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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, Catamaran  •  4 h 43 min

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

$29 - $42

Cheapest option

Train, Catamaran  •  7 h 50 min

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

$25 - $37

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Cres 930

$35 - $66

Bus and ferry  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Zagreb to Cres

$36 - $37

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

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Cres once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h.

Train operators
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Cres
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus and ferry from Zagreb to Cres
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Ferry from Rijeka to Cres
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$5 - $8
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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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Cres is to train and Catamaran which costs 150 kn - 240 kn and takes 7 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Cres is to drive and line 332 car ferry which takes 2 h 50 min and costs 160 kn - 250 kn.

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 5 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Cres, including transfers.