Here you can find out how to travel to Požega, see which railway and bus links connect here, which airports are the closest, how to move around the city using public transport and where to park your car or a tourist bus.
If you are arriving from the west or east it is best to take the A3 highway (Zagreb – Slavonski Brod) and the highway exits in Nova Gradiška or Lužani. From there it will take you about half an hour to get to Požega. If you are arriving from the north it would be best to use the state roads from Orahovica and Kutjevo or Virovitica and Voćin both leading you across and around the Papuk Mountain. If you are arriving from the northeast, it is best to take the state road from Našice, and if you are arriving from the northwest take the state road from Daruvar and Pakrac.
Požega is located on the side railway line not far from the town of Nova Kapela – Batrina, where it connects to the main European rail corridor from Central to South-eastern Europe linking the Croatian capital Zagreb with the Serbian capital Belgrade. Passenger rail transport is operated by the Croatian Railways Company (Hrvatske Željeznice – putnički prijevoz). To check the timetable and buy railway tickets, click the link to their website: www.hzpp.hr
The bus station in Požega is operated by the Arriva Hrvatska Company, part of the Arriva – Deutsche Bahn Group. You can get to Požega by bus (coach) from most cities in the nearby counties of Osijek-Baranja, Brod-Posavina as well as from all towns and municipalities in the Požega-Slavonia County. To check the time table, buy bus-coach tickets, click the link to their web site: www.arriva.com.hr
Požega is relatively close to major regional and international airports in Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, Hungary, Slovenia and Austria. From the following cities and airports, you can continue towards Požega by car or public transport.
- Osijek (CRO) – 100 km
- Tuzla (BIH) – 176 km
- Zagreb (CRO) – 173 km
- Beograd (SRB) – 255 km
- Sarajevo (BIH) – 264 km
- Ljubljana (SLO) – 311 km
- Rijeka (CRO) – 329 km
- Budapest (HU) – 343 km
- Vienna (A) – 546 km
- Split (CRO) – 550 km
City public transport
Požega is a relatively small city. Most sights, as well as public institutions, are located in the city center so you can easily get around. If you don’t prefer to walk or you are located further away from the city center but don’t want to go by car (see the following menus on parking and taxi services information), you can use the city bus service operated by Slavonijabus Company.
Check the bus timetable at the following link ovdje.
If you need to find parking for your car, it’s good to know that in the city centre there are two parking zones with different fares. The 1st Parking Zone is located in and around the main square and one hour costs 4.00 Kuna. The 2nd Parking Zone is located elsewhere in the city centre and one hour there costs 3.00 Kuna. From Monday to Friday parking is charged from 7 am to 7 pm. On Saturdays parking is charged from 7 am to 1 pm. On Sundays and Public holidays parking is free of charge. You can buy the parking ticket from the parking meters or via mobile phone by sending an SMS containing your car’s licence plate number to the specific phone number – in Zone 1: 708341; in Zone 2: 708341.
For more information on public parking visit the web site: www.komunalac-pozega.hr/djelatnosti/organizacija-naplata-i-odrzavanje-parkiralista
Tourist bus parking
You are allowed to drive your tourist bus (coach) to the main square where you can stop at the designated bus stop located just before the crossroads of Trg Svetog Trojstva (Holy Trinity Square) with the Ulica Matice Hrvatske Street and Županijska Ulica Street. If that stop is taken, you can continue along the square towards the city bus stop in front of the Church of the Holy Spirit. In both places, you are allowed to stop to let the tourists off or back on the bus.
During the time needed for the walking tour of the city center it is best to park your bus coach at the parking (with charge) located in the Ulica Franje Cirakija Street (to the left from the Train Station).