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Bus  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Prague Main station to Ljubljana bus station 958

€30 - €40

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Train, shuttle  •  10h 7m

  1. Take the train from Praha-Holesovice to Graz Hbf Rj
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Graz - Hbf Busbahnhof to Ljubljana

€109 - €439

Train via Vienna  •  11h 1m

  1. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Ljubljana Ec

€55 - €100

Train  •  11h 33m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Bruck/Mur Rj
  2. Take the train from Bruck/Mur to Ljubljana Ec

€61 - €98

Drive  •  6h 55m

  1. Drive from Prague to Ljubljana 654.6 km

€65 - €100

Fly to Ljubljana  •  6h 36m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Ljubljana (LJU) PRG - LJU

€123 - €301

Fly to Klagenfurt, shuttle  •  7h 40m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Klagenfurt (KLU) PRG - KLU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Ljubljana

€96 - €361

Fly to Trieste, shuttle  •  7h 50m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Trieste (TRS) PRG - TRS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Airport to Ljubljana

€91 - €421

Fly to Vienna, shuttle  •  7h 50m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Vienna (VIE) PRG - VIE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Vienna Airport to Ljubljana

€57 - €831

Fly to Munich, shuttle  •  7h 51m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Munich (MUC) PRG - MUC
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Munich Airport to Ljubljana Airport

€143 - €951

Shuttle  •  6h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Praha to Ljubljana Eurobusways

€75 - €150

Prague to Ljubljana by bus

The bus journey time between Prague and Ljubljana is around 9h 25m and covers a distance of around 711 km. The fastest bus normally takes 9h 25m. Operated by FlixBus, the Prague to Ljubljana bus service departs from Prague Main station and arrives in Ljubljana bus station. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
9h 25m
Fastest bus time:
9h 25m
Bus distance:
711 km
Buses per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€30
Carbon emissions:
88 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
09:05
Last bus departs at:
09:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Prague to Ljubljana bus schedules

Czech Republic → Slovenia
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Conditions of entry into Slovenia from Czech Republic

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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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 mandatory.

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 Czech Republic from Slovenia is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Prague to Ljubljana is to bus, which costs 850 Kč - 1 100 Kč and takes 9h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Ljubljana is to shuttle which costs 1 900 Kč - 3 800 Kč and takes 6h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague Main station station and arriving at Ljubljana bus station station. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Prague, hl.n. and arriving at Ljubljana via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 1m.

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The distance between Prague and Ljubljana is 449 km. The road distance is 654.6 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Ljubljana without a car is to bus which takes 9h 25m and costs 850 Kč - 1 100 Kč.

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The bus from Prague Main station to Ljubljana bus station takes 9h 25m including transfers and departs four times a week.

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

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Prague to Ljubljana train services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Prague, hl.n. station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Ljubljana is to bus which takes 9h 25m and costs 850 Kč - 1 100 Kč. Alternatively, you can train via Vienna, which costs 1 400 Kč - 2 600 Kč and takes 11h 1m, you could also fly, which costs 3 100 Kč - 8 000 Kč and takes 6h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 448.9 km
  • Duration: 9h 25m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Prague Main station to Ljubljana bus station 4 times a week. Tickets cost €30 - €40 and the journey takes 9h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Ljubljana via Vienna, Hbf and Wien Hbf in around 11h 1m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €500
Flights from Prague to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €500
Flights from Prague to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €500
Flights from Prague to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €430
Flights from Prague to Klagenfurt via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €340
Flights from Prague to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €240
Flights from Prague to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €240
Flights from Prague to Trieste via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €240
Flights from Prague to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €240
Flights from Prague to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €340
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Trieste via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €360
Flights from Prague to Trieste via Bari
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €230
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Prague to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€200 - €490
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Ljubljana via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€180 - €280
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Prague to Ljubljana via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€160 - €450
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Prague to Ljubljana via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€29 - €180
Train operators
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Praha-Holesovice to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Website
Railjet
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €35
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€23 - €35
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Bruck/Mur to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Bruck/Mur
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €45
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€25 - €35
Business
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague Main station to Ljubljana bus station
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Graz - Hbf Busbahnhof to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€35 - €330
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€37 - €41
Private
€130 - €330
Shuttle from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€10 - €150
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€10 - €35
Private
€40 - €150
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 Vienna Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€35 - €650
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€35 - €55
Private
€270 - €650
Shuttle from Munich Airport to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€50 - €650
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€50 - €54
Private
€340 - €650
ZUP Prevozi
Phone
+386 (0) 31 30 41 41
Email
info@zup-prevozi.eu
Website
zup-prevozi.eu
Shuttle from Munich Airport to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€290 - €340
Schedules at
zup-prevozi.eu
Economy class
€290 - €340
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Praha to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€75 - €150
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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

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

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Prague to Ljubljana train services, operated by ÖBB EuroCity, arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Ljubljana is 655 km. It takes approximately 6h 55m to drive from Prague to Ljubljana.

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Ryanair, Wizz Air, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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Book your Prague to Ljubljana bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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