By plane or bus
Croatia's national airline is Croatia Airlines. It connects Croatia to a great number of European destinations like: Amsterdam, Paris, Vienna, Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Munich, New York, Rome, Sarajevo, Skopje, Zürich, Düsseldorf, Copenhagen, Podgorica and Priština via direct flights. In cooperation with other airlines it connects Croatia with the whole world. Major airports in Croatia are: Zagreb (Croatia's biggest international airport), Split, Dubrovnik, Osijek, Zadar, Pula, Brač, Lošinj and Rijeka/Krk.
Croatia Airlines buses drive passengers from Zagreb Airport - Dr. Franjo Tuđman Airport to the main bus station in Zagreb according to the schedule on the following website: http://www.plesoprijevoz.hr/page/timetable
Buses are located right outside of the Arrivals terminal, near the parking lot.
Croatia is connected with its neighbouring countries and the majority of central and western European countries through regular international coach lines. Coach stations are to be found in all the major Croatian cities: Zagreb, Osijek, Rijeka, Pula, Split, Šibenik, Zadar and Dubrovnik.
How to get to the Westin Zagreb Hotel from the airport
The Hotel is located on the edge of the historic centre and in the heart of the business section of Zagreb. The road and rail accessibility of Zagreb is excellent, with the main train station 1.5 km away from the hotel. Access to the hotel is easy by any means. The tram stop is outside the hotel and also within walking distance are the main sights of the city, which are just a stone’s throw away. Parking is not a problem as the hotel has a large underground garage and outdoor parking. Pleso Airport is less than 17km away from the hotel and a taxi ride will take about 20 minutes (regular fee is HRK 200-250 or 26-33 EUR), or Croatia Airlines shuttle bus to the Zagreb Bus Station (HRK 35 or 5 EUR).
Zagreb Bus Station: www.akz.hr
Airport Zagreb: Pleso bb, p.p. 40, 10150 Zagreb
Tel: +385 (0)1 6265 222 or +385 (0)1 4562 222
Fax: +385 (0)1 6265 648
Tel: +385 1 66 76 555
To enter Croatia, a driver’s licence, an automobile registration card and vehicle insurance documents are required. An international driving licence is required for the use of rent-a-car services. The permit is issued by the parent motor-club.
Speed limits: Towns and cities – max. 50 km/h. Local roads out of towns max. 90 km/h. Motorways max. 130 km/h for motors and cars. Motorways max. 80 km/h for vehicles with trailers and for coaches with or without a smaller trailer. 24h Breakdown service dial number: 1987
During the whole year petrol stations are open from 7:00 to 20:00. However, during the tourist season they are open 24h a day in all the major cities. Every petrol station offers Eurosuper 95, Super 95, Super 98, Super plus 98, Euro Diesel and Diesel, and in better equipped petrol stations consumers can buy liquid gas and Bio Diesel. The pay-toll is paid according to the number of kilometres passed and according to the vehicle's category. At the toll you can pay cash or by credit card like AMERICAN EXPRESS, DINERS, MASTER CARD, MAESTRO and VISA.
Traffic and road conditions: www.hak.hr
Maps and route planner, travel guides: www.viamichelin.com
Croatian Motorways: www.hac.hr
Croatia has direct connections with Slovenia, Hungary, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia. There are transfer connections with almost all other European countries.
Croatian Railways: Tel: 060 333 444, www.hznet.hr