There are 11 ways to get from Ljubljana to Bern by plane, train, 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 Zurich, train  •  5 h 1 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 - $95

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Fly Ljubljana to Basel, train  •  7 h 27 min

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

$168 - $483

Fly Ljubljana to Geneva, train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Geneva (GVA) LJU - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern

$170 - $538

Fly Graz to Zurich, train  •  7 h 6 min

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

$182 - $743

Fly Zagreb to Zurich, train  •  6 h 58 min

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

$153 - $628

Fly Venice to Zurich, train  •  7 h 36 min

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

$138 - $759

Bus, train via Milano Centrale  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Trieste 907 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale Fr
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  5. Take the train from Brig to Bern 8 / ...

$118 - $271

Bus Globtour, train  •  12 h 22 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 - $149

Train  •  13 h 25 min

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

$135 - $227

Drive  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Bern 528.1 miles

$110 - $160

Questions & Answers

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€ - 360€ and takes 5 h 1 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 25 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 50 min and costs 100€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 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 best way to get from Ljubljana to Bern is to bus which takes 12 h 13 min and costs 55€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110€ - 200€ and takes 13 h 25 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 1 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 - $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 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
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
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
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Geneva, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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 30 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
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
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 30 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
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 Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
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 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
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
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
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
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
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
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

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 Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
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 Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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 Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$42 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$42 - $45
First
$65
Bus operators
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 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 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
3 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
Twice daily
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 - $85
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 - $95
Book at
eurolines.ch

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