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Travel from Ljubljana to Zurich Hb by train in 10 hours 36 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Ljubljana to Zurich Hb by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Ljubljana to Zurich Hb by train is 14 hours 22 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 10 hours 36 minutes. You'll usually find 16 trains per day traveling the 478 km between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Zurich Hb. As the main train operator on this route, you're likely to be traveling on a service operated by ÖBB for all or at least part of your journey to Zurich Hb.

Book train tickets from Ljubljana to Zurich Hb in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $30.79. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Ljubljana to Zurich Hb by train

It takes an average of 14h 22m to travel from Ljubljana to Zurich Hb by train, over a distance of around 297 miles (478 km). There are normally 16 trains per day traveling from Ljubljana to Zurich Hb and tickets for this journey start from $30.79 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 10h 36m
PriceFrom $30.79
Distance297 miles (478 km)
Frequency16 trains per day
First train04:30
Last train23:51
Departure stationLjubljana
Arrival stationZurich Hb
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsÖBB, Flixbus

Ljubljana to Zurich Hb train times

Check out the next trains departing from Ljubljana to Zurich Hb for Tuesday Oct 18th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
04:05 18:20 14h 15m, 1 change
07:07 18:55 11h 48m, 6 changes
07:07 19:27 12h 20m, 4 changes
08:23 20:20 11h 57m, 2 changes
08:55 21:55 13h 0m, 5 changes
13:20 09:27 20h 7m, 3 changes
14:27 05:55 15h 28m, 5 changes
14:27 06:26 15h 59m, 4 changes
14:27 07:05 16h 38m, 3 changes
15:05 07:20 16h 15m, 3 changes

ÖBB trains from Ljubljana to Zurich Hb

You can travel from Ljubljana to Zurich Hb on ÖBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

Cheap train tickets from Ljubljana to Zurich Hb

The price of train tickets from Ljubljana to Zurich Hb starts at $30.79 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 Zurich Hb 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.
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FAQs for Ljubljana to Zurich Hb

Want to know more about your journey from Ljubljana to Zurich Hb? 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 Zurich Hb take?

The average journey time by train between Ljubljana and Zurich Hb is 14 hours and 22 minutes, with around 16 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 Zurich Hb by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Ljubljana to Zurich Hb is 10 hours and 36 minutes.

How much does the train from Ljubljana to Zurich Hb cost?

Train tickets from Ljubljana to Zurich Hb can start from as little as $30.79 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 Zurich Hb?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Ljubljana to Zurich Hb without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Ljubljana to Zurich Hb each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Ljubljana to Zurich Hb leave?

The first train from Ljubljana to Zurich Hb leaves at 04:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Ljubljana to Zurich Hb leave?

The last train from Ljubljana to Zurich Hb leaves at 23:51. 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 Zurich Hb by train?

Trains travelling from Ljubljana to Zurich Hb cover a distance of around 297 miles (478 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Zurich Hb to Ljubljana.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Ljubljana to Zurich Hb for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/18/2022. 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 11/02/2022 for travel on 11/02/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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