Explore 6 ways to travel

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Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. N952 / ...

$8 - $24

6 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Ec / ...

$11 - $17

Train Slovenian Railways (SŽ)  •  2 h 49 min

  1. D / ...
  2. D / ...

$15 - $21

Night train  •  2 h 18 min

  1. En

$12 - $17

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. 87.3 miles

$17 - $26

Rideshare  •  1 h 58 min

  1. 86.3 miles

$9

Shuttle  •  1 h 48 min

$30 - $240

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Five other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Croatian Railways (HŽPP) operates a train from Zagreb to Ljubljana 4 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min.

Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Dobova
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
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
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
Globtour
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zagreb and Ljubljana is 117 km. The road distance is 140 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Ljubljana is to rideshare which costs 54 kn and takes 1 h 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Ljubljana is to drive which takes 1 h 27 min and costs 100 kn - 160 kn.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

The bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana takes 2 h 15 min including transfers and departs every four hours.