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There are 8 ways to get from Vienna to Velenje by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Celje Ec

$46 - $70

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Bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Maribor 060 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Maribor to Velenje Maribor - Dravograd - Radlje Ob Dr - Velenje - Gornji Grad / ...

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Velenje 204 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Ljubljana, bus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Ljubljana (LJU) VIE - LJU
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Velenje

$118 - $404

Fly to Graz, train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Graz (GRZ) VIE - GRZ
  2. Take the train from Maribor to Celje
  3. Take the train from Celje to Velenje

$122 - $397

Fly to Klagenfurt, shuttle, bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Klagenfurt (KLU) VIE - KLU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Ljubljana
  3. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Velenje

$109 - $509

Fly to Zagreb, shuttle, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zagreb (ZAG) VIE - ZAG
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb Airport to Maribor
  3. Take the train from Maribor to Celje

$142 - $557

Shuttle, bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Vienna to Maribor
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Maribor to Velenje Maribor - Dravograd - Radlje Ob Dr - Velenje - Gornji Grad / ...

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Velenje is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Velenje is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Velenje. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Velenje via Avtobusna postaja Maribor. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Velenje. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Velenje via Celje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 34 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Velenje is 227 km. The road distance is 326.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Velenje without a car is to train which takes 6 h 34 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Vienna to Velenje, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Velenje is to train which takes 6 h 34 min and costs 40€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Velenje.
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  • Distance: 141.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 34 min

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

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Velenje 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Velenje via Maribor and Avtobusna postaja Maribor in around 6 h 51 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 Graz
Ave. Duration
36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
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 Celje
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Maribor to Celje
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Celje to Velenje
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Maribor
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Wien Zob Vib to Maribor Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
globtour.com
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Maribor to Velenje
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
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Nomago
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Velenje
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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Nomago
Šamu Turizem
Phone
041 666 213
Email
samu.turizem@gmail.com
Website
samu-turs.com
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Maribor to Velenje
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
samu-turs.com
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Velenje
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
samu-turs.com
Izletnik
Phone
03 42 53 456
Email
uros.grohar@izletnik.si
Website
izletnik.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Velenje
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
izletnik.si
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 Zagreb Airport to Maribor
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$36 - $40
Private
$120 - $230
Shuttle from Vienna to Maribor
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $420
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $50
Private
$170 - $420

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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 Velenje bus services, operated by Nomago, arrive at Velenje station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Velenje is 326 km. It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to drive from Vienna to Velenje.

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Adria Airways offers flights from Vienna Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Velenje train tickets online with Loco2.

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There are 235+ hotels available in Velenje. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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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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