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There are 6 ways to get from Slovenia to Slovakia by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Graz, bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Vienna (VIE) GRZ - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$103 - $372

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Bus  •  12 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Bratislava 917

$35 - $50

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Fly from Klagenfurt, bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Vienna (VIE) KLU - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$89 - $420

Fly from Ljubljana, bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Vienna (VIE) LJU - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$89 - $338

Train  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Wien Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st. Rex / ...

$54 - $82

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Bratislava 281.3 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Slovenia to Slovakia is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 12 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Slovenia to Slovakia is to fly and bus which costs 85€ - 330€ and takes 3 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Bratislava. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Slovenia to Slovakia. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Bratislava hl.st. via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 36 min.

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The distance between Slovenia and Slovakia is 496 km. The road distance is 450.1 km.

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The best way to get from Slovenia to Slovakia without a car is to train which takes 7 h 36 min and costs 45€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Slovenia to Slovakia, including transfers.

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Slovenia to Slovakia bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, depart from Ljubljana station.

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Slovenia to Slovakia train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), depart from Ljubljana station.

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The best way to get from Slovenia to Slovakia is to train which takes 7 h 36 min and costs 45€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 12 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Slovenia to Slovakia.
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  • Distance: 310.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 27 min

What companies run services between Slovenia and Slovakia?

You can take a train from Ljubljana to Bratislava via Wien Hbf in around 7 h 36 min. Alternatively, Crnja Tours operates a bus from Ljubljana to Bratislava once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 12 h 53 min. FlixBus also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Graz to Vienna
Ave. Duration
41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Klagenfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Ljubljana to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
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.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
regiojet.com
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 Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Ljubljana to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
12 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com

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The quickest flight from Graz Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Slovenia to Slovakia bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, arrive at Bratislava station.

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Slovenia to Slovakia train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Bratislava hl.st. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Slovenia to Slovakia is 450 km. It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to drive from Slovenia to Slovakia.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Graz Airport to Vienna Airport.

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Book your Slovenia to Slovakia bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 341+ hotels available in Slovakia. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Slovenia to Graz Airport is to shuttle which takes 51 min and costs 22€ - 85€.

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