The fast ferry from Rijeka to Novalja is the fastest way of travelling between the two cities, the catamaran runs everyday year round. On the way to Novalja the catamaran stops in Rab.
In Rijeka the catamaran departs from the port which is in the centre of town close to the bus station and train station. In Novalja the catamaran arrives in the center of town, which is about 5 km from the Zrce festival beach.
Alternative to the catamaran is to take a bus from Rijeka to Novalja the bus crosses with the ferry from Prizna to Zigljen and then continues to the bus station in Novalja which is located between city center and the Zrce beach.