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About the train journey from Ljubljana to Rome

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The train from Ljubljana to Rome usually takes 12 hours 33 minutes on average to travel 491 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 8 hours 48 minutes. You can expect to find 13 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Ljubljana and Rome, you'll need to make 1 change on your way to Rome.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Ljubljana to Rome in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $81.81.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Rome, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Ljubljana to Rome by train

It takes an average of 12h 33m to travel from Ljubljana to Rome by train, over a distance of around 305 miles (491 km). There are normally 13 trains per day traveling from Ljubljana to Rome and tickets for this journey start from $81.81 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

8h 48m


491 miles (305 km)


13 trains per day


1 change


From $81.81

Train and bus operators

Union Ivkoni (Bus), Flixbus

Ljubljana to Rome train times

Check out the next trains departing from Ljubljana to Rome for Tuesday Jan 31st 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:26 17:14 10h 48m, 2 changes
09:00 20:10 11h 10m, 4 changes
09:00 20:14 11h 14m, 3 changes
11:14 22:14 11h 0m, 4 changes
11:50 04:53 17h 3m, 5 changes
13:21 05:35 16h 14m, 1 change
13:21 22:09 8h 48m, 3 changes
13:21 22:14 8h 53m, 2 changes
14:34 05:35 15h 1m, 2 changes
21:08 07:54 10h 46m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Ljubljana to Rome

The price of train tickets from Ljubljana to Rome starts at $81.81 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 Rome 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 Rome

Want to know more about your journey from Ljubljana to Rome? 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 Rome take?

The average journey time by train between Ljubljana and Rome is 12 hours and 33 minutes, with around 13 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 Rome by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Ljubljana to Rome is 8 hours and 48 minutes.

How much does the train from Ljubljana to Rome cost?

Train tickets from Ljubljana to Rome can start from as little as $81.81 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 Rome?

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

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

The first train from Ljubljana to Rome leaves at 07:26. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Ljubljana to Rome leaves at 22:28. 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 Rome by train?

Trains travelling from Ljubljana to Rome cover a distance of around 305 miles (491 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Rome to Ljubljana.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Ljubljana to Rome for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/31/2023. 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 10/24/2022 for travel on 10/24/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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