Maribor airport is located in Slivnica, just a few kilometres out of Maribor. At the moment it does not have regular international lines and is used only for charter flights, business and flying sports as well as cargo transport.
Jože Pučnik Airport
Most of the air traffic in Slovenia is handled by Slovenia’s international Jože Pučnik Airport, from where also flies the Slovene aircraft carrier Adria Airways (www.adria.si). Jože Pučnik Airport is a distance of 100 km from Maribor, which is a one and a half-hour drive by car or two hours by train from Ljubljana.
Nearby international airports
Maribor’s nearest international airport is 40 km away in Graz (Austria) and Klagenfurt (Austria) – 100 km. The airport in Zagreb (Croatia) is a distance of 100 km from Maribor.
You can travel to Maribor on different international trains. There are direct connections available with Zagreb (CRO), Rijeka (CRO), Graz (A), and Vienna (A). On some lines, it is necessary to change trains in Ljubljana or Zidani Most. Nearby Pragersko, which has good train services with Maribor, also enables fast train connections with Budapest (H) and Venice(I).
Travel by train to Maribor from the direction:
Venice Santa Lucia-Ljubljana-Maribor (EuroCity Casanova)
Budapest- Lake Balaton – Hodoš- Murska Sobota-Ormož- Ptuj- Pragersko-Maribor
Travelling by train around Slovenia can be very comfortable. It is possible to travel along the railway tracks from Ljubljana to Maribor in a little less than two hours. Trains of varied quality and class prices link Maribor also with many other Slovene cities and towns.
Slovene Railways (http://www.slo-zeleznice.si/en/ ) offer a variety of home and international travelling discounts.
Telphone number: +386 (0)1 29 13 332,
Maribor is connected to Zagreb (CRO), Graz (A), Belgrade (YU), Amsterdam (NL) Rotterdam (NL) and most places in Germany by regular international bus lines. Otherwise, Slovene towns are connected by regular bus services to Austria, Croatia, England, France, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden and countries of the former Republic of Yugoslavia.
Maribor has also good bus services with other Slovene towns. However, it is recommended to travel by train between most Slovene places and cities, because the railway connections are more frequent and more often than not also cheaper.
More information about international and national bus services can be found on the websites:
Maribor has good road connections with all neighbouring countries, as well as with other places in Slovenia. From Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, to Maribor you need only a good hour driving (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, to Hungary a little longer (about 80 km) because there is no motorway connection, and from the Italian border a two and a half-hour drive separates you from Maribor.
The distance between Maribor and other European cities:
Budapest 492 km
Belgrade 507 km
Frankfurt 1050 km
Graz 68 km
Milan 622 km
Munich 493 km
Prague 595 km
Salzburg 352 km
Split 460 km
Trieste 216 km
Venice 366 km
Vienna 255 km
Zagreb 113 km
Ljubljana 123 km
For detailed info about costs and routes check the link below—michellin knows it all!
Have a nice and safe trip to Maribor. 🙂