Travel

They say travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer. Experiences are priceless, this is your chance to go on the trip of a lifetime!

Even though your holiday at Hard Island will be epic and unforgettable, your trip to Croatia can be an extraordinary adventure by itself. Get ready for stunning views of exotic nature and subliminal cultural heritage as you travel to your destination. Read further to learn about all the options for coming to Hard Island and moving around in Croatia.

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Travel partners

Our partners from many European countries will organise tours to Hard Island. They are experienced and offer professional travel services. Get in touch with them, they will take care of everything you need for a good price. Plus, the most fun way to travel is in groups!

Types of transportation

By airplane

Flying is the most comfortable and fastest way to get to Hard Island Croatia.We highly suggest that you fly to the following three airports - Zadar (about1,5 hours away), Split (about 2,5 hours away) and Zagreb (about 4,5 hoursaway). If you decide to fly to Croatia, just keep track of our Flight Watch,where we update the most convenient flights from major European cities.Low-cost airport transfers are available in our online shop.

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By car

The island of Pag is situated north of Zadar Riviera. It is one of the biggest Croatian islands, connected with the mainland by a bridge on its the southern side and the Prizna-Zigljen ferry on the northside. The ferry ride takes only 15 minutes. Check our island map for more info on how to access the island. Mind that the car lights have to be turned on day and night. If you will drive, we can help you with recommendations and instructions - send us your questions via email help@hardisland.com, facebook message, or ask us in our live chat support.

By train

Connections to Croatia by train are good. You can hop on one of the trains coming from Slovenia, Germany or Austria and arriving to Zagreb. However, travelling by train in the direction of the coast can be time-consuming and limiting. Even though it is quite affordable, we recommend avoiding train travelling within Croatia. Find train connections here

By bus

Inbound bus services are plentiful and affordable. Daily bus lines from Germany, Italy, Austria and many other European countries can be found with Eurolines, Flixbus and similar operaters. Most of them arrive to Zagreb. From there you can find a cheap and comfortable ride to Novalja with one of the many local bus companies. Find bus connections here

Airport Transfers

Get to Hard Island with low-cost airport transfers from Zadar (1,5 hours away), Split (2,5 hours away) and Zagreb (4,5 hours away). The transfer service is limited only to our official check-in (1st & 2nd of July) and check-out (7th, 8th and 11th of July) dates.

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Rent a car

Whether you arrive arrive to Croatia by airplane, car, train or bus - there are plenty of options for renting a car and enjoying the freedom and flexibility. The prices to rent a car depend mostly on the type of car and the distance, but in general they are the same as everywhere else in Europe. Visit the website of the airport you will be arriving to so as to check options. The preffered rent a car service is Avantcar.

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FAQ

Flying is the most comfortable and fastest way to get to Hard Island. We highly suggest you fly to the following three airports - Zadar (about 1,5 hours away), Split (about 3,5 hours away) and Zagreb (about 5,5 hours away) respectively.
If you choose to fly to one of the three suggested airports, you will be able to book our official transfer from the airport to Hard Island and back at the end. Shared transfers will be limited only to our official check-in (1st & 2nd of July) and check-out days (7th, 8th and 11th of July), while we offer private transfers also outside those dates. You can book your transfer from the airport and back at the end through our shop here. Keep in mind, if you have booked packages with us you will get a discount for transfers!
We will offer private van transfers and shared transfers from Zadar, Split and Zagreb airports. You can grab your airport transfer, as well as your local bus ticket in our official Hard Island Shop. Local bus helps you move fast and easy between your accommodation area and Zrce beach.
PRIVATE TRANSFERS: Zero waiting at arrival & back at the airport several hours before your departure, car or a van transfer (depending on the group size), price is for the whole van regardless of the number of people (max 8 people = full van). Available for any arrival or departure date between 1st and 11th of July.

SHARED TRANSFERS: Shared transfers will be driving only a few times per day at fixed hours, bus transfer price of a shared transfer is paid per person. Shared transfers will be limited only to our official check-in (1st & 2nd of July) and check-out days (7th or 8th of July).
You can help yourself with our service called flight watch. We have searched for the cheapest flights from all over europe and are frequently updating them on our flight watch. If you can’t find a suitable flight on the flight watch, we advise you to contact our customer support team! We offer LIVE Support Chat on our website. If our agents do not respond within a few minutes or they are offline, please leave your questions, as well as your name and email. We will get your question directly to our email address and get back to you as soon as possible! You can also contact us over email help@hardisland.com or write us a Facebook message .
You can book your transfer from the airport and back at the end, as well as the local bus ticket through our shop here
If you want to really make sure, book a Private airport transfer. No waiting time and you book the whole Van for yourself and your friends (up to 8 people per van).

In case of SHARED AIRPORT TRANSFERS, the times of the rides are fixed, so make sure you are arriving plenty of time BEFORE the last shared airport transfer! If you arrive later, you need to purchase Private airport transfer.

Keep in mind you not only need to think about the time of each transfer, but that you also need at least an extra hour for the airport check-in and boarding process.
Of course! We have also partnered with Travel Partners from all over Europe and you can join their tours from major European cities.

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Our packages offer good value for money and guarantee you the support of our team before and during your holiday in Croatia. VIP tickets, boat parties and other services are available only in packages and for a better price too.

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