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Take the train from Warsaw to Ljubljana in 14 hours 10 minutes

If you want to travel from Warsaw to Ljubljana by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Warsaw to Ljubljana by train to take around 18 hours 1 minute. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 14 hours 10 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 8 trains per day running on this route, which spans 829 km. You'll have to make 1 change along the way on your journey to Ljubljana. ICE, DB or ÖBB are the main rail operators on this route, all of which offer modern trains with plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Warsaw to Ljubljana start from $61.06 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Warsaw to Ljubljana by train

It takes an average of 18h 1m to travel from Warsaw to Ljubljana by train, over a distance of around 515 miles (829 km). There are normally 8 trains per day traveling from Warsaw to Ljubljana and tickets for this journey start from $61.06 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 14h 10m


515 miles (829 km)


8 trains per day


1 change


From $61.06

Train and bus operators

Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB, Meridian

Warsaw to Ljubljana train times

Check out the next trains departing from Warsaw to Ljubljana for Tuesday Apr 4th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
05:23 19:33 14h 10m, 2 changes
07:24 23:58 16h 34m, 2 changes
13:12 07:09 17h 57m, 2 changes
18:38 13:00 18h 22m, 1 change
19:16 13:00 17h 44m, 2 changes
20:47 16:00 19h 13m, 6 changes
20:47 16:10 19h 23m, 5 changes
20:47 17:32 20h 45m, 3 changes

Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB and ICE (Intercity Express) trains from Warsaw to Ljubljana

You can travel from Warsaw to Ljubljana on Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB and ICE (Intercity Express) 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.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

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.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 205 mph (330 km/h), the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

Cheap train tickets from Warsaw to Ljubljana

The price of train tickets from Warsaw to Ljubljana starts at $61.06 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 Warsaw to Ljubljana 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 Warsaw to Ljubljana

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

The average journey time by train between Warsaw and Ljubljana is 18 hours and 1 minute, 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 Warsaw and Ljubljana by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Warsaw to Ljubljana is 14 hours and 10 minutes.

How much does the train from Warsaw to Ljubljana cost?

Train tickets from Warsaw to Ljubljana can start from as little as $61.06 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 Warsaw to Ljubljana?

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

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

The first train from Warsaw to Ljubljana leaves at 06:23. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Warsaw to Ljubljana leaves at 21:47. 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 Warsaw and Ljubljana by train?

Trains travelling from Warsaw to Ljubljana cover a distance of around 515 miles (829 km) during the journey.

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