Transport in Croatia

railways in Croatia extending over 2800 km link various cities like Zagreb, Split and the country to its neighbors. The railways have not been modernized and trains are slow compared to their European neighbors. The average speed of trains in Croatia is of the order of 100 km per hour. The bus network is, in turn, well developed and buses are modern and comfortable. Transport prices remain relatively affordable in Croatia where a bus trip between Zagreb and Split costs around 25 euros.

The Croatian road network is in good condition but driving is sometimes dangerous because of excess speeds. Car rental companies are everywhere in Croatia. Some rental companies provide licenses to their customers to use the rented cars in Bosnia and Serbia. An online booking allows significant discounts. However, demand exceeds supply in the months of July and August where prices climbed dramatically in this period of the year. So please make your reservation in advance.

There are regular flights between the capital Zagreb and Split city, Pula, Dubrovnik and Zadar. These flights are operated by the national carrier Croitia Airlines. Despite the lack of competition, internal flights are cheap. Prices are comparable to rates charged for trains and buses with a gain in time and considerable comfort.

Ferries provide transportation between the populated Croatian islands. In order to transport a car, must be booked in advance and expect a long queue at the start. Unfortunately, it is not possible to make online reservations.

In cities, public transport is provided by buses. Only the capital Zagreb has a couple of tram lines. You can buy a tram ticket by sending an SMS containing the ZG 8585. You will receive a reply containing the expiration time of your ticket. Trams run until midnight to resume at 4am. Taxis are also available and can be booked by calling 1212. The 2km taxi ride costs only 2 euros, to which we apply a 20% increase in the evening.