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Timetable

Valid from 10 December 2023.

Subject to change in case of construction works on the lines. Please check the current timetable in the international timetable finder, passenger information notices or at international ticket offices before travelling.

On this website you can find suggestions of the most affordable train connections.

If you want to travel with a connection other than those listed, you can create a timetable according to your wishes with the help of the international timetable finder or at international ticket offices before travelling.

Via Hodoš / Hodos

Timetable: Ljubljana/Celje/Maribor – Budapest (via Hodoš / Hodos)

StationMV 247
Ljubljana9.30
Celje10.56
Pragersko11.35
Maribor**
Budapest Deli16.59
Note:

The timetable is valid from 10 December 2023.

The above trains also stop at intermediate stations; more information can be found in the international timetable finder. The above times indicate departure times at stations outside Slovenia, respectively arrival times at stations in Slovenia.

* Passengers from Maribor to Pragersko can travel with the following connections:
IC 517: departure from Maribor station at 10.50, arrival at Pragersko station at 11.02, change to train MV 247 at 11.36

Timetable: Budapest – Maribor/Celje/Ljubljana(via Hodoš / Hodos)

StationMV 246
Budapest Deli9.00
Maribor**
Pragersko14.33
Celje15.11
Ljubljana16.42
Note:

The timetable is valid from 10 December 2023.

The above trains also stop at intermediate stations; more information can be found in the international timetable finder. The above times indicate departure times at stations outside Slovenia, respectively arrival times at stations in Slovenia.

* Passengers from Pragersko to Maribor can take the following connection:
IC 518: departure from Pragersko station at 14.59, arrival at Maribor station at 15.10.

Via Spielfeld (Austria)

Timetable: Ljubljana/Maribor/Graz – Budapest (via Spielfeld)

StationMV 311
Ljubljana5.00
Zidani Most5.59
Celje6.24
Maribor7.19
Graz Hbf8.22
Budapest Keleti13.44
Note:

The timetable is valid from 10 December 2023.

The above trains also stop at intermediate stations; more information can be found in the international timetable finder. The above times indicate departure times at stations outside Slovenia, respectively arrival times at stations in Slovenia.

Timetable: Budapest – Graz/Maribor/Ljubljana (via Spielfeld)

StationMV 310
Budapest-Keleti16.15
Graz Hbf21.39
Maribor22.40
Celje23.37
Zidani Most00.03
Ljubljana1.03
Note:

The timetable is valid from 10 December 2023.

The above trains also stop at intermediate stations; more information can be found in the international timetable finder. The above times indicate departure times at stations outside Slovenia, respectively arrival times at stations in Slovenia.

Price list for travel to Budapest via Hodoš (2nd Class)

StationLjubljana – BudapestCelje – Budapest Maribor – Budapest
EUREUREUR
First Minute (FME) SŽ-MAV*
Single ticket – purchased 3 days in advance23.0023.0020.00
Return ticket – purchased 3 days in advance46,0046,0040.00
Single ticket – purchased 1 day in advance27.0027.0024.00
Return ticket – purchased 1 day in advance54.0054.0048.00
SparSchiene**
Single ticket – level 115.0015.00
Return ticket – level 130.0030.00
Single ticket – level 219.0019.00
Return ticket – level 238.0038.00
Budapest Spezial – adults
Single ticket – level 329.0029.00
Return ticket – level 349.0049.00
Budapest Spezial – children
Single ticket – level 314.5014.50
Return ticket – level 324.5024.50
Note:

The price list is valid from 10 December 2023.

*The number of First Minute (FME) SŽ-MAV tickets is limited.

FME ticket prices depend on the day of purchase and the selected route. Purchasing a 2nd class ticket three or more days before the journey is more affordable than purchasing a ticket one or two days before the intended journey. With FME tickets for journeys to Hungary, children up to 15 years of age accompanied by parents or grandparents travel free of charge. FME tickets cannot be issued on the day of travel. The tickets are valid for two days, and they are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. Seat reservation is not included in the ticket fare. Interruption of the journey is not allowed.

** The number of available SparSchiene tickets is limited, return of purchase money or exchange of tickets is not possible. Tickets are valid for travel in 2nd class, and for the date and train purchased (date and train are stated on the ticket). SparSchiene ticket also does not allow changing to a higher class.

Price list for travel to Budapest via Spielfeld (2nd Class)

RouteLjubljana – Budapest Celje – Budapest Maribor – Budapest
Standard ticketEUREUREUR
Single ticket109.8094.0082.40
Return ticket219.60188.00164.80
Group (6 or more people)
Return ticket153.70131.70115.30
First minute (FME) SŽ-MAV*
Single ticket – purchased 3 days in advance36.4033.4028.40
Return ticket – purchased 3 days in advance72.8066.8056.80
Single ticket – purchased 1 day in advance41.9038.9033.90
Return ticket – purchased 1 day in advance83.8077.8067.80
Note:
 
The price list is valid from 10 December 2023.

*The number of First Minute (FME) SŽ-MAV tickets is limited.

FME ticket prices depend on the day of purchase and the selected route. Purchasing a 2nd class ticket three or more days before the journey is more affordable than purchasing a ticket one or two days before the intended journey. With FME tickets for journeys to Hungary, children up to 15 years of age accompanied by parents or grandparents travel free of charge. FME tickets cannot be issued on the day of travel. The tickets are valid for two days, and they are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. Seat reservation is not included in the ticket fare. Interruption of the journey is not allowed.

We recommend purchasing international tickets in advance at our train station ticket offices.

On-board the train, only full price tickets up to border stations can be purchased. Discounted tickets and special offer tickets valid for particular routes or trains cannot be purchased on-board.

Further information

  • Visit a train station with a ticket office;
  • Visit one of our InfoCentres at the train stations in Koper, Ljubljana, Celje, and Maribor;
  • Call our toll-free number 080 81 11 (for calls made from Slovenia), or dial +386 1 29 13 331 (for calls made from abroad);
  • Send an e-mail with your question to [email protected]i.