FLYING TO CROATIA
Direct flights to Croatia are available from a variety of European cities throughout the year, as well as additional charters and seasonal routes available in the summer’s peak season.
Croatia has seven airports that accept international flights, but only the airports in Zagreb, Split, and Dubrovnik (Croatia’s three largest airports) accept international flights year-round. Croatia’s national carrier is Croatia Airlines.
Brač Airport: Brač Airport operates from late May-September, with charter flights being the only international services available.
Dubrovnik Airport: British Airways and Croatia Airlines fly to Dubrovnik Airport year-round, with many other airlines flying there during peak season.
Pula Airport: International flights available to Pula Airport during summer only.
Rijeka Airport: Rijeka Airport, on the island of Krk, is only open for seasonal flights from April-October.
Split Airport: Croatia Airlines, Germanwings, and Luftshansa Cityline fly to Split Airport year-round, with many other airlines flying there during peak season. Split Airport’s considered one of Croatia’s major international airports.
Zadar Airport: International flights available to Zadar Airport during summer’s tourist season only.
Zagreb Airport: Zagreb Airport serves as Croatia’s primary air hub, with various airlines flying here year-round from a variety of destinations in Europe as well as the Middle East.
Departure tax for Croatian flights are included in the ticket’s price.
GETTING TO CROATIA BY LAND
Croatian border crossings with Bosnia, Hercegovina, Hungary, Montenegro, Serbia, and Slovenia.
Many bus connections join Croatia to its neighboring countries.
Handy websites for travelers considering Croatian bus travel include:
Croatia’s main train hub lies in Zagreb, but direct international train services also land in Rijeka, Osijek, and (in the tourist season), Split.
Handy websites for travelers considering Croatian train travel include:
Fairies regularly run between Croatia and Italy, with the main ferry hub being in Split. Overnight services run from Split to Ancona, Italy with occasional stops in Hvar’s Stari Grad. Seasonal services also run between Bari and Dubrovnik, Ancona and Zadar, and Pescara and Hvar Town. Venice also runs boating services to Poreč, Pula, Rovinj, and Umag with potential stops at Slovenia’s Piran.
Handy websites for travelers considering Croatian boat travel include: