There are 5 ways to get from Ljubljana to Zagreb by train, bus, rideshare, car or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...

$11 - $17

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Bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb N997 / ...

$8 - $15

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Ljubljana to Zagreb 86.9 miles

$10

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Zagreb 87.8 miles

$17 - $26

Shuttle  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb

$30 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Zagreb is to rideshare which costs 9€ and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Zagreb is to drive which costs 14€ - 22€ and takes 1 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Zagreb. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod.. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Zagreb is 117 km. The road distance is 140.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Zagreb without a car is to train which takes 2 h 16 min and costs 10€ - 14€.

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The train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. takes 2 h 16 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Ljubljana to Zagreb train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), depart from Ljubljana station.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Zagreb is to train which takes 2 h 16 min and costs 10€ - 14€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 6€ - 13€ and takes 2 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Zagreb.
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  • Distance: 73.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 16 min

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

Slovenian Railways (SŽ) operates a train from Ljubljana to Zagreb every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. Five other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.si
Globtour
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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