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There are 4 ways to get from Ljubljana to Linz by bus, train, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Linz, Linz Industriezeile N160

$22 - $40

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Train  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf Wb

$43 - $97

Drive  •  4h 6m

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Linz 261.5 miles

$50 - $75

Shuttle, fly, train  •  5h 41m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Klagenfurt Flughafen
  2. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Vienna (VIE) KLU - VIE
  3. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Linz Hbf

$116 - $514

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The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Linz is to bus which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 6h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Linz is to drive which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 4h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Linz, Linz Industriezeile. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Linz. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Linz Hbf via Villach Hbf and Salzburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 25m.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Linz is 251 km. The road distance is 418.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Linz without a car is to bus which takes 6h 5m and costs 19€ - 35€.

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The bus from Ljubljana to Linz, Linz Industriezeile takes 6h 5m including transfers and departs five times a week.

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

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

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Linz is to bus which takes 6h 5m and costs 19€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 85€ and takes 6h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Linz.
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  • Distance: 157.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 5m

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Linz, Austria?

FlixBus operates a bus from Ljubljana to Linz 5 times a week. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 6h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ljubljana to Linz via Villach Hbf and Salzburg Hbf in around 6h 25m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Klagenfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Train operators
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 Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Flughafen Wien to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Linz, Linz central station, Train
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Salzburg, Hbf to Linz, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
regiojet.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 Linz, Linz Industriezeile
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Klagenfurt Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 35m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Linz is 418 km. It takes approximately 4h 6m to drive from Ljubljana to Linz.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Klagenfurt Airport to Vienna Airport.

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Book your Ljubljana to Linz bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 165+ hotels available in Linz. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Klagenfurt Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 45m and costs 10€ - 150€.

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