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There are 10 ways to get from Ljubljana to Vlorë by train, car, car ferry, bus, shuttle, bus and ferry or plane

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Train, drive, car ferry  •  25h 47m

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Villa Opicina Re
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Lecce Fb
  4. Drive from Torre Specchia Rugger - Via Nettuno to Brindisi
  5. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Vlorë

$160 - $372

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Shuttle to Klagenfurt, fly to Tirana, shuttle  •  11h 20m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Klagenfurt Flughafen
  2. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Tirana (TIA) KLU - TIA
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Tirana Airport to Vlorë

$67 - $448

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Bus, shuttle  •  23h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Struga Central Bus Station Nova Gorica - Debar / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Struga to Vlorë

Bus, bus and ferry  •  32h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Florence
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Firenze to Vlorë

$160 - $232

Bus, car ferry, train  •  46h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana bus station to Trieste 402 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Trieste to Durrës
  3. Take the train from Durrës to Vlorë

$121 - $229

Drive  •  13h 15m

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Vlorë 1259.5 km

$150 - $230

Fly Ljubljana to Tirana, shuttle  •  11h 35m

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Tirana (TIA) LJU - TIA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Tirana Airport to Vlorë

$166 - $496

Shuttle to Venice, fly to Tirana, shuttle  •  9h 35m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Venice Airport
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Tirana (TIA) VCE - TIA
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Tirana Airport to Vlorë

$106 - $802

Shuttle to Venice, fly to Brindisi, car ferry  •  14h 31m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Venice Airport
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Brindisi (BDS) VCE - BDS
  3. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Vlorë

$128 - $776

Shuttle to Venice Treviso, fly to Tirana, shuttle  •  9h 45m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Treviso Airport
  2. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Tirana (TIA) TSF - TIA
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Tirana Airport to Vlorë

$96 - $701

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The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Vlorë is to bus and car ferry and train which costs 95€ - 190€ and takes 46h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Vlorë is to shuttle and fly which costs 85€ - 700€ and takes 9h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ljubljana to Vlorë. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Vlorë via Firenze. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 30m.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Vlorë is 740 km. The road distance is 1259.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Vlorë without a car is to bus and shuttle which takes 23h 30m and costs .

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It takes approximately 25h 47m to get from Ljubljana to Vlorë, including transfers.

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Ljubljana to Vlorë bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, depart from Ljubljana station.

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There is no direct flight from Ljubljana Airport to Tirana Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 15m and has one stopover.

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Ljubljana to Vlorë bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, arrive at Vlorë station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Vlorë is 1259 km. It takes approximately 13h 15m to drive from Ljubljana to Vlorë.

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  • Distance: 739.8 km
  • Duration: 25h 47m

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Vlorë, Albania?

There is no direct connection from Ljubljana to Vlorë. However, you can take the train to Villa Opicina, take the walk to Trieste - Villa Opicina, take the line 2 tram to Trieste - Piazza Alberto e Kathleen Casali, take the walk to Trieste Centrale, take the train to Venezia Mestre, take the train to Lecce, take the walk to Lecce - Camera di Commercio/Stazione, take the line 101 bus to Torre Specchia Rugger - Via Nettuno, take the drive to Brindisi, take the car ferry to Vlorë, then take the drive to Vlorë. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Ljubljana to Vlorë via Struga Central Bus Station and Struga in around 23h 30m.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Tirana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Venice to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Venice to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Tirana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Venice to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Venice to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Tirana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Tirana via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $700
Flights from Klagenfurt to Tirana via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Klagenfurt to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Klagenfurt to Tirana via Cologne Bonn, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Klagenfurt to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Venice Treviso to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Ljubljana to Tirana via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Albawings
Website
albawings.com
Flights from Venice to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Villa Opicina
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
$10 - $13
Regional Train Ticket
$8 - $11
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
$15 - $18
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
$12 - $25
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
$22 - $25
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
$17 - $65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
$17 - $24
Base Standard
$35 - $50
Base Premium
$45 - $65
Train from Venezia Mestre to Lecce
Ave. Duration
8h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
$75 - $110
Base Standard
$130 - $180
Base Premium
$150 - $220
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
$12 - $18
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
$12 - $18
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Trieste to Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
$20 - $28
Smart Low Cost
$17 - $25
Smart Flex
$35 - $55
Albanian Railways
Website
hsh.com.al
Train from Durrës to Vlorë
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hsh.com.al
Bus operators
DRD Turizem
Phone
+386 (0)51 224 222
Email
info@drd.si
Website
drd.si
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Struga Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
DRD Turizem
Senad Tours
Phone
+389 70 212 106
Email
info@senadtours.com
Website
senadtours.com
Shuttle from Struga to Vlorë
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
senadtours.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Ljubljana to Florence
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Firenze to Vlorë
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
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 Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Trieste Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $22
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Nomago
Economy
$10 - $15
Premium
$13 - $19
Family&friends
$15 - $22
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Trieste Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Crnja Tours
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Tirana International Airport
Phone
+355 52 22 55 39
Website
tirana-airport.com
Shuttle from Tirana Airport to Vlorë
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
tirana-airport.com
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Klagenfurt Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $170
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$12 - $40
Private
$50 - $170
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Venice Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $410
Schedules at
goopti.com
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goopti.com
Shared
$46 - $50
Private
$220 - $410
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Treviso Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $410
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$45 - $70
Private
$220 - $410
Ferry operators
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Brindisi to Vlorë
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$52
Website
Red Star Ferries
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Trieste to Durrës
Ave. Duration
37h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
Adria Ferries
Deck
$110 - $140
Car
$150 - $180
Inside cabin 2 beds
$150 - $170
Inner cabin 2 beds
$170 - $200

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Transavia Holland, TUI fly Belgium, Air Serbia and Lufthansa offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Tirana Airport.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Vlorë. Prices start at $100 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 21€ - 40€.

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