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There are 7 ways to get from Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen by plane, train, shuttle, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Ljubljana, train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Zurich (ZRH) LJU - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil

$129 - $377

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Bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to St. Gallen N953

$35 - $60

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Shuttle to Graz, fly, train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Graz Airport
  2. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Zurich (ZRH) GRZ - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil

$172 - $719

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly, train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Zurich (ZRH) ZAG - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil

$142 - $604

Train  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Bregenz Rj

$106 - $177

Night train, train  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Take the night train from Ljubljana to Buchs SG En
  2. Take the train from Buchs SG to St. Gallen 87-Y / ...

$82 - $161

Drive  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Sankt Gallen 400.9 miles

$80 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 7 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 330€ and takes 4 h 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ljubljana and arriving at St. Gallen. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at St. Gallen via Villach Hbf, Salzburg Hbf and Bregenz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 5 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Canton of St. Gallen is 413 km. The road distance is 641.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 55 min and costs 30€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen, including transfers.

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Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ljubljana station.

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Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), depart from Ljubljana station.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen is to bus which takes 7 h 55 min and costs 30€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 90€ - 160€ and takes 12 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen.
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  • Distance: 258.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland?

FlixBus operates a bus from Ljubljana to Sankt Gallen 4 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 7 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ljubljana to Sankt Gallen via Villach Hbf, Salzburg Hbf, and Bregenz in around 12 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Graz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Graz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Buchs SG to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Night train from Ljubljana to Buchs SG
Ave. Duration
10 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Bregenz
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Buchs SG to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Buchs SG to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Graz Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$42 - $46
Private
$150 - $360
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $45
Private
$130 - $260
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ljubljana to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Ljubljana Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at St. Gallen station.

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Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Bregenz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen is 641 km. It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to drive from Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen.

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Swiss, Lufthansa and Adria Airways offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Book your Ljubljana to Canton of St. Gallen bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 361+ hotels available in Canton of St. Gallen. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Ljubljana Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs 9€ - 40€.

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