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Vienna to Ljubljana Transportation Options

Hi,

I'd like to get advice on options to travel from Vienna to Ljubljana. There are no direct flights, and a bus ride can take 5-6 hours, I don't mind driving, but I'm traveling from one country to another and that is an expensive option. After Ljubljana I'm traveling down the Croatian coast, so I'm not returning to Austria.

Suggestions?

Thanks.

Posted by
6295 posts

Take the train. One direct departure per day if I'm not mistaken, and several more with a change somewhere.

Posted by
5613 posts

Direct train at 0758, arrive 1400 (the train is bound for Trieste and conveys a Slovenian restaurant car)-
this is the standard train composition- https://www.vagonweb.cz/razeni/vlak.php?zeme=SZ&kategorie=EC&cislo=151&nazev=Emona&rok=2023

One change trains at 0818, arrive 1431, change Villach;

1218 arrive 1832, change Villach,

1418 arrive 2033, change Villach

1858 arrive 0058, change Graz

2255 arrive 0809- Nightjet to Salzburg arrive 0203, Euronight from Salzburg at 0210 (this train is bound for Zagreb)

Posted by
2 posts

We want to go from Ljubijana to Vienna. Does anyone know if there is a direct train in that direction? Thanks

Posted by
5613 posts

It's the return of the Emona train, departs at about 4pm, gets to Vienna at 10pm.

Posted by
3044 posts

We did the train. It was great. We had an unforced stop in Villach, which was a fun detour on our trip (something on the track).