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There are 4 ways to get from Novalja to Ljubljana by ferry, night train, train, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry or car

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Recommended option

Catamaran, night train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Novalja to Rijeka 9309
  2. Take the night train from Rijeka to Ljubljana En

$19 - $27

3 alternative options

Catamaran, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Novalja to Rijeka 9309
  2. Take the train from Rijeka to Ljubljana

$19 - $27

Bus and ferry, bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Novalja to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana N952 / ...

$24 - $55

Car ferry, drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Zigljen to Prizna 335
  2. Drive from Prizna to Ljubljana

$30 - $49

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Novalja to Ljubljana is to Catamaran and train which costs 120 kn - 180 kn and takes 6 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Novalja to Ljubljana is to car ferry and drive which costs 190 kn - 320 kn and takes 3 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Novalja to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Novalja and arriving at Ljubljana via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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The distance between Novalja and Ljubljana is 169 km.

The best way to get from Novalja to Ljubljana without a car is to Catamaran and night train which takes 6 h 46 min and costs 120 kn - 180 kn.

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It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from Novalja to Ljubljana, including transfers.

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Novalja to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, depart from Novalja station.

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

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There are 756+ hotels available in Ljubljana. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Novalja to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 105.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 46 min

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

There is no direct connection from Novalja to Ljubljana. However, you can take the Catamaran to Rijeka, take the walk to Rijeka, then take the night train to Ljubljana. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Novalja to Ljubljana via Rijeka and Rijeka in around 6 h 46 min.

Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Bus operators
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus and ferry from Novalja to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
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 Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
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 Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.si
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Globtour
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
atvo.it
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Ferry from Novalja to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$9 - $12
Car ferry from Zigljen to Prizna
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$1 - $2
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Car ferry from Zigljen to Prizna
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Car ferry from Žigljen to Prizna
Ave. Duration
45 days 12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com

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