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

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Bus  •  9h 25m

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

30€ - 50€

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Train, shuttle  •  10h 11m

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

110€ - 439€

Train via Vienna  •  11h 12m

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

85€ - 135€

Train  •  11h 22m

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

70€ - 106€

Drive  •  6h 54m

  1. Drive from Prague to Ljubljana 709.6 km

75€ - 110€

Fly to Ljubljana  •  5h 46m

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

96€ - 591€

Fly to Klagenfurt, shuttle  •  7h 26m

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

131€ - 641€

Fly to Zagreb, shuttle  •  6h 12m

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

105€ - 521€

Fly to Vienna, shuttle  •  7h 46m

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

65€ - 841€

Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  7h 21m

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

66€ - 651€

Shuttle  •  6h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Praha to Ljubljana Eurobusways

75€ - 160€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Ljubljana is to bus which costs 850 Kč - 1 300 Kč and takes 9h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Ljubljana is to fly which costs 2 500 Kč - 16 000 Kč and takes 5h 46m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, Prague Main station station and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 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 12m.

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The distance between Prague and Ljubljana is 449 km. The road distance is 709.6 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 - 1 300 Kč.

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

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Prague to Ljubljana bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Prague, 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 - 1 300 Kč. Alternatively, you can train via Vienna, which costs 2 200 Kč - 3 600 Kč and takes 11h 12m, you could also fly, which costs 2 500 Kč - 16 000 Kč and takes 5h 46m.

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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, Prague Main station to Ljubljana once daily. Tickets cost 30€ - 40€ and the journey takes 9h 25m. Eurolines FR also services this route 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Ljubljana via Vienna, Hbf and Wien Hbf in around 11h 12m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 490€
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 220€
Flights from Prague to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 400€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 470€
Flights from Prague to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 470€
Flights from Prague to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
190€ - 600€
Flights from Prague to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 380€
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Prague to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 220€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Ljubljana via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 310€
Flights from Prague to Klagenfurt via Warsaw Chopin, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Prague to Ljubljana via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
Flights from Prague to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 120€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
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 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 110€
Website
Railjet
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Bruck/Mur
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 100€
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€
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 100€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Bruck/Mur to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 45€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
25€ - 30€
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, Prague Main station to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Prague, Florenc to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
29€ - 220€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
29€ - 40€
Private
110€ - 220€
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 Venice Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
35€ - 340€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Book at
goopti.com
Shared
38€ - 41€
Private
180€ - 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€ - 160€
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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There is no direct flight from Prague Airport to Ljubljana Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 50m and has one stopover.

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

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Prague to Ljubljana train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Ljubljana is 710 km. It takes approximately 6h 54m to drive from Prague to Ljubljana.

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Air France, Ryanair, easyJet and four other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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

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There are 918+ hotels available in Ljubljana. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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