Ljubljana is centrally located between Italy, Central Europe and the Balkans. It’s easily accessible due to a well developed network of railways and roads. Slovenian airlines Adria Airways supplies flights for the Ljubljana airport, thus connecting the capital with many European cities.
Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport (LJU) is situated some 20 km North of Ljubljana in the direction of Kranj.
Flights to Ljubljana
Flights connect Ljubljana with many European cities.
Ljubljana car rentals
Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport offers a multitude of car hire agencies to choose from, including:
Travel to Ljubljana by train
Slovenia has a developed network of railways, connecting Ljubljana with Graz and Klagenfurt (Austria) to the north and Trieste (Italy) to the west. Ljubljana's main train station, simply called "Ljubljana", is within easy walking distance to the city centre. The web site of Slovenian Railways (Slovenske Zeleznice) displays train schedules, also in English.
Train from Maribor to Ljubljana
Maribor, Slovenia`s second largest city, is also an important cross-roads for travel to Ljubljana. Ljubljana and Maribor are well connected and trains run roughly every hour. The express train takes about 1 hour and 48 minutes, while the slower train is about 2 hours 20 minutes or longer. Some trains are direct, but usually you have to change in Zidani Most.
Travel by bus
The web site of the Ljubljana Bus station (Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana) offers timetables for all local bus connections, including bus routes. The ticket office is open daily from about 5.00 or 5.30 until 22.30. For most routes you can buy the tickets directly from the driver. Please have small denomination Euro notes and coins ready.
Travel by car
Slovenia has a developed network of motorways:
- from Villach (Austria) E 651 (100 km)
- from Klagenfurt (Austria) E 652/E 61 (85 km)
- from Graz (Austria) via Maribor E 57/E 59 (195 km)
- from Trieste (Italy) E 61/E 70 (110 km)
- from Zagreb (Croatia) E 70 (120 km)
- from Budapest (Hungary) E 57/E 71 (430 km)