There are 5 ways to get from Villach to Maribor by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana D / ...
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Maribor Ics 14 / ...

$24 - $35

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Bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Villach to Ljubljana 954 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Maribor Piran - Ljubljana - Maribor - Murska Sobota / ...

$18 - $30

3 alternative options

Train via Zidani Most  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zidani Most Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Zidani Most to Maribor Lp 2926 / ...

$25 - $36

Night train, train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the night train from Villach Hbf to Zidani Most En
  2. Take the train from Zidani Most to Maribor Lp 2926 / ...

$23 - $34

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Villach to Maribor 140.6 miles

$27 - $45

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No, there is no direct bus from Villach to Maribor. However, there are services departing from Villach and arriving at Maribor via Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Villach to Maribor. However, there are services departing from Villach Hbf and arriving at Maribor via Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between Villach and Maribor is 137 km. The road distance is 225 km.

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The best way to get from Villach to Maribor without a car is to train which takes 3 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Villach to Maribor, including transfers.

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Villach to Maribor bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Villach station.

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Villach to Maribor train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Villach Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Villach to Maribor is to train which takes 3 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 2 min.

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Villach to Maribor bus services, operated by Avtobusni Promet Murska Sobota d.d., arrive at Maribor station.

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Villach to Maribor train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), arrive at Maribor station.

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Map of how to get from Villach to Maribor.
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  • Distance: 85.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

What companies run services between Villach, Austria and Maribor, Slovenia?

You can take a train from Villach to Maribor via Ljubljana in around 3 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Villach to Maribor via Ljubljana in around 5 h 2 min.

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 Villach Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Zidani Most
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana to Maribor
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Zidani Most to Maribor
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Villach to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Avtobusni Promet Murska Sobota d.d.
Phone
+386 2 530 16 00
Email
vozni.redi@apms.si
Website
apms.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Maribor
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
apms.si
Izletnik Celje D.O.O.
Website
jpp.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Avtobusna postaja Maribor
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
jpp.si
Avrigo D.O.O.
Website
jpp.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Avtobusna postaja Maribor
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
jpp.si
Izletnik
Phone
03 42 53 456
Email
uros.grohar@izletnik.si
Website
izletnik.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Maribor
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
izletnik.si

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Yes, the driving distance between Villach to Maribor is 225 km. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Villach to Maribor.

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