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There are 19 intercity buses per day from Ljubljana to Vienna. Traveling by bus from Ljubljana to Vienna usually takes around 4 hours and 55 minutes, but the fastest GoOpti bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 5 minutes.
|Distance||173 mi (278 km)|
|Shortest duration||4h 5m|
|Trips per day||19|
|Most frequent service||GoOpti|
How much is a bus ticket from Ljubljana to Vienna?
$52.50 is the average price of a bus ticket from Ljubljana to Vienna. Any tickets cheaper than $52.50 can be considered a great deal. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
Monthly average prices
The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in December. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just C$44 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Ljubljana to Vienna in June, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to C$110 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.
What bus companies travel from Ljubljana to Vienna?
There are two bus lines that have daily service from Ljubljana to Vienna that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, GoOpti usually offers more choice, with 17 scheduled trips per day.
First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 5 trips from Ljubljana to Vienna, and usually makes the trip in about 5 hours and 5 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Book GoOpti from Ljubljana to Vienna from $62. There are 17 GoOpti schedules from Ljubljana to Vienna and you can expect on average to pay for a GoOpti ticket to Vienna. In Ljubljana, GoOpti departs to Vienna from Kolodvor Bus Station and no other station. In Vienna, GoOpti arrives at Wien Hbf (Interspar Pronto) and no other station.
An average trip on GoOpti from Ljubljana to Vienna takes 4 hours and 46 minutes , while the fastest available GoOpti trip will get you to Vienna in 4 hours and 5 minutes .
On weekends, GoOpti offers 16 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Vienna.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Ljubljana to Vienna during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride from Ljubljana to Vienna?
The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 278 kilometers from Ljubljana to Vienna. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 5 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Vienna. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Ljubljana?
The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Ljubljana to Vienna, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus trips to Vienna are there per day?
Blessed with extravagant baroque structures and a romantic vibe, Vienna is the heart of Austria, and the country’s most famous destination. The pride of Vienna is the towering giant that is St. Stephen’s Cathedral, which has stood on the same spot for over eight centuries. The characteristically Gothic cathedral has withstood several wars that have befallen the city, and it is still able to keep its stunning beauty. After exploring the cathedral, don’t hesitate to take the chance to visit the catacombs, where victims of the Great Plague of Vienna were laid to rest. If you’re interested in art and history, check out the Museum of Fine Arts, which includes masterpieces by artists such as Titian, Velasquez, Van Dyke, and Reubens. For those who simply enjoy lounging around, the Schönbrunn Palace is a vast complex with plenty of green zones for picnics.
For those looking to try authentic Viennese goulash, Lugeck and Ofenloch are two famous establishments. For cheaper eats, try Motto in Weiden.
Vienna Hauptbahnhof is the main railway station in the city, offering access to other popular destinations such as Berlin and Munich. Vienna International Busterminal is the main bus station in the Austrian capital, serving carriers such as FlixBus. The city’s main airport is the Vienna International Airport, which is located just 11 miles southeast of the city.
Where does the bus leave from in Ljubljana?
Main departure station: Kolodvor Bus Station
Ljubljana has two bus stations with service to Vienna.
All bus stations in Ljubljana:
Kolodvor Bus Station
Where does the bus arrive in Vienna?
Main arrival station: Wien Hbf (Interspar Pronto)
Buses arrive in Vienna at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.
Bus stations in Vienna:
Wien Hbf (Interspar Pronto)
Wien Train Station (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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