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There are 4 ways to get from Villach to Opatija by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Villach to Opatija 944

100 kn - 170 kn

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana Jesenice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Opatija 908

100 kn - 237 kn

2 alternative options

Train  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Opatija Matulji

184 kn - 249 kn

Drive  •  2h 26m

  1. Drive from Villach to Opatija 126.2 miles

160 kn - 240 kn

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The cheapest way to get from Villach to Opatija is to bus which costs 13€ - 23€ and takes 4h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Villach to Opatija is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 2h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Villach and arriving at Opatija. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 35m.

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The distance between Villach and Opatija is 146 km. The road distance is 201.9 km.

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The best way to get from Villach to Opatija without a car is to bus which takes 4h 35m and costs 13€ - 23€.

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The bus from Villach to Opatija takes 4h 35m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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The best way to get from Villach to Opatija is to bus which takes 4h 35m and costs 13€ - 23€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 5h 17m.

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Villach to Opatija bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Opatija station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Villach to Opatija is 202 km. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Villach to Opatija.

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Map of how to get from Villach to Opatija.
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  • Distance: 91.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 35m

What companies run services between Villach, Austria and Opatija, Primorsko-Goranska, Croatia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Villach to Opatija once daily. Tickets cost 100 kn - 170 kn and the journey takes 4h 35m. Alternatively, Croatian Railways (HŽPP) operates a train from Villach to Opatija once daily. Tickets cost 95 kn - 140 kn and the journey takes 5h 11m.

Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 170 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50 kn - 80 kn
Website
hzpp.hr
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
50 kn - 80 kn
1st Class
80 kn - 120 kn
Train from Villach Hbf to Opatija Matulji
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
95 kn - 140 kn
Website
hzpp.hr
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
95 kn - 140 kn
1st Class
150 kn - 210 kn
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Villach to Opatija
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 170 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana to Opatija
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40 kn - 70 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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