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Cheap bus tickets and times from Zagreb to Ljubljana

Showing times and prices for Jun 18

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

1 h 45 m

Average

2 h 20 m

Buses per day

28

Distance

117 km

Cheap bus tickets from Zagreb to Ljubljana start from $19 with an average ticket price of $21.

The fastest bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana takes 1h 45m in comparison to an average duration of 2h 20m and covers a distance of 117 km.

28 buses leave Zagreb for Ljubljana every day with 28 travelling directly.

Cheapest
FlixBus
08:45PM2h35
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
11:20PMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
$191One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
FlixBus
04:20AM2h36
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
06:56AMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
$211One-way
0 transfers
Union Ivkoni International
08:00PM2h30
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
10:30PMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
$211One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
07:55AM2h15
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
10:10AMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
$221One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
10:30PM2h25
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
12:55AMLjubljana, Avtobusna postaja
$221One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana

distanceDistance72 miles (116 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$15 (€13)
frequencyBus frequency11 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 11 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersGoOpti, FlixBus, Ourbus, BlaBlaCar Bus or SalamAir

Buses from Zagreb to Ljubljana cover the 72 miles (116 km) long route taking on average 1 h 55 min with our travel partners like GoOpti, FlixBus, Ourbus, BlaBlaCar Bus or SalamAir. Normally, there are 11 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $11 (€10), but the average price of bus tickets is $15 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Zagreb, Bus Station and arrive in Ljubljana, Avtobusna Postaja.

Bus providers: GoOpti, FlixBus and Ourbus from Zagreb to Ljubljana

Find the best buses to Ljubljana from Zagreb with Omio's travel partners GoOpti, FlixBus and Ourbus from $11 (€10). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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.

Bus information from Zagreb to Ljubljana with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 15 min
  • Cheapest Price: $11
  • FlixBus frequency: 11 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.

FAQs: Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana

FAQs: Take the bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Zagreb to Ljubljana.
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Cheap bus tickets from Zagreb to Ljubljana can start from as little as $11 (€10) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Zagreb to Ljubljana is $15 (€13); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Zagreb to Ljubljana bus travel time is 1 h 55 min   for the 72 mile (116 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana leaves at 9: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana leaves at 9: 30 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Zagreb to Ljubljana without having to change trains with FlixBus, Ourbus or BlaBlaCar Bus. There are 11 direct buses from Zagreb to Ljubljana each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the journey from Zagreb to Ljubljana you can take a bus with GoOpti, FlixBus, Ourbus, BlaBlaCar Bus or SalamAir. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services from Zagreb to Ljubljana on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from Zagreb, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Zagreb, Bus Station, Zagreb, Remetinečki Gaj and Zagreb, Train Station. When arriving in Ljubljana, you can end your trip in bus stations like Ljubljana, Avtobusna Postaja, Ljubljana, Kino Šiška and Ljubljana, Kozolec parking garage.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Zagreb, Bus Station, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Ljubljana, Avtobusna Postaja, located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Ljubljana from Zagreb is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 55 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Ljubljana from Zagreb including taking a bus or train.
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