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There are 7 ways to get from Ljubljana to Pag by train, car, car ferry, bus, ferry, night train, shuttle or plane

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Train, drive, car ferry  •  9h

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Gospic Ic
  3. Drive from Gospic to Prizna
  4. Take the car ferry from Prizna to Zigljen 335

238 kn - 383 kn

Cheapest option

Train, Catamaran  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Rijeka 483
  2. Take the Catamaran from Rijeka to Novalja 9309

145 kn - 227 kn

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Bus  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana bus station to Zadar bus station N948
  2. Take the bus from Zadar to Pag Zadar Central Bus Station - Pag Port

211 kn - 342 kn

Night train, bus  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the night train from Ljubljana to Rijeka En
  2. Take the bus from Selce Bus Stop to Pag Port Selce Bus Stop - Pag Port

337 kn - 532 kn

Drive  •  4h 1m

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Pag 361.3 km

280 kn - 410 kn

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly, bus  •  5h 53m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Zadar (ZAD) ZAG - ZAD
  3. Take the bus from Zadar to Pag

650 kn - 2.664 kn

Shuttle to Pula, fly, bus  •  6h 34m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana - Avtobusna Postaja to Pula Airport
  2. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Zadar (ZAD) PUY - ZAD
  3. Take the bus from Zadar to Pag

698 kn - 2.919 kn

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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
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pag is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Pag is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Pag is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Slovenia from Croatia.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Ljubljana to Pag is to train and Catamaran, which costs 19€ - 30€ and takes 8h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Pag is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 4h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ljubljana station to Pag. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana bus station and arriving at Pag via Zadar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 15m.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Pag is 184 km. The road distance is 361.3 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Pag without a car is to bus which takes 8h 15m and costs 27€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 9h to get from Ljubljana to Pag, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Zadar Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Ljubljana to Pag bus services, operated by Antonio Tours, arrive at Pag station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Pag is 361 km. It takes approximately 4h 1m to drive from Ljubljana to Pag.

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  • Distance: 183.8 km
  • Duration: 9h

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Pag, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Ljubljana to Pag via Zadar bus station and Zadar in around 8h 15m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
250 kn - 650 kn
Flights from Pula to Zadar
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
240 kn - 340 kn
Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 130 kn
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
75 kn - 95 kn
Regional Train Ticket
60 kn - 85 kn
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
110 kn - 130 kn
Train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 130 kn
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
70 kn - 90 kn
Regional Train Ticket
60 kn - 75 kn
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
100 kn - 130 kn
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ljubljana bus station to Zadar bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
160 kn - 200 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar Central Bus Station to Pag Port
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
55 kn - 150 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Bus from Selce Bus Stop to Pag Port
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 170 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
220 kn - 1.700 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
220 kn - 270 kn
Private
850 kn - 1.700 kn
Shuttle from Ljubljana - Avtobusna Postaja to Pula Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
270 kn - 2.300 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
270 kn - 300 kn
Private
1.200 kn - 2.300 kn
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Prizna to Zigljen
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
14 kn - 18 kn
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
14 kn - 18 kn
Ferry from Rijeka to Novalja
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 kn
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
50 kn - 65 kn
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Car ferry from Prizna to Žigljen
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
ap.hr

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Zagreb Airport to Zadar Airport.

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There are 116+ hotels available in Pag. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 57m and costs 29€ - 230€.

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