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Recommended option

Fly Ljubljana to Zurich, train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. LJU - ZRH

$141 - $404

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 13 min

$65 - $95

8 alternative options

Fly Ljubljana to Basel, train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. LJU - BSL

$169 - $484

Fly Ljubljana to Geneva, train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. LJU - GVA

$171 - $539

Fly Graz to Zurich, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. GRZ - ZRH

$184 - $752

Fly Zagreb to Zurich, train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. ZAG - ZRH

$154 - $635

Bus, train Trenitalia Frecce  •  10 h 45 min

  1. 907 / ...
  2. Fr
  3. Ec
  4. 8 / ...

$125 - $285

Bus Globtour, train  •  12 h 22 min

  1. N953
  2. 1 / ...

$86 - $152

Train  •  13 h 25 min

  1. En
  2. 1 / ...

$137 - $230

Drive  •  8 h 10 min

  1. 528.1 miles

$110 - $160

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

Eurolines CH operates a bus from Ljubljana to Bern once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 12 h 13 min. Globtour also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ljubljana to Bern via Zürich HB in around 13 h 25 min.

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 Ljubljana to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 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 Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
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 Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
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
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
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
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
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Bern
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.si
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Ljubljana Zob Postaja to Trieste Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Ljubljana Zob Postaja to Bern P+R Neufeld
Ave. Duration
11 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Ljubljana Zob Postaja to Zürich Hbf Nord
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
globtour.com
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana to Trieste Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
atvo.it
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Ljubljana to Bern
Ave. Duration
12 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ljubljana and Bern is 549 km. The road distance is 845 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Bern is to bus which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 12 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Bern is to fly and train which takes 5 h 1 min and costs 120€ - 350€.

No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Bern. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Bern via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 25 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Bern. Services depart three times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 13 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Ljubljana to Bern, including transfers.