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There are 5 ways to get from Zagreb to Slovenia by train, bus, night train, rideshare or car

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Train  •  2h 16m

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

$11 - $17

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 30m

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

$6 - $15

3 alternative options

Night train  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the night train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Ljubljana En

$11 - $17

Rideshare  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the rideshare from Zagreb to Ljubljana 86.3 miles

$9

Drive  •  1h 27m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Ljubljana 87.3 miles

$17 - $26

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

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Slovenia is to drive which costs 110 kn - 170 kn and takes 1h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.

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

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The distance between Zagreb and Slovenia is 116 km. The road distance is 139.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Slovenia without a car is to train which takes 2h 16m and costs 75 kn - 110 kn.

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The train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Ljubljana takes 2h 16m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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Zagreb to Slovenia 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 Slovenia is to train which takes 2h 16m and costs 75 kn - 110 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40 kn - 95 kn and takes 2h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Slovenia.
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  • Distance: 72.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 16m

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Slovenia?

Croatian Railways (HŽPP) operates a train from Zagreb to Ljubljana 3 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 2h 16m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana every 2 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $13 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Seven other operators also service this route.

Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Crnja Tours
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
1h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.si
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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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
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
atvo.it
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
1h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Slovenia is 140 km. It takes approximately 1h 27m to drive from Zagreb to Slovenia.

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

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There are 115+ hotels available in Slovenia. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Zagreb and Slovenia. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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