The great thing about the city is how you can really get everywhere on foot! That being true, if you’re not living in the immediate downtown or need to get out to the Jarun Lake or Maksimir Parks or just want to check out the tram system you might want to acquire a student tram pass. These passes are issued at any of the 13 Zagreb municipal transit system, Zagrebački električni tramvaj (ZET) and offices. The best bargain is with monthly or yearly pass. However if you are not ready for such a commitment you can get single or 24-hour tickets at a newsagent. In any case make sure you are covered because ZET controllers issue unpleasantly steep fines to riders without valid tickets.

There are three ways of public transportation in the City of Zageb – trams, buses and city railway. Zagreb Electric Tram (ZET, www.zet.hr) together with Croatian railway (www.hz-net.hr) conduct the public transport in Zagreb.

How to get a monthly or annual ticket (“pokaz”) for Zagreb local transportation?- take a form for a monthly or annual ticket at one of the ZET main tram stations, such as at Borongaj final stop, at Remiza, Dubrava or in Marić passage which is close to Jelačić square, entrance from Gajeva or Praška – confirm the form containing a photo 3×3,5 cm in Students office at the Faculty – submit the confirmed form, “iksica” card and Students grade book “indeks” into one of the listed ZET offices to get your ticket printed. Issuing costs 30 kuna.

 

from Monday to Friday Saturday
ZET, Ozaljska 105, entrance East  7.30 a .m. – 6 p.m.  8 a .m.- 4 p.m.
ZAPRUÐE, Ulica Zlatka Balokovića bb  10 a .m. – 6 p.m.  8 a .m.- 4 p.m.
DUBRAVA, ZET terminals  10 a .m. – 6 p.m.  8 a .m.- 4 p.m.
SAVSKI MOST, Savska bb, tram terminal  10 a .m. – 6 p.m.  8 a .m.- 4 p.m.
TRG MAŽURANIĆA, Trg Mažuranića  10 a .m. – 6 p.m.  8 a .m.- 4 p.m.
BORONGAJ, tram terminal  10 a .m. – 6 p.m.  8 a .m.- 4 p.m.
ČRNOMEREC, tram terminal  10 a .m. – 6 p.m.  8 a .m.- 4 p.m.

 

At other times, student annual tickets are issued in:
• Marić passage, Mon to Sat, 6.30 a.m.-8 p.m.
• Ozaljska 105, Mon to Fri, 7.30 a.m.-6 p.m.
To get more information call ZET, phone: +385 1 36 51
478 or 36 51 479. Visit ZET website for useful information: http://www.zet.hr/.

 

ZET PASS
To get a pass for the trams and city buses, you need to fill out a form which you can get at the student office or from the ZET website. Your form and 2 passport-sized photos need to all be stamped at the student office. Afterwards, take the filled-out form, the photos, and your Indeks to a ZET office and they’ll issue you a pass. You can find the complete listing of offices and their hours on the ZET website.

 

ZET INFO
www.zet.hr
You may want to use the ‘translate’ feature of google to more easily navigate this site: it has
loads of useful information! ZET pass form: „Ðačka i studentska“
ZET office hours and locations: „Upute za izdavanje i obnovu valjanosti pretplatnih kartica“

 

TAXI

Zagreb has many taxi companies. If you find your preferable firm, learn about its emblem on the vehicle’s roof. This is important because some firms share the taxi spots around town. Certain drivers might offer you their mobile phone number, so if you are pleased with their specific service, you can hire them again. Generally, the service won’t charge you extra for baggage, driving at night or driving on a holiday. However, if you wish to drive with a pet, mention it while ordering the cab. The operators are usually familiar with foreign languages, so you should not have much trouble in communication.

Let’s see what Zagreb main taxi services has under their hoods.

 

1. Taxi Cammeo Zagreb
www.taxi-cammeo.hr
It’s white with yellow tracks cars and characteristic racing chessboards. Cammeo relies heavily on commercials, their vehicles are usually plastered with stickers and signs for products not necessarily related to transportation. Cammeo charges 15 HRK for starting the service, and the first 2 kilometers of transportation are free of charge. Each additional kilometer costs 6 HRK. You can contact them at 1212. Generally speaking, financially, Cammeo pays off more for shorter distances, Radio Taxi Zagreb for longer routes.

 

2. Radio Taxi Zagreb
www.radiotaxizagreb.com
Cars with blue sign on the roof, phone: 1717. Starting rates are fixed at 10 HRK, the price per kilometer is 6 HRK per km. With over a thousand vehicles and hundreds of taxi spots all over Zagreb, they reach customers in under two minutes after a call. The drivers are locals who know city pretty well and will generally get you where you need to go the quickest way possible, without the use of  GPS, maps, or other aids.

 

3. Eko Taxi
www.ekotaxi.hr
Their mission is to provide an environmentally-friendly transportation service. Eko Taxi backs its words up with the ideal with state-of-the-art Toyota Prius vehicles. There feature hybrid cars at lower speeds are powered by electricity. You can contact the service by calling 1414 or 060 77 77. Eko Taxi will charge you 8.80 HRK for initial costs, and 6 HRK per 1 kilometer.

 

4. Taxi Zebra
www.zebra-taxi.com
You can contact the service by calling 072 900 900, 060 7557
Starting rates are fixed at 8.50 HRK, the price per kilometer is 5.90 HRK/km.

 

Bus transport

www.akz.hr
The Central bus station (Autobusni Kolodvor) is located close to our Faculty, approximately 20 minutes walk, or 4 stops by tram. Timetable information and prices can be found on the AKZ website. Numerous Croatian and International coach operators maintain scheduled lines covering all major croatian and european cities. All bus lines connecting Zagreb to other cities and countries depart from Central Bus Station located at Avenue Marin Držić 4. There you can find Information Service, providing you with the informations about arrivals and departures from Zagreb station, information on arrivals and departures from other stations in Croatia and Europe. Left luggage facility is open 24 hours located up the small staircase to the right of the main hall for 5HRK/hr. The bus station information can be reached by calling 600 8 600, 060 31 33 33.

 

Railway transportation

www.hzpp.hr
All the information you might need can be obtained by calling 060 333 444, 3782 583 or you can send an inquiry by email informacije@hzpp.hr. The info desk is located between the main hall and domestic ticketing area. Time table can be checked on line. Left luggage facility are available 24 hrs and are to the left of the main hall. Each piece of luggage costs 20kn/day.

 

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