Reaching Makarska by bus is the easiest. Split is the nearest city that offers connectivity to the small city on the coastline. Taking a bus or driving into the city is the only way to reach the city from the major cities of Croatia while taking the ferry is the only option for those living on the nearing islands such as brac.
Makarska is a small beach town in the Makarska Riviera having no airport of its own. One can travel to Split, a popular tourism spot with greater connectivity via air. Air travelers can always take a cab or bus into the city easily available outside the airport.
Bus travel from Makarska is the best way to travel, especially from Brela, Omis and Split. Further connectivity to other Croatian cities is available through Split.
Ferry service is available to and from Sumartin on the Brac island.
The best way to explore Makarska is either by foot or bicycles. With narrow streets and almost all tourist destinations in close proximity to the town center, it is easy to travel on bikes. Public transport system is robust and must be relied on for travel in case you do not want to spend most of your time finding parking spaces. Although, car rentals are easily available across the city.