Zagreb to Ljubljana bus

Cheap bus tickets from Zagreb to Ljubljana

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18

Average

67

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09:00PMZagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor2h30 11:30PMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
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181One-way
02:00AMZagreb1h35 03:35AMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
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411One-way
05:45PMZagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor3h15 09:00PMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
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581One-way
02:55PMZagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor3h35 06:30PMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
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591One-way
05:40PMZagreb3h20 09:00PMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
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591One-way

Bus schedule from Zagreb to Ljubljana

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02:00AMZagreb1h35 03:35AMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
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02:00PMZagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor1h45 03:45PMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
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02:45PMZagreb3h45 06:30PMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
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02:50PMZagreb3h40 06:30PMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
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02:55PMZagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor3h35 06:30PMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
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05:35PMZagreb3h25 09:00PMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
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05:45PMZagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor3h15 09:00PMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
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09:00PMZagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor2h30 11:30PMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
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Bus times from Zagreb to Ljubljana

Showing times and prices for Aug 10

Fastest Journey

1 h 35 m

Average

2 h 58 m

Buses per day

9

Distance

117 km

Of the 9 buses that leave Zagreb for Ljubljana every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
02:00AMZagreb1h35 03:35AMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
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411One-way
2nd Fastest
02:00PMZagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor1h45 03:45PMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
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1331One-way
09:00PMZagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor2h30 11:30PMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
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181One-way
05:45PMZagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor3h15 09:00PMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
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581One-way
05:40PMZagreb3h20 09:00PMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
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591One-way

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Overview: Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana

distanceDistance72 miles (116 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$21 (€19)
frequencyBus frequency16 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 16 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersNomago, Črnja Tours, Eurolines Switzerland, Union Ivkoni International, Autotrans by Arriva, Eurolines Germany, GoOpti, Croatia Bus d. O. O. Flixbus, Eurolines France or Infobus

Buses from Zagreb to Ljubljana cover the 72 miles (116 km) long journey taking on average 2 h with our travel partners like Nomago, Črnja Tours, Eurolines Switzerland, Union Ivkoni International, Autotrans by Arriva, Eurolines Germany, GoOpti, Croatia Bus d. O. O. Flixbus, Eurolines France or Infobus. Normally, there are 16 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $21 (€19), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $16 (€15).

Bus companies: FlixBus from Zagreb to Ljubljana

You can travel by bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana with FlixBus for as low as $16 (€15). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

Zagreb to Ljubljana bus information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 40 min
  • Average Price: $16
  • FlixBus frequency: 9 a day

Buses from Zagreb to Ljubljana

If you plan on traveling from Zagreb to Ljubljana, you can either rent a car if you’ve got an authentic driver’s license or board a bus. Your options are limited to these two modes of transportations because no flights or trains cover the 117 km (72 miles) separating these cities.

It’s worth noting that as the Zagreb to Ljubljana route is one of the busiest routes in Croatia, plenty of buses travel from Zagreb to Ljubljana each day. This being the case, if you plan on boarding a bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana, you can rest assured that you’ll find one to board.

   

Zagreb to Ljubljana Bus Time: Daily Departures

The different buses that travel from Zagreb to Ljubljana usually depart from Zagreb at different times. During the weekend, only two to three operate. Of these buses, the first one usually departs the station to Ljubljana at around 2:30 a.m., while the last of the three usually departs at around 9:30 p.m. During the weekdays, the number of buses plying this route tends to increase. This is primarily because, during weekdays, the number of those individuals traveling from Zagreb to Ljubljana usually increases.

On a weekday, the first batch of buses from Zagreb to Ljubljana usually departs at around 2:00 a.m. The second batch of buses usually departs at around 3:00 a.m. If these depart a bit too early for you, you can wait for the third batch of buses which depart at about 2:00 p.m. Just like during the weekend, during the weekdays, the last bus to Ljubljana from Zagreb usually departs at around 9:30 p.m.

How long is the journey by bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana?

The duration of your journey by bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana will depend on the bus company you will travel with. There are two companies with buses that travel to Ljubljana from Zagreb. These travel companies are Union Ivkoni International and GoOpti Shuttle.

If you choose to travel from Zagreb to Ljubljana with a GoOpti Shuttle bus, your journey will last approximately 2h 15min. In contrast, if you choose to travel on a Union Ivkoni International bus, your journey will last approximately 2h 45min. Given that this is the case, it’s safe to say that if you’d like to travel to Ljubljana from Zagreb as quickly as you can, you should get yourself a GoOpti Shuttle bus ticket.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Zagreb to Ljubljana?

Departure bus station: GoOpti Shuttle and Union Ivkoni International have different boarding stations. Thus, the station from which you’ll depart Zagreb will depend on the bus company you’ll choose to travel with.

If you decide to travel on a GoOpti Shuttle bus, you’ll have to make your way to Zagreb, Hotel Antunović (bus stop). Located near Zagreb’s main street, this stop is usually pretty busy. Thus, while waiting for your bus at this stop, you’ll meet several individuals. If you travel on a Union Ivkoni International bus, your departure station will be at the Zagreb Central Bus Station. Found right at the heart of the city, this station is situated near a number of spas, retail shops, restaurants. Thus, while waiting for the bus you’ll travel with to arrive, you’ll get the opportunity to get a massage, shop, and even enjoy some of the local delicacies.

Arrival bus station: Whether you’re onboard a Union Ivkoni International bus or a GoOpti Shuttle bus, once you get to Ljubljana, you’ll alight at Bus Station Ljubljana. Located a walking distance from the central business district, this bus station features clean toilets, super-friendly staff, and comfortable arrival lounges. At this station, you can expect to meet lots of people. This is because it is the main station in the city. It’s worth stating that as several taxis are normally stationed near this station, once you alight, you’ll find it easy to locate a cab you can travel with to your final destination.

Ljubljana Dragon Bridge Statue. Source: Shutterstock

Which bus companies travel from Zagreb to Ljubljana?

The two notable companies that offer buses, all of which travel nonstop, from Zagreb to Ljubljana are Union Ivkoni International and GoOpti Shuttle. Union Ivkoni International is one of the leading companies in Europe. Established in 1992, this company is beloved by travelers in the region. This is because, since its founding, it has consistently provided its clients with exceptional direct buses.

It’s important to mention that this company has won several awards as a result of its consistency. GoOpti Shuttle is also a leading travel company in Europe. Keen on ensuring that it delivers amazing transport services, this company has heavily invested in its fleet of buses. Given that its direct buses are modern and efficient, they are pretty fast.

Union Ivkoni International buses from Zagreb to Ljubljana

Union Ivkoni International buses are usually pretty popular. This is primarily because these buses usually feature a number of amenities. These amenities include spacious seats, air conditioning systems, power outlets, overhead storage.

Given that these buses are usually extremely comfy, if you’d like to travel to Ljubljana from Zagreb on board a bus that will offer you the comfort you desire, you should consider booking a bus by this company. As only one Union Ivkoni International bus travels to Ljubljana each day, booking your spot as early as possible is advised.

GoOpti Shuttle buses from Zagreb to Ljubljana

GoOpti Shuttle buses are the go-to buses for many Zagreb locals. This is because they are normally well-maintained, clean, and well-driven. If you settle on traveling to Ljubljana onboard one of this company’s buses, you’ll enjoy access to reclining seats, spacious seats, and adequate storage. To cater to as many travelers as possible, over five GoOpti buses travel on weekdays and at least two during the weekend.

Bus Zagreb to Ljubljana: Services on Board

Both GoOpti Shuttle and Union Ivkoni are committed to customer service. Thus, if you choose to travel with either, you can expect to be well cared for. If you decide to travel with the GoOpti shuttle, you can travel with your pet, so long as you place it in a pet carrier. If, on the other hand, you decide to travel with Union Ivkoni International, you need not worry about struggling if you are disabled as this bus company’s buses are all modified to be accessible to all.

How to find cheap bus tickets from Zagreb to Ljubljana?

If you’d like to find cheap bus tickets, you should consider booking your ticket in advance, booking a slow bus, or visiting an online platform that offers cheap tickets. Our firm, Omio, is one such online platform. Dedicated to assisting as many travelers as we can obtain their tickets easily and at affordable rates, we are a dependable firm. To check out our tickets, you’re welcome to visit our website.

Ljubljana City View. Source: Shutterstock

To Ljubljana by bus—travel tips

Ljubljana is ranked by many tourists as one of the best Slovenian cities to tour. If in this city, you should make a point of visiting the historic Ljubljana Castle, the breathtaking Tivoli Park, the artistic Metelkova Art Center.

To taste the local dishes, you should visit restaurants such as Slovenian Dinner Experience, Julija, and Cubo. If you’re a fan of partying while still in the city, you should visit Cirkus Klub, Night Club Escape Ljubljana.



Zagreb to Ljubljana Bus Cost

Average prices for buses from Zagreb to Ljubljana when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€11

1 Day in Advance

€11

1 Week in Advance

€11

2 Weeks in Advance

€11

1 Month in Advance

€11

3 Months in Advance

€11

Zagreb to Ljubljana Buses: General Information


Taking the bus is the fastest and most convenient way to travel from Zagreb to Ljubljana, taking as little as 2 hours to arrive in Ljubljana.

  • autobus All Zagreb to Ljubljana buses are run by FlixBus or BusCenter.
  • autobus All Zagreb to Ljubljana buses are direct, depart from either Zagreb Autobusni Kolodvor or Avenija Marina Drzica 202 bus station and arrive at Ljubljana Trg Osvobodilne fronte 4 bus station.
  • autobus The Zagreb to Ljubljana bus journey takes as little as 2 hours to arrive in Ljubljana.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Zagreb to Ljubljana bus tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.

Travel Tips: Bus to Ljubljana from Zagreb

Take the bus to Ljubljana easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Zagreb to Ljubljana.
FAQs

Travel between Zagreb, Croatia and Ljubljana, Slovenia by bus is: Fully open.

Can I enter Slovenia from Croatia?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Croatia

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Slovenia from Zagreb?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Ljubljana, Slovenia?

All travelers in Slovenia must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 8/3/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Zagreb and Ljubljana as this information can change.

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Croatia from Slovenia?

Reentry to Croatia is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovenia

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Croatia from Ljubljana?

What are the requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Zagreb, Croatia?

The government of Croatia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 7/28/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Zagreb from Ljubljana here.

Bus tickets between Zagreb and Ljubljana for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $16 (€15)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Zagreb to Ljubljana bus price to come in at an average of $21 (€19)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Zagreb and Ljubljana by bus to be approximately 72 miles (116 km).
While the time it takes to travel 72 miles (116 km) to Ljubljana from Zagreb can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Zagreb to Ljubljana bus journey time is on average 2 h.
When taking a bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana, you can count on Nomago, Črnja Tours, Eurolines Switzerland, Union Ivkoni International, Autotrans by Arriva, Eurolines Germany, GoOpti, Croatia Bus d. O. O. Flixbus, Eurolines France or Infobus for the best way to get you to Ljubljana. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service from Zagreb to Ljubljana and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
Yes, there are 16 direct buses per day from Zagreb to Ljubljana with Union Ivkoni International or goopti, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your bus ticket.
On average, there are 16 buses a day from Zagreb to Ljubljana. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the earliest bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana at 5: 15 AM   or take the last bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana leaving at 10: 30 PM. Look for the latest Zagreb to Ljubljana bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this journey.
If you purchase the Zagreb to Ljubljana bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $21 (€19). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Zagreb to Ljubljana. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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