The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Ljubljana to Salzburg will cost around $ 39 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 24.
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7 h 22 m
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Of the 7 trains that leave Ljubljana for Salzburg every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 224 km distance in an average of 7 h 22 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 21 m .
The slowest trains will take 12 h 52 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||138 miles (223 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 21 min|
|Average train ticket price||$29 (€23)|
|Train providers||ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | Nightjet|
Trains from Ljubljana to Salzburg cover the 138 miles (223 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 21 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | Nightjet. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $24 (€20), but the average price of train tickets is $29 (€23).
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ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip from Ljubljana to Salzburg by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.
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ÖBB's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Ljubljana to Salzburg are the following:
Trains between Ljubljana and Salzburg take approximately 4 hours and 20 minutes. The trains travel between the Ljubljana Railway Station and Salzburg Hauptbahnhof (abbreviated Salzburg Hbf). About 4 trains travel every day of the week. The fastest train is the ÖBB Nightjet, which commutes late at night and takes approximately 4 hours and 9 minutes.
Approximately four trains travel from Ljubljana to Salzburg every day. Several trains depart during different times of the day. The earliest train departs from Ljubljana train station around 7:26 a.m. while the last train leaves around 11:55 p.m.
The average travel time for trains from Ljubljana to Salzburg is 4 hours and 20 minutes. The fastest train is the ÖBB Nightjet, which takes around 4 hours and 9 minutes. The longest train ride is onboard the ÖBB Euro City (EC) which takes approximately 4 hours and 26 minutes.
Departure station: Ljubljana Railway Station is the principal train station. It is about 550 meters from the city center. A taxi ride takes around 2 minutes while walking takes about 7 minutes. The train station has a lost-and-found, waiting area, bars, luggage storage, gift shop, telephone, bathrooms, and currency exchanges.
Arrival station: Salzburg Hauptbahnhof (Hbf) is approximately 180 meters to the center. It is a 2-minute walk. At the station, you will find escalators, elevators, accessible bathrooms, a police station, WiFi, and luggage storage.
The Österreichische Bundesbahnen or ÖBB is the national railway system and operator of trains from Ljubljana to Salzburg. You can catch any of the three trains between the two cities.
These are long-distance trains between the two cities. The trains have one transfer at Villach Hbf and take approximately 4 hours and 21 minutes.
Eurocity trains connect Austria and neighboring countries. They are direct trains taking approximately 4 hours and 26 minutes.
These are long-distance trains operating between Ljubljana and Salzburg. They are direct trains taking approximately 4 hours and 9 minutes.
Most ÖBB trains, Eurocity and Nightjet, provide the same facilities. You can travel with your dog as long as you secure them with a muzzle and leash. You can put smaller pets in carriers and take them for free. However, service dogs do not require muzzles and leashes and can lay on the floor next to the owner. On the Nightjet, you can bring your dog along only if you book an entire compartment. Dogs aren't allowed in sleeper cabins and couchettes.
The ÖBB Nightjet provides travel in sleeper cabins, couchettes, and seating carriages. Besides your bike, some connections allow you to bring your car and motorbike on board as long as you pay. The other trains offer both first-class and second-class selections. You can also bring your bike onboard and remember to buy an extra ticket.
There are designated wheelchair spaces and wheelchair-accessible bathrooms onboard. You will also receive platform side boarding assistance. The Nightjet has both toilets and showers in the sleeper cabins and toilets plus bathrooms in coach and couchettes.
To find cheap trains from Ljubljana to Salzburg, book your tickets up to three months early. Remember to also be flexible with your travel times as most trains increase prices at peak hours - from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on weekdays and 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on weekends. Lastly, book connecting trains for the lowest prices.
Travel by train between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Salzburg, Austria is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovenia
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 10/17/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Ljubljana to Salzburg closer to your date of departure here
The restriction level for your return train to Ljubljana, Slovenia from Salzburg is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Slovenia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 10/15/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Ljubljana from Salzburg closer to your date of departure here here.
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