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There are 9 ways to get from Riga to Ljubljana by plane, shuttle, bus, 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 21 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Ljubljana (LJU) RIX - LJU

$130 - $315

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Train  •  35 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Brest Central D
  3. Take the train from Brest Central to Warszawa Wschodnia D
  4. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Wien Hbf Eic
  5. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Ljubljana Ec

$80 - $126

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Fly to Klagenfurt, shuttle  •  9 h 2 min

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

$165 - $359

Fly to Zagreb, shuttle  •  9 h 13 min

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

$151 - $466

Fly to Graz, shuttle  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Graz (GRZ) RIX - GRZ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Ljubljana

$145 - $558

Fly to Trieste, shuttle  •  8 h 52 min

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

$188 - $612

Bus, train  •  24 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Białystok
  2. Take the train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf Eic
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Ljubljana Ec

$100 - $155

Bus  •  31 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Katowice
  2. Take the bus from Katowice to Ljubljana

$81 - $120

Drive  •  19 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Ljubljana 1109 miles

$220 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Ljubljana is to bus which costs $80 - $120 and takes 31 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Ljubljana is to fly which costs $130 - $320 and takes 7 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Ljubljana via Katowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Ljubljana via Minsk-Passajirskii, Brest Central, Warszawa Wschodnia and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 55 min.

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The distance between Riga and Ljubljana is 1379 km. The road distance is 1774.4 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Ljubljana without a car is to bus and train which takes 24 h 44 min and costs $100 - $160.

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It takes approximately 7 h 21 min to get from Riga to Ljubljana, including transfers.

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Riga to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Riga station.

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Riga to Ljubljana train services, operated by Latvian Railways (PV), depart from Riga station.

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The best way to get from Riga to Ljubljana is to fly which takes 7 h 21 min and costs $130 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 31 h 11 min, you could also train, which costs $80 - $130 and takes 35 h 55 min.

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  • Distance: 861.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 21 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

Turkish Airlines, Air Baltic and nine other airlines fly from Riga to Ljubljana hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riga to Ljubljana via Katowice and Katowice in around 31 h 11 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riga to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Riga to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Riga to Klagenfurt via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $750
Flights from Riga to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Riga to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Riga to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Riga to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from Riga to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from Riga to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Ljubljana via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Riga to Klagenfurt via Warsaw, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,300 - $1,400
Flights from Riga to Zagreb via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,900
Flights from Riga to Graz via Warsaw, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Riga to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Riga to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Riga to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Flights from Riga to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Riga to Graz via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Riga to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Riga to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Riga to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Riga to Ljubljana via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Riga to Ljubljana via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Riga to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Riga to Ljubljana via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Riga to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Riga to Trieste via Stockholm, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Riga to Ljubljana via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Riga to Zagreb via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Riga to Graz via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Riga to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Riga to Zagreb via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Riga to Graz via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Riga to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Riga to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Riga to Ljubljana via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,700
Flights from Riga to Zagreb via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Riga to Ljubljana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Riga to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Riga to Klagenfurt via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Riga to Zagreb via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Riga to Zagreb via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Riga to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Latvian Railways (PV)
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Brest Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
www.rw.by
2nd Class
$3 - $5
Coupe
$5 - $7
Train from Brest Central to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
www.rw.by
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $180
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$11 - $40
Private
$45 - $180
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $45
Private
$130 - $260
Shuttle from Graz Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$42 - $46
Private
$150 - $360
Shuttle from Trieste Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $45
Private
$120 - $330
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Białystok
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Riga to Katowice
Ave. Duration
18 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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There is no direct flight from Riga Airport to Ljubljana Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Riga to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Sindbad, arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Ljubljana is 1 h behind Riga. It is currently 7:26 PM in Riga and 6:26 PM in Ljubljana.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Ljubljana is 1774 km. It takes approximately 19 h 30 min to drive from Riga to Ljubljana.

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Air France, Turkish Airlines, LOT and four other airlines offer flights from Riga Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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There are 757+ hotels available in Ljubljana. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Riga to Riga Airport is to line 22 bus which takes 27 min and costs .

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