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There are 7 ways to get from Ljubljana to Bucharest by plane, shuttle, bus, 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 from Ljubljana  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) LJU - OTP

$121 - $375

Cheapest option

Bus Transmarian  •  19 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Ploieşti
  2. Take the bus from Ploiesti to Bucuresti

$2 - $5

5 alternative options

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) ZAG - OTP

$144 - $552

Bus FlixBus  •  22 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari 1922

$76 - $124

Train, bus  •  24 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Trieste R 1896 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Bucuresti

$91 - $114

Train  •  26 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Budapest-Déli D
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Brasov Ic
  3. Take the train from Brasov to Bucuresti Nord Gara A R / ...

$63 - $97

Drive  •  12 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Bucharest 721.6 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Bucharest is to bus which costs 2€ - 5€ and takes 19 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Bucharest is to fly which costs 100€ - 330€ and takes 5 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ljubljana to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Bucuresti via Ploiesti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 55 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Bucharest is 925 km. The road distance is 1154.6 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Bucharest without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 55 min and costs 2€ - 5€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Ljubljana to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Ljubljana to Bucharest bus services, operated by Transmarian, depart from Ljubljana station.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Bucharest is to fly which takes 5 h 4 min and costs 100€ - 330€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2€ - 5€ and takes 19 h 55 min, you could also train, which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 26 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Ljubljana Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Ljubljana to Bucharest bus services, operated by Sir Trans, arrive at Bucuresti station.

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Bucharest.
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  • Distance: 578.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Bucharest, Romania?

Adria Airways, Air Serbia and two other airlines fly from Ljubljana to Bucharest 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ljubljana to Bucharest via Ploieşti and Ploiesti in around 19 h 55 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Zagreb to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $850
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $220
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana to Budapest-Déli
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Ljubljana to Ploieşti
Ave. Duration
18 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Sir Trans
Phone
+4-021-316.42.21
Website
sirtrans.ro
Bus from Ploiesti to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
sirtrans.ro
GSM Trans
Phone
021-314-0444
Email
office@gsmtrans.ro
Website
gsmtrans.ro
Bus from Ploiești to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
gsmtrans.ro
Comanto Trans
Phone
+4-021-312.03.45
Website
comantotrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Ploiesti to Bucureşti
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
comantotrans.autogari.ro
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 Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

Bucharest is 1 h ahead of Ljubljana. It is currently 12:55 AM in Ljubljana and 1:55 AM in Bucharest.

Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Bucharest is 1155 km. It takes approximately 12 h 57 min to drive from Ljubljana to Bucharest.

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Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Air Serbia and Adria Airways offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 1903+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $36 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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