The Rijeka district ferries network covers the huge Kvarner bay in the northern part of Croatian Adriatic coast nested between Istria peninsula and Northern Dalmatia coast.
Kvarner bay is the easiest and closest coast to reach from Central Europe. From Trieste (Italy) taking road E61 you’ll reach Rijeka in one and a half hour. From there to reach Krk island you need little more than half an hour, crossing Krk (Krcki) bridge.
The fastest way to reach Kvarner islands is flying to Rijeka airport (it’s only called so, but it’s situated on the Krk island. Flying to Rijeka (Krk) airport is the perfect choice for those traveling to these islands.
Rijeka as the biggest Croatia’s port handles the ferry and catamaran (fast speed boats) connections with four islands. Krk island is the largest island on the Croatian Adriatic sea and the only island connected with a bridge to the mainland.
Other three smaller islands are Cres, Rab and Losinj sometimes called Mali (small) Losinj. On the ferry map of the district you can see all connections among these islands.
The blue lines on the map display car ferry lines, the yellow line shows the fast catamaran line between Rijeka and Novalja (Pag island) while violet color indicates the passenger ship among three small islands, Unije, Susak and Mali Losinj.
Rijeka District Ferries Connections
By Jadrolinija (2018)
Istria peninsula is regularly connected with Cres island by a car ferry from small port Brestova. From Brestova (63 km from Pula) leaves a ferry to Porozina (Cres island). See where is Brestova on the map! It takes only 20 minutes from Istria mainland to Porozina, a small village on Cres island. See this line on the map!
In high season this ferry goes up and down between July 1st to September 4th, thirteen times a day (the first departure at 12.30 AM and the last one at 10.30 PM).
Brestova – Porozina (Cres). Line N° 334 – car ferry.
Brestova – Porozina.
Prizna – Zigljen (Pag island) – Line N° 335.
Prizna – Zigljen.
Valbiska (Krk island – Merag (Cres island) – Line N° 332
Valbiska (Krk island) – Lopar (Pag island) – Line N° 338
Valbiska – Merag
Valbiska – Lopar
Rijeka District by Ship and Catamaran by Jadrolinija
- Mali Losinj – Srakane Vele – Unije – Susak – Mali Losinj
- Rijeka – Rab – Novalja (Pag island) – catamaran line
Rijeka District Ferries – Other Sailing Companies
Beside Jadrolinija, on Kvarner bay the only competition company is Krilo from Split with fast catamaran on line N° 9308 between Mali Losinj – Ilovik – Susak – Unije – Martinscica – Cres – Rijeka.