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There are 5 ways to get from Zagreb to Šempeter pri Gorici by night train, bus, train, night bus or car

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Night train, bus  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the night train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Ljubljana En
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Rožna Dolina Ljubljana - Nova Gorica / ...

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Bus  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana bus station N952 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Rožna Dolina Ljubljana - Nova Gorica / ...

Train  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Jesenice Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Jesenice to Sempeter Pri Gorici Re

Night bus  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana bus station N1900 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Rožna Dolina Ljubljana Ap - Ac - Postojna - Rožna Dolina - Nova Gorica Ap

Drive  •  2h 22m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Šempeter pri Gorici 236.9 km

Zagreb to Šempeter pri Gorici by train

The train journey time between Zagreb and Šempeter pri Gorici is around 17h 36m and covers a distance of around 296 km. This includes an average layover time of around 11h 50m. The fastest train normally takes 17h 36m. Operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP) and Slovenian Railways (SŽ), the Zagreb to Šempeter pri Gorici train service departs from Zagreb Glavni Kol. and arrives in Sempeter Pri Gorici. Typically five 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:
5h 46m
Layover time:
11h 50m
Total time:
17h 36m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
17h 36m
Train distance:
296 km
Trains per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€18
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
12:35
Last train departs at:
12:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zagreb to Šempeter pri Gorici train schedules

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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health declaration required
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Slovenia from Croatia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Šempeter pri Gorici is 080 1404.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Šempeter pri Gorici is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Šempeter pri Gorici is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 080 1404.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Croatia from Slovenia.

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Last updated: 20 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Šempeter pri Gorici is to night train and bus which costs 130 kn - 230 kn and takes 5h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Šempeter pri Gorici is to drive which costs 180 kn - 280 kn and takes 2h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Šempeter pri Gorici. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Rožna Dolina via Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Šempeter pri Gorici. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kol. and arriving at Sempeter Pri Gorici via Jesenice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 10m.

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The distance between Zagreb and Šempeter pri Gorici is 181 km. The road distance is 236.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Šempeter pri Gorici without a car is to night train and bus which takes 5h 42m and costs 130 kn - 230 kn.

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It takes approximately 5h 42m to get from Zagreb to Šempeter pri Gorici, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Šempeter pri Gorici bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zagreb station.

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Zagreb to Šempeter pri Gorici train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb Glavni Kol. station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Šempeter pri Gorici is to bus which takes 5h 52m and costs 190 kn - 320 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130 kn - 220 kn and takes 6h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Šempeter pri Gorici.
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  • Distance: 181.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 42m

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Šempeter pri Gorici, Slovenia?

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Šempeter pri Gorici via Ljubljana bus station and Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana in around 5h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Šempeter pri Gorici via Jesenice in around 6h 10m.

Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Jesenice to Sempeter Pri Gorici
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €13
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
€7 - €10
Regional Train Ticket
€6 - €8
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
€11 - €13
Bus operators
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Rožna Dolina
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €13
Website
Arriva Slovenia
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Rožna Dolina
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €19
Website
Nomago
Economy
€9 - €13
Premium
€11 - €16
Family&friends
€13 - €19
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.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €12
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.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr

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Zagreb to Šempeter pri Gorici bus services, operated by Arriva Slovenia, arrive at Rožna Dolina station.

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Zagreb to Šempeter pri Gorici train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), arrive at Sempeter Pri Gorici station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Šempeter pri Gorici is 237 km. It takes approximately 2h 22m to drive from Zagreb to Šempeter pri Gorici.

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