There are 10 ways to get from Zürich to Ljubljana by plane, bus, train, shuttle or car

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Fly to Ljubljana  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ZRH - LJU

$103 - $350

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Bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich Hbf Nord to Ljubljana Zob Postaja N953

$45 - $80

8 alternative options

Fly to Trieste  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Trieste (TRS) ZRH - TRS

$138 - $900

Fly to Graz  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Graz (GRZ) ZRH - GRZ

$143 - $700

Fly to Zagreb  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Zagreb (ZAG) ZRH - ZAG

$113 - $580

Fly to Klagenfurt  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Klagenfurt (KLU) ZRH - KLU

$124 - $500

Fly to Venice  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE

$103 - $720

Train, shuttle  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Venezia Mestre Ec
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venezia Mestre to Ljubljana

$125 - $528

Train  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Ljubljana En

$95 - $160

Drive  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Ljubljana 453 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Ljubljana is to bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 75 and takes 10 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Ljubljana is to fly which costs SFr 95 - SFr 340 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zürich Hbf Nord and arriving at Ljubljana Zob Postaja. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 33 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Ljubljana is 477 km. The road distance is 724.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Ljubljana without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 10 min and costs SFr 40 - SFr 75.

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Zürich to Ljubljana, including transfers.

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Zürich to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Globtour, depart from Zürich Hbf Nord station.

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Zürich to Ljubljana train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Ljubljana is to fly which takes 3 h 51 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 40 - SFr 75 and takes 10 h 10 min, you could also train, which costs SFr 90 - SFr 160 and takes 11 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 298.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

Adria Airways flies from Zürich to Ljubljana 3 times a day. Alternatively, Globtour operates a bus from Zürich to Ljubljana once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 10 h 10 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Trieste via Leipzig, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Trieste via Geneva, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Klagenfurt via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Klagenfurt via Stuttgart, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Zuerich Hb to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
11 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zürich Hbf Nord to Ljubljana Zob Postaja
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
globtour.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Book at
eurolines.ch
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Ljubljana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Zürich to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Globtour, arrive at Ljubljana Zob Postaja station.

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Zürich to Ljubljana train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Ljubljana is 725 km. It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to drive from Zürich to Ljubljana.

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Adria Airways offers flights from Zurich Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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Book your Zürich to Ljubljana bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 790+ hotels available in Ljubljana. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 19.

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