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Trains in Slovenia

 

Want to go on an adventure to Slovenia's best bits? Trains in Slovenia will get you to most destinations in this outstandingly beautiful country! From lively Ljubljana to the natural wonders of Bled and beyond, the Slovenian rail network connects you to neighbouring countries and loads of local highlights.

 

Train types in Slovenia

Enjoy comfortable journeys on trains operated by Slovenia's national railway company, Slovenske Zeleznice (SZ). Furthermore, there are plenty of direct train connections from Slovenia to other countries. You can find train times for Slovenia in the Interrail timetable.

Map with main train connections in Slovenia

Regional and intercity trains in Slovenia

Regionalni vlaki (RE)

  • Regional trains linking larger cities to smaller towns and villages.

  • 2nd class carriages only.

  • Bicycles allowed on board upon purchase of a special bike ticket.

  • No reservation required.

 

Lokalni potniški (RE)

  • Local trains running on suburban commuter routes.

  • 2nd class carriages only.

  • No reservation required.

 

InterCity (IC)

  • Fast trains connecting major towns and cities in Slovenia.

  • Bicycles allowed on board upon purchase of a special bike ticket.

  • Reservations are not required but it may be worth making one when travelling during a busy period.

 

InterCitySlovenija (PEN)

  • Tilting, fast pendolino trains providing the best comfort and rail experience in Slovenia.

  • Regular services between Maribor and Ljubljana.

  • A seat reservation is optional, but it may be worth making one when travelling during a busy period.

International trains in Slovenia

EuroCity (EC)

  • Fast, modern trains connecting major cities in Slovenia with other European countries.
  • The following services are available to/from Slovenia:
  • Trieste – Ljubljana Maribor – Graz – Vienna
  • Zagreb – Ljubljana – Villach – Salzburg – Munich – Frankfurt am Main

 

InterCity (IC)

  • Fast trains connecting major cities in Slovenia with other European countries.
  • The following services are available to/from Slovenia:
  • Vinkovci – Zagreb – Ljubljana – Villach
  • Ljubljana – Graz – Budapest
  • Ljubljana – Budapest
  • Ljubljana – Rijeka
  • Ljubljana – Villach

Night trains in Slovenia

EuroNight (EN)

  •  International night train connecting Slovenia with Austria, Croatia, Germany and Switzerland.
  • The following services are available to/from Slovenia:
    • Ljubljana – Zurich
    • Ljubljana – Munich – Stuttgart

 

Popular connections

Route Travel time
Ljubljana to Maribor 1h 45m
Ljubljana to Koper 2h 30m
Ljubljana to Celje 1h 05m
Ljubljana to Lesce-Bled (take a bus to lake Bled) 50m
Ljubljana to Bled Jezero (train via Jesenice) 1h 30m

You can travel to and from Slovenia from popular cities in the following European countries:

Route Train type Duration Reservations
Ljubljana to Budapest (Hungary) InterCity 7h 25m Optional
Ljubljana to Munich (Germany) EuroCity 6h 15m Optional
Ljubljana to Villach (Austria) EuroCity 1h 40m Optional
Ljubljana to Zagreb (Croatia) EuroCity 2h 10m Optional
Ljubljana to Zurich (Switzerland) EuroNight 11h 10m (overnight) Required
Maribor to Graz (Austria) EuroCity 1h Optional
Ljubljana to Trieste (Italy) EuroCity 2h 55m Optional

 

Reservations

How can I make reservations for trains in Slovenia?

Interrail reservation self-service system

Administration costs when booking through Interrail self-service:

  • € 2,- p.p.per train
  • Additional € 9,- per order (for paper tickets)

With railway carriers


An explanation of how each booking platform works can be found here:
 How do I book my reservations

 

Locally at the train station

 

Which trains in Slovenia require reservations?

  • No reservations: Regional trains (RE) and Interregio (IR)
  • Optional: InterCity, EuroCity and Pendolino trains
    • Reservations highly recommended during summer season
  • Compulsory: EuroNight on all routes
 

Get your Pass for Slovenia

Interrail Slovenia Pass

 
  • Offers you rail travel in Slovenia

  • Youth, senior and family discounts

  • Prices from € 54

 

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Interrail Global Pass

 
  • Travel by train as much as you like in 33 European countries including Slovenia

  • Youth, senior and family discounts

  • Prices from € 194

 

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