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There are 7 ways to get from Ljubljana to Padova (Station) by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus via Venice Mestre Train Station  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana Dalmatinova ulica to Venice Mestre Train Station Ljubljana - Mestre

21€ - 59€

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Bus  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Padua 1922 / ...

14€ - 18€

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Bus #2  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Padova

55€ - 80€

Bus #3  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Venice Piazzale Roma Ljubljana - Venice Morning / ...
  2. Take the bus from Venezia to Stazione Padova 53E

23€ - 26€

Train  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Trieste Centrale Re
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Re / ...

19€ - 105€

Drive  •  2h 32m

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Padova (Station) 265 km

30€ - 50€

Shuttle  •  3h 44m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Padova

40€ - 390€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Padova (Station) is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Padova (Station) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Padova (Station) is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Padova (Station) is to bus which costs 14€ - 18€ and takes 3h 54m.

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The fastest way to get from Ljubljana to Padova (Station) is to drive which takes 2h 32m and costs 30€ - 50€.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Padua. Services depart twice daily, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Padova (Station). However, there are services departing from Ljubljana Tivoli and arriving at Padova via Trieste Centrale and Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 22m.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Padova (Station) is 216 km. The road distance is 265 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Padova (Station) without a car is to bus via Venice Mestre Train Station which takes 3h 40m and costs 21€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 3h 40m to get from Ljubljana to Padova (Station), including transfers.

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Ljubljana to Padova (Station) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ljubljana station.

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

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Padova (Station) is to bus via Venice Mestre Train Station which takes 3h 40m and costs 21€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 19€ - 110€ and takes 5h 22m.

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  • Distance: 215.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 40m

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Padova (Station), Italy?

DRD Turizem operates a bus from Ljubljana Dalmatinova ulica to Venice Mestre Train Station twice daily. Tickets cost 19€ - 25€ and the journey takes 3h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ljubljana to Padova (Station) via Trieste Centrale and Venezia Mestre in around 5h 22m.

Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
9€ - 11€
Regional Train Ticket
7€ - 10€
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
12€ - 16€
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 Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
18€ - 20€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 20€
Base Standard
30€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Bus operators
DRD Turizem
Phone
+386 (0)51 224 222
Email
info@drd.si
Website
drd.si
Bus from Ljubljana Dalmatinova ulica to Venice Mestre Train Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 25€
Website
DRD Turizem
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ljubljana to Padua
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Ljubljana to Padova
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
TripstAir
Phone
+38670511611
Email
info@tripstair.com
Website
tripstair.com
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Venice Piazzale Roma
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€
Website
TripstAir

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Ljubljana to Padova (Station) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Padua station.

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Ljubljana to Padova (Station) train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Venezia Mestre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Padova (Station) is 265 km. It takes approximately 2h 32m to drive from Ljubljana to Padova (Station).

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There are 543+ hotels available in Padova (Station). Prices start at 75€ per night.

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