How to travel from Cologne to Ljubljana

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from Cologne to Ljubljana

You can get from Cologne to Ljubljana by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Cologne to Ljubljana on Jul 06 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:54AMCologne Hbf11h37 06:31PMLjubljana
3 transfers
1291One-way
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06:53PMCologne Hbf19h39 02:32PMLjubljana
4 transfers
901One-way
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05:53AMCologne Hbf12h38 06:31PMLjubljana
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1191One-way
05:48AMCologne Hbf12h43 06:31PMLjubljana
2 transfers
1401One-way
04:54PMCologne Hbf13h06 06:00AMLjubljana
3 transfers
1351One-way

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Travel Information between Cologne and Ljubljana

distanceDistance481 miles (776 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $427 (€381) • 3 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, tab or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 481 miles (776 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Ljubljana from Cologne. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, tab or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Cologne to Ljubljana.

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FAQs

International travel from Cologne, Germany to Ljubljana, Slovenia is: Fully open.

Can I enter Slovenia if coming from Germany?

Entry into Slovenia is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Ljubljana if traveling from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Ljubljana, Slovenia due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Slovenia must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 7/2/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Ljubljana from Cologne.

The restriction level for your return to Cologne, Germany from Slovenia is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Cologne from Ljubljana restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovenia.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Cologne from Ljubljana?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Cologne, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 7/4/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Cologne from Ljubljana closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to travel from Cologne to Ljubljana including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Cologne to Ljubljana is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Ljubljana:

A ferry is generally $62 (€55) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $62 (€55) from Cologne to Ljubljana.

Taking a ferry is about $427 (€381) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $427 (€381) for this trip.

A ferry is $111 (€99) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Cologne to Ljubljana costing on average $111 (€99).

The quickest way to travel between Cologne and Ljubljana is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 13 h 11 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 10 h 47 min   on average.

Ljubljana is approximately 481 miles (776 km) away from Cologne.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cologne to Ljubljana:

  • Buses from Cologne to Ljubljana most often leave from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and arrive in Ljubljana, Avtobusna Postaja.
  • Flights from Cologne to Ljubljana most often leave from Cologne/Bonn Airport and arrive in Ljubljana Joze Pucnik Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Ljubljana, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Ljubljana by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Cologne to Ljubljana for $62 (€55).
  • Travel with tab for flights to Ljubljana. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for tab Cologne to Ljubljana tickets on Omio for $427 (€381).
  • Deutsche Bahn with connection can take you to Ljubljana by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn with connection from Cologne to Ljubljana for $111 (€99).

Yes, there are direct services available from Cologne to Ljubljana with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with.
  • You'll find direct flights with.
  • You can book a direct train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Ljubljana as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Cologne to Ljubljana.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Cologne to Ljubljana often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Budapest, Vienna or Venice. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cologne and Ljubljana itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Ljubljana and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Cologne to Ljubljana, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $62 (€55) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $427 (€381) one way on average for this route.
  • A ferry ticket costs $1 (€1) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $111 (€99) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Cologne to Ljubljana tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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