There are 9 ways to get from Zürich to Slovenia by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Trieste  •  5 h 20 min

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

$107 - $577

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 10 min

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

$45 - $80

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Fly to Graz  •  4 h 41 min

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

$129 - $429

Fly to Ljubljana, train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ZRH - LJU
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Kranj

$107 - $351

Fly to Zagreb, train  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Zagreb (ZAG) ZRH - ZAG
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Dobova

$110 - $435

Fly to Venice  •  7 h 3 min

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

$88 - $639

Fly to Pula, shuttle  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Pula (PUY) ZRH - PUY
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Portoroz to Koper

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Slovenia is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 80 and takes 10 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Slovenia is to fly which takes 4 h 41 min and costs SFr 120 - SFr 430.

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The distance between Zürich and Slovenia is 485 km. The road distance is 725 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Zürich to Slovenia, including transfers.

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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 twice a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 33 min.

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What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Slovenia?

Lufthansa, Alitalia and two other airlines fly from Zürich to Nova Gorica hourly. 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 Dresden, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $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 Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Zurich to Pula via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.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 Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
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
Flights from Zurich to Pula
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
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
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
Flights from Zurich to Pula via Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
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
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Pula
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
11 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Terra Travel d.o.o.
Phone
011 3287 412
Email
info@terratravel.rs
Website
terratravel.rs
Shuttle from Portoroz to Koper
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
terratravel.rs
Book at
terratravel.rs
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 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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