You can fly with low cost flights to our capital Ljubljana or our neighbour countries: Austria (Graz, Klagenfurt, Vienna), Hungary (Budapest), Italy (Venice, Treviso, Trieste), Croatia (Zagreb). From there you can take a train, a bus, a taxi or Slovenian pick up shuttles to Maribor.
You can reach Maribor by train from all major surrounding cities. There is a direct connection from Ljubljana and Graz, from elsewhere there are some stops you’ll have to make in between. You can check the train connections to Maribor, around Slovenia and to neighbour countries here:
Maribor is directly connected with towns in Austria, Germany, Hungary and Italy. Organization in your own county may be able to offer discount to students and to those under 26.
You can find more information at Flixbus and Eurolines.
Ljubljana – Maribor (149 km; 1 h 40 min)
Graz – Maribor (64 km; 43 min)
Klagenfurt – Maribor (181 km; 1 h 51 min)
Vienna – Maribor (262 km; 2 h 59 min)
Budapest – Maribor (370 km; 3 h 33 min)
Venice Marco Polo – Maribor (362 km; 3 h 35 min)
Treviso – Maribor (374 km; 3 h 51 min)
Trieste – Maribor (240 km; 2h 30 min)
Zagreb – Maribor (119 km; 1 h 19 min)