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There are 10 ways to get from Lyon to Slovenia by plane, shuttle, train, bus, night train or car

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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Fly to Ljubljana  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Ljubljana (LJU) LYS - LJU

$107 - $310

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  16 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Sežana
  2. Take the train from Sežana to Ljubljana Mv 1825 / ...

$76 - $109

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Fly to Graz  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Graz (GRZ) LYS - GRZ

$136 - $447

Fly to Trieste  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Trieste (TRS) LYS - TRS

$125 - $508

Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Venice (VCE) LYS - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Portorož

$81 - $617

Train, bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux
  2. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Trieste Centrale Fr
  4. Take the bus from Trieste to Ljubljana 907 / ...

$127 - $255

Train  •  14 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja

$239 - $325

Bus  •  18 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Ljubljana

$100 - $150

Train, night train  •  17 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  3. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Ljubljana En

$211 - $341

Drive  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Ljubljana 581.4 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Slovenia is to bus and train which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 16 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Slovenia is to fly which costs 90€ - 270€ and takes 7 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 18 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Slovenia. However, there are services departing from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu and arriving at Ljubljana via Genève and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 34 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Slovenia is 747 km. The road distance is 930.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Slovenia without a car is to train and bus which takes 13 h and costs 110€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Lyon to Slovenia, including transfers.

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Lyon to Slovenia bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Lyon station.

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Lyon to Slovenia train services, operated by Sncf, depart from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Slovenia is to fly which takes 7 h 5 min and costs 90€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 290€ and takes 14 h 25 min, you could also bus, which costs 90€ - 130€ and takes 18 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Slovenia.
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  • Distance: 466.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Slovenia?

Lufthansa, Adria Airways and six other airlines fly from Lyon to Kranj hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lyon to Ljubljana via Strasbourg, Stuttgart Hbf, München Hbf, München Hauptbahnhof Nord, München Hackerbrücke, and München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) in around 14 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Graz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Graz via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Lyon to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Lyon to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Lyon to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Bordeaux, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Nantes, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Lyon to Graz via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Flights from Lyon to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Graz via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $3,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Lyon to Graz via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lyon to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lyon to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Train operators
Sncf Ter
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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 Torino Porta Susa to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
11 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $150
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
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 Trieste to Ljubljana
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 Trieste to Ljubljana
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 Trieste Station to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
atvo.it
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Lyon to Sežana
Ave. Duration
13 h 38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
bstours.rs

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There is no direct flight from Lyon Airport to Ljubljana Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Lyon to Slovenia bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Lyon to Slovenia train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Slovenia is 930 km. It takes approximately 8 h 52 min to drive from Lyon to Slovenia.

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Brussels Airlines, KLM, Turkish Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Lyon Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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