There are 3 ways to get from Ljubljana to Nova Gorica by bus, train or car
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Bus • 2h 24m
€9 - €21
Train • 3h 16m
€9 - €19
1 alternative option
Drive • 1h 4m
€10 - €16
Ljubljana to Nova Gorica by bus
The bus journey time between Ljubljana and Nova Gorica is around 1h 15m and covers a distance of around 115 km. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 15m. Operated by Nomago, Arriva Slovenia and DRD Turizem, the Ljubljana to Nova Gorica bus service departs from Tobačna and arrives in Avtobusna postaja Nova Gorica. Typically three buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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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
- Regional restriction measures in place
The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nova Gorica is 080 1404.
Wearing a face mask on public transport in Nova Gorica is mandatory.
Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 080 1404.
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Nova Gorica is to train which costs €9 - €19 and takes 3h 16m.
The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Nova Gorica is to drive which costs €10 - €16 and takes 1h 4m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tobačna and arriving at Avtobusna postaja Nova Gorica. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 24m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Nova Gorica. Services depart twice a week, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3h 16m.
The distance between Ljubljana and Nova Gorica is 67 km. The road distance is 105.8 km.
The best way to get from Ljubljana to Nova Gorica without a car is to bus which takes 2h 24m and costs €9 - €21.
The bus from Tobačna to Avtobusna postaja Nova Gorica takes 2h 24m including transfers and departs every three hours.
Ljubljana to Nova Gorica bus services, operated by Nomago, depart from Tobačna station.
Ljubljana to Nova Gorica train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), depart from Ljubljana station.
The best way to get from Ljubljana to Nova Gorica is to bus which takes 2h 24m and costs €9 - €21. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €9 - €19 and takes 3h 16m.
What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Nova Gorica, Slovenia?
Nomago operates a bus from Tobačna to Avtobusna postaja Nova Gorica 5 times a day. Tickets cost €9 - €19 and the journey takes 2h 24m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Slovenian Railways (SŽ) operates a train from Ljubljana to Nova Gorica twice a week. Tickets cost €9 - €19 and the journey takes 3h 16m.
Train from Ljubljana to Nova Gorica
- Ave. Duration
- 3h 16m
- Twice a week
- Estimated price
- €9 - €19
- Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
- Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
- €10 - €13
- Regional Train Ticket
- €9 - €12
- Intercity 1st Class Ticket
- €15 - €19
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More Questions & Answers
Ljubljana to Nova Gorica bus services, operated by Nomago, arrive at Avtobusna postaja Nova Gorica station.
Ljubljana to Nova Gorica train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), arrive at Nova Gorica station.
Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Nova Gorica is 106 km. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from Ljubljana to Nova Gorica.
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