There are 6 ways to get from Varaždin to Ljubljana by bus, night bus, train, car, bus and ferry or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Varaždin to Zagreb 24
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana N952 / ...

$17 - $28

5 alternative options

Night bus, train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the night bus from Varaždin to Maribor N905
  2. Take the train from Maribor to Ljubljana Ec / ...

$17 - $25

Train Slovenian Railways (SŽ)  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Središče to Ljubljana Rg 1641

$18 - $27

Train via Zagreb Glavni Kolod.  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Varazdin to Zagreb
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Ljubljana Ec / ...

$20 - $29

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Varaždin to Ljubljana 108.6 miles

$21 - $35

Bus and ferry, shuttle  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Varaždin to Zagreb
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana

$39 - $253

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Varaždin to Ljubljana is to bus which costs 100 kn - 180 kn and takes 4 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varaždin to Ljubljana is to drive which costs 130 kn - 200 kn and takes 2 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Varaždin to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Varaždin and arriving at Ljubljana via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Varaždin to Ljubljana. However, there are services departing from Varazdin and arriving at Ljubljana via Čakovec and Središče. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 39 min.

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The distance between Varaždin and Ljubljana is 144 km. The road distance is 173.8 km.

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The best way to get from Varaždin to Ljubljana without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 28 min and costs 100 kn - 180 kn.

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It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from Varaždin to Ljubljana, including transfers.

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Varaždin to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, depart from Varaždin station.

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

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The best way to get from Varaždin to Ljubljana is to bus which takes 4 h 28 min and costs 100 kn - 180 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110 kn - 170 kn and takes 4 h 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Varaždin to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 89.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 28 min

What companies run services between Varaždin, Croatia and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

You can take a bus from Varaždin to Ljubljana via Zagreb in around 4 h 28 min. Alternatively, Slovenian Railways (SŽ) operates a train from Varaždin to Ljubljana once a week. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 14 min.

Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Maribor to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Središče to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Varazdin to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $18
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Varaždin to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Varazdin to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Varaždin to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Varaždin to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
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 Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Varaždin to Maribor
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.si
Globtour
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com

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