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There are 2 ways to get from Rab to Karlobag by bus and ferry, bus, car ferry or car

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rab to Starigrad
  2. Take the bus from Starigrad to Karlobag 941

$8 - $13

1 alternative option

Line 338 car ferry, drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 338 car ferry from Lopar to Valbiska 338
  2. Drive from Valbiska to Karlobag

$22 - $33

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rab to Karlobag is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 50 kn - 90 kn and takes 2 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rab to Karlobag is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 50 kn - 90 kn and takes 2 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rab to Karlobag. However, there are services departing from Rab and arriving at Karlobag via Starigrad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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The distance between Rab and Karlobag is 36 km.

The best way to get from Rab to Karlobag without a car is to bus and ferry and bus which takes 2 h 35 min and costs 50 kn - 90 kn.

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Rab to Karlobag, including transfers.

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Rab to Karlobag bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, depart from Rab station.

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Rab to Karlobag bus services, operated by Brioni Pula, arrive at Karlobag station.

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There are 3445+ hotels available in Karlobag. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rab to Karlobag.
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  • Distance: 22.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

What companies run services between Rab, Croatia and Karlobag, Croatia?

There is no direct connection from Rab to Karlobag. However, you can take the bus and ferry to Starigrad, take the walk to Starigrad, then take the bus to Karlobag. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Lopar, take the line 338 car ferry to Valbiska, then take the drive to Karlobag.

Bus operators
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus and ferry from Rab to Starigrad
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Starigrad to Karlobag
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
brioni.hr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Senj, Starigrad to Karlobag
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Lopar to Valbiska
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$3 - $5

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