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There are 3 ways to get from Jablanac to Cres by bus, ferry, car or car ferry

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Bus, Catamaran  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Jablanac D405 to Rijeka Central Bus Station Jablanac D405 - Rijeka Central Bus Station
  2. Take the Catamaran from Rijeka to Cres 9308

145 kn - 196 kn

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  2h 46m

  1. Drive from Jablanac to Valbiska
  2. Take the car ferry from Valbiska to Merag

115 kn - 165 kn

1 alternative option

Bus  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Senj Central Bus Station to Kraljevica Senj Central Bus Station - Kraljevica / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kraljevica to Cres Kraljevica - Cres

241 kn - 344 kn

Jablanac → Cres
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The cheapest way to get from Jablanac to Cres is to drive and car ferry which costs 110 kn - 170 kn and takes 2h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Jablanac to Cres is to drive and car ferry which costs 110 kn - 170 kn and takes 2h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Jablanac to Cres. However, there are services departing from Jablanac D405 and arriving at Cres via Senj Central Bus Station and Kraljevica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 8m.

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The distance between Jablanac and Cres is 48 km.

The best way to get from Jablanac to Cres without a car is to bus and Catamaran which takes 4h 32m and costs 140 kn - 200 kn.

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It takes approximately 4h 32m to get from Jablanac to Cres, including transfers.

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Jablanac to Cres bus services, operated by Autotrans d.d., depart from Senj Central Bus Station.

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Jablanac to Cres bus services, operated by Autotrans d.d., arrive at Cres station.

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There are 783+ hotels available in Cres. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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Map of how to get from Jablanac to Cres.
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  • Distance: 47.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 32m

What companies run services between Jablanac, Croatia and Cres, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Jablanac to Cres via Senj Central Bus Station and Kraljevica in around 5h 8m.

Bus operators
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Jablanac D405 to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
110 kn - 170 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Bus from Senj Central Bus Station to Kraljevica
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Bus from Kraljevica to Cres
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Senj to Kraljevica
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40 kn - 55 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Ferry from Rijeka to Cres
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28 kn - 35 kn
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
28 kn - 35 kn
Car ferry from Valbiska to Merag
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
16 kn - 20 kn
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
16 kn - 20 kn

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