How to Get to Mali Losinj?
Travelling by Plane
If you are travelling from London you can get a direct flight to Rijeka with Croatia Airlines. You can also book flights with British Airlines and Easy Jet. Check their websites for dates and prices.
We request all course participants to book their return flights to Zagreb. We will arrange an airport pick up by taxi which will cost £50 one way, hence an additional £100 (for the return transfer) will be added to the course fee. The airport transfer will be scheduled on the day of arrival at 3PM, hence all are advised to make sure the arrival time of their flights in Zagreb is no later than 1:30PM. On the day of departure the taxi will arrive at the venue at 8AM to take all course participants back to Zagreb, hence you are advised to schedule your return flight after 2PM.
There is a Catamaran commuting daily between Rijeka and Mali Losinj. The last one leaves Rijeka at about 5 PM. The Catamaran from Rijeka is £10 one way. Additionally there is a daily ferry from Rijeka to Mali Losinj: www.croatiaferries.com.
There is also a ferry leaving from Zadar to Mali Losinj. In case you are taking the catamaran from Zadar you can buy a ticket via the following site: www.jadrolinija.hr.
Another option would be to take a flight to Zagreb and then travel by bus directly to Mali Losinj. This is easy, since the shuttle bus from the Zagreb airport leaves you right at the bus terminal from where you can buy your bus ticket and also take the bus to Mali Losinj. The bus ticket from Zagreb to Mali Losinj costs about £20 one way (prices are approximate).
You can buy a bus ticket from Zagreb to Mali Losinj online: www.autotrans.hr
If you are flying to Zagreb and taking a bus from there (or an onward flight to Rijeka), please, check the following websites for flights: www.croatiaairlines.com, www.easyjet.com.
If you prefer not to fly you might consider the following option:
A winning combination of trains and boats and no planes, but you’ll need to make sure you get your timings right as the ferry only runs a couple of times a week. First travel from London to Bari in Italy (Eurostar to Paris, the overnight sleeper train to Bologna and a fast train on to Bari) and then sail from Bari to Croatia, where you can depart at your pick of several destinations including Dubrovnik, Split and Rijeka.
Travel costs: Trains from London to Bari from £180 return, Ferry from Bari to Croatia from £36
How to Get to Korcula?
Korcula is connected by ferry to the more popular towns of Split and Dubrovnik. Ferries would drop you off in Korcula Old Town. Buses bump along the spine of the island eastbound to Korcula Town, dipping past black cypress trees and terraced olive groves, with some hairpin turns along the way.
How to Get to Korcula by Bus From Dubrovnik?
There are numerous other local ferry services including one linking Vela Luka and Lastovo. The main Croatian ferry operator Jadrolinija runs a service linking Korčula Town with Rijeka, Split, Hvar, Mljet, Dubrovnik and (from May to September) Bari. An operator Linijska nacionalna plovidba runs a seasonal service linking Korcula with Drvenik.
There are also bus services that link the island to major cities on the mainland, which reach Korcula using the Orebic ferry service.
The main road runs along the spine of the island connecting all settlements from Lumbarda on the eastern to Vela Luka on the western end, with the exception of Racisce, which is served by a separate road running along the northern coast. Ferries connect the city of Korcula with Orebic on the Peljesac peninsula and Drvenik on the mainland (near Makarska).
Another line connects Vela Luka with Split and the island of Lastovo. Fast passenger catamarans connect those two ports with Split and the islands of Hvar and Lastovo. The main Adriatic ferry line connects Korcula with Dubrovnik, Split, Zadar and Rijeka and in summer there are direct ferries to Italian Adriatic ports (Bari).
Visa for Croatia
Please, check with the Croatian Embassy in your respective country whether or not you are required to obtain a visa for Croatia.
We request that you get a travel insurance and please make sure that you have an international medical insurance in case of an emergency. We will not be able to take any responsibility or cover any costs for medical treatment.