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There are 9 ways to get from Stuttgart to Ljubljana by plane, train, shuttle, bus, night train or car

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Fly Stuttgart to Ljubljana  •  5h 53m

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

120€ - 386€

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Bus  •  11h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal SAB to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja Frankfurt - Zagreb / ...

30€ - 40€

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Train to Frankfurt, fly to Ljubljana  •  5h 19m

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

124€ - 431€

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

102€ - 476€

Fly Stuttgart to Graz, shuttle  •  6h 28m

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

98€ - 606€

Train, train to Munich, fly to Ljubljana  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen-Pasing
  2. Take the train from Muenchen-Pasing to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Ljubljana (LJU) MUC - LJU

172€ - 411€

Train, night train  •  9h 50m

  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  •  5h 56m

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Ljubljana 642.2 km

65€ - 100€

Bus, shuttle  •  9h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to München
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Munich Hbf to Ljubljana

Stuttgart to Ljubljana by bus

The bus journey time between Stuttgart and Ljubljana is around 9h 43m and covers a distance of around 672 km. The fastest bus normally takes 9h 24m. Operated by Bahn DE, Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS), Nomago and others, the Stuttgart to Ljubljana bus service departs from Stuttgart Feuersee and arrives in Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja. Typically 10 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stuttgart to Ljubljana bus schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ljubljana is 080 1404.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ljubljana is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ljubljana is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 080 1404.

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Ljubljana is to bus which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 11h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Ljubljana is to train and fly which costs 120€ - 440€ and takes 5h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stuttgart to Ljubljana station. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Feuersee and arriving at Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja via Universität and Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal SAB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 36m.

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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 Muenchen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 50m.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Ljubljana is 503 km. The road distance is 642.2 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Ljubljana without a car is to bus which takes 11h 36m and costs 29€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 5h 53m to get from Stuttgart to Ljubljana, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Nomago, depart from Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal SAB station.

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Stuttgart to Ljubljana train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Ljubljana is to fly which takes 5h 53m and costs 120€ - 390€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 11h 36m.

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  • Distance: 502.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 53m

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

Lufthansa, Swiss and two other airlines fly from Stuttgart to Ljubljana 3 times a day. Alternatively, Nomago operates a bus from Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal SAB to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja 4 times a day. Tickets cost 23€ - 45€ and the journey takes 9h 30m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
Flights from Stuttgart to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
Flights from Stuttgart to Ljubljana via Berlin Brandenburg Apt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
90€ - 330€
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Stuttgart to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
370€ - 700€
Flights from Stuttgart to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
Flights from Stuttgart to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
100€ - 430€
Flights from Munich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Stuttgart to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
95€ - 340€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Ljubljana via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
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 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen-Pasing
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Railjet
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen-Pasing
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Railjet
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Railjet
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen-Pasing
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen-Pasing to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
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 Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 60€
1st Class
45€ - 60€
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€
Shuttle from Munich Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
50€ - 600€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
49€ - 53€
Private
330€ - 600€
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal SAB to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 45€
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Nomago
Economy
23€ - 35€
Premium
27€ - 40€
Family&friends
30€ - 45€
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 Airport Busterminal to Ljubljana bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal SAB to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Crnja Tours
Atmaxha
Phone
+383 (0)29 226666
Email
info@atmaxhatrans.com
Website
atmaxhatrans.com
Bus from Stuttgart to München
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
atmaxhatrans.com
Book at
atmaxhatrans.com

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There is no direct flight from Stuttgart Airport to Ljubljana Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 35m and has one stopover.

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Stuttgart to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Nomago, arrive at Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja.

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Stuttgart to Ljubljana train services, operated by EuroNight, arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Ljubljana is 642 km. It takes approximately 5h 56m to drive from Stuttgart to Ljubljana.

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Eurowings, Swiss, LOT and Lufthansa offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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There are 191+ hotels available in Ljubljana. Prices start at 75€ 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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