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There are 4 ways to get from Salzburg to Slovenia by bus, train, night train or car

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Bus  •  3h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Ljubljana N948 / ...

$15 - $26

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Train  •  5h 11m

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

$23 - $54

Night train  •  4h 17m

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

$26 - $40

Drive  •  2h 52m

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Ljubljana 175.5 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Slovenia is to bus which costs 13€ - 23€ and takes 3h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Slovenia is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salzburg, Salzburg South and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 26m.

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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 4h 17m.

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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 bus which takes 3h 26m and costs 13€ - 23€.

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The bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Ljubljana takes 3h 26m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Salzburg to Slovenia bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Salzburg, Salzburg South station.

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

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Slovenia is to bus which takes 3h 26m and costs 13€ - 23€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 19€ - 50€ and takes 5h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Slovenia.
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  • Distance: 154 miles
  • Duration: 3h 26m

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Slovenia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Salzburg to Ljubljana twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 3h 26m. Crnja Tours also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Salzburg to Ljubljana via Villach Hbf in around 5h 11m.

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

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$24 - $29
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Salzburg P+R South to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Crnja Tours

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

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

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

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