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

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Trieste Centrale
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Ljubljana bus station

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Ljubljana bus station

Train

  1. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Trieste Centrale
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Tivoli

Train, bus via Verona

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the bus from Verona Viale Girolamo Cardinale to Ljubljana Central Bus Station

Train via Venice

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Monfalcone
  3. Take the train from Monfalcone to Ljubljana Tivoli

Drive

  1. Drive from Milan to Ljubljana

Fly Milan Linate to Trieste, shuttle

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Trieste (TRS)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Airport to Ljubljana

Fly Milan Linate to Ljubljana

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Ljubljana (LJU)

Fly Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Ljubljana (LJU)

Fly Milan Bergamo to Zagreb, shuttle

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Zagreb (ZAG)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana

Shuttle

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Milano Centrale Station to Ljubljana
Italy → Slovenia
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Yes, entry into Slovenia is currently allowed from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ljubljana is 080 1404.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ljubljana is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Ljubljana is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 080 1404.

No, returning to Italy from Slovenia is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 18 Sep 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Ljubljana is to bus which costs €16 - €25 and takes 8h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Ljubljana is to drive which costs €90 - €140 and takes 4h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Ljubljana station. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Ljubljana bus station via Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Milano P.Garibaldi and arriving at Ljubljana Tivoli via Trieste Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 39m.

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It is 417 km from Milan to Ljubljana. It is approximately 491.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Milan to Ljubljana without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 22m and costs €30 - €100.

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It takes approximately 6h 22m to get from Milan to Ljubljana, including transfers.

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

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Milan to Ljubljana train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Milano P.Garibaldi station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Ljubljana is to train which takes 7h 39m and costs €35 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €16 - €25 and takes 8h 49m, you could also fly, which costs €110 - €500 and takes 6h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 417.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 22m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

You can take a train from Milan to Ljubljana via Trieste Centrale in around 7h 39m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Milan to Ljubljana bus station 5 times a day. Tickets cost €25 - €31 and the journey takes 7h 30m. Union Ivkoni also services this route 6 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€410 - €1100
Flights from Milan Linate to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €220
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste via Alghero, Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €220
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste via Naples, Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €220
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste via Bari, Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €220
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste via Lamezia Terme, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €220
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste via Brindisi, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €220
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste via Bari, Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €220
Flights from Milan Linate to Ljubljana via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €650
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €480
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Ljubljana via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Ljubljana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €1000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€11 - €250
Train operators
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 Milano P.Garibaldi to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €95
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€55 - €75
Base Premium
€65 - €95
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Venezia Mestre to Monfalcone
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
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 Ljubljana Tivoli
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Train from Venezia Mestre to Monfalcone
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Train from Monfalcone to Ljubljana Tivoli
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €20
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Trenord
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
Train from Mestre to Monfalcone
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €19
Smart Flex
€28 - €40
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€85 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€55 - €80
1st Class
€100 - €140
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 Venezia Mestre to Monfalcone
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Bus operators
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan to Ljubljana bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Union Ivkoni
Bus from Verona Viale Girolamo Cardinale to Ljubljana Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Union Ivkoni
Bus from Milan Lampugnano M1 to Ljubljana Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Union Ivkoni
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Trieste Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€30 - €280
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€30 - €40
Private
€110 - €280
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€29 - €230
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€29 - €40
Private
€110 - €230
Shuttle from Milano Centrale Station to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€50 - €750
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€54 - €58
Private
€390 - €750

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There is no direct flight from Milan Linate Airport to Trieste Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Milan to Ljubljana bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ljubljana bus station.

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Milan to Ljubljana train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Ljubljana Tivoli station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Ljubljana is 491 km. It takes approximately 4h 36m to drive from Milan to Ljubljana.

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Lufthansa and Alitalia offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Trieste Airport.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 19 min and costs €1 - €3.

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