Rovinj is town at the Istria peninsula which is the most popular turist region in Croatia. Rovinj has many attractions and the most famous are Old Town, St Euphemia Cathedral, Lim Fjord, Rovinj Port, and Punta Corrente. If you ever have visited the city of Rovinj, then you know what magnificent place it is. Centuries of culture, nice beaches, great Mediterranean cuisine and friendly people make this town one of the most desired travel destinations in Croatia.
The nearest airport to Rovinj is one in Pula, 40 km away but many travelers choose Zagreb Airport as their starting point to Rovinj because of better or cheaper flights.
Private transfer from Zagreb Airport to Rovinj
The best selection for your transportation from Zagreb Airport to Rovinj is Transferyst private transfer service with a fixed price of 1500 kuna (200€) for a vehicle for up to 8 passengers. This is the most comfortable transportation option for big families, groups of people, and all other travelers who are interested only in enjoying and relaxing while traveling to Croatia.
After you arrive at Zagreb Airport and after all border and customs formalities are done, your driver will meet you at arrivals, escort you to the vehicle, and help you with your luggage.
The distance from Zagreb Airport to Rovinj is 262 km and the drive will take less than 4 hours. The route goes from Zagreb Airport through continental Croatia, Gorski Kotar to coastal Croatia through the Ucka Mountains.
After a few hours of a comfortable ride, you will arrive in the city of Rovinj. Your driver will drop you off at your hotel and your Rovinj adventure can begin.
Route map from Zagreb Airport to Rovinj
Taxi from Zagreb Airport to Rovinj
You can take a taxi when you arrive at Zagreb Airport. Classic taxi drivers are offering to drive you from Zagreb Airport to Rovinj but there are also Uber, Bolt and other taxi apps that are working just fine in Croatia. Taxies are parked in front of the airport arrivals and you shouldn't have a problem with finding your ride. Taxi prices from Zagreb Airport to Rovinj are starting at 926 kuna (125€) up to 2270 kuna (305€) depending on availability, type of the vehicle and how many passengers are traveling.
The biggest downside of hiring a taxi for your transportation from Zagreb Airport to Rovinj is that you never can be 100 percent sure in pricing and there is always the possibility that taxi driver wants more money for his service. So, you should always agree on a price in front and try not to fall into taxi pricing scams.
Flight from Zagreb Airport to Rovinj
You can take a flight from Zagreb Airport to Pula Airport at a price starting from 284 kuna (38€) per person. The planes are relatively comfortable, and the journey takes no more than 2 hour. Pula Airport is 40 km away from the center of Rovinj and you will have to find transportation to your hotel.
Public bus from Zagreb Airport to Rovinj
There is a public bus that runs regularly from Zagreb Bus Station to Rovinj Bus Station at a price starting from 125 kuna (17€) per person. If you decide to take the bus, you will need to find transportation from Zagreb Airport to the Zagreb Bus Station on your own. The buses are relatively comfortable, the journey often takes more than 7 hours without stopping, and you will have to find your own way from the bus station in Rovinj to your hotel.
Public train from Zagreb Airport to Rovinj
There is no direct train from Zagreb to Rovinj. By train, Rovinj can be reached closest to Kanfanar, some 18 km from Rovinj at a price starting from 150 kuna (20€) per person. If you decide to take the train, you will need to find transportation from Zagreb Airport to the Zagreb Main Station on your own. The train is much less comfortable, the journey often takes more than 10 hours because there is a long waiting time at another train in Ogulin, Rijeka or at some other place, and you will also have to find your way from the train station in Kanfanar to your hotel in Rovinj.
Public transportation is a common choice of backpackers, singles, and anyone who has the excess time or travels on a budget.
Places to visit on the way to Rovinj
There are quite a number of interesting places you can make a stop and visit when traveling from Zagreb to Rovinj. Here are some ideas:
Risnjak National Park
Ucka Nature Park
Brijuni National Park