Discovering Slovenia by car can be very comfortable. Maribor has good road connections with all neighbouring countries, as well as with other places in Slovenia, and has a wide network of modern motorways. However, don’t ignore the side roads, which remain hidden to the hurrying traveller.From Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, to Maribor it is only about an hour’s drive (road A1/E57); from Maribor to the Austrian border just a few minutes (road A9/E57/E59); to Zagreb (road 1/E59) less than two hours; and from the Italian border a two and a half hour drive separates you from Maribor
Maribor’s nearest international airport is 40 km away in
Most air traﬃc in Slovenia is handled by Slovenia’s international
, serviced by the Slovene national carrier
. Brnik Airport is a distance of 100 km from Maribor, a one and a half hour drive by car and two hours by train.
The airport in Zagreb (Croatia) is 100 km from Maribor
Maribor has direct railway links with Austria from Vienna, Klagenfurt, Graz, and Villach, with Germany from Munich (change at Ljubljana), with Croatia from Zagreb and Rijeka, with Hungary from Budapest, with the Czech Republic from Brno and Prague, with Italy from Trieste, and with Switzerland from Geneva (change at Ljubljana).
Maribor is connected to Zagreb (CRO), Graz (A), Belgrade (YU), Amsterdam (NL). Rotterdam (NL) and most places in Germany by regular international bus lines. Many Slovene towns are connected by regular bus services to Austria, Croatia, England, France, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, Serbia.
Distances from Maribor to several cities (in km):
Ljubljana (130), Graz (60), Vienna (260), Munich (460), Trieste (230), Budapest (350), Zagreb (120), Frankfurt (853), Rome (878), Milan (632), Salzburg (344), and Zürich (836).