There are 5 ways to get from Zagreb to Bovec by train, 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

Train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...

$32 - $60

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Jesenice(SL) Ec / ...
  2. Take the bus from Jesenice - Integral to Bovec

$19 - $37

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana N952 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Bovec Ljubljana Ap - Idrija - Cerkno - Tolmin - Bovec / ...

Train, bus via Ljubljana  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Ljubljana
  2. Take the bus from Trata to Bovec Ljubljana - Kr. Gora - Vršič - Bovec

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Bovec 175 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Bovec. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Bovec via Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

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The distance between Zagreb and Bovec is 196 km. The road distance is 279.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Bovec without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Zagreb to Bovec, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Bovec bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zagreb station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Bovec is to train which takes 6 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h.

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Zagreb to Bovec bus services, operated by Avrigo D.O.O., arrive at Bovec station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Bovec is 280 km. It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to drive from Zagreb to Bovec.

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There are 571+ hotels available in Bovec. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Bovec.
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  • Distance: 122.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Bovec, Slovenia?

Croatian Railways (HŽPP) operates a train from Zagreb to Bovec 5 times a day. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Bovec via Ljubljana and Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana in around 7 h.

Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Jesenice(SL)
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$16 - $23
Bus operators
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 Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.si
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Globtour
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
atvo.it
Avrigo D.O.O.
Website
jpp.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Bovec
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
jpp.si
Alpetour - Potovalna Agencija, D.O.O.
Website
jpp.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Bovec
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
jpp.si
Bus from Trata to Bovec
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
jpp.si

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