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Vienna - Ljubljana Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 29 intercity buses per day from Vienna to Ljubljana. Traveling by bus from Vienna to Ljubljana usually takes around 4 hours and 52 minutes, but the fastest GoOpti bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance173 mi (278 km)
Shortest duration4h 5m
Cheapest price$26.76
Trips per day29
Most frequent serviceGoOpti
Bus lines2

Price trends for buses from Vienna to Ljubljana

Monthly avg. prices

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What bus companies travel from Vienna to Ljubljana?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Vienna to Ljubljana that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, GoOpti usually offers more choice, with 30 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus45h 3m$35.73
GoOpti304h 45m$118.88
  • 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 4 trips from Vienna to Ljubljana, and usually makes the trip in about 5 hours and 3 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • GoOpti is a bus company based in Ljubljana, Slovenia, that specializes in airport transfers to and from cities with limited or no public transportation. It has expanded its services to several countries in central Europe, including Croatia, Italy, Germany, Hungary, and Austria, providing convenient airport transportation options for passengers in these regions.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 52 minutes to cover the 173 miles from Vienna to Ljubljana. 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.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Ljubljana at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Vienna to Ljubljana, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 29 scheduled buses that travel from Vienna to Ljubljana every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Vienna to Ljubljana without transferring.

City Information

Vienna

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 Rubens. 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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Vienna?

Main departure station: Wien Hbf (Interspar Pronto)

Buses to Ljubljana leave from 3 stations in Vienna.

All bus stations in Vienna:

  • Wien Hbf (Interspar Pronto)

  • Erdberg

  • Wien Train Station (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)

Where does the bus arrive in Ljubljana?

Main arrival station: Kolodvor Bus Station

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Ljubljana.

All bus stations in Ljubljana:

  • Kolodvor Bus Station

  • Bus Station

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