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There is one daily train from Düsseldorf to Ljubljana. Traveling by train from Düsseldorf to Ljubljana usually takes around 17 hours and 46 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 12 hours and 51 minutes.
|Distance||502 mi (807 km)|
|Fastest train||12h 51m|
|Most frequent service||FlixTrain|
Train service from Düsseldorf to Ljubljana
- Deutsche Bahn tickets: £105 one-way
- Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company tickets: £78 one-way
- FlixTrain tickets: £45 one-way
Which train should you take from Düsseldorf to Ljubljana?
There are 3 train lines with service from Düsseldorf to Ljubljana. There is only one daily train on each service.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Deutsche Bahn||3||14h 41m||£113.58|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||4||15h 12m||£101.35|
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Düsseldorf to Ljubljana start from £78, and on average cost . Daily there are 4 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Ljubljana. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Düsseldorf leaves from Düsseldorf-Hellerhof . And in Ljubljana trains arrive at Train Station .
From Düsseldorf to Ljubljana train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 15 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to Ljubljana faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 12 hours and 51 minutes.
Part of the FlixBus family, FlixTrain launched in 2018 to offer affordable and sustainable train travel in Germany. Its trains provide Wi-Fi, power outlets, air conditioning, onboard restrooms, and access to an entertainment portal full of movies, games, and music. In addition, each passenger gets a guaranteed seat, so you don't have to worry about standing in any aisles. FlixTrain operates 1 daily trips to Ljubljana from Düsseldorf. The train usually departs from Düsseldorf Central Station in Düsseldorf and arrives at Bus Station in Ljubljana after about 17 hours and 51 minutes.
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The distance between Düsseldorf and Ljubljana is approximately 502 miles, or 807 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 17 hours and 46 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 12 hours and 51 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
Trains from Düsseldorf to Ljubljana are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Düsseldorf at 05:00 and arrives in Ljubljana around 12 hours later.
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Ljubljana to Düsseldorf.
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Altstaft, the city's old town, fills its narrow streets with relaxed cafes and chic bars. If you're lucky enough to visit in the winter, Düsseldorf is home to one of Germany's best Christmas markets, hosted at Marktplatz.
To experience Düsseldorf's culture, you can opt to watch a performance in an opera or a theatre. Two of the top theaters are the Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus and Roncalli’s Apollo Variete. Then, when the opera makes you feel sufficiently posh, you'll be ready to enter the pink, opulent palace of Schloss Benrath.
While nearly every corner in Düsseldorf is filled with shops to catch your eye, the most exclusive and luxury shops congregate on one street: Königsallee. However, if you prefer digging through thrift shops and poking into local boutiques, Lorettostrasse might be more your style.
Düsseldorf is home to one of the largest airports in the area, with flights to many international destinations. To view the German countryside from the ground, take a Deutsche Bahn train or a coach offered by several companies that run routes throughout Europe.
Where is the train station in Düsseldorf?
Main departure station: Düsseldorf Central Station
Düsseldorf Central Station (Düsseldorf HBF) is the main transport hub for, you guessed it, Düsseldorf. The station operates both long-distance and intercity services by ICE and Deutsche Bahn, to destinations such as Paris, Zurich, Vienna, and Munich. The station has extensive facilities, including waiting areas, vending machines, restrooms, shops and cafes, and even a grocery store, bakery, and Starbucks. The station is less than a five-minute walk from the city center, which is home to many hotels and shops, and the main coach station is also directly in front of the train station for connections within the city.
All train stations in Düsseldorf:
Düsseldorf Central Station
Where is the train station in Ljubljana?
Main arrival station: Bus Station
Ljubljana receives travelers from Düsseldorf at its two active train stations.
Train stations in Ljubljana:
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