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There are 5 ways to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Cres by plane, bus, ferry, bus and ferry, train, car or car ferry

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Fly, bus  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Mali Losinj (LSZ) ZAG - LSZ
  2. Take the bus from Nerezine to Cres

$55 - $258

Cheapest option

Train, Catamaran  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Rijeka
  2. Take the Catamaran from Rijeka to Cres 9308

$24 - $34

3 alternative options

Bus, Catamaran  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb Airport to Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor
  2. Take the Catamaran from Rijeka to Cres 9308

$27 - $39

Bus and ferry  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Zagreb to Cres

$34 - $51

Drive, line 332 car ferry  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Valbiska
  2. Take the line 332 car ferry from Valbiska to Merag 332

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Cres is to bus and Catamaran which costs 170 kn - 260 kn and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Cres is to fly and bus which costs 350 kn - 1.700 kn and takes 2 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Cres. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Airport and arriving at Cres via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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The distance between Zagreb Airport (ZAG) and Cres is 155 km.

The best way to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Cres without a car is to bus and Catamaran which takes 4 h 45 min and costs 170 kn - 260 kn.

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Cres, including transfers.

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Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Cres bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., depart from Zagreb station.

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Mali Losinj Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Cres bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., arrive at Cres station.

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Silver Air offers flights from Zagreb Airport to Mali Losinj Airport.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Cres.
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  • Distance: 96.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

What companies run services between Zagreb Airport (ZAG), Croatia and Cres, Croatia?

There is no direct connection from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Cres. However, you can fly to Mali Losinj, take the taxi to Nerezine, then take the bus to Cres. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Cres via Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor and Rijeka in around 4 h 45 min.

Airlines
Silver Air
Website
silverair.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Mali Losinj
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$23 - $220
Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Nerezine to Cres
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus and ferry from Zagreb to Cres
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Ferry from Rijeka to Cres
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$4 - $6
Car ferry from Valbiska to Merag
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$1 - $3

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