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There are 10 ways to get from Ljubljana to Bern by plane, train, shuttle, bus, night train 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 Zurich, train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Zurich (ZRH) LJU - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$140 - $403

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Bus  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Bern

$65 - $90

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Fly Ljubljana to Basel, train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Basel (BSL) LJU - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$168 - $483

Shuttle to Graz, fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 11 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 Flughafen to Bern

$183 - $745

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 58 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 Flughafen to Bern

$153 - $630

Shuttle to Venice, fly to Basel, train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Venice Airport
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Basel (BSL) VCE - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$132 - $772

Bus, train Trenitalia Frecce  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Trieste 907 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Rho Fiera Milano Fr
  3. Take the train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Brig Ec
  4. Take the train from Brig to Bern 8 / ...

$120 - $278

Bus Globtour, train  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana Zob Postaja to Zürich Hbf Nord N953
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 1 / ...

$85 - $150

Night train, train  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the night train from Ljubljana to Zürich HB En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 1 / ...

$136 - $228

Drive  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Bern 528.1 miles

$110 - $160

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

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Bern is to fly and train which costs 120€ - 350€ and takes 5 h 6 min.

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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.

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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 20 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Bern is 549 km. The road distance is 844.9 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Bern without a car is to bus and train which takes 10 h 34 min and costs 100€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Ljubljana to Bern, including transfers.

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Ljubljana to Bern bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Ljubljana station.

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

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The quickest flight from Ljubljana Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Bern.
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  • Distance: 343.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

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

Eurolines CH operates a bus from Ljubljana to Bern once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $90 and the journey takes 12 h 13 min. Globtour also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Venice to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Graz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Venice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Graz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
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
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
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
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 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
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
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 Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Rho Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
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
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 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 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.si
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 - $75
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 - $90
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Ljubljana to Bern bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Bern station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Bern is 845 km. It takes approximately 8 h 10 min to drive from Ljubljana to Bern.

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Swiss, Lufthansa and Adria Airways offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 160+ hotels available in Bern. Prices start at $90 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 9€ - 40€.

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