  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Zurich
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 37 / ...

$90 - $141

Train  •  13 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Zürich HB En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 37 / ...

$126 - $213

Drive  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Basel 503.1 miles

$100 - $160

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ljubljana Zob Postaja and arriving at Basel Station Sbb station. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 12 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Basel. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Basel SBB via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 22 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Basel is 553 km. The road distance is 805 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Basel without a car is to bus and train which takes 11 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Ljubljana to Basel, including transfers.

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Ljubljana to Basel bus services, operated by Globtour, depart from Ljubljana Zob Postaja station.

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

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Basel is to fly which takes 6 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h, you could also train, which costs and takes 13 h 22 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ljubljana Airport to Basel Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Ljubljana to Basel bus services, operated by Globtour, arrive at Basel Station Sbb.

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Basel.
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  • Distance: 345.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 min

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Basel, Switzerland?

easyJet, Adria Airways and six other airlines fly from Ljubljana to Basel hourly. Alternatively, Globtour operates a bus from Ljubljana to Basel 5 times a week. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 12 h. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Venice to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Venice to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Graz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Graz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Venice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Venice Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $390
Schedules at
goopti.com
Book at
goopti.com
Shared
$43 - $47
Private
$210 - $390
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Graz Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$42 - $46
Private
$150 - $360
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $45
Private
$130 - $260
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Ljubljana Zob Postaja to Basel Station Sbb
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ljubljana to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Ljubljana to Basel train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Basel SBB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Basel is 805 km. It takes approximately 7 h 53 min to drive from Ljubljana to Basel.

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Transavia Holland, easyJet, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Basel Airport.

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Book your Ljubljana to Basel bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 499+ hotels available in Basel. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Ljubljana Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs .

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