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There are 5 ways to get from Varaždin to Ljubljana by bus, train, car, bus and ferry or shuttle

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Bus, train  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Varaždin to Ptuj N950 / ...
  2. Take the train from Ptuj to Ljubljana D

$14 - $26

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Bus  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Varaždin to Zagreb 937 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana N952 / ...

$15 - $29

Train  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Varazdin to Zagreb
  2. Take the train from Zagreb to Ljubljana

$17 - $24

Drive  •  2h 4m

  1. Drive from Varaždin to Ljubljana 108.6 miles

$21 - $35

Bus and ferry, shuttle  •  3h 58m

  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 and train which costs 90 kn - 170 kn and takes 4h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Varaždin to Ljubljana is to drive which costs 130 kn - 210 kn and takes 2h 4m.

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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 4h 23m.

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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 Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 32m.

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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 and train which takes 4h 18m and costs 90 kn - 170 kn.

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It takes approximately 4h 18m 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 Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Varazdin station.

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The best way to get from Varaždin to Ljubljana is to bus which takes 4h 23m and costs 95 kn - 190 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100 kn - 160 kn and takes 6h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Varaždin to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 89.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 18m

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

You can take a bus from Varaždin to Ljubljana via Zagreb in around 4h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Varaždin to Ljubljana via Zagreb in around 6h 32m.

Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Varazdin to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$13 - $18
Train from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $17
Bus operators
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 Varaždin to Ptuj
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Varaždin to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Varaždin to Ptuj
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Varaždin to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Varaždin to Ptuj
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arriva.si
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.si
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Varaždin to Ptuj
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Varaždin to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Varaždin to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
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
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Crnja Tours
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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autoherc.getbybus.com
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
atvo.it

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Varaždin to Ljubljana bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Varaždin to Ljubljana train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varaždin to Ljubljana is 174 km. It takes approximately 2h 4m to drive from Varaždin to Ljubljana.

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