There are 3 ways to get from Salzburg to Slovenia by train, night train or car

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Train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana D / ...

$37 - $59

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Night train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Ljubljana En

$26 - $40

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Ljubljana 175.5 miles

$35 - $55

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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.

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The distance between Salzburg and Slovenia is 246 km. The road distance is 280.7 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Slovenia without a car is to train which takes 5 h 9 min and costs .

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

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Salzburg to Slovenia train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Salzburg Hbf station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Slovenia is 281 km. It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to drive from Salzburg to Slovenia.

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Slovenia.
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  • Distance: 154 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Slovenia?

You can take a train from Salzburg to Ljubljana via Villach Hbf in around 5 h 9 min.

Train operators
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.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com

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