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There are 5 ways to get from Ljubljana to Gmünd by train, bus, night train or car

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Train, line 9505 bus  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee Re / ...
  3. Take the line 9505 bus from Spittal-Millstättersee Bf/Bbf to Gmünd i.K. Hauptplatz

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Train, line 9505 bus #2  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Villach Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee Re / ...
  3. Take the line 9505 bus from Spittal-Millstättersee Bf/Bbf to Gmünd i.K. Hauptplatz

Bus  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana bus station to Villach Bus Station N880 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Villach Hbf to Spittal/Drau Zentrum 5171

Night train  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the night train from Ljubljana to Spittal-Millstaettersee En

Drive  •  1h 29m

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Gmünd 147.2 km
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gmünd is 800 555 621.

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

The social distance requirement in Gmünd is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Gmünd is to drive which costs €17 - €25 and takes 1h 29m.

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The fastest way to get from Ljubljana to Gmünd is to drive. Taking this option will cost €17 - €25 and takes 1h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ljubljana station to Gmünd. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana bus station and arriving at Gmünd i.K. Hauptplatz via Villach Hbf and Spittal/Drau Zentrum. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 11m.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Gmünd is 121 km. The road distance is 147.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Gmünd without a car is to train and line 9505 bus which takes 3h 59m and costs €18 - €60.

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It takes approximately 3h 59m to get from Ljubljana to Gmünd, including transfers.

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

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Ljubljana to Gmünd bus services, operated by ÖBB-Postbus GmbH, arrive at Spittal/Drau Zentrum station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Gmünd is 147 km. It takes approximately 1h 29m to drive from Ljubljana to Gmünd.

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  • Distance: 120.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 59m

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Gmünd, Kärnten, Austria?

You can take a bus from Ljubljana to Gmünd via Villach Hbf and Spittal/Drau Zentrum in around 5h 11m. Alternatively, Croatian Railways (HŽPP) operates a vehicle from Ljubljana to Spittal-Millstaettersee once daily. Tickets cost €8 - €12 and the journey takes 2h 39m. EuroNight also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Phone
+385 1 3782 583
Email
informacije@hzpp.hr
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Ljubljana to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
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Croatia Rail Pass
Night train from Ljubljana to Spittal-Millstaettersee
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Book at
Croatia Rail Pass
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Ljubljana to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
€8 - €10
Regional Train Ticket
€6 - €8
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
€11 - €14
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 Villach Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
Railjet
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Villach Hbf to Spittal-Millstättersee
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Ljubljana to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
ÖBB-Postbus GmbH
Phone
+43 (0)5 17 17
Website
postbus.at
Bus from Spittal-Millstättersee Bf/Bbf to Gmünd i.K. Hauptplatz
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€6
Website
ÖBB-Postbus GmbH
Bus from Villach Hbf to Spittal/Drau Zentrum
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10
Website
ÖBB-Postbus GmbH
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ljubljana bus station to Villach Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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