How to travel from Zagreb to Zadar

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from Zagreb to Zadar

You can get from Zagreb to Zadar by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Zagreb to Zadar on Aug 15 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00AMZagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor3h30 11:30AMZadar, Busbahnhof
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12:45AMZagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor3h55 04:40AMZadar, Busbahnhof
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07:30PMZagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor3h00 10:30PMZadar, Busbahnhof
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02:00PMZagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor3h30 05:30PMZadar, Busbahnhof
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09:15PMZagreb Franjo Tuđman Airport0h45 10:00PMZadar Airport
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Travel Information from Zagreb to Zadar

distanceDistance122 miles (197 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$15 - $89
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $15 (€14) • 3 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $89 (€82) • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAutotrans by Arriva or Croatia Airlines

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 122 miles (197 km) between Zagreb and Zadar. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $15 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Autotrans by Arriva or Croatia Airlines among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Zagreb to Zadar.

Travel Tips: Travel from Zagreb to Zadar

Travel to Zadar easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Zagreb to Zadar.

There are 4 travel options from Zagreb to Zadar: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Zadar is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $15 (€14) compared to other travel options to Zadar:

Taking a bus is usually $74 (€69) less than taking a flight to Zadar, which costs on average $89 (€82) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Zadar from Zagreb is by flight with an average travel time of 45 min.

Other travel options to Zadar can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Zadar by bus can take on average 3 h.

You should expect to travel around 122 miles (197 km) between Zagreb and Zadar.

The average frequency per day from Zagreb to Zadar is:

  • 13 buses a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Zagreb to Zadar as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Zagreb to Zadar:

  • Buses most often depart from Zagreb at Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor and arrive in Zadar at Zadar, Autobusni Kolodvor.
  • Flights most often depart from Zagreb at Zagreb Franjo Tuđman Airport and arrive in Zadar at Zadar Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Zagreb to Zadar, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Autotrans by Arriva can take you to Zadar by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Autotrans by Arriva from Zagreb to Zadar for $15 (€14).
  • Travel with Croatia Airlines for flights to Zadar. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Croatia Airlines Zagreb to Zadar tickets on Omio for $89 (€82).

Yes, there are direct routes from Zagreb to Zadar with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Zadar with Flixbus or Autotrans by Arriva with 13 direct buses per day.

Direct services to Zadar tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Looking to extend your trip from Zagreb to Zadar? Many Omio customers who go from Zagreb to Zadar usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Split, Munich or Budapest. If you're looking to explore Split, Munich or Budapest from Zadar, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Zagreb to Zadar, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $15 (€14) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $89 (€82) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Zagreb to Zadar online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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