How to arrive

How to arrive Before you start your trip to Republic of Croatia please do verify one more time if you need sojourn visa.
If you are arriving from one of the countries on the list below and you intend to stay up to 90 days, a valid passport is all you need.
You may also check the newest information’s about visas on web pages of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia ( www.mvp.hr )


Citizens of following countries do not need sojourn visa for Republic of Croatia:

•  Andorra
•  Argentina
•  Austria
•  Australia
•  Belgium
•  Bolivia
•  Bosnia and Herzegovina    
•  Brazil
•  Brunei
•  Bulgaria
•  Canada
•  Costa Rica
•  Chile
•  Cyprus
•  Czech Republic
•  Denmark
•  Ecuador
•  Estonia
•  El Salvador    
•  Finland
•  France
•  Germany
•  Greece
•  Guatemala
•  Honduras
•  Hungary
•  Ireland
•  Iceland
•  Italy
•  Israel
•  Jamaica
•  Japan 
•  Latvia
•  Liechtenstein
•  Lithuania
•  Luxembourg
•  Macedonia
•  Malaysia
•  Malta
•  Mexico
•  Monaco
•  Nicaragua
•  Netherlands
•  Norway
•  New Zealand   
•  Panama
•  Paraguay
•  Poland
•  Portugal
•  Republic of Korea
•  Romania
•  San Marino
•  Singapore
•  Slovakia
•  Slovenia
•  Spain
•  Sweden
•  Switzerland
•  Turkey
•  UK
•  USA
•  Uruguay
•  Vatican
•  Venezuela

On the following list there are countries who’s citizens may enter and stay in Republic of Croatia with personal identification cards :

•  Austria
•  Belgium
•  Denmark     
•  Finland
•  France
•  Germany   
•  Greece
•  Hungary
•  Ireland 
    
•  Italy
•  Luxembourg
•  Netherlands    
•  Portugal
•  Slovenia
•  Spain
•  Sweden
•  UK

If your country is not listed on one of the stated lists, you may apply for visa at the embassies and consulates of the Republic of Croatia.
Be advised that children should be registered in the passport of one of their parents or have their own travel documents. If you bringing pets with you, they must be properly vaccinated (against rabies) and have confirmation on that. Pets are not subject to compulsory quarantine. Also do not forget that the loss of your personal documentation during your stay in Republic of Croatia must be immediately reported to the nearest police office. Police will issue an official notification of the loss to you.


How to arriveDocumentation

To enter and drive a car in Republic of Croatia you will need following documentation:

• Valid driver's license
• Car registration card
• Green Card (proof of car insurance)
 

Highway tolls
 
On the highways and semi-highways tolls are paid according to the category of the vehicle and of the section or route of the road.
The toll can be paid (on the exits) in cash as well as by credit cards and in foreign currencies according to the exchange rate on the day of the payment.
Other roads are free of charge!

Gas stations

Gas stations are open from 07:00h to 20:00h every day, and during summer months till 22:00h.
In larger towns and on main international routes there are gas stations that are opened from 0:00h to 24:00h.
On the gas stations you may find all types of fuel!

Speed and alcohol limits
 

If the traffic signs do not indicate different the speed limits on the highways and semi-highways is 130 km/h, in non residential areas is 80 km/h and in the residential areas, cities, towns and villages the limit is at 50 km/h.
The permitted level of alcohol for the driver in Republic of Croatia is 0,5‰.


Important telephone numbers
 
• Police
• Road aid
• Weather forecast and road conditions    
• Croatian auto club ( HAK )
: 92
: 987
: +385 1 46 40 800
: +385 1 66 11 999

Rent-a-car
 

Rent a car service is available in all mayor city’s, tourist centers and airports.
The driver should be over 23, and in possession of valid drivers license.

Taxi service
 
Taxi service is available in all city’s and tourist destinations.
 
Short directions

To arrive in south Dalmatia by car from direction of central, east or north Europe, we recommend highway A1 which connects Zagreb with central Dalmatia. Highway is still under construction from Sestanovac (approximately 50 km southern of Split ) towards Dubrovnik, therefore you will have to exit on Sestanovac and continue to south Dalmatia by using Adriatic road.
 
Due to increased traffic on borders and highways during summer months there is possibility of short traffic jams. 




 
How to arriveAirport “Pleso” in Croatian capitol Zagreb is connecting Republic of Croatia with most international airports mainly in Europe.
From Zagreb you can transfer to inland flights and continue your trip towards your destination in Republic of Croatia. 

Due to increased number of passengers a number of charter flights are offered during summer months! Those flights may take you to the most popular tourist destinations in the Republic of Croatia, therefore we do recommend to you to check the most favorable option of flight to the nearest airport of your destination. 

Airports :

Internationl airports           

Sport airports
• Dubrovnik          
• Osijek
• Pula
• Rijeka
• Split
• Zadar
• Zagreb
• Grobnik
• Lucko
• Otocac
• Pribislavec          
• Sinj
• Varazdin
• Vrsar












Croatia airlines

The Croatian national airline company flying to and from following city’s :

• Amsterdam
• Berlin
• Brussels
• Düsseldorf
• Frankfurt
• Istanbul
• Copenhagen          
• London
• Madrid
• Manchester (s)        
• Milan
• Moscow
• Munich
• Paris
• Prague
• Rome
• Sarajevo      
• Skopje
• Vienna
• Zurich
• Tel Aviv









Croatia Airlines:
Savska 41, 10000 Zagreb,
Central office for information’s and reservations : 062 777 777

Airports telephones :
 
• Zagreb
• Dubrovnik     
• Split
• Zadar
• Rijeka
• Pula
• Osijek
• Brac
• Lošinj
: +385 1 62 65 222
: +385 20 77 33 77
: +385 21 20 31 71
: +385 23 20 58 00
: +385 51 84 21 32
: +385 52 53 01 05
: +385 31 51 44 41
: +385 21 55 97 15
: +385 51 23 16 66












Other airline companies flaying to Republic of Croatia :

• Adria Airways
• Aeroflot
• Air Bosnia
• Austrian Airlines         
• Air France
• Avioimpex
• British Airways 
• Malev
• ÈSA
• Lufthansa
• Malaysia Airlines
• Swissair

Favorable flights :

From UK & Ireland            From  Germany        From Scandinavia 
British Airways
Easyjet
Fly Globespan
Ryan Air
Sky Europe
Thompson Fly
Wizz Air
Germanwings
Hapag Lloyd Express         
TUIFly
Fly Globespan
Norwegian
Scand Jet
Sterling

From Czech Republic        From Hungary                 From Poland           
Sky Europe
Sky Europe
Wizz Air
Sky Europe

From Slovakia                  From Italy                       From USA                 
Sky Europe On Air Lufthansa
How to arriveRegular international bus lines connecting mayor city’s in Republic of Croatia with all neighboring countries, and most of middle European and west European countries and city’s .

Republic of Croatia has a well developed net work of bus lines, and you can travel to any destination in south Dalmatia by bus.

Bus transportation is the cheapest way of traveling to Republic of Croatia if you are arriving from neighboring countries.

Customer service for information’s and reservations : +385 1 6112 789
How to arriveIf you are traveling from far distance, on the ferry boat you may relax till arrival in your destination.
This option of traveling is ideal for those who are arriveng from north and have intention to avoid driving to south Dalmatia.

Rijeka and Dubrovnik are connected three times a week all year around. Ferry line from Rijeka on it’s way to Dubrovnik and Bari in Italy connects the following ports/destinations:

Rijeka-(Island Rab)-(Zadar)-Split-(Stari Grad/Island Hvar)-Island Korcula-(Sobra/Island Mljet)-Dubrovnik–Bari (Italy)

The international passenger and ferry lines are connecting ports in Italy with ports in Republic of Croatia on following relations :

• Zadar - (Brbinj/Island Dugi otok) – Ancona (Italy)
• Island Korcula - (Stari grad/Island Hvar) - Split - (Vis) – Ancona (Italy)
• Split – Pescara (Italy)
• Pula - Umag - Porec - Rovinj - Island Mali Losinj i Rabac – Venice (Italy)
• Pula – Rimini (Italy)
• Dubrovnik - Bari (Italy)

Regular local ferry lines in south Dalmatia are connecting Peljesac peninsula and island Korcula, Lastovo, Mljet, Sipan, Lopud, and Kolocep with mainland mostly with port of Dubrovnik.
During summer months, there is increased frequency of navigation on all lines!

Croatia's main boat operator is Jadrolinija with scheduled domestic and international boat lines.
Customer service, information’s and reservations:

Central office   
Rijeka
Zadar
Split
Dubrovnik
: +385 (0)51 666 111
: +385 (0)51 666 100

: +385 (0)23 25 48 00 ; +385 23 25 05 55
: +385 (0)21 33 83 33 ; +385 21 33 83 04
: +385 (0)20 41 83 80 ; +385 20 41 80 00

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