Pag is one of the biggest Croatian islands, making it easily accessible from the mainland via car or ferry.
ARRIVAL BY PLANE: The closest airports are Zadar and Split. These are the best airports to fly into from most European and international airports. For a list of the best flights, click here for more information.
ARRIVAL BY CAR: The southern side of the island is connected to the mainland by the famous 300m Pag Bridge, Zadar is a quick and easy 30-minute drive away.
ARRIVAL BY FERRY: The northern side of the island is a 15-minute ferry ride away. The Jadrolinija ferry Prizna-Žigljen can also take vehicles on board – this is particularly handy if you are driving from the northern part of Croatia, or neighboring countries such Slovenia, Austria, Germany, Hungary, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Switzerland and Italy.
Ferry tickets for passengers and vehicles can be purchased in person, on the day of travel from the kiosk near the embarkation point.
Things to note:
- Car headlights must be switched on during the day and night
- There are tolls in Croatia for certain highways whilst driving to Pag island, depending on the direction of travel
- Some coastal roads are winding, so exercise caution when driving as it is common for drivers to overtake on the wrong side of the road on one lane roads
- Keep travel sickness tablets on hand if you have difficulty with winding roads
- Speed limits: 50 km/h in towns, 90 km/h on highways and 130 km/h on express highways
Dial +385 19 87 for emergency road assistance