Croatia has over 1,200 km of motorways connecting Zagreb to most other Croatian regions and is considered of high quality and excellent security.
Croatia has undergone recent infrastructure developments, especially in rapidly growing its motorway network. It now has over 1,200 km of motorways connecting Zagreb to most other Croatian regions and is considered of high quality and excellent security. The best known motorways are the A1, connecting Zagreb to Split and the A3, connecting east and north-west Croatia. Most motorways are tolled in proportion to the length of the used section and the vehicle group.
Further information on the motorway network can be found on the web site of Croatian Motorways Ltd.
Entering Croatia by car
In order to enter Croatia by car, the following documents are necessary:
- Driver’s license
- Automobile registration card
- Vehicle insurance documents.
Foreign nationals who have been granted temporary residence in Croatia may drive a motor vehicle only if they have a valid foreign driver’s license for a period of one year following the day of entry into Croatia.
Registering cars in Croatia
Foreign nationals who have been granted temporary residence in Croatia and are in possession of a vehicle registered abroad (with valid registration documents and insurance), may use their car for period of no more than three months following the day of entry into Croatia. After this period the vehicle should be re-registered in Croatia. For more information please visit the web site of the Ministry of the Interior.
Further information about travelling around Croatia by car can be found on the Croatian Tourist Board web site.