If you are driving, Crikvenica is about 40 kilometres south of Rijeka on the Adriatic Coast.
Also,there are daily trains to Rijeka from Zagreb, Budapest, Munich, and Salzburg. From Paris or Brussels, there are daily trains to Mestre station in Venice.
From Mestre, trains run to Trieste at least once per hour.
From Zagreb, take the train to Rijeka. There are only two express trains to Rijeka per day.
If you are flying, you can fly into Venice in Italy, Ljubljana in Slovenia, or Zagreb or Pula in Croatia.
From Venice airport, take blue ATVO bus to the train station at Mestre. From Mestre, take the train to Trieste.
From Ljubljana, take the bus into Ljubljana, and again take the train or bus to Rijeka, whichever will be faster.
From Pula, take the bus to Rijeka.
From Zagreb airport, Croatia Airlines run shuttle buses directly to their office in Rijeka (near the bus station) twice a day. If this does not mesh with your arrival time, take the Croatian airlines shuttle bus to the bus station. At the bus station, ask for the bus to Crikvenica via Gornje Jelenje. The buses run several times per day. If there are no more buses via Gornje Jelenje, take the bus to Crikvenica via Rijeka. (The bus via Rijeka takes about an hour longer, and you will need to change buses in Rijeka.) You will need to pay some kuna's per bag to check your luggage under the bus.
Alternatively, in Zagreb, you can go to the train station and take the train to Rijeka. To get to the train station from the bus station, you can take a taxi or the the tram. Tram lines 2, 3, and 6 run between the bus station and the train station.
In Trieste, the train station and the bus station are located right next to each other. There are four buses per day from Trieste to Rijeka (which is called Fiume in Italian).
When you get to the train station in Rijeka, go out the front doors, and turn right. The bus station is 500 metres down the road. Buses leave for Crikvenica very frequently per day.
Many buses to go to or to travel around Crikvenica.
The main bus station is about 10 minutes by walk from main square.