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There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Zadar by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zagreb 976
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar L939 / ...

$35 - $60

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Train, bus  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. D
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar L939 / ...

$79 - $117

Train, bus via Perušić  •  12 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. D
  2. Take the train from Zagreb to Perušić
  3. Take the bus from Perušić to Zadar

$90 - $126

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Zadar 392.1 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Budapest to Zadar  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Zadar (ZAD) BUD - ZAD

$145 - $375

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly to Zadar  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Zadar (ZAD) ZAG - ZAD

$95 - $254

Fly Budapest to Split, bus  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Split (SPU) BUD - SPU
  2. Take the bus from Trogir to Zadar

$143 - $450

Fly Budapest to Zagreb, bus  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Zagreb (ZAG) BUD - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar

$131 - $356

Shuttle  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Zadar Eurobusways

$66 - $171

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Zadar is to bus which costs 9 500 Ft - 17 000 Ft and takes 8 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Zadar is to drive which costs 21 000 Ft - 32 000 Ft and takes 6 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Zadar. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Zadar via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 14 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Zadar is 477 km. The road distance is 627.3 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Zadar without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 14 min and costs 9 500 Ft - 17 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 8 h 14 min to get from Budapest to Zadar, including transfers.

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Budapest to Zadar bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Zadar is to bus which takes 8 h 14 min and costs 9 500 Ft - 17 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 40 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft and takes 7 h 38 min.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Zadar Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Budapest to Zadar bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zadar station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Zadar.
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  • Distance: 298.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 14 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Zadar, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Budapest to Zadar via Zagreb in around 8 h 14 min. Alternatively, Lufthansa, LOT and eight other airlines fly from Budapest to Zadar twice daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Budapest to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Budapest to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Zadar via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Zadar via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $3,300
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Zadar via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Budapest to Split via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Budapest to Split via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Budapest to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Déli to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Francuzevic
Phone
+385 (1) 2753-538
Email
francuzevic@gmail.com
Website
francuzevic-prijevoz.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
francuzevic-prijevoz.hr
Bus from Perušić to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
francuzevic-prijevoz.hr
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
atpsi.hr
Puntamica Line d.d.o.
Phone
+385 (23) 315 331
Email
info@puntamika-line.hr
Website
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Velebit Tours
Phone
08008885
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ap.hr
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Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
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varazdin.getbybus.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Zadar Zob
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
globtour.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Slavonija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)35 475-300
Email
info@slavonija-bus.hr
Website
slavonija-bus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Zadar
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Dalmacija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)21 32 62 26
Email
josdedic@inet.hr
Website
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
brioni.hr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Trogir, aut.kolodvor to Zadar, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
regiojet.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Zadar is 627 km. It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to drive from Budapest to Zadar.

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Austrian Airlines, easyJet, Eurowings and three other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Zadar Airport.

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Book your Budapest to Zadar bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 7680+ hotels available in Zadar. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs 350 Ft.

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