There are 8 ways to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Ljubljana by train, plane, shuttle, bus or car

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Train, fly to Ljubljana  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ZRH - LJU

$129 - $379

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Bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Gallen to Ljubljana N953

$35 - $60

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Train, fly to Zagreb, shuttle  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Zagreb (ZAG) ZRH - ZAG
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana

$139 - $604

Train, fly to Graz, shuttle  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Graz (GRZ) ZRH - GRZ
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Ljubljana

$169 - $724

Train, fly to Venice, shuttle  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Ljubljana

$124 - $744

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to München Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja

$118 - $183

Train  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Buchs SG 78-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Buchs SG to Ljubljana En

$76 - $156

Drive  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Sankt Gallen to Ljubljana 400.4 miles

$80 - $130

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canton of St. Gallen to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Ljubljana via Buchs SG. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 56 min.

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The distance between Canton of St. Gallen and Ljubljana is 413 km. The road distance is 640.6 km.

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The best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Ljubljana without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Ljubljana, including transfers.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Ljubljana bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from St. Gallen station.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Ljubljana train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from St. Gallen station.

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The best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Ljubljana is to bus which takes 7 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Ljubljana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Ljubljana bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Map of how to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 258.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Sankt Gallen to Ljubljana once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 7 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sankt Gallen to Ljubljana via München Hbf, München Hauptbahnhof, München Hackerbrücke, and München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) in around 9 h 28 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Buchs SG
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Buchs SG to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
10 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Buchs SG
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Buchs SG
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
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 Venice Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $390
Schedules at
goopti.com
Book at
goopti.com
Shared
$44 - $47
Private
$210 - $390
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 St. Gallen to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Canton of St. Gallen to Ljubljana train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canton of St. Gallen to Ljubljana is 641 km. It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to drive from Canton of St. Gallen to Ljubljana.

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Adria Airways offers flights from Zurich Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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Book your Canton of St. Gallen to Ljubljana bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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