There are 8 ways to get from Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly Ljubljana to Zurich, train  •  4 h 27 min

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

$129 - $378

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Bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to St. Gallen N953

$35 - $60

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Shuttle to Graz, fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 32 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 HB to Rapperswil

$172 - $723

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 24 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 HB to Rapperswil

$143 - $606

Fly Ljubljana to Munich, train  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Munich (MUC) LJU - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to St. Margrethen

$175 - $539

Train  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Buchs SG En
  2. Take the train from Buchs SG to St. Gallen 87-Y / ...

$83 - $162

Bus, train  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Zurich
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to St. Gallen 5 / ...

$91 - $142

Drive  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Sankt Gallen 400.9 miles

$80 - $130

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ljubljana and arriving at St. Gallen. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at St. Gallen via Buchs SG. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 52 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Canton of St. Gallen is 413 km. The road distance is 641.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen, including transfers.

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Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ljubljana station.

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Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), depart from Ljubljana station.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen is to bus which takes 7 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from Ljubljana Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at St. Gallen station.

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen.
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  • Distance: 258.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland?

FlixBus operates a bus from Ljubljana to Sankt Gallen 4 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 7 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ljubljana to Sankt Gallen via Buchs SG in around 11 h 52 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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 Ljubljana to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
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
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 Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
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 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
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
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
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
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 HB to Rapperswil
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Buchs SG to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to St. Margrethen
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Buchs SG to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Buchs SG to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
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
$43 - $46
Private
$150 - $360
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $45
Private
$130 - $270
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 St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at St. Gallen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen is 641 km. It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to drive from Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen.

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Austrian Airlines and Adria Airways offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Book your Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 345+ hotels available in Canton of St. Gallen. Prices start at $75 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 .

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