About this trip
About travel route
Zagreb - Ljubljana
Driving between Zagreb and Ljubljana is 142,55 km long, while the shortest air distance on this route is 116,97 km. If you have decided to buy your one-way ticket from Zagreb to Ljubljana on Vollo's web page or App we suggest you to consider buying Črnja Tours ticket which you can find for only 4.03 EUR. This is the price for the earliest departure.
On the other hand, at the moment the most expensive Zagreb – Ljubljana one-way ticket has Panturist d.d. Despite that, they offer their passengers the largest number of every day's lines.
Zagreb – Ljubljana has around ten daily buses. The earliest one starts its travel at 4:55 a.m., while the last one leaves at 11:00 p.m.
The journey between Zagreb and Ljubljana takes around 2 h and 15 min to maximum 2 h and 30 min. According to that relatively short travel, most of the times buses don't make any stops while on their path. In case you need to go to the toilet you can ask driver to stop the bus.
List of carriers Zagreb - Ljubljana
- Croatia Bus d.o.o.
- Črnja Tours d.o.o.
- Panturist d.d.
- Puntamika line d.o.o.
Bus station Zagreb
Bus station Zagreb is the main station in Croatia and it is located near the center of Zagreb on the address Avenija Marina Drzica 7. It is easily reachable no matter where you find yourself before arriving to the Bus station Zagreb. Also, it is good to mention that you can use whatever it fits you to get there as soon as possible - your own vehicle, TAXI or public transport.
Zagreb bus station is the biggest and also the busiest bus station in this part of the Europe. According to its importance it is not difficult to picture Bus station Zagreb is equipped with everything you could possibly need.
For example: fast food restaurants where you can buy yourself hot dog or hamburger, ATMs where you can get your cash and a kiosk which is a perfect place to buy yourself favorite drink or daily newspaper. Zagreb station also has: bakery, a parking lot, wardrobe and toilet for their passengers.
You are able to leave your luggage or personal belongings in wardrobe so you can be free like a bird and go explore the city. First four hours you'll need to pay 5,00 HRK for each hour. Later you'll get 50% off, so then the price for one hour will be 2,50 HRK. Furthermore, you'll be charged 3,00 HRK for the toilet.
Both, exchange and post office are located on the first floor of the Zagreb station so there's no need to panic in case you forgot to get your cash or to send postcards. No problem, you can still do it.
Journey Zagreb - Ljubljana
Journey Zagreb - Ljubljana is relatively short. It lasts around 2 h and 15 min for 142,55 km. Added to that, you don't have to worry about roads and their maintenance which links Zagreb with Ljubljana, two capital cities. You can forget about any stops at other bus station, just like a stop on some gas station.
Once you sit in a bus, you can be sure that you'll just stay there as long as you don't reach your final destination.
That's the reason why we advise you to go to the toilet just before your travel. Be clever and bring yourself something to eat and drink just in case you find yourself hungry or thirsty during your Zagreb – Ljubljana travel.
Bus station Ljubljana
Ljubljana bus station was built in 1961. and it is located in the center of Ljubljana at the address Trg Osvobodilne fronte 4 which is close to slovenian main train station. This info is a great relief to all tourists who are traveling using a different types of transports.
When it comes to the Ljubljana bus station we talk about the biggest and the most important station in Slovenia. Just for the record, each year 10 000 of passengers walk through it.
If you need some extra info it would be the best for you to search for the information desk. It's the perfect place if you have any doubts or further questions. The info desk works Monday to Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. On Sunday it is open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
In case you have forgot to book your room before you get to the city, you can get rid of your baggage at the nearby wardrobe and then after you drink your coffee you can go search for some accommodation. Don't forget that there are numerous tourists in Ljubljana during the season so it is smart to book your accommodation before you get there.
Zagreb - Ljubljana bus operators information
All of the buses that operate on Zagreb - Ljubljana have air conditioning which helps you to regulate bus temperature, no matter if it's summer or winter season.
Furthermore, buses have TV which gives opportunity to enjoy some movie to all passengers in the bus. Most of them have costless Internet access too. Bus carriers give their best to improve standards of their buses so that the traveling become more comfortable for tourists from all around the world.
Why you should travel from Zagreb to Ljubljana by bus
Relatively short distance, quality bus equipment and the cost of the bus tickets are just some of the reasons why bus is the best possible option if your path brings you from Zagreb to Ljubljana. Maybe when we talk about some other routes, we can doubt our choice, but not in this specific case.
Airplane is much more expensive. Although, you will be much sooner at your point destination you will lose that advantage because of the time needed to get to the airport in Zagreb, and then later from the Ljubljana airport to the city. Did we mention waiting for the check in and wasting your hours once again?
Furthermore, let's talk about personal car. You must add toll rates to fuel prices. Despite the fact that the amount of toll rates on this line is not too expensive, you need to be clear that you won't be in a position to carelessly enjoy your ride, like you are when it comes to the bus.
Bus stops on Zagreb - Ljubljana journey
Traveling from Zagreb to Ljubljana, slovenian capital, buses generally drive on the highway A2 and on this route usually there is no stopping.
During the travel you pass these places and cities: Zapresic, Samobor, Bregana, Catez, Smarjeske Toplice, Trebnje, Ivanca Gorica and Grosuplje.
Zagreb - the biggest city in Croatia. It is also croatian capital city and first it is mention in 1094. when the diocese was established. Furthermore, one of the most important years for Zagreb is 1242. when the Golden Bull was issued by the King Bele IV.
Today Zagreb is home for 22 institutes on the scientific and humanic fields, 17 different parts of the city, 14 culture centers, 10 museums and 7 theatres. Besides that, when it comes to the Zagreb you can be sure that you'll be in a position to enjoy beautiful nature which is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and parks.
There is another great thing about Zagreb that you can be sure of - you won't be bored during your stay. It's because you are able to enjoy yourself all across the city by visiting: bars and clubs, cinemas and theatres, museums and different sport games.
Once you get tired in Zagreb you can easily relax your body and mind in one of many restaurants that offers traditional croatian food. Not in the mood for that kind of gastronomy? Go find restaurants in Zagreb that gives you an opportunity to try, for example, italian, macedonian, mexican, japanese or korean gastronomy.
Finally, if you, after you eat your lunch, feel ready for a coffee, we recommend you to take an easy walk to Tkalciceva street or to Cvjetni square. In case you have some extra hours to spend in Croatia we really advise you to visit some of this places: Samobor, Karlovac, Varazdin, Plitvice Lakes, Osijek, Pula, Split, Zadar, Sibenik, Makarska and Dubrovnik.
Ljubljana gets its name after the river Ljubljanica that runs through the city. It gives their visitors the opportunity to enjoy sightseeing the sights so that they can feel like they've become in some sense part of history and culture of the city.
Perhaps it's the best for you to start your adventure in the center point of the city - the Preseren Square. There you are able to find the Preseren monument and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.
From that point you are very close to the Triple Bridge. It is a group of three bridges across Ljubljanica River and it connects two different parts of the city, the historical and medieval town with the modern city of Ljubljana.
But that's not even close to all. Ljubljana has many other bridges and we're going to mention only few of them: Butchers' Bridge, Dragon Bridge and Trnovo Bridge. Prepare your cameras and just go and catch those beautiful photographs.
Besides the main square and great bridges, Ljubljana has some other cultural sights which are worth visiting: Philip Mansion, Town Square, St. Nicholas's Church and The Robba Fountain.
In case you have an extra day spend it to see lakes Bled and Bohinj. First of them is only 55 km away from Ljubljana and it is almost extremely popular among tourists from all around the world. So you wonder how can you get there? You can buy your tickets through Vollo website or App and then just wait at the right spot for your bus to come. If you want to buy your ticket for departure on bus station you can do it too but in that case make sure you'll find some unsold.
All in all, from Ljubljana you can buy bus tickets for almost any european city that comes to your mind. Let us suggest you some of them: Mostar, Budapest, Rim, Venecia, Split, Graz, Vienna, Frankfurt and Prague. Even if you're coming back from Ljubljana to Zagreb, you don't need to regret because we're sure that you have so much more to see in Zagreb.