Last updated on March 7th, 2021 at 04:20 pm
We will write how to get from Zagreb airport to Ljubljana. The distance from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana is 150 kilometers and the travel time from Zagreb airport to Ljubljana is around 1 hour and 45 minutes by taxi. The cheapest way from Zagreb airport to Ljubljana is by Zagreb airport shuttle bus €15 and regular bus from Zagreb Bus Terminal to Ljubljana €9. The taxi fare around €150. You can also rent a car in Zagreb airport or get a private transfer.
ZAGREB AIRPORT TO LJUBLJANA
SHUTTLE BUS FROM ZAGREB AIRPORT TO LJUBLJANA
The shuttle bus from Zagreb airport to Ljubljana is the best way talking about time and price. The main problem with the shuttle bus from Zagreb airport to Ljubljana is the schedule. There are only 2 shuttle bus services at 8 am and 2 45 pm stopping half of the way in Novo Mesto. The shuttle bus fare is €15 and the travel time will be around 2 hours and 20 minutes from Zagreb airport to Ljubljana Bus Station.
This option is great if it’s matching with the schedule of your flight since the final destination. From Ljubljana Bus Station to city center you will have to walk 10 minutes.
SHUTTLE BUS FROM ZAGREB AIRPORT TO LJUBLJANA INDIRECT WAY
If the schedule that we mentioned before isn’t working with you or you prefer saving a few euros. You can get from Zagreb airport to Zagreb Bus Station. By local Bus 290 €1, shuttle bus from the airport is €4 both of them finishing in Central Bus Station in Zagreb and it will take 30-50 minutes. And you can go by taxi for €20 and 25 minutes.
Once you are in Zagreb Bus Terminal you can take a bus to Ljubljana Bus Station with Flixbus. The bus fare is €9 and the buses are running every 90 minutes starting at 4 30 am until 11 pm. The travel time from Zagreb airport to Ljubljana Bus Station is 2 hours and 20 minutes.
You can purchase the ticket online with Flixbus, in the app or to the bus driver. There are a few bus companies with similar prices at Zagreb Bus Terminal just check them out!
TRAIN FROM ZAGREB AIRPORT TO LJUBLJANA
If you prefer taking the train from Zagreb airport you will have to reach Zagreb Train Station. You can get from Zagreb airport to Zagreb Bus Station. By local Bus 290 €1, shuttle bus from the airport is €4 both of them finishing in Central Bus Station in Zagreb and it will take 30-50 minutes. And you can go by taxi for €20 and 25 minutes. From the Bus Terminal to the Train Station is 15 minutes walking or you can take the Tram Number 2 and Number 13 for half of euro.
There are 4 daily trains running from Zagreb to Ljubljana starting at 6 58 am, 12 35 pm, 6 38 pm and last one at 9 20 pm. The train fare from Zagreb to Ljubljana is €9 and the travel time will be 2 hours and 25 minutes. The Train Station is only 10 minutes walking distance to Ljubljana and it’s next to the Bus Terminal.
TAXI FROM ZAGREB AIRPORT TO LJUBLJANA
If you go from Zagreb airport to Ljubljana by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 1 hour and 45 minutes and the taxi fare from Zagreb airport to Ljubljana is around €150. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic and your final destination.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM ZAGREB AIRPORT TO LJUBLJANA
Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Zagreb. Prices are around €135 and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be €35 per person.
For sure private transportation will be so comfortable same like taxi, they will wait for you and drive to your final destination without you worrying of anything!
RENTING A CAR IN ZAGREB AIRPORT
There are many options for renting a car in Zagreb’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Zagreb. It will take you 1 hour and 45 minutes to get from Ljubljana from the airport with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Europcar available in the airport. Prices can be around €30 per day.
Car rental option can be great if you are traveling with a few people or a lot of luggage and planning to visit places around Ljubljana and countryside. Make sure you have parking place in your hotel or Airbnb since sometimes can be so challenging in Ljubljana city.
BEST WAY ZAGREB AIRPORT TO LJUBLJANA
If you ask me the best way from Zagreb airport to Ljubljana I would choose Zagreb airport bus shuttle to Ljubljana since a single ticket will cost around €15 and it will take 2 hours and 20 minutes especially if you are traveling alone.
But as the schedule is only at 8 am and 2 45 pm you can transfer to Zagreb Bus Terminal or Train Terminal from the airport will take you around 1 hour. By train has always beautiful landscape and I would prefer enjoying the train ride to the bus ride from Zagreb.
If you are planning to move around Ljubljana and you are traveling with more people renting a car can be a great option especially if you rent an Airbnb outskirts of Ljubljana and stopping half of the way.
ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN LJUBLJANA
Accommodation in Ljubljana isn’t so expensive than other countries around Euro. You can access a dorm from that can go up to €15-20. And while a hotel that is double room in a budget can go up to €70. This prices vary depending on how much luxurious you want to. Also prices of accommodation can go up and down depending on what season you choose to go.
FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN SLOVENIA
Food budget travel in Slovenia can go €15 per day. The typical usual breakfast consists of coffee or hot chocolate milk with bread. You can go for restaurants expect to pay €10 per person. You can cook on your own to go down your food budget travel expenses in Slovenia. Make sure your hotel or Airbnb provides a kitchen
BEST TIME TO VISIT IN SLOVENIA
In Slovenia every season brings out a different side. Summer takes place during the months of June-August in these months you’ll experience a high temperature. September to December the temperature cools down quite a bit and it is the perfect time to enjoy long walks through stunning neighborhood.
And Spring season during the months of March-May is the best time to visit Slovenia. It starts out with chilly and gets warm, it is a perfect time to spend the day exploring the city’s beautiful garden, at night it remains pretty cold.
CASH AND ATMS IN SLOVENIA
The currency used all throughout Slovenia is Euro just like all European country. The exact currency of Euro to dollar is A €1 = $1.13678 USD. You can use debit cards everywhere in Slovenia. ATM’s are available and accessible in all part of the country.
Having insurance while you are traveling outside your home country is very important. Make sure that you have one too, to keep you safe in your trips around the world.
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