Bihać city is situated in the northwestern part of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is the business, administrative, cultural and educational center of the Una-Sana Canton. Located on the main corridors between Western Europe, Mediterranean and Middle East and next to the border with the EU, the city boasts with a highly favorable geographical position.

Una National Park stretches along the Croatian border and it is only 115 kilometers from the Adriatic Sea.

Closest international airports:

  • Zadar – Zemunik (HR) 152 km
  • Zagreb – Pleso (HR) 158 km
  • Banja Luka (BIH) 160 km
  • Split (HR) 195 km
  • Sarajevo (BIH) 320 km
  • Ljubljana (SLO) 260 km

Golubic – Bihac (BIH) – there is a possibility to fly with smaller planes (general aviation) to the airfield Golubic in Bihac. During the summer season (June – September) there is a temporary border crossing at the airfield therefore it is possible to make a direct flight to Bihac from any destination (prior announcement is necessary). Golubic airfield is located approximately 6 kilometers from Una National Park and Bihac.

Nearest border crossing points:

  • Uzljebic border crossing (BIH – HR) is situated 3 kilometers from the National Park entrance no. 6 and 14 km from Bihac city. During the summer tourist season this boarder is recommended for the National Park visitors especially to the passengers who are traveling from Croatian coast. This border crossing is not intended for cargo but only for passenger traffic therefore there is less traffic.
  • Izacic – Licko Petrovo Selo (BIH – HR) is 13 km away from Bihac and 53 km from sectors and is intended for all categories. During the summer tourist season there is a possibility of traffic jam and longer retention at the border.
  • Strmica border crossing (BIH – HR) is the closest to the southern part of the National Park and it is recommended for visitors coming from the Dalmatian coast (Sibenik, Split or Dubrovnik-Croatia).

In the case of heavy traffic for travelers coming from the north and the north – west of Croatia to enter BIH we advise a route via border crossing Užljebić: Plitvice Lakes – Bjelopolje – Donji Lapac – Frkasic – Uzljebic – Una National Park. For the visitors coming from the south of Croatia (Dalmatian Coast – Sibenik, Split, and Dubrovnik) we recommend Strmica border crossing.

Distance from the major cities in the region from Bihac:

  • Sarajevo (BIH) 310 km
  • Mostar (BIH) 305 km
  • Tuzla (BIH) 325 km
  • Zenica (BIH) 232 km
  • Ljubljana (SLO) 230 km
  • Zagreb (HR) 150 km
  • Rijeka (HR) 185 km (via Otocac and Plitvice Lakes NP)
  • Split (HR) 222 km (via highway 277 km)
  • Rijeka (HR) 185 km (via Otocac and Plitvice Lakes NP)
  • Dubrovnik (HR) via Izacic boarder (highway) 467 km, via Knin 406 km, via Mostar and Trebinje 446 km
  • Venice (IT) 450 km
  • Budapest (H) 500 km
  • Vienna (A) 510 km
  • Graz (A) 320 km
  • Belgrade (SRB) 438 km
  • Munich (D) 640 km

The nearest protected areas in the region, National Parks and Nature Parks – distance from Bihac and Una National Park:

  • Plitvice Lakes National Park (HR) – entrance no. 2. Hladovina 32 km / 40 km, entrance no. 1. Rastovaca 35 km / 43 km
  • Kozara National Park (BIH) 105 km
  • Sutjeska National Park (BIH) 395 km / 383 km
  • Paklenica National Park (CRO) 132 km / 122 km
  • Krka National Park (CRO) – Skradin entrance 160 km / 152 km via Uzljebic border,   entrance Roski waterfall 140 km / 132 km via Uzljebic border, entrance Kistanje/Manastir Krka 125 km / 117 km via Uzljebic border
  • North Velebit National Park (CRO)  110 km / 120 km
  • Blidinje Nature Park (BIH) 298 km / 285 km
  • Hutovo blato Nature Park (BIH) 350 km / 337 km
  • Lonjsko polje Nature Park (CRO) 144 km / 153 km
  • Velebit Nature Park (CRO) 115 km / 125 km