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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Venezia Mestre
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr
  3. Take the train from Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr to Sezana

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Ljubljana bus station
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Sežana Občina

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Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Zurich Bus Station to Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof to Ljubljana bus station
  3. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Sežana Občina

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Zuerich Hb to Jesenice
  2. Take the train from Jesenice to Sezana

Drive

  1. Drive from Zürich to Sežana

Fly to Trieste, train

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Trieste (TRS)
  2. Take the train from Trieste Airport to Sezana

Fly to Ljubljana, bus

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU)
  2. Take the bus from Postojna to Sežana Občina

Fly to Venice, shuttle

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Aeroporto M.Polo to Trieste Centrale

Fly to Zagreb, shuttle, train

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Zagreb (ZAG)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana to Sezana

Fly to Graz, shuttle

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Graz (GRZ)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Ljubljana Airport
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Postojna

Zürich to Sežana by train

The train journey time between Zürich and Sežana is around 9h 23m and covers a distance of around 665 km. This includes an average layover time of around 37 min. The fastest train normally takes 9h 23m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Trenitalia, Trenitalia Intercity and others, the Zürich to Sežana train service departs from Zuerich Hb and arrives in Sezana. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
8h 46m
Layover time:
37 min
Total time:
9h 23m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
9h 23m
Train distance:
665 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€154
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
10:33
Last train departs at:
10:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zürich to Sežana train schedules

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The cost-effective way to get from Zürich to Sežana is to bus, which costs SFr 45 - SFr 65 and takes 12h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Sežana is to fly and bus which costs SFr 160 - SFr 440 and takes 6h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich station to Sežana. However, there are services departing from Zurich Bus Station and arriving at Sežana Občina via Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Sežana. However, there are services departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Sezana via Venezia Mestre and Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 22m.

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The distance between Zürich and Sežana is 447 km. The road distance is 690.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Sežana without a car is to train which takes 10h 22m and costs SFr 160 - SFr 330.

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It takes approximately 10h 22m to get from Zürich to Sežana, including transfers.

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Zürich to Sežana bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich Bus Station.

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Zürich to Sežana train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Sežana is to train which takes 10h 22m and costs SFr 160 - SFr 330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 45 - SFr 65 and takes 12h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Sežana.
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  • Distance: 446.8 km
  • Duration: 10h 22m

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Sežana via Venezia Mestre and Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr in around 10h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Sežana via Ljubljana bus station and Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana in around 12h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Flights from Zurich to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Flights from Zurich to Trieste via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Flights from Zurich to Trieste via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Flights from Zurich to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Flights from Zurich to Trieste via Stuttgart, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €550
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €650
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €310
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €700
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €440
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€250 - €800
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €440
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €550
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €320
Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zuerich Hb to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€140 - €260
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Venezia Mestre to Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
Train from Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr to Sezana
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€4 - €9
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€8 - €9
Train from Trieste Airport to Sezana
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€6 - €8
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Jesenice to Sezana
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €17
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
€9 - €12
Regional Train Ticket
€7 - €10
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
€13 - €17
Train from Ljubljana to Sezana
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €15
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
€8 - €11
Regional Train Ticket
€6 - €9
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
€12 - €15
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Ljubljana to Sezana
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to Ljubljana bus station
Ave. Duration
9h 56m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Zurich Bus Station to Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof to Ljubljana bus station
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Sežana Občina
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €18
Website
Nomago
Economy
€8 - €12
Premium
€11 - €15
Family&friends
€12 - €18
Bus from Postojna to Sežana Občina
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Nomago
Economy
€7 - €10
Premium
€9 - €13
Family&friends
€10 - €15
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Sežana Občina
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Arriva Slovenia
Bus from Postojna to Sežana Občina
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Arriva Slovenia
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Aeroporto M.Polo to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€35 - €260
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€34 - €37
Private
€140 - €260
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€29 - €220
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€29 - €40
Private
€110 - €220
ZUP Prevozi
Phone
+386 (0) 31 30 41 41
Email
info@zup-prevozi.eu
Website
zup-prevozi.eu
Shuttle from Graz Airport to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€130 - €160
Schedules at
zup-prevozi.eu
Economy class
€130 - €160
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Postojna
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€55 - €65
Schedules at
zup-prevozi.eu
Economy class
€55 - €65

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Trieste Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Sežana is 691 km. It takes approximately 6h 43m to drive from Zürich to Sežana.

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Alitalia, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Trieste Airport.

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There are 139+ hotels available in Sežana. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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