Croatia Transportation

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    Inside Dubrovnik Airport
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    On approach to Dubrovnik
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Croatia Transportation

  • Buses (Coaches)

    Split Transportation

    Split is well served by both local and intercity buses, and the station is very central, right next to the station and ferry port. You can buy tickets there, and the office is open late even on weekends, although it seemed to shut randomly for a quick "pauze" at inopportune moments. The buses here run to major Balkan destinations, like Zagreb,...

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  • Train

    Zagreb Transportation

    It has to be one of the nicest stations in Europe. It's tidy and clean, easy to navigate, and opens up onto a wonderful vista, one of the best in the city, with a flower filled park and the bright yellow renaissance Art Pavillion. You then get to walk along some of the finest streets in the city to the center. The people are also friendly and...

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  • Jadrolinija Ferry Boat or Katamaran

    Hvar Transportation

    When you're going to Hvar from Split, there are many different options when it comes to the ferries. One way is to take the boat over to Stari Grad, then comes the two options can either take a ferry over wherever can not bring a car, it takes about an hour and a half over, or you can take the ferry over the one can take the cars it uses about 2...

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  • Buses (coaches)

    Plitvicka Jezera National Park Transportation

    Few years back we drove from Zagreb to Plitivice and onwards to Split. Your own car give you greater freedom, but Buses from Split are regular and a plenty Time of departure Time of arrival Gate number Carrier 08:30 12:52 1 AUTOPRIJEVOZ SINJ -PROMET MAKARSKA 12:00 17:48 1 AP VARAŽDIN d.o.o.-u stečaju 14:00 18:40 1 AP VARAŽDIN d.o.o.-u...

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  • Sea travel

    Split Transportation

    By ferry/ catamaran from Split you can travel to : - Ancona, Italy - Supetar, Brač - Stari Grad, Hvar - Rogač, Šolta - Vis, Vis - Bol, Brač and Jelsa, Hvar - Hvar, Hvar and Vela Luka, Korčula The Split-Trogir water taxi from the Riva- a little over an hour along the coast to Trogir for under 5 euros. It is a great way to get...

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  • Bus/Car

    Zagreb Transportation

    Finaly it started, from this year (2011) visitors of Zagreb can enjoy the sightseeing of the city in open-top buses! The open-top buses operate along two routes through the city: - RED LINE which operates within narrow city centre and is 12 kilometres long. Departures are from Bakaceva street on Kaptol, bus departs every hour from 9AM until 1PM. -...

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  • Scooters

    Hvar Transportation

    The best suggestion - shop around. This year I was able to get a scooter for 200 kn for 24 hrs. A specialty food store in the market place, near St. Stephan, has scooters to rent - pick up some cheese , sausage, anchovies and a scooter and search out a secluded cove. Most scooter rental are near the bus station which is behind St. Stephen. My...

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  • Electric boats within the Park

    Plitvicka Jezera National Park Transportation

    The ride, side to side, across the Kozjak Lake last approximately 15 minutes, during which you can enjoy in the panoramic view of the lake and its surroundings. The boat takes you to the location of Burget, where the small port is situated. It is the position from which your tour of the Upper Lakes begin. Burget is one of the most attractive part...

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  • Local Buses

    Split Transportation

    You don't need buses to visit Split, but if you want to get to the airport, or visit Trogir or the Roman ruins at Salona, then you'll need to figure them out. Basically bus 37 takes you to the airport, and carries on to Trogir, and bus 1 will take you to Salona. The station is quite central, about 800m north of the palace. Some maps seem to put it...

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  • Other

    Zagreb Transportation

    Single tickets are sold by the Zagrebački Električni Tramvaj (ZET) for 6.50KN from kiosks, and 8KN from the driver. Stamp it in the orange box behind the driver. Tickets allow you to travel for up to 90 minutes. The trams are a mix of old and new, but they are all packed to the gills at all times of the day. The overcrowding mixed with...

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  • Shuttle buses (trains) within the Park

    Plitvicka Jezera National Park Transportation

    In case you want starting you tour from the top of the Upper Lakes ( Proscansko Lake) going downhill, the best option to get there is by this electric bus. The same bus will take you in the opposite direction, to the Lower Lakes and in the vicinity of the entrance nr. 1. The central bus station is situated right in front of the entrance nr. 2.

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  • Air travel

    Split Transportation

    This is quite a small airport, not so many opportunities to buy food, some places to sit, etc. NB! Remember to not have batteries in their luggage, it was something with the security control of airport

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  • Airplane

    Zagreb Transportation

    I flew into Zagreb Airport with Croatia Airlines. It was a wonderful, smooth flight, with a brand new plane and a great crew. The Airport is quite small. There's a money exchange stall down to the left as you exit customs. It's just past the information exchange on the left, the third stall afterwards. It says "no commission" and the rate is...

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  • Automobiles

    Plitvicka Jezera National Park Transportation

    Take croatian A1 highway which connects Zagreb and Split (and goes further down south too, Ploce, Dubrovnik...). Take the exit towards Gornja Ploča, Plitvička jezera, Korenica, Udbina. Pass by Jošan and follow signs to Plitvice lakes. The road is well marked. It will take you about 45 mins-1 hour form highway exit to center of Plitvice.

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  • Trains

    Split Transportation

    If travelling from Zagreb, alone or in couple, train is, for many reasons, definatelly the best way to get to Split. Train isn't so fast but offers comfort, possibility to stretch the legs and watching beautiful landscapes. Not of less importance, you could take some nice pics, espacially while train passing along the river of Una. Train ticket...

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  • Walking

    Plitvicka Jezera National Park Transportation

    Once you reach one of the entrances to the park and buy your tickets it is time to continue on foot. Walking paths are excellently organized and will lead you through all sixteen lakes, crossing over travertine barriers and allowing the best views of the waterfalls and other interesting spots. Walking routes are colour-coded and once you decide...

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  • Croatia railway network map

    NOte: I am not sure the Ploce-Sarajevo trains run outside of summer; the Metlika connection into Slovenia may well also be deactivated. Last took it summer 2005.

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  • SS AUSONIA

    When I went to Dubrovnik in 1969, we came by Cruise Ship. The SS AUSONIA was a cruise liner operating in the Mediterranean. She was the last vintage Italian Ocean Liner in service when she was retired in September, 2008. From 1956 to 1978 she was owned by Adriatic Lines. We boarded the Ausonia in Venice Italy and our ports of call were Athens...

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  • Train station Zadar

    Zadar can be easily reached by train from Mainland Croatia, mostly via Zagreb.http://www.find-croatia.com/railways/train-network-map-croatia.htmlFor more info call Zadar train station for time tables. 00385 23 212 555 from outside Croatia from inside Croatia 060 333 444

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  • Dubrovnik Bus service

    Libertas bus is answer to smooth move around in south Croatia and neighboring countries, like Bosnia and Montenegro.I have used their services quite a lot in the past and always find them very useful, on time and quite reasonable price wise.The service mostly the Adriatic coast of Croatia, as far nort as Sarajevo in Bosnia and south as...

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  • Buses to everywhere in Croatia-Zagreb...

    Zagreb Bus station is situated in the center of town and has numerous connection inside the country and Europe wide. Also Euro-lines & Touring buses service ZagrebInformation and reservation for calls outside the Republic of Croatia:+385 1 6112 789promet@akz.hraddress:Autobusni kolodvor ZagrebAv. Marina Držića 410 000 ZagrebCROATIA

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  • Zadar Bus station

    Travelling around Croatia is best done by Bus, as its network is quite extencive, specialy the coast.Liburnija also service Biograd na Moru town.Zadar Bus station has quite extecive netvork of local and international lines to choose from.Their address:Liburnija d.o.o. ZadarAnte Starčevića 1HR - 23000 ZadarZadar bus station tel no: from...

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  • VERY useful virtual map of Croatia

    This is a very useful map since it has various important information for example: traffic (web cams, weather forecast, petrol stations sorted by name of the company and type of fuel they have, parking places, rent-a-car, airports, police...)banks and cash machines (location, sorted by company)tourism (location: national parks, parks of nature,...

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  • Croatia by car

    Documents: for entering Croatia, driver's licence, car registration and Green card are needed.Speed and Alcohol limits: 50 km/h in settlements, 80 km/h out of settlements, 100km/h on major motor routes, and 130 km/h on highways.80 km/h for motor vehicles with a house trailer80 km/h for buses- maximum allowed alcohol in the blood: 0,5 per mill- do...

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  • Zagreb Airport to Zagreb downtown...

    The distance from the Zagreb airport to Zagreb downtown, namely, the bus station (Autobusni Kolodvor) is not so far. The shuttle bus is 30 Kuna's per person and it takes you from the airport straight to the bus station in about 10 minutes.

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  • bus transport

    Croatia - especially Dalmatia - has a very efficient bus system, so a rental car is not really necessary. It is easily possible to check bus time tables on the internet with the major croation transport operators. When traveling to and from Dubrovnik, take your passport with you, as you will cross the border to Bosnia twice (Neum).

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  • Getting there....

    Use the car ferries that travel the Croatian coastline to get to the main towns along the coast. Croatia is very mountainous and the mountain range runs parallel to the coast. All the villages are tucked in under the mountains along the coastline. From the ferry you get to see some stunning scenery and islands along the way and from a perspective...

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  • Getting there....

    If you are travelling to Croatia from Italy there are a number of overnight car ferries eg Bari (Italy) to Dubrovnik. Bari is not the most exciting place to be but arriving in Dubrovnik in the morning makes it all worthwhile.There is a good hotel right opposite the ferry terminal in Dubrovnik and not far from the historical part of Dubrovnik.Be...

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  • Dalamtia by ferry and local bus

    Local buses and ferry lines are cheap and conveninet way to explore Croatian coastline. They are reliable and durng peak season when ports get congested, local short-route ferries sail without sticking to their schedule, because they try not to leave anyone stranded overnight in a ferry port.A great and cost effective way to have your little cruise...

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  • Local transport in Zagreb.

    Take the tram when you are in Zagreb.They run all over the place and are cheap and fast.You can get a ticket that covers you the whole day for around 2 and a half Euro and they are faster and cheaper than other forms of public transport.

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  • Zadar Ferry

    Regular ferries from/to Rijeka,Split and Stari Grad on Hvar island,Korcula island and Dubrovnik.Also Zadar-Ancona.

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  • Croatian trains

    Info for Croatian trains can be found on the Hrvatske Zeljeznice website: http://hznet.hr, but it's only in Croatian. If you put in the departure city (Split) in the "od" (meaning "from") box and the arrival city (Zagreb or Budapest) in the "do" (meaning "to") box, and click "upit", it will bring up a box with drop-down menus of the cities that you...

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  • Getting there by car

    If you want to drive to Croatia from Germany or around there you have to choices: The route via Innsbruck - Villach - Ljubljana or then the route via Graz and Maribor. We took latter route on the way there and the other one on the way back. Even though the Graz route is a bit longer it's my preferred route I think. We even left the motorway for...

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  • Croatia by train

    Train connections inside Croatia are not so frequent.There is a direct train to Munich.Also Budapest and Vienna have one connection.Slovenia and Serbia have also a few connections.But busses are much better.

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  • Hit the high Seas

    There are more islands dotted along the Croatian Adriatic coast than there are Greek Islands and one of the best modes of transport is ferry. For a great site listing all ferries to and from Croatia along with availability and costs look at……http://uk.geocities.com/my_ferries/croatia.htmlWARNING in Croatia some ferry stops are unbelievably quick....

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  • International airports

    There are eight international airports in Croatia. Their websites have useful info, like flight schedules, lists of air companies (including charters), car rental companies and buses to town centers. ZAGREB (ZAG) www.zagreb-airport.hr Although the airport building will evoke the feel of the communist 1950s, this is Croatia Airlines' main hub and...

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  • Jadrolinija Ferries

    If you're traveling around the Croatian coast, there is a very high chance you'll end up on one of these ferries. They are a very popular way of getting both cars and people from place to place around the many islands dotting the coastline.The ferry schedule is a bit tricky to understand, and you really have to plan ahead if your time is limited...

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  • Renting a car in Croatia

    We rented a car from National Rent-A-Car in Dubrovnik and returned it in Zagreb. It was very easy to arrange this one-way rental via the Internet, and the price was quite reasonable for Europe. There was a nice discount offered for Internet bookings.Picking up the car in Dubrovnik turned out to be a little tricky. We arrived at the office around 11...

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  • AVOID FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS ! ! !

    From mid June until end of August, try to avoid driving through Croatia from Friday late afternoon until Saturday evening. Roads are very crowded, despite new road sections being built and some already opened for traffic, it is still very stressful and time consuming. However, you shouldn't worry about catching local ferry lines, because during...

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  • AIR ADRIATIC Cheap Flights

    The youngest Croatian airline Air Adriatic offers cheap flights from north Adriatic port of Rijeka to the very south of Croatia, Dubrovnik, as well as to London. It operates every Monday from June to October and follows the following timetable:Departures from Rijeka for: Dubrovnik at 17:00, London at 11:30.Departures for Rijeka from: Dubrovnik at...

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  • Croatia Airline...

    Croatia Airline is the national airline of Croatia.Direct flights including Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Dublin, Munich etc.In Summer, there are direct flights from London to Rijeka, Pula, Split & Dubrovnik.Check the schedules & time tables from the link below.The address :Croatia Airlines,Zrinjevac 17,10000 Zagreb, Croatia.

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  • Ferry lines - Adriatic

    JADROLINIJA Local Lines Timetable here:http://www.jadrolinija.hr/default.aspx?dpid=1304SEM MARINA KATAMARAN LINESPassengers only, no vehicles. Connections between islands, and other destinations that are not covered by Jadrolinija.http://www.sem-marina.hr/eng/brodovi/brodovi.aspVery useful info about ferry lines to and in Croatia here:

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  • Ferry from Italy to Croatia and...

    There are ferry routes from Italy to Croatia. In case you're staying in Rome and want to visit Croatia or heading to Rome from your vacation in Croatia you have two possibilities. You can go either from Ancona to Zadar or from Bari to Dubrovnik and viceversa. Afterwards you can take train from Rome to get to these ports or take the train from these...

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  • Flying into Split

    If you are trying to get into Split from the U.S. to board a cruise ship, you will have difficulty finding convenient timings of connecting flights. The airfare cost will be extremely expensive during the summer as well. My airfare cost more than my 10 day cruise! To beat, it I suggest flying easy jet to connect into Split. I was very pleased with...

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  • Sail to see the Islands

    If you are looking into cruising & visiting the islands of Croatia, do your research on the cruise vessels. Many ships are old, they have limited bathrooms & showers and they don't have A/C. During the summer it gets crazy hot! Some ships you have to take a number to get a shower, don't do it! I travelled with Contiki (the ship was called EOS), it...

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