Novalja is not only a great spot for a family holiday; the city is also popular do to its summer parties at the Zrce beach
. For those flying into Split
or generally coming from Split and heading for Novalja, there is not too many options in terms of travelling, but with a bit of flexibility and waiting, it is possible too travel between the two cities.
The most direct travelling route between Split and Novalja has a distance of 215 km
, bus companies in most cases drive on route which is up to 30 km longer.
Travelling by bus from Split to Novalja:
The direct bus connection between Split and Novalja
is limited to a seasonal connection; you can see departure time of the direct connection below
. Other alternative is first to travel from Split to Zadar
, and then change to a bus for Novalja
, this options has several daily departures, you can find departures Split to Zadar here
, and departures from Zadar to Novalja here
. Travel time depending on route range from 4.5 hours to 6 hours or more. SEE map below
for detailed route description.
From Split airport to Novalja:
If you arrive at the Split airport
you have tree options, Option 1: prebook transfer from the split airport, prices you can see here
. Option 2, take local bus
(or taxi) to Trogir
and grab a bus to Zadar there. 3rd option is to take the Airport bus to the centre of Split
, and then catch a bus to Zadar from there.
Several of the buses from Zadar to Novalja are seasonal, so remember to check departures for your exact travelling date
Other means of Transportation:
Driving to Novalja with own or rented car, takes about 3 hours, on the route following the highway to Zadar
, the toll free route following the coastal like, takes about 4 hours, in main season possible even more do to traffic. If you choose to rent a car in Split, which you can do here
, be aware that one way rental to Novalja is normally not possible.
private transfer is available between Split and Novalja from 1 person up to group of 45 persons
, you can checkout transfer offer here
Destination tips Novalja
Although Novalja is generally most know as I party town, it is for sure also a place for a family vacation
, the party takes place well out of town, so you should not worry about party noise. In the Novalja there are some hotels, and plenty of private accommodation units
, a large selection you can find here
, for those on a budget there is also option to stay in a hostel or in a bed and breakfast, offer for bed and breakfast you can find here