There are 8 ways to get from Salzburg to Ljubljana by train, night train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Ec / ...
  2. D / ...

$39 - $60

Cheapest option

Night train, bus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. En
  2. 996 / ...

$20 - $40

6 alternative options

Night train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. En

$27 - $40

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. 175.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Salzburg to Ljubljana  •  6 h 18 min

  1. SZG - LJU

$96 - $454

Fly Salzburg to Klagenfurt  •  5 h 52 min

  1. SZG - KLU

$191 - $850

Train to Munich, fly to Ljubljana  •  5 h 17 min

  1. MUC - LJU

$158 - $503

Train to Munich, fly to Trieste  •  6 h 26 min

  1. MUC - TRS

$178 - $883

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

You can take a train from Salzburg to Ljubljana via Villach Hbf in around 5 h 9 min. Alternatively, Austrian Airlines, Adria Airways and six other airlines fly from Salzburg to Ljubljana every 3 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Munich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Munich to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Salzburg to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Salzburg to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Salzburg to Ljubljana via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Salzburg to Ljubljana via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Munich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Salzburg to Ljubljana via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Salzburg to Ljubljana via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Salzburg to Ljubljana via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Salzburg Hbf. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$24 - $29
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Villach to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around Slovenia

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between Salzburg and Ljubljana is 224 km. The road distance is 281 km.

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Ljubljana is to night train which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 4 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Ljubljana is to drive which takes 2 h 52 min and costs 29€ - 45€.

Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Ljubljana. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Salzburg to Ljubljana, including transfers.