There are 6 ways to get from Zagreb to Ljubljana by bus, train, rideshare, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana N952 / ...

$8 - $15

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Train  •  2 h 16 min

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

$11 - $17

Train Slovenian Railways (SŽ)  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Dobova En / ...
  2. Take the train from Dobova to Ljubljana En / ...

$15 - $20

Rideshare  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Zagreb to Ljubljana 86.3 miles

$9

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Ljubljana 87.3 miles

$17 - $26

Shuttle  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana

$30 - $240

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

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Ljubljana is to drive which costs 110 kn - 160 kn and takes 1 h 27 min.

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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.

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

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The distance between Zagreb and Ljubljana is 117 km. The road distance is 139.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Ljubljana without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 15 min and costs 50 kn - 95 kn.

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

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

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Zagreb to Ljubljana train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Ljubljana is to bus which takes 2 h 15 min and costs 50 kn - 95 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 75 kn - 110 kn and takes 2 h 16 min.

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Zagreb to Ljubljana bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Zagreb to Ljubljana train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 73.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana 5 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $13 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 5 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
5 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

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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $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
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
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 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
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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