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How to get to Croatia. Flights to Croatia

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The ferry is usually the most used means of transport to reach the cities on the Croatian coast. The main ports for passenger ferry traffic in Croatia are those of Split and Zadar. These ports are connected with several Italian ports and with the islands of the Dalmatian coast. Other busy ports are those of Ragusa (Dubrovnik), Rijeka and Pula. The Italian cities connected with Croatia by regular ferry services are Venice, Ancona and Bari.

The main shipping company of the country is the Jadrolinija which has ferry connections between Bari and Dubrovnik, between Ancona and Split, between Ancona and Zadar, and from Ancona to Stari Grad on the island Hvar (Lesina). Some Italian shipping companies also have ferry services between Italy and Croatia, among these are the SNAV, which has connections between Ancona and Split, and the Venice Lines that connects Venice with the Istrian ports of Porec (Parenzo), Rovinj (Rovigno), Pula (Pola), Rabac and Mali Losinj (Lussinpiccolo).


Zagreb Airport (Zagreb Airport, Zračna luka Zagreb (ZAG)) is the main airport in Croatia. Here, most flights to the most important European capitals arrive here. Other international airports in the country are Dubrovnik (Dubrovnik Airport, Zračna luka Dubrovnik / Čilipi (DBV)), Split (Split Airport, Zračna luka Split (SPU). Pula (Pula Airport, Zračna luka Pula / Pula (PUY), Zadar (Zadar Airport, Zračna luka Zadar / Zemunik (ZAD), and Rijeka (Rijeka Airport, Zračna luka Rijeka / Krk I. (RJK)). The Croatian flag carrier is Croatia Airlines.

The airport of the capital Zagreb is connected by flights with the main European capitals including Paris, London, Moscow, Berlin, Copenhagen, Rome, Budapest, Madrid, Lisbon, etc. Among the most important airlines that stop in Zagreb, in addition to Croatia Airlines, there are Air France, British Airways, Aeroflot, Austrian Airlines, KLM, EasyJet, Iberia, TAP Portugal, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, Vueling, etc. .

The airports along the coast of Dalmatia (Dubrovnik, Split, Zadar) and Istria (Pula, Rijeka) have many flights in the summer which decrease significantly in the rest of the year. Charter airports and some low cost airlines such as Ryanair, Germanwings, EasyJet, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Volotea, Vueling, etc. also land at these airports.


Croatia has an approximately 3,000 km long railway network. On the whole line the transport service is guaranteed by the Croatian railway lines (Hrvatske željeznice). The central hub of the railway network is the capital Zagreb. The main lines connecting the country with Serbia, Slovenia and Hungary pass through here.

The climate of Croatia.

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