Because of its specific location Umag is called „Croatian gates to Europe” and it is reachable from many directions.
By plane you can reach the city of Pula that is approx 50km away from Umag and then by public transport, taxi or rent a car services travel further towards Umag – flight schedules and all other information is available here. By plane you can also reach Trieste in Italy that is approx 40km away from Umag and then you can be in Umag in less than an hour with a coach or car – flight schedules and all other important information you can find here.
If travelling by train you can either arrive from Ljubljana (Slovenia) to Buzet or Pula – more information see here, while through Zagreb you have to go over Rijeka and can reach Pazin that is approx. 50km away from Umag. All information on international railway timetables see here.
By boat Umag is reachable from Venice by using the direct Venice-Umag line – the journey lasts approx 2,5-3 hours and more information you can find here or here; by using the catamaran line to reach Porec or Rovinj – 2,5-3h long journey and more information see here.
If you choose to travel by coach you can reach Umag from Zagreb in approx. 6-7 hours and more information is available here; from Rijeka it will take approx. 2,5 hours and more information you can get here. Also there is a regular line for Umag and Novigrad and it will take about 2,5 hours of your time and more information is available here. Slovenia is connected with Umag through a regular line from Ljubljana and the journey will last approx. 4 hours and more information you can find out here.
By car you can reach the riviera from several directions. From north you can arrive from the Ljubljana direction and then take the border crossing Požane towards Buzet or from Trieste towards Kopar and Novigrad by using the border crossing Kastel or Plovanija. If you are arriving from the east it is best to drive from Zagreb direction until Rijeka then using the Učka tunnel pass Porec, Novigrad and finally reach Umag. If however you are arriving from the direction Pula we suggest you use the Istrian Y road until Kanfanar and then head further towards Novigrad and Umag.