There are 8 ways to get from Ljubljana to Bratislava by plane, bus, train, car or shuttle

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 from Ljubljana, bus  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Vienna (VIE) LJU - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$97 - $381

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP 917

$26 - $45

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Fly from Klagenfurt, bus  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Vienna (VIE) KLU - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$89 - $478

Fly from Graz, bus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Vienna (VIE) GRZ - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$120 - $637

Fly from Zagreb, bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Vienna (VIE) ZAG - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$121 - $570

Train  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Wien Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st. Rex / ...

$55 - $83

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Bratislava 281.3 miles

$55 - $85

Shuttle, bus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Vienna Airport
  2. Take the bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy Rj

$47 - $714

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Bratislava is to bus which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Bratislava is to fly and bus which costs 80€ - 330€ and takes 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Bratislava is 305 km. The road distance is 450.1 km.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Bratislava hl.st. via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 36 min.

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What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Bratislava, Slovakia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Ljubljana to Bratislava once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 5 min. Crnja Tours also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ljubljana to Bratislava via Wien Hbf in around 7 h 36 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Vienna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Klagenfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Graz to Vienna
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Zagreb to Vienna
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Vienna
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Vienna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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 Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
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 Bratislava
Ave. Duration
11 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com

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