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

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Fly to Ljubljana  •  4 h 24 min

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

$102 - $302

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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 55 min

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

$136 - $429

Fly to Trieste  •  6 h 44 min

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

$115 - $580

Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Portorož

$96 - $629

Fly to Vienna, shuttle  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Vienna (VIE) ZRH - VIE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Vienna Airport to Maribor

$101 - $709

Train  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to München Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja

$144 - $234

Night train  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Take the night 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 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 costs SFr 100 - SFr 310 and takes 4 h 24 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 an overnight train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Ljubljana. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 33 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Slovenia is 485 km. The road distance is 724.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Slovenia without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 10 min and costs SFr 45 - SFr 80.

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Zürich to Slovenia, including transfers.

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

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Zürich to Slovenia 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 Slovenia is to fly which takes 4 h 24 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 45 - SFr 80 and takes 10 h 10 min, you could also train, which costs SFr 140 - SFr 240 and takes 10 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Slovenia.
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  • Distance: 303 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Slovenia?

Adria Airways flies from Zürich to Kranj 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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
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
Every day
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
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 München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night 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
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Portorož
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $45
Private
$170 - $310
Shuttle from Vienna Airport to Maribor
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $450
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $50
Private
$170 - $450
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

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 - $75
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 10 min.

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

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

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

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Adria Airways offers flights from Zurich Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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

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There are 111+ hotels available in Slovenia. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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