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

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Train  •  11h 45m

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Sargans Rjx / ...
  4. Take the train from Sargans to Siebnen-Wangen

SFr 90 - SFr 134

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Bus  •  12h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Zurich N953

SFr 39 - SFr 48

6 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  13h 4m

  1. Take the night bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Venice Tronchetto Bus Station Vienna APT - Venice
  2. Take the bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Sargans Train Station Venedig-Basel

SFr 74 - SFr 127

Night train  •  13h 22m

  1. Take the night train from Ljubljana to Sargans En

SFr 131 - SFr 186

Drive  •  6h 41m

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Galgenen 708.6 km

SFr 80 - SFr 130

Shuttle to Klagenfurt, fly, train  •  8h 19m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Klagenfurt Flughafen
  2. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Zurich (ZRH) KLU - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Lachen

SFr 174 - SFr 453

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly, train  •  7h 1m

  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 Flughafen to Lachen

SFr 139 - SFr 476

Shuttle to Venice, fly, train  •  7h 39m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Venice Airport
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Zurich (ZRH) VCE - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Lachen

SFr 124 - SFr 581

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Galgenen is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Galgenen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Galgenen is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Galgenen is to bus which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 12h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Galgenen is to drive which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 6h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ljubljana to Galgenen. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Galgenen, Kirche via Zürich HB and Pfäffikon SZ, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Galgenen. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Siebnen-Wangen via Villach Hbf, Salzburg Hbf and Sargans. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 45m.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Galgenen is 448 km. The road distance is 708.6 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Galgenen without a car is to train which takes 11h 45m and costs 80€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 11h 45m to get from Ljubljana to Galgenen, including transfers.

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Ljubljana to Galgenen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ljubljana station.

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Ljubljana to Galgenen train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Ljubljana station.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Galgenen is to train which takes 11h 45m and costs 80€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 12h 15m.

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  • Distance: 448 km
  • Duration: 11h 45m

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Galgenen, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Ljubljana to Galgenen via Villach Hbf, Salzburg Hbf, and Sargans in around 11h 45m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Ljubljana to Zurich 5 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 35 - SFr 45 and the journey takes 9h 50m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Klagenfurt to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 600
Flights from Klagenfurt to Zurich via Vienna, Graz
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 450
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 230 - SFr 340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Klagenfurt to Zurich via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 300 - SFr 850
Flights from Klagenfurt to Zurich via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 500
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 320
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Klagenfurt to Zurich via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 500
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 260
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 430
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Klagenfurt to Zurich via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 380
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 600
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 260
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Ljubljana to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 26
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Sargans
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 100
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Night train from Ljubljana to Sargans
Ave. Duration
11h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 150
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Sargans to Siebnen-Wangen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Lachen
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Night bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Venice Tronchetto Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 27
Book at
Nomago
Economy
SFr 14 - SFr 20
Premium
SFr 17 - SFr 24
Family&friends
SFr 19 - SFr 27
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Sargans Train Station
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 85
Website
ExpressBus
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Klagenfurt Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 150
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
SFr 10 - SFr 35
Private
SFr 45 - SFr 150
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 250
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
SFr 30 - SFr 40
Private
SFr 120 - SFr 250
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Venice Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 360
Schedules at
goopti.com
Book at
goopti.com
Shared
SFr 41 - SFr 44
Private
SFr 200 - SFr 360

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There is no direct flight from Klagenfurt Airport to Zurich Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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Ljubljana to Galgenen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich station.

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Ljubljana to Galgenen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Siebnen-Wangen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Galgenen is 709 km. It takes approximately 6h 41m to drive from Ljubljana to Galgenen.

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easyJet, Eurowings, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Klagenfurt Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 54+ hotels available in Galgenen. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Klagenfurt Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 45m and costs 10€ - 140€.

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