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  • Zadar region is an easily accessible destination by land, sea and air. It has good infrastructure with direct connections with the larger cities of the Republic of Croatia: Zagreb, Rijeka, Split and Dubrovnik, and exceptional capacities in the contemporary service of numerous marinas.

    The auto route A1 leads to Zadar County and Zadar. It is the main auto route that connects Zagreb with Dalmatia and it is included in the European corridors V and X, and further leads to Ljubljanja, Vienna, Budapest or Belgrade, then Istanbul or Athens. It extends parallel with the good two-lane state road D1- Lička magistrala that does not require any payment. From the direction of Italy it is possible to reach Rijeka by auto route A7 that connects to A1 at Bosiljevo, or just take the colourful Adriatic road D8. The Zadar region itself has a good system of local and regional roads.


    Zadar has ferry connections with Ancona in Italy, a city on the opposite side of the Adriatic. The maritime transport company is Jadrolinija, which also has a catamaran connection Zadar-Pula-Zadar. The ferry, catamaran and fast boat connection is branched in Zadar County connecting 17 inhabited islands from Zadar and Biograd to the islands of Pašman and Ugljan. Most of the islands have roads and bus transport while a bridge connects Ugljan and Pašman.


    G&V Line


    Zadar has an airport which is at 10 kilometre distance from the city. The period of intensive flights starts in April when the airport is connected with about 30 destinations such as London, Paris, Marseilles, Brussels, Stockholm, Oslo, Dusseldorf, Köln, Stuttgart,... which in the summer grow to about 45 European destinations which flight schedule lasts until the end of October.

    Zadar Airport

    Numerous taxi ranks in frequented places allow users to have easy access to a taxi vehicle 24 hour per day (Airport, bus station, Gaženica passenger port). A large number of rent-a-car agencies, many of them with international franchise, provide car rental services. There are also international agencies operating through the applications (Uber).