There are 4 ways to get from Ljubljana to Lienz by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Lienz in Osttirol Ic / ...

$29 - $44

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Bus, train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Villach 954 / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Lienz in Osttirol Ic / ...

$23 - $37

2 alternative options

Train via Spittal-Millstättersee  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Spittal-Millstättersee En
  2. Take the train from Spittal-Millstättersee to Lienz in Osttirol Ic / ...

$27 - $41

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Lienz 128 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Lienz. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Lienz in Osttirol via Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Lienz is 159 km. The road distance is 204.9 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Lienz without a car is to train which takes 3 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Ljubljana to Lienz, including transfers.

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

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Ljubljana to Lienz train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Lienz in Osttirol station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Lienz is 205 km. It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to drive from Ljubljana to Lienz.

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There are 441+ hotels available in Lienz. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Lienz.
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  • Distance: 99.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Lienz, Tirol, Austria?

You can take a train from Ljubljana to Lienz via Villach Hbf in around 3 h 51 min.

Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana to Spittal-Millstättersee
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
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 Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Spittal-Millstättersee to Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ljubljana to Villach
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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