How to Find Us

Kočevsko is a region in the southern part of Slovenia, which covers three municipalities –  Kočevje, Kostel and Osilnica. The largest town is Kočevje, which is easily accessible by road. An hour-long drive along the regional road separates you from the motorway connection, from where you can continue your journey through Slovenia or to other countries. 

Feel the green spirit of Kočevsko before you arrive. Nature will be grateful if you arrive by train or by bus or choose an airline that invests in carbon reduction programmes. Feel the green spirit of Kočevsko before you arrive. Nature will be grateful if you arrive by train or by bus or choose an airline that invests in carbon reduction programmes. 

By Car

You can reach Kočevje by car on the 106 regional road from Ljubljana, which is a good hour away, or about 60km from Ljubljana. The Croatian state border is 30km from Kočevje, Novo mesto 50km and Postojna 70km.

Parking: In the town of Kočevje, there are many designated parking spaces for cars.
Vignette: Drivers in Slovenia need a vignette for driving on the motorways – a toll sticker that allows unrestricted use of motorways and express roads in a given time period. Vignettes can be purchased at gas stations in border areas of neighbouring countries before entering Slovenia, at gas stations, post offices and in shops in Slovenia, at the branch offices of the Slovenian AAA (called AMZS) and foreign car clubs. Some car rental providers in Slovenia:

Sixt    Avis   Europecar   Hertz

See the map for a more detailed description of the road.

By Bus

By bus, you will arrive to the main bus station in the centre of Kočevje, from where there are some regular intercity connections available.
Ljubljana – Kočevje: hourly connection
Ljubljana – Novo mesto: daily connection

Nomago   Bus station Ljubljana

By Plane

If you travel to Slovenia or its neighbourhood by airplane, you can continue from there to Ljubljana and then to Kočevje. You can travel by public transport, rent a car or choose a private transport provider. From the Jože Pučnik Airport, you can get to Kočevje by car in an hour and 20 minutes. The closest airports are in Ljubljana, Italy (Trieste, Venice and Milan) and in Croatia (Zagreb, Rijeka).

Jože Pučnik Airport, Ljubljana is 90km away; Zagreb Airport is 136km away; Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport, Trieste is 143km away; Marco Polo Airport, Venice is 252km away.

By Train

By train you will arrive at the railway station on the outskirts of Kočevje, a short 10-minute walk away from the center.
A regular passenger line is established between Ljubljana and Kočevje, and the timetable can be viewed on the Slovenian Railways website.

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