Travel to Croatia
Travel to Croatia is becoming easier every year as more travel companies increase their offers. Before the war, the Yugoslav coast was the second most popular destination for British holiday makers after Spain, and it will not be long before those pre-war levels are back.
Pre-book your taxi online
to avoid additional hassles at the airport. Rather than stressing about making the bus or haggling over prices, why not arrive to a friendly driver holding a sign at arrivals hall with your name on it? In and out of the airport and on the way to the beach in two minutes.
Flights to Croatia
Most people look to the offers of the no frills airlines, many of whom fly into the airports of Split and Dubrovnik, with lesser services to Rijeka, Zadar and Zagreb. Air travel options are much wider in the summer, with many charters offering direct charter flights from regional UK airports. For a full breakdown of flight options year round, click here
. It is also worth looking at some airports in neighouring countries, which can be interesting for budget travel. Ryanair to Trieste and Graz, Easyjet to Ljubljana being some examples.
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Trains in Croatia
With the increased tourism from Central Europe and the upgrade of the rail network, train travel is becoming an ever more popular option for reaching and
travelling round the country. As part of the Interrail route, many students find the train the best way of exploring the country. Click here
for timetables and more information about travelling by train.
Ferries to Croatia
Many tourists choose to travel to Croatia by ferry from Italy with the comfortable overnight connection from Ancona being a particular favourite. The state ferry company, Jadroinija,
has the most comprehensive coverage, but other companies, such as Blue Lines and Snav, offer an alternative, including the fastest connection from Italy. More details as
well as ferry timetables and booking instructions can be found here
Sailing in Croatia
Of course, if you have your own boat or have hired one, you can set your own timetable and sail in when you choose. For a full sailing section, including information on the paperwork needed to enter Croatia, click here
You will also find information on how to prebook your mooring and have food delivered online.
Car hire in Croatia
Renting a car is a straightforward process with many of the international brands represented here. More information on renting cars can be found here
including the pros and cons of hiring on the mainland versus island, and how to avoid the car hire shortage in the peak season.
Bus travel in Croatia
If you are looking to travel to Croatia and around the country, the bus network is widely developed in Croatia, and this has traditionally been a popular way to travel through former Yugoslavia. With the expansion of the motorway network,
bus travel is quicker and more comfortable than previously. More details on local timetables and international routes can be found here