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There are 7 ways to get from Ljubljana to Padua by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus, train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Trieste N160 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Padova Fa / ...

$29 - $118

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Bus FlixBus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Padua, Padova 977 / ...

$16 - $90

5 alternative options

Bus Florentia Bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to San Donà di Piave
  2. Take the bus from San Donà di Piave to Venice 8A / ...

$69 - $99

Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Trieste Centrale Rv
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Padova Fa / ...

$33 - $55

Train Slovenian Railways (SŽ)  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Monfalcone R 1824
  2. Take the train from Monfalcone to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...

$23 - $57

Drive  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Padua 165.5 miles

$40 - $60

Shuttle  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Padova

$45 - $450

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Padua is to train which costs 20€ - 50€ and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Padua is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Padua, Padova. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Padua. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Padova via Trieste Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Padua is 216 km. The road distance is 264.7 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Padua without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 37 min and costs 25€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Ljubljana to Padua, including transfers.

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

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Ljubljana to Padua train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Ljubljana station.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Padua is to bus which takes 4 h 40 min and costs 14€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 5 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Padua.
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  • Distance: 134.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Padua, Italy?

FlixBus operates a bus from Ljubljana to Padua twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $28 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ljubljana to Padua via Trieste Centrale in around 5 h 40 min.

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 Padova
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Ljubljana to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
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
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana to Padua, Padova
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
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 - $29
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
Bus from Ljubljana to San Donà di Piave
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $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
Bus from San Donà di Piave to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
atvo.it

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

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Ljubljana to Padua train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Padova station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Padua is 265 km. It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to drive from Ljubljana to Padua.

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