There are 11 ways to get from Ljubljana to Zermatt by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus, train  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Trieste 427 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Rho Fiera Milano Fr
  3. Take the train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Brig Ec
  4. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$111 - $264

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Bus  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Venice Airport, Venice K803 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mestre to Visp

$94 - $147

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Train via Venezia Mestre  •  12 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Trieste Airport
  2. Take the train from Trieste Aeroporto to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  5. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$98 - $181

Train  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Zürich HB En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Visp 8 / ...

$181 - $318

Drive  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Zermatt 449.3 miles

$90 - $140

Fly Ljubljana to Zurich, train  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Zurich (ZRH) LJU - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$190 - $498

Shuttle to Trieste, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Milan Linate (LIN) TRS - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig
  4. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$178 - $637

Fly Ljubljana to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LJU - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$239 - $528

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZAG - MXP
  3. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
  4. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$197 - $645

Shuttle to Venice, fly to Zurich, train  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Venice Airport
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Zurich (ZRH) VCE - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp

$189 - $857

Shuttle, bus, train  •  12 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Malpensa Aeroporto Terminal 1
  2. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$146 - $1,053

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana Tivoli and arriving at Zermatt via Trieste Aeroporto, Venezia Mestre, Milano Centrale and Brig Bahnhofplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 44 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Zermatt is 521 km. The road distance is 718.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Zermatt without a car is to bus and train which takes 11 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 10 min to get from Ljubljana to Zermatt, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Zermatt is to bus which takes 12 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 12 h 44 min.

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The quickest flight from Ljubljana Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Ljubljana to Zermatt train services, operated by MGB, arrive at Zermatt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Zermatt is 719 km. It takes approximately 7 h 44 min to drive from Ljubljana to Zermatt.

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Austrian Airlines and Adria Airways offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 325.8 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 10 min

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a bus from Ljubljana to Zermatt via Venice Airport, Venice, Venice Airport, Venice, Venice, Venice Mestre, Mestre, and Visp in around 12 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ljubljana to Zermatt via Trieste Airport, Trieste Aeroporto, Venezia Mestre, Milano Centrale, Brig, and Brig Bahnhofplatz in around 12 h 44 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Malpensa via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Rho Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Rho-Fiera Milano to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$26 - $31
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $55
Train from Visp to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$20 - $25
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana Tivoli to Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
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 Aeroporto to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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 Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana to Venice Airport, Venice
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.si
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Globtour
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana to Trieste Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
atvo.it
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Mestre to Visp
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $45
Private
$120 - $330
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
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Venice Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $390
Schedules at
goopti.com
Book at
goopti.com
Shared
$43 - $47
Private
$210 - $390
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Malpensa Aeroporto Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $950
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$66 - $71
Private
$500 - $950
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Malpensa Airport T1 to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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

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