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There are 10 ways to get from Ljubljana to Madrid by plane, shuttle, bus, train 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 from Ljubljana  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Madrid (MAD) LJU - MAD

$152 - $366

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Shuttle to Trieste, fly  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Madrid (MAD) TRS - MAD

$118 - $584

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Shuttle to Zagreb, fly  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Madrid (MAD) ZAG - MAD

$135 - $563

Shuttle to Venice, fly  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Venice Airport
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Madrid (MAD) VCE - MAD

$126 - $675

Shuttle to Vienna, fly  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Vienna Airport
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Madrid (MAD) VIE - MAD

$127 - $1,074

Bus, train  •  21 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Trieste 427 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  4. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
  5. Take the train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  6. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$277 - $493

Bus Atlassib  •  35 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Padova
  2. Take the bus from Padova to Madrid

Train, bus  •  38 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Monfalcone
  2. Take the train from Monfalcone to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Mestre Viale Stazione to Madrid Méndez Alvaro-Áncora

$131 - $197

Bus ALSA  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Venice, Venice Mestre N403 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mestre to Madrid

$145 - $236

Drive  •  19 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Madrid 1285.5 miles

$250 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Madrid is to train and bus which costs 110€ - 180€ and takes 38 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Madrid is to shuttle and fly which costs 110€ - 490€ and takes 7 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ljubljana to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Madrid via Padova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 6 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Madrid is 1598 km. The road distance is 2056.7 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Madrid without a car is to bus and train which takes 21 h 53 min and costs 240€ - 430€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 2 min to get from Ljubljana to Madrid, including transfers.

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Ljubljana to Madrid bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, depart from Ljubljana station.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Madrid is to fly which takes 8 h 2 min and costs 130€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 35 h 6 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ljubljana Airport to Madrid Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h and has one stopover.

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Ljubljana to Madrid bus services, operated by Atlassib, arrive at Madrid station.

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 998.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 2 min

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Madrid, Spain?

easyJet, Air France and 13 other airlines fly from Ljubljana to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ljubljana to Madrid via Padova in around 35 h 6 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Ljubljana to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Zagreb to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Trieste to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $440
Flights from Trieste to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $440
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Venice to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Flights from Venice to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $900
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Trieste to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Trieste to Madrid via Rome, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $360
Flights from Venice to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zagreb to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Madrid via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zagreb to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Monfalcone to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
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 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 Venice Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $390
Schedules at
goopti.com
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goopti.com
Shared
$43 - $47
Private
$210 - $390
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $700
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$45 - $65
Private
$310 - $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 Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana to Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Ljubljana to Padova
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Ljubljana to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.si
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus from Ljubljana to Padova
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Globtour
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana to Trieste Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
atvo.it
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Padova to Madrid
Ave. Duration
29 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
atlassib.es
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Mestre to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 days 7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Madrid is 2057 km. It takes approximately 19 h 19 min to drive from Ljubljana to Madrid.

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Brussels Airlines, LOT, Transavia Holland and seven other airlines offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Madrid Airport.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Ljubljana Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs 9€ - 40€.

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