TRAVELING TO SLOVENIA
You can enter Slovenia at one of the border crossings with Italy, Austria, Hungary or Croatia, or rent a car once you are in Slovenia. To drive in Slovenia (for up to one year) U.S. citizens need:
- a valid U.S. driver’s license and
- an International Driver’s License or a driver's license from another European Union member state.
Toll stickers/Vignettes: Please note that toll stickers are mandatory for the use of highway network for all passenger vehicles under 3.5 tones weight. Stickers/vignettes (weekly, monthly and yearly vignettes, and (for motorcycles only) half-year vignette) can be purchased at gas stations in Slovenia and neighboring countries, at offices of the national motoring organization and foreign motoring organizations, at post offices in Slovenia and at some newsstands. For more information consult the list of points of sale. Slovenian highways are operated by DARS.
You can travel to Slovenia on train using one of the direct lines from Italy, Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Switzerland and Serbia. Train travel is convenient and inexpensive, it serves most of the key tourist attractions. For more information please consult the Slovenian Railway webpage.
Vessels arriving in the territorial waters of Slovenia from abroad may dock at the international border crossings in Koper, Piran and in Izola (seasonally only). For more information please visit: STO: Maritime Travel