There are 10 ways to get from Stuttgart to Ljubljana by plane, train, shuttle, bus, night train or car

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Fly Stuttgart to Ljubljana  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Ljubljana (LJU) STR - LJU

98€ - 316€

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Bus via Bled  •  11h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal SAB to Bled Central Bus Station Frankfurt - Zagreb / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bled to Tivoli Bled - Posavec - Ljubljana / ...

28€ - 67€

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Train to Frankfurt, fly to Ljubljana  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Ljubljana (LJU) FRA - LJU

125€ - 281€

Fly Stuttgart to Zagreb, shuttle  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Zagreb (ZAG) STR - ZAG
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana

88€ - 376€

Fly Stuttgart to Graz, shuttle  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Graz (GRZ) STR - GRZ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Ljubljana

119€ - 596€

Train to Zurich, fly to Ljubljana  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zuerich Hb
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ZRH - LJU

120€ - 739€

Train  •  9h 24m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana 211 / ...

69€ - 95€

Bus  •  10h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim to Ljubljana N955

33€ - 44€

Train, night train  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Ljubljana En

67€ - 141€

Drive  •  6h 16m

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Ljubljana 647.7 km

75€ - 120€

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Ljubljana is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 10h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Ljubljana is to train and fly which costs 120€ - 290€ and takes 5h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Ljubljana via Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 24m.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Ljubljana is 503 km. The road distance is 647.7 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Ljubljana without a car is to train which takes 9h 24m and costs 65€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 6h 13m to get from Stuttgart to Ljubljana, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Ljubljana train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Ljubljana is to fly which takes 6h 13m and costs 95€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 9h 24m, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 10h 27m.

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There is no direct flight from Stuttgart Airport to Ljubljana Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

Lufthansa, Air Serbia and five other airlines fly from Stuttgart to Ljubljana hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stuttgart to Ljubljana via Villach Hbf in around 9h 24m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 600€
Flights from Stuttgart to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 600€
Flights from Stuttgart to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 600€
Flights from Stuttgart to Ljubljana via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
210€ - 600€
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 380€
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 380€
Flights from Stuttgart to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 410€
Flights from Stuttgart to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 410€
Flights from Stuttgart to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 800€
Flights from Stuttgart to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Flights from Stuttgart to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 850€
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 460€
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 460€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 420€
Flights from Stuttgart to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 800€
Flights from Stuttgart to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 800€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
250€ - 550€
Flights from Stuttgart to Graz via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 1000€
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Ljubljana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Ljubljana via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Ljubljana via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
200€ - 450€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 60€
1st Class
45€ - 60€
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
29€ - 220€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
29€ - 40€
Private
110€ - 220€
Shuttle from Graz Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
35€ - 320€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
37€ - 40€
Private
130€ - 320€
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal SAB to Bled Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 45€
Book at
Nomago
Economy
22€ - 35€
Premium
25€ - 35€
Family&friends
30€ - 45€
Bus from Bled to Tivoli
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Book at
Nomago
Economy
7€ - 11€
Premium
10€ - 14€
Family&friends
11€ - 16€
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Bled to Tivoli
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Arriva Slovenia

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Ljubljana is 648 km. It takes approximately 6h 16m to drive from Stuttgart to Ljubljana.

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Air Serbia, LOT, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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There are 1018+ hotels available in Ljubljana. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Stuttgart Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs 3€ - 6€.

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