There are 5 ways to get from Venice to Zadar by bus, train, ferry, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Zadar N535

$26 - $45

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale Rv
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Zadar N535

$29 - $53

Ferry, Catamaran  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the ferry from Venice to Pula
  2. Take the Catamaran from Pula to Zadar 9141

$92 - $136

Drive  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Zadar 323.2 miles

$75 - $120

Shuttle, fly  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Venezia Mestre to Pula Airport
  2. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Zadar (ZAD) PUY - ZAD

$90 - $592

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Zadar. Services depart twice a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Venice to Zadar. However, there are services departing from Venice and arriving at Zadar via Pula. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

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The distance between Venice and Zadar is 272 km. The road distance is 517.2 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Zadar without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 40 min and costs .

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The bus from Venice, Venice to Zadar takes 7 h 40 min including transfers and departs twice a week.

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

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The quickest flight from Pula Airport to Zadar Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Zadar is 517 km. It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to drive from Venice to Zadar.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Pula Airport to Zadar Airport.

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  • Distance: 170.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 40 min

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Zadar, Croatia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Venice to Zadar twice a week. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Pula to Zadar
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
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 Venice, Venice to Zadar
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Zadar
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Catarman Line d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)21 352 527
Email
info@catamaran-line.hr
Website
catamaran-line.hr
Ferry from Pula to Zadar
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
catamaran-line.hr
Low Season Price
$19 - $26
High Season Price
$24 - $35

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