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Train from Ljubljana to Vienna

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Train from Ljubljana to Vienna

I need to travel by train from Ljubljana to Vienna (Wien) in late September.

I can see from the Slovenian rail website that there is a train at 16:00 which would be ideal for me. There is apparently a special "SparSchiene" offer of 29 euro single for this journey. The Slovenian Rail office have told me by email that I need to buy a ticket in advance to get this price... however there is no online booking and I can't get them to reply to my question of: HOW do I book in advance?!

Is the only answer to phone the office and pay by credit card, and if so will they post tickets to me in the UK?

If anyone knows, help would be appreciated.

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1. Re: Train from Ljubljana to Vienna

I read that you can't book tickets on-line for train travel in Slovenia. However, we booked train tickets (Ljubljana to Venice) on-line through Octopus travel, so it might be worth having a look at their website.

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2. Re: Train from Ljubljana to Vienna

Hi Galloise, thanks for your help. I looked at Octopus but they charge 66 euros for the journey when it should be 29 - that's some mark-up!

In the end I spoke to the Slovenian rail people and they said that the only way to get a ticket to Vienna in advance was to buy in person from a Slovenian station or ticket office.

Luckily I had more joy from the helpful people at OB (the Austrian railway) who have dealt with me efficiently over email and are sending my 29 euro tickets by post! :-)

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