Italy is a major point of departure for a holiday in Croatia, with dozens of air, rail, bus and ferry routes plus a road that connects Trieste, Italy to Croatia, passing through Slovenia. No wonder so many Italians holiday in Croatia!
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From Venice to Croatia
From April to October there are catamarans from Venice to the Istrian towns of Rovinj, Pula, Porec and Umag. See more.
Low-cost Spanish airline, Volotea, flies from Venice to Split and Dubrovnik in summer.
There's a daily train connecting Venice to Zagreb, stopping in Ljubljana, Slovenia. See more.
There are buses from Monday to Saturday from Venice to Istria stopping in Pula, Pazin, Buzet and other towns. See more.
From Rome, Milan, Naples to Croatia
Flights from Italy are ever-changing. This year Croatia Airlines flies from Milan to Zagreb all summer.
From Ancona to Croatia
Ancona is a major embarkation point for ferries to Croatia year-round. There are daily ferries from Ancona to Split year-round and regular ferries from Ancona to Zadar. Summer ferries stop in Hvar. See more on Dalmatia ferries.
From Bari to Croatia
There are regular ferries from Bari to Dubrovnik that stop in the winter.
From Trieste to Croatia
There are regular buses from Trieste to Istrian towns, to Zagreb, to Rijeka and a summer bus from Trieste to Dubrovnik. Yes, it's a long trip. See more.