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There are 4 ways to get from Ljubljana to Spittal an der Drau by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  2h 32m

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Villach Hbf Ec / ...

$20 - $31

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Night train  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the night train from Ljubljana to Spittal-Millstättersee En

$14 - $22

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Villach 954
  2. Take the bus from Villach Hbf to Spittal/Drau Zentrum 5171

$18 - $22

Drive  •  1h 24m

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Spittal an der Drau 83.9 miles

$16 - $25

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Spittal an der Drau is to night train which costs 12€ - 19€ and takes 2h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Spittal an der Drau is to drive which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 1h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ljubljana to Spittal an der Drau. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Spittal/Drau Zentrum via Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 6m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Spittal-Millstättersee. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 33m.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Spittal an der Drau is 113 km. The road distance is 134.3 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Spittal an der Drau without a car is to train which takes 2h 32m and costs 17€ - 28€.

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It takes approximately 2h 32m to get from Ljubljana to Spittal an der Drau, including transfers.

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Ljubljana to Spittal an der Drau bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ljubljana station.

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Ljubljana to Spittal an der Drau train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), depart from Ljubljana station.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Spittal an der Drau is to train which takes 2h 32m and costs 17€ - 28€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 20€ and takes 4h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Spittal an der Drau.
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  • Distance: 70.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 32m

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Spittal an der Drau, Austria?

Slovenian Railways (SŽ) operates a train from Ljubljana to Spittal an der Drau 5 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $18 and the journey takes 1h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ljubljana to Spittal an der Drau via Villach Hbf in around 4h 6m.

Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Night train from Ljubljana to Spittal-Millstättersee
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
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 Villach
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Ljubljana to Spittal an der Drau bus services, operated by ÖBB-Postbus GmbH, arrive at Spittal/Drau Zentrum station.

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Ljubljana to Spittal an der Drau train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), arrive at Villach Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Spittal an der Drau is 134 km. It takes approximately 1h 24m to drive from Ljubljana to Spittal an der Drau.

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There are 906+ hotels available in Spittal an der Drau. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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