How to get to Celje by route, railway or air

By car

Slovenia has an excellent highway network connected to neighboring countries. It is necessary to buy a vignette before driving on Slovenian highways. You can purchase the vignette at the border, at petrol stations in Slovenia and neighbouring countries, at post offices in Slovenia, at some kiosks etc.For detailed information of types of vignettes and their prices please click here.

From Graz
leave Graz, take A2, head towards SLO (Slovenia). Continue along A9/E57/E59. Entry into Slovenia, continue along E57/A1, head towards Ljubljana, driving around Maribor and passing Slovenske Konjice. Take the highway exit towards Celje center.

From Ljubljana
Leave Ljubljana, take E57/A1, head towards Maribor. Take the exit towards Celje zahod. Head towards Celje zahod. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit Celje.

From Zagreb
Leave Zagreb, take Jadranska Avenija, head towards Ljubljana (Slovenia). Continue along E70/A3. Entry into Slovenia. Continue along E70/A2, take the exit towards Celje. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit Celje. Pass by Krško. Arrive in Celje.

By train

Slovenian Railways (Slovenske Železnice) does an admirable job of running an efficient network with clean modern trains that are usually on time. There are regular daily trains from Celje to Ljubljana, Maribor and Koper. Furthermore, Ljubljana has regular railway connections with Italy, Austria, Germany, The Netherlands, Hungary, Croatia, etc. For more information on train connections please see the following websites: and  

Contact information of the Railway station Celje:
Address: Krekov trg 1, 3000 Celje
Phone: +386 3 293 31 56

By bus

Travelling by bus is quite cheap. Celje is connected with well organised international bus routes. For more information please see the websites and

Contact information of the bus station Izletnik Celje, d.d.:
Address: Aškerčeva 20, 3000 Celje
Phone: +386 3 425 34 00

By plane

Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport (also known as Brnik Airport) is the only airport in Slovenia with regular international services.  The Airport is located 26km northwest of the city, near Brnik. It serves most major European cities and airports by following airlines: Adria Airways, Air France (by Regional), ČSA Czech Airlines, easyJet, JAT Airways, Montenegro Airlines, Turkish Airlines.

Nearby airports in Austria: Graz (Flughafen Graz), Klagenfurt (Kärnten Airport).
Nearby airport in Croatia: Zagreb (Zračna luka Zagreb).
Nearby airport in Italy: Trieste (Ronchi dei Legionari).