Island Brač

How to arrive to the Island of Brač


How to arrive to the Island of Brač by car?

If you are coming by car you can find all the necessary information on Croatian highways and tolls at www.hak.hr

There are two ferry lines that take passengers and cars to the island of Brač: daily ferry lines Split - Supetar ( island Brač ) and daily ferry lines Makarska - Sumartin ( island of Brač ). If your final destination is somewhere on the eastern part of the island ( Selca, Sumartin, Povlja ) or you are driving from the direction of Dubrovnik or Sarajevo, the closest ferry port on the island of Brač is the one in Sumartin, but if you are intended for the central part of the island ( Supetar, Sutivan, Postira, Milna ) and are coming from Split, the closest ferry port is in Supetar.

Useful information for drivers:
For driving in the Republic of Croatia you need to have a valid driving and registration license and the Green Card as proof of car insurance.

Traffic regulations in the Republic of Croatia:
-You drive on the right side of the road.
-The maximum speed limit in inhabited areas is 50 km/h (if not specified otherwise by traffic signs).
-The maximum speed limit outside inhabited areas is 90 km/h (if not specified otherwise by traffic signs).
-The maximum speed limit on highways is 130 km/h.
-The maximum permitted blood alcohol limit is 0.5 %.

If you need any kind of immediate assistance, urgent medical help, police assistance, fire department, mountain rescue service or any other type of assistance, you can dial the free-toll number 112 at any time of day or night, regardless of your location in Croatia. The calls can be made through land lines or cell phones and from all phone booths.
-Road assistance – HAK – available 24 hours at number 1987.
-In case of an accident you can dial the police number 192.

Gas stations:
Gas stations on major highways work around the clock and in villages from 7 am to 7 pm (up to 10 pm during the summer months). All gas stations sell Eurosuper 95, Super 98, Normal and Euro Diesel whose current prices you can check at www.ina.hr

Gas stations on the island of Brač:
The gas stations on the island of Brač are located in Supetar, Milna and Bol.

Information on Croatian roads:
Croatian road assistance Hrvatski autoklub: www.hak.hr

Information on ferry lines:
"Jadrolinija", Split, phone: + 385 (0)21 338333 www.jadrolinija.hr

Auto repair services on the island of Brač:
Auto club Supetar - Žedno Drage BB, Supetar - +385 (0)21 631 191
Bošnjak auto - Put Gaja BB, Supetar - +385 (0)21 630 194
Fabijanović, Auto parts stores - Put Križa BB, Supetar - +385 (0)21 630 622
Metalija-auto, wholesale and retail auto parts - Dolčić BB, Supetar - +385 (0)21 630 664
Auto gume - Auto Boldović - Nerežišca bb - +385 (0)21 637 171
Auto limar - Bulić Aleksandar - Nerežišca bb - +385 (0)91 516 63 35
Auto servis - Auto-Bezmalinović - Nerežišca bb - +385 (0)21 637 326
Auto stakla - Ture - Postira bb - +385 (0)21 632 306
Auto servis - Đafer - Pučišća bb - +385 (0)21 633 525
Auto gume - Šjor Bepo - Uz poljanu 4, Bol - +385 (0)21 635 831
Auto servis - Džimbek - Milna bb - +385 (0)21 636 407
Auto servis - Ninković - Sutivan bb - +385 (0)21 638 458

How to arrive on the island of Brač by airplaine?

The Croatian national airline carrier is Croatia airlines and during the season it connects Croatia with all significant European centres: Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Milano, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Prague, Tel Aviv, Rome, Sarajevo, Skopje, Vienna, Zurich and Manchester. You can find more information on Croatia Airlines flights at www.croatiaairlines.hr or by phone: +385 1 4819 633 or +385 1 0800 7777.

If you are planning to visit Brač, you should fly to Split, because the airport in Split is the closest airport to the island of Brač www.split-airport.hr. There is organized bus shuttle service from the airport to the port of Split where in the offices of Jadrolinija www.jadrolinija.hr you can find the necessary information on boat lines to the island of Brač.

If there is no direct flight from your destination to Split, then you can organize your flight through Zagreb
www.zagreb-airport.hr that has multiple daily flights to Split.

Airport - Zagreb
10150 Zagreb, Pleso bb, p.p. 40 - phone: + 385 (0)1 45 62 222,+ 385 (0)1 62 65 222,
fax: + 385 (0)1 45 62 033, +385 (0)1 45 62 297, www.zagreb-airport.hr

Airport - Split
21120 Split, Kaštelanska cesta 96, p.p. 2 - phone: + 385 (0)21 203 555, www.split-airport.hr

Airport - Zadar
P.P. 367 - phone.: +385 (0)23 205 800, fax.: +385 (0)23 205 831, www.zadar-airport.hr

Airport - Dubrovnik
20213 Čilipi- Konavle phone: +385 (0)20 773 377, fax +385 (0)20 773 322 www.airport-dubrovnik.hr

Airport - Brač
(only for smaller aircraft) - phone: + 385 (0)21 648 626, + 385 (0)21 648 606, www.airport-brac.hr

In the summer months you can reach the island of Brač directly by plain. The Airport is located 15 km far from the Bol and some 30 km far from the town of Supetar.

International airline companies also connect Croatia with world destinations:
- Adria Airways, www.adria-airways.com
- Aeroflot, www.aeroflot.org
- Austrian Airlines, www.aua.com
- Air France, www.airfrance.com
- British Airways, www.british-airways.com
- Ryanair, www.ryanair.com
- ČSA, www.csa.cz
- Lufthansa, www.lufthansa.com
- LOT, www.lot.com
- Malaysia Airlines, www.malaysiaairlines.com.my
- Malev, www.malev.hu
- Swissair, www.swiss.com
- Turkish airlines, www.turkishairlines.com

How to arrive on the island of Brač by bus?

Croatia is connected with Slovenia, Austria, Italy, Hungary, Germany, France and many other European countries with regular international connections. The closest bus terminal with international traffic is in Split located in the port of Split and there is a local national network of bus lines with which you can easily reach all the smaller places on the coast. When you are on the bus terminal in the port of Split you can find all the necessary information on the schedule of boat lines for the island of Brač in the office of Jadrolinija.
Jadrolinija, Split, phone: + 385 021 / 338-333, www.jadrolinija.hr

You can find information on the schedule of bus lines, as well as ticket prices at www.akz.hr
or by phone: for international traffic +385 1 6157 938 and for national traffic 060 313 333.

Bus Terminal Split, 21000 Split - Obala kneza Domagoja 12 - phone: + 385 (0)21 329 180
- info phone (local traffic): + 385 (0)60 327 777
- info phone (international traffic): + 385 (0)21 329 199, fax: + 385 (0)21 329 182

On the island of Brač there is a regular bus line that connects places on the island several times a day.

The carrier of the local lines on the island of Brač is:
Autotrans Brač d.o.o. Porat 12
21400 Supetar, tel: ++ 385 (0)21 631 122,
www.autotrans.hr

How to arrive on the island of Brač by train

Croatia is very well connected by direct trains with Slovenia, Hungary, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Slovakia, France, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro, whilst with other European countries it has connecting railway lines. The Croatian railway traffic includes local and fast trains and there are EuroCity and InterCity lines on the following routes:

- EC "Mimara": Berlin - Leipzig - Munich - Salzburg - Ljubljana – Zagreb
- IC "Croatia": Vienna - Maribor - Zagreb
- IC "Kvarner": Budapest - Zagreb – Rijeka
- IC "Drava": Budapest - Čakovec - Ljubljana - Venice

The nearest railway station is in Split situated in its port, so when you arrive by train in Split you can find all the necessary information on boat lines for the island of Brač in the closest office of Jadrolinija
Jadrolinija Split, phone: + 385 021 / 338-333, www.jadrolinija.hr

You can find information on railway traffic in Croatia at www.hznet.hr or by phone for:
- national traffic: 060 333 444,
- international traffic: +385 1 4573 283.