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

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Train  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the train from Villach Westbf to Trieste Centrale Re
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Sezana Re

34€ - 47€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Villach Central Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja Frankfurt - Zagreb / ...
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Sežana Ljubljana Ap - Postojna - Sežana / ...

16€ - 38€

2 alternative options

Night train, train  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the night train from Villach Hbf to Postojna En
  2. Take the train from Postojna to Sezana Re / ...

27€ - 42€

Drive  •  1h 46m

  1. Drive from Villach to Sežana 171.4 km

17€ - 26€

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

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The cheapest way to get from Villach to Sežana is to drive which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 1h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Villach to Sežana is to drive which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 1h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Villach station to Sežana. However, there are services departing from Villach Central Bus Station and arriving at Sežana via Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Villach to Sežana. However, there are services departing from Villach Westbf and arriving at Sezana via Trieste Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 39m.

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The distance between Villach and Sežana is 100 km. The road distance is 171.4 km.

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The best way to get from Villach to Sežana without a car is to train which takes 4h 39m and costs 30€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 4h 39m to get from Villach to Sežana, including transfers.

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Villach to Sežana bus services, operated by Nomago, depart from Villach Central Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Villach to Sežana is to train which takes 4h 39m and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 40€ and takes 4h 47m.

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  • Distance: 100.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 39m

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

You can take a train from Villach to Sežana via Trieste Centrale in around 4h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Villach to Sežana via Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja and Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana in around 4h 47m.

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
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Westbf to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Sezana
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
1€ - 4€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
2€ - 4€
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Postojna to Sezana
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 10€
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
5€ - 7€
Regional Train Ticket
3€ - 5€
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
7€ - 10€
Bus operators
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Villach Central Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 19€
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Nomago
Economy
9€ - 13€
Premium
11€ - 16€
Family&friends
13€ - 19€
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Sežana
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
8€ - 18€
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Nomago
Economy
8€ - 12€
Premium
11€ - 15€
Family&friends
12€ - 18€
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Villach to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
DRD Turizem
Phone
+386 (0)51 224 222
Email
info@drd.si
Website
drd.si
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Sežana
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 20€
Website
DRD Turizem
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Sežana
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Arriva Slovenia

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Villach to Sežana bus services, operated by Nomago, arrive at Sežana station.

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Villach to Sežana train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Sezana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Villach to Sežana is 171 km. It takes approximately 1h 46m to drive from Villach to Sežana.

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There are 652+ hotels available in Sežana. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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