About Brijuni Islands
Brijuni Islands is one of the most beautiful national parks in Croatia, located along the coast of western Istria. An oasis of the magnificent harmony between man, animal and plant life. There are almost 700 plant species and about 250 bird species on the islands, whereas the mild Mediterranean climate makes it a pleasant health resort. It can be explored by walking marked paths, driving by boat, bike or panoramic train.
The nearest airport to Brijuni Islands National Park is one in Pula, 18 km away but many travelers choose Zagreb Airport as their starting point to Brijuni Islands because of better or cheaper flights. Entrance to the park is in the town of Fazana.
Private transfer from Zagreb Airport to Brijuni Islands
The best selection for your transportation from Zagreb Airport to Fazana (Brijuni Islands) is Transferyst private transfer service with a fixed price of 2010 kuna (268€) 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 Brijuni Islands is 268 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 Fazana. Your driver will drop you off at entrance to the park and your Brijuni Islands adventure can begin.
Route map from Zagreb Airport to Brijuni Islands
Taxi from Zagreb Airport to Brijuni Islands
You can take a taxi when you arrive at Zagreb Airport. Classic taxi drivers are offering to drive you from Zagreb Airport to Fazana 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 Fazana are starting at 954 kuna (128€) up to 2547 kuna (342€) 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 Fazana 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 Brijuni Islands
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 hours. Pula Airport is 18 km away from the city of Fazana where is located the entrance to Brijuni Islands National Park and you will have to find your transportation to here.
Public bus from Zagreb Airport to Brijuni Islands
There is a public bus that runs regularly from Zagreb Bus Station to Fazana Bus Station at a price starting from 180 kuna (25€) 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 6 hours without stopping, and you will have to find your way from the bus station in Fazana to the park entrance.
Public train from Zagreb Airport to Brijuni Islands
There is no direct train from Zagreb to Fazana. By train, Fazana can be reached closest to Galizana, some 6 km from Fazana at a price starting from 150 kuna (21€) 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 9 hours because there is a long waiting time at another train in Ogulin or at some other place, and you will also have to find your way from the train station in Galizana to the entrance in Fazana.
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 Brijuni Islands
There are quite a number of interesting places you can make a stop and visit when traveling from Zagreb to Brijuni Islands. Here are some ideas:
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Risnjak National Park
Ucka Nature Park