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

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Fly to Ljubljana  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Ljubljana (LJU) VIE - LJU

$108 - $388

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Rideshare  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Vienna to Ljubljana 236.4 miles

$19 - $23

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Fly to Klagenfurt, shuttle  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Klagenfurt (KLU) VIE - KLU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Ljubljana

$99 - $493

Fly to Graz, shuttle  •  4 h 42 min

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

$128 - $643

Fly to Zagreb, shuttle  •  4 h 32 min

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

$128 - $573

Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Ljubljana 958 / ...

$21 - $35

Train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Ljubljana Ec

$45 - $70

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Ljubljana 237.3 miles

$45 - $70

Shuttle  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Vienna to Ljubljana

$45 - $700

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Ljubljana is to rideshare which costs 16€ - 20€ and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Ljubljana is to fly which costs 90€ - 340€ and takes 2 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 8 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Ljubljana is 278 km. The road distance is 379.6 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Ljubljana without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 55 min and costs 18€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Vienna to Ljubljana, including transfers.

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Vienna to Ljubljana bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg station.

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Vienna to Ljubljana train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Ljubljana is to fly which takes 2 h 40 min and costs 90€ - 340€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 4 h 55 min, you could also train, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 6 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 174 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

Adria Airways flies from Vienna to Ljubljana twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna to Ljubljana twice daily. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Graz
Ave. Duration
36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $180
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$11 - $40
Private
$45 - $180
Shuttle from Graz Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$42 - $46
Private
$150 - $360
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $45
Private
$130 - $260
Shuttle from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $700
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$45 - $60
Private
$310 - $700
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Ljubljana Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Ljubljana is 380 km. It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to drive from Vienna to Ljubljana.

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Adria Airways offers flights from Vienna Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Ljubljana train tickets online with Loco2.

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Book your Vienna to Ljubljana bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 776+ hotels available in Ljubljana. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Vienna and Ljubljana. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 11€.

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