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There are 9 ways to get from Ljubljana to Geneva by plane, shuttle, bus, train, night 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  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Geneva (GVA) LJU - GVA

$130 - $461

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Bus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Geneva 405 / ...

$50 - $90

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Shuttle to Trieste, fly  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Geneva (GVA) TRS - GVA

$136 - $889

Shuttle to Venice, fly  •  6 h 49 min

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

$89 - $640

Bus, train via Milano Centrale  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Trieste 907 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Milano Centrale Fr
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Geneve Ec

$125 - $283

Train  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Trieste Airport
  2. Take the train from Trieste Aeroporto to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Geneve Ec

$123 - $216

Bus Globtour, train  •  16 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana Zob Postaja to Lausanne Parc Velodrom
  2. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève 1 / ...

$99 - $150

Night train, train  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Take the night train from Ljubljana to Zürich HB En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...

$181 - $303

Drive  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Geneva 504.9 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Geneva is to bus which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 13 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Geneva is to fly which costs 110€ - 410€ and takes 6 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Geneva. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana Tivoli and arriving at Geneve via Trieste Aeroporto, Venezia Mestre and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 50 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Geneva is 644 km. The road distance is 807.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Geneva without a car is to bus and train which takes 11 h 8 min and costs 100€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to get from Ljubljana to Geneva, including transfers.

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

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Ljubljana to Geneva train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), depart from Ljubljana Tivoli station.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Geneva is to fly which takes 6 h 4 min and costs 110€ - 410€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 190€ and takes 12 h 50 min, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 13 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 402.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 4 min

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

Air France, LOT and eight other airlines fly from Ljubljana to Geneva hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ljubljana to Geneva via Trieste Airport, Trieste Aeroporto, Venezia Mestre, and Milano Centrale in around 12 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Trieste to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Trieste to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Trieste to Geneva via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Trieste to Geneva via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Trieste to Geneva via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Trieste to Geneva via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Venice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Milano Centrale to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lausanne to Geneve
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Night train from Ljubljana to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
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 Aeroporto to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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 Lausanne to Genève
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $45
Private
$120 - $330
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 Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana to Geneva
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
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 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
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
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Ljubljana Zob Postaja to Trieste Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Ljubljana Zob Postaja to Lausanne Parc Velodrom
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
globtour.com
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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There is no direct flight from Ljubljana Airport to Geneva Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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

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Ljubljana to Geneva train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Geneve station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Geneva is 808 km. It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to drive from Ljubljana to Geneva.

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Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Transavia Holland and seven other airlines offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Geneva Airport.

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Book your Ljubljana to Geneva bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 397+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at $81 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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