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Ljubljana to Basel by train

It takes an average of 14h 16m to travel from Ljubljana to Basel by train, over a distance of around 344 miles (553 km). There are normally 8 trains per day travelling from Ljubljana to Basel and tickets for this journey start from $46.33 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 11h 6m
PriceFrom $46.33
Distance344 miles (553 km)
Frequency8 trains per day
First train04:15
Last train21:10
Departure stationLjubljana
Arrival stationBasel
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsUnion Ivkoni (Bus), Flixbus

Ljubljana to Basel train times

Check out the next trains departing from Ljubljana to Basel for Tuesday Nov 2nd 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
03:15 16:56 13h 41m, 7 changes
08:22 20:28 12h 6m, 3 changes
08:22 20:49 12h 27m, 2 changes
08:55 23:00 14h 5m, 6 changes
08:55 23:37 14h 42m, 5 changes
08:55 00:02 15h 7m, 4 changes
14:27 05:22 14h 55m, 3 changes
15:00 08:28 17h 28m, 3 changes
20:10 09:28 13h 18m, 2 changes
20:10 10:53 14h 43m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Ljubljana to Basel

The price of train tickets from Ljubljana to Basel starts at $46.33 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Ljubljana to Basel by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Ljubljana to Basel

Want to know more about your journey from Ljubljana to Basel? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Ljubljana to Basel take?

The average journey time by train between Ljubljana and Basel is 14 hours and 16 minutes, with around 8 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Ljubljana and Basel by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Ljubljana to Basel is 11 hours and 6 minutes.

How much does the train from Ljubljana to Basel cost?

Train tickets from Ljubljana to Basel can start from as little as $46.33 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Ljubljana to Basel?

No, there are no direct train services from Ljubljana to Basel. Travelling from Ljubljana to Basel by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Ljubljana to Basel leave?

The first train from Ljubljana to Basel leaves at 04:15. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Ljubljana to Basel leave?

The last train from Ljubljana to Basel leaves at 21:10. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Ljubljana and Basel by train?

Trains travelling from Ljubljana to Basel cover a distance of around 344 miles (553 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Basel to Ljubljana.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Ljubljana to Basel for a typical week day using timetable data for 11/02/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 11/15/2021 for travel on 11/15/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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