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There are 10 ways to get from Ljubljana to France by plane, shuttle, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Ljubljana to Paris CDG  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Paris CDG (CDG) LJU - CDG

$97 - $375

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Fly Ljubljana to Lyon  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Lyon (LYS) LJU - LYS

$119 - $353

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Paris CDG (CDG) ZAG - CDG

$125 - $552

Shuttle to Venice, fly to Lyon  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Venice Airport
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Lyon (LYS) VCE - LYS

$98 - $692

Fly Ljubljana to Zurich, train  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Zurich (ZRH) LJU - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg

$161 - $437

Train  •  14 h

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...

$215 - $330

Bus, train  •  18 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Venice, Venice Mestre 907 / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Venezia-Mestre to Gare de Paris-Gare-de-Lyon Paris-Gare-de-Lyon - Venezia-Santa-Lucia

$147 - $215

Bus  •  23 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Paris Gallieni

$143 - $199

Bus, train, Thello  •  19 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Trieste 907 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Rv
  3. Take the Thello from Venezia Santa Lucia to Gare de Lyon 220

$149 - $291

Drive  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Paris 784.2 miles

$160 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to France is to shuttle and fly which costs 85€ - 600€ and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to France is to fly which costs 80€ - 330€ and takes 5 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ljubljana to France. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Chatelet via Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 53 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and France is 970 km. The road distance is 1254.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to France without a car is to train which takes 14 h and costs 180€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Ljubljana to France, including transfers.

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Ljubljana to France bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Ljubljana station.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to France is to fly which takes 5 h 7 min and costs 80€ - 330€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180€ - 290€ and takes 14 h, you could also bus, which costs 120€ - 180€ and takes 23 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Ljubljana Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Ljubljana to France bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Paris Gallieni station.

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  • Distance: 606 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and France?

Air France, Adria Airways and four other airlines fly from Ljubljana to Paris every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ljubljana to Paris via Villach Hbf, Stuttgart Hbf, Paris Est, and Gare de l'Est - Verdun in around 14 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Ljubljana to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Ljubljana to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Ljubljana to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Ljubljana to Lyon via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Ljubljana to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Venice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Ljubljana to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
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 Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Ljubljana to Lyon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Venice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG via Split
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Venice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Lyon via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Lyon via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
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 Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
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 Villach Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Venezia-Mestre to Gare de Paris-Gare-de-Lyon
Ave. Duration
13 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $190
1st Class
$190 - $300
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 S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
13 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
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 Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
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 Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
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
Eurolines FR
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
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to France is 1255 km. It takes approximately 11 h 43 min to drive from Ljubljana to France.

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Air France, easyJet, Lufthansa and Adria Airways offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 48+ hotels available in France. Prices start at $67 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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