Croatia, Istria and Rovinj can be easily reached by car,
train, boat or plain.
Link: Transport to and from Pula, Bus transport, Railway
transport, Sea transport, Airplane transport. Also connections
to Trieste/Italy. Transportation
information From Croatian National Tourist Board
Documents needed for entering Croatia by car: the driver's
license, car registration and Green Card (proof of insurance).
Speed and alcohol limits: speed: 50km/h in settlements, 80
km/h out of settlements (unless stated differently) and 130
km/h on highways. Maximum allowed alcohol in the blood is
0,5 per thousand (or 0,005 percent)
Petrol pumps: open from 7am to 7 or 8 pm, in the summer season
till 10 pm. Also some pumps work non-stop. All petrol pumps
sell: Eurosuper 95, Super 98, Normal and EuroDiesel.
Car rental: in all bigger cities, tourist centers and airports.
Road assistance: When in trouble, dial 987. For further information
foreign visitors can contact the Croatian Motoring Club (Hrvatski
auto klub) Information Centre tel. 01-464-0800 round the clock.
All information concerning road conditions in Croatia: tel.
Rovinj is easy reachable from Italy (Trieste), Slovenia (Ljubljana),
Rijeka and Zagreb (Croatia).
International airports in Croatia are Zagreb, Split, Dubrovnik,
Pula, Rijeka, Zadar and Osijek. There are some smaller airports
for small airplanes (like on the islands of Brac and Losinj).
Croatia Airlines is a national airline company and flies to
Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Duesseldorf, Frankfurt, London,
Madrid, Manchester, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Prague,
Rome, Sarajevo, Skopje, Tel Aviv, Vienna and Zurich.
Other airlines which fly to Croatia are Adria Airways, Aeroflot,
Air Bosna, Austrian Airlines, Air Canada, Air France, Avioimpex,
British Airways, CSA, Lauda Air, Lufthansa, Lot, Malaysian
Airlines, Malev, SAS, Swiss Air, Crossair, Alitalia and Turkish
The nearest international airport to Rovinj is the one in
Pula (about 35 km). Trieste(Ita), Ljubljana(Slo) and Zagreb(Cro)
airports are suitable as well. There are frequent bus connections
with all above cities.
International ferry lines: Zadar - Ancona (Italy), Korcula
- Hvar - Split - Ancona, Dubrovnik - Bari (Italy), Pula -
During summer months there are boat and ferry lines between
Istrian resorts and Trieste and Venezia in Italy.
Ferry lines along the coast: Rijeka - Zadar - Split - Hvar
- Korcula - Mljet - Dubrovnik - Bari
Local ferry lines connect the mainland with the islands: Cres,
Losinj, Rab, Pag, Ugljan, Pasman, Dugi Otok, Iz, Solta, Brac,
Hvar, Vis, Peljesac peninsula, Korcula, Lastovo and Mljet.
Local catamaran shipping lines connect other inhabited islands
on which there is no car traffic.
Croatian main ferry company Costa
Istriana Passenger ferry line linking Trieste - Pula,
and Trieste - Grado - Lignano [IT] - Piran [Slo] - Porec -
Rovinj - Brijuni Adriatica
Ferries: 1. Italy
(Trieste, Grado, Lignano)- Croatia (Istrian coast) 2. Ancona
(Italy) - Split (Croatia) Agenzia
Favret Car ferries, Hydrofoils, Catamarans, fast boats
to Croatia (Venezia - Istria (Pula) - Zadar)
The railway connects all major Croatian cities except Dubrovnik.
Croatia has direct railway lines with Slovenia, Italy, Hungary,
Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Slovakia, France, Bosnia and
Herzegovina and Yugoslavia, and indirect lines with almost
all other European countries.
Eurocity and Intercity:
EC "Mimara": Munich - Salzburg - Ljubljana - Zagreb
IC "Croatia": Vienna - Maribor - Zagreb
IC "Kvarner" Budapest - Zagreb - Rijeka
IC "Drava" Budapest - Koprivnica - Zagreb - Ljubljana
Pula can be reached by train from Zagreb (via Ljubljana).