There are 9 ways to get from Ljubljana to Heidelberg by plane, train, shuttle, bus 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 Ljubljana to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Frankfurt (FRA) LJU - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$138 - $395

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Bus  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB N952 / ...

$55 - $88

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Shuttle to Trieste, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Frankfurt (FRA) TRS - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$164 - $763

Shuttle to Graz, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Graz Airport
  2. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Frankfurt (FRA) GRZ - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$166 - $658

Shuttle to Graz, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  8 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Graz Airport
  2. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Stuttgart (STR) GRZ - STR
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

$158 - $767

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Frankfurt (FRA) ZAG - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$146 - $612

Train  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ec

$112 - $177

Shuttle, bus  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Munich Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Heidelberg 027 / ...

$79 - $732

Drive  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Heidelberg 473.8 miles

$95 - $150

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No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 33 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Heidelberg is 573 km. The road distance is 758.1 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Heidelberg without a car is to train which takes 10 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Ljubljana to Heidelberg, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Heidelberg is to train which takes 10 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Ljubljana Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Ljubljana to Heidelberg train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Heidelberg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Heidelberg is 758 km. It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to drive from Ljubljana to Heidelberg.

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Swiss, Lufthansa and Adria Airways offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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  • Distance: 358 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Heidelberg, Germany?

You can take a train from Ljubljana to Heidelberg via Villach Hbf in around 10 h 33 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Ljubljana to Heidelberg 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $75 and the journey takes 10 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Ljubljana to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Trieste to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Trieste to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Graz to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Graz to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Graz to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Graz to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Graz to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Graz to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Graz to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Graz to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Graz to Stuttgart via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Graz to Frankfurt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Train operators
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
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 Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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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 Graz Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$42 - $46
Private
$150 - $360
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 Munich Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $700
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$57 - $62
Private
$390 - $700
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 Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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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