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

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Night train, train  •  7h 39m

  1. Take the night train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol. En
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Knin Ic

307 kn - 436 kn

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Train  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Knin Ic

204 kn - 319 kn

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Bus  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb N952 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Knin 975

213 kn - 347 kn

Bus via Prijedor  •  12h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Prijedor
  2. Take the bus from Prijedor to Knin

388 kn - 428 kn

Drive  •  4h 24m

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Knin 356.2 km

270 kn - 410 kn

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly to Split, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Split (SPU) ZAG - SPU
  3. Take the train from Split to Knin

589 kn - 2.518 kn

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly to Zadar, bus  •  6h 38m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Zadar (ZAD) ZAG - ZAD
  3. Take the bus from Zadar to Knin

709 kn - 2.958 kn

Shuttle to Pula, fly to Zadar, bus  •  7h 19m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana - Avtobusna Postaja to Pula Airport
  2. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Zadar (ZAD) PUY - ZAD
  3. Take the bus from Zadar to Knin

747 kn - 3.169 kn

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Knin is 00385 91 468 30 32.

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

The social distance requirement in Knin is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Slovenia from Croatia.

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The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Knin is to train which costs 27€ - 45€ and takes 7h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Knin is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 4h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ljubljana to Knin. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Knin via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Knin. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Knin via Zagreb Glavni Kol.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 39m.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Knin is 260 km. The road distance is 356.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Knin without a car is to night train and train which takes 7h 39m and costs 40€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 7h 39m to get from Ljubljana to Knin, including transfers.

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

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Ljubljana to Knin train services, operated by EuroNight, depart from Ljubljana station.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Knin is to train which takes 7h 43m and costs 27€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 8h 10m.

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  • Distance: 260.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 39m

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Knin, Croatia?

You can take a train from Ljubljana to Knin via Zagreb Glavni Kol. in around 7h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ljubljana to Knin via Zagreb in around 8h 10m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
310 kn - 800 kn
Flights from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
290 kn - 1.000 kn
Flights from Pula to Zadar
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
270 kn - 850 kn
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
Night train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
180 kn - 250 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 130 kn
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
75 kn - 95 kn
Regional Train Ticket
60 kn - 80 kn
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
110 kn - 130 kn
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 Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
70 kn - 90 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Knin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
140 kn - 180 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
120 kn - 180 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 180 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75 kn - 150 kn
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Nomago
Economy
75 kn - 110 kn
Premium
90 kn - 130 kn
Family&friends
110 kn - 150 kn
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 85 kn
Website
Crnja Tours
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
120 kn - 170 kn
Website
Eurolines FR
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Knin
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Knin
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70 kn - 100 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Tourist Company
Phone
066 890 490
Email
tourist@teol.net
Website
touristcompany.ba
Bus from Ljubljana to Prijedor
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
309 kn
Schedules at
touristcompany.ba
Cazmatrans NOVA d.o.o.
Phone
043 277 100
Website
cazmatrans.hr
Bus from Prijedor to Knin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80 kn - 120 kn
Schedules at
cazmatrans.hr
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
210 kn - 1.700 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
210 kn - 270 kn
Private
850 kn - 1.700 kn
Shuttle from Ljubljana - Avtobusna Postaja to Pula Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
270 kn - 2.300 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
270 kn - 300 kn
Private
1.200 kn - 2.300 kn

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Split Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Ljubljana to Knin bus services, operated by Croatia Bus Domestic, arrive at Knin station.

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Ljubljana to Knin train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Knin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Knin is 356 km. It takes approximately 4h 24m to drive from Ljubljana to Knin.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Zagreb Airport to Split Airport.

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Book your Ljubljana to Knin bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Knin. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 57m and costs 29€ - 230€.

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