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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Udine

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Central Station to Ljubljana bus station
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Cesta

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Train, night bus

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Ljubljana
  2. Take the night bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Cesta

Drive

  1. Drive from Vienna to Cesta

Fly to Trieste

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Trieste (TRS)

Fly to Klagenfurt, shuttle, bus

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Klagenfurt (KLU)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Nova Gorica
  3. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Nova Gorica to Cesta

Fly to Graz, shuttle

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Graz (GRZ)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Ljubljana Airport
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Nova Gorica

Fly to Zagreb, shuttle, night bus

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zagreb (ZAG)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana
  3. Take the night bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Cesta

Shuttle, bus

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Vienna to Ljubljana
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Cesta

Vienna (VIE) to Trieste (TRS) flights

The flight time between Vienna (VIE) and Trieste (TRS) is around 6h 10m and covers a distance of around 346 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 7m. The fastest flight normally takes 3h 50m. Services are operated by Ryanair, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and others. Typically 63 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
3h 2m
Layover time:
3h 7m
Total time:
6h 10m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
3h 50m
Flight distance:
346 km
Flights per week:
63
Cheapest price:
€20
Carbon emissions:
70 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
05:45
Last flight departs at:
17:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vienna (VIE) to Trieste (TRS) flight schedules

Austria → Slovenia
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International entry into Slovenia from Austria

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Slovenia from Austria

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Austria
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Slovenia

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Austria

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Slovenia from Austria.

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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
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cesta is 080 1404.

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

The social distance requirement in Cesta is 1.5 metres.

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

No, but conditions apply when returning to Austria from Slovenia.

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Last updated: 15 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Cesta is to bus which costs €27 - €45 and takes 8h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Cesta is to drive which costs €45 - €75 and takes 4h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna station to Cesta. However, there are services departing from Vienna Central Station and arriving at Cesta via Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 8m.

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It is 320 km from Vienna to Cesta. It is approximately 463 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Cesta without a car is to bus which takes 8h 8m and costs €27 - €45.

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It takes approximately 7h 8m to get from Vienna to Cesta, including transfers.

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Vienna to Cesta bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna Central Station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Cesta is to train which takes 7h 8m and costs €60 - €100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €27 - €45 and takes 8h 8m, you could also fly, which costs €29 - €260 and takes 6h 46m.

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There is no direct flight from Vienna Airport to Trieste Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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Vienna to Cesta bus services, operated by Nomago, arrive at Cesta station.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Cesta.
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  • Distance: 320.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 8m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Cesta, Občina Ajdovščina, Slovenia?

Railjet operates a train from Wien Hbf to Udine twice daily. Tickets cost €60 - €90 and the journey takes 5h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Cesta via Ljubljana bus station and Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana in around 8h 8m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€310 - €950
Flights from Vienna to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Flights from Vienna to Trieste via Stuttgart, Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €700
Flights from Vienna to Trieste via Nuremberg, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Flights from Vienna to Trieste via Stuttgart, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€310 - €950
Flights from Vienna to Trieste via Hamburg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €750
Flights from Vienna to Trieste via Dusseldorf, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €750
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €450
Flights from Vienna to Graz
Ave. Duration
36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Trieste via Naples
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€20 - €240
Flights from Vienna to Trieste via Catania
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€20 - €240
Flights from Vienna to Trieste via Bari
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€20 - €240
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €380
Train operators
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 Wien Hbf to Udine
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
Railjet
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Bus operators
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Central Station to Ljubljana bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Cesta
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €18
Website
Nomago
Economy
€8 - €13
Premium
€11 - €16
Family&friends
€12 - €18
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Nova Gorica to Cesta
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Nomago
Economy
€7 - €10
Premium
€9 - €13
Family&friends
€10 - €15
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Cesta
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
Arriva Slovenia
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Nova Gorica to Cesta
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Website
Arriva Slovenia
ZUP Prevozi
Phone
+386 (0) 31 30 41 41
Email
info@zup-prevozi.eu
Website
zup-prevozi.eu
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Nova Gorica
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€90 - €110
Schedules at
zup-prevozi.eu
Economy class
€90 - €110
Shuttle from Graz Airport to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€130 - €160
Schedules at
zup-prevozi.eu
Economy class
€130 - €160
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 Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€35 - €600
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€35 - €55
Private
€270 - €600

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Cesta is 463 km. It takes approximately 4h 26m to drive from Vienna to Cesta.

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Ryanair, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Vienna Airport to Trieste Airport.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Cesta. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs €3 - €11.

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