Travelling Directions

You are able to travel to Unije using either Car, Airplane, Train, Ferry, or a combination of them. All information on this page are without any warranty.

For additional information, please contact the Tourist Bureau:

Tel.: (00385) 51-884
Fax: (00385) 51-231 547


For private travel to and in Croatia a valid drivers' license, vehicle license and an international green insurance card is required.

Speed Limits:

  • in built-up areas 50 km/h
  • on country roads 80 km/h
  • on main roads 100 km/h
  • on motorways 130 km/h
  • Cars with caravan trailers 80 km/h
  • Busses and busses with light trailers 80 km/h

The Croatian Automobile Club provides additional information.

Route Description

Travel to Rijeka, from here two possibilities of travelling to Cres Island:


  • from Rijeka via Opatija and Lovran to Prestova
  • by car ferry to Porosina
  • on the hill road for approx. 90 km to Mali Losinj


  • from Rijeka over the bridge to Krk Island
  • follow signs to city of Krk to Valbiska turn-off
  • from Valbiska by car ferry to Cres Island
  • approx. 60 km to Mali Losinj (fantastic views)

Park your car at the large car park in Mali Losinj (supervised), from here take the ferry (departs twice a day) to Unije. No cars are allowed in Unije.

For departure times, visit the homepage of Jadrolinija.


International Airports

Zagreb (00385) 01-6265 222
Split (00385) 21-203 171
Dubrovnik (00385) 20-773 222
Pula (00385) 52-550 900
Rijeka (00385) 51-842 132
Zadar (00385) 51-023 313 311
Osijek (00385) 51-031 297 43

National Airports

Brac (00385) 21-648 615  
(00385) 51-231 666

The islands of Brac and Losinj can only be reached by smaller aircraft. Unije has a small airstrip for sports planes (see


The national airline Croatia Airlines flies to Amsterdam, Belgrad, Berlin, Brüssel, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, Istanbul, Copenhagen, London, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Münich, Paris, Prag, Roma, Sarajevo, Skopje, Vienna, Zürich, Tel Aviv and depending on the season also to Manchester.

Tel.: (051) 0800 7777
Fax: (051) 01 4819 633

North Adria Aviation operates an air taxi service flying to Unije. Flights depart from Vrsar.

Tel.: (00385) 52-441 350
Fax: (00385) 52-442 075
Internet: (Prices & Timetable)

Albatros Air and Touris Agency flies from Rijeka to Unije.

Tel.: +385 (0)51 841 774
Fax: +385 (0)51 841 290
Internet: (Prices & Timetable)


Croatia has direct train connections with Slovenia, Hungary, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Slovakia, France, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro, as well as indirect connections to most other European countries.


Eurocity and Intercity Trains

  • EC "Mimara": Munich - Salzburg - Villach - Ljubljana - Zagreb
  • IC "Croatia": Vienna - Maribor - Zagreb
  • IC "Kvarner": Budapest - Zagreb - Rijeka
  • IC "Drava": Budapest - Cakovec - Zagreb - Ljubljana - Venice

You'll find more information and up to date timetables on the homepage of the Croatian Railways D.O.O.

The German Rail (Deutsche Bahn) offers online schedules and online booking as well.

We suggest you travel by train to Rijeka. From there either by bus to Mali Losinj and then by regular boat service or directly from Rijeka to Unije by catamaran (twice per week). See current time tables and prices.

Information and timetables for travelling to Croatia by bus will be found at Autotrans.


Internationale Ferry Routes

  • Zadar-(Brbinj/Dugi otok)-Ancona
  • Sibenik-Ancona
  • Korcula-(Stari Grad/Hvar)-Split-(Vis)-Ancona
  • Dubrovnik-Bari
  • Venice-Pula-Mali Losinj

Ferry Routes along the Coast

  • Rijeka-(Rab)-(Zadar)-Sibenik-Split-(Stari Grad/Hvar)-Korcula-(Sobra/Mljet)-Dubrovnik-Bari
  • Venice-Pula-Mali Losinj

Local ferry services connect the mainland with the following islands: Unije, Cres, Losinj, Rab, Pag, Ugljan, Pasman, Dugi otok, Iz, Solta, Brac, Hvar, Vis, Korcula, Lastovo, Mljet and the Peljesac Peninsula.Local boat and high-speed boat services connect other inhabited islands on which car travel is not possible.


This largest Croatian passenger shipping company provides most of the regular international and local ferry, boat and high-speed boat services.

Main Office - Zentrale in Rijeka
Tel.: (051) 666 1000
Internet: http://www.kriö