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There are 7 ways to get from Zadar to Venice by bus, ferry, shuttle, car or plane

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Bus  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Rijeka
  2. Take the bus from Rijeka to Venice Airport, Venice 409

$36 - $74

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Catamaran, ferry  •  10 h 25 min

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

$87 - $127

Bus, shuttle  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Rovinj
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Rovinj to Venice Airport

$70 - $463

Drive  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Zadar to Venice 324.2 miles

$75 - $120

Fly to Venice  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Venice (VCE) ZAD - VCE

$125 - $658

Fly to Pula, shuttle  •  6 h 16 min

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

$90 - $593

Fly to Zagreb, shuttle  •  7 h 45 min

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

$100 - $823

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The cheapest way to get from Zadar to Venice is to bus which costs 230 kn - 490 kn and takes 9 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zadar to Venice is to drive which costs 500 kn - 750 kn and takes 5 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zadar to Venice. However, there are services departing from Zadar and arriving at Liberta' Santa Chiara via Rijeka and Aeroporto MARCO POLO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Zadar to Venice. However, there are services departing from Zadar and arriving at Venice via Pula. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 25 min.

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The distance between Zadar and Venice is 272 km. The road distance is 518.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Venice without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 2 min and costs 230 kn - 490 kn.

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It takes approximately 9 h 2 min to get from Zadar to Venice, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Zadar to Venice is to bus which takes 9 h 2 min and costs 230 kn - 490 kn. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 800 kn - 4.300 kn and takes 7 h 22 min.

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There is no direct flight from Zadar Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Zadar to Venice.
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  • Distance: 170.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 2 min

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

You can take a bus from Zadar to Venice via Rijeka, Rijeka, Venice Airport, Venice, and Aeroporto MARCO POLO in around 9 h 2 min. Alternatively, Eurowings, Austrian Airlines and five other airlines fly from Zadar to Venice 4 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zadar to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Zadar to Venice via Zagreb, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Zadar to Venice via Zagreb, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zadar to Venice via Stuttgart, Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Zadar to Venice via Zagreb, Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zadar to Pula
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Flights from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zadar to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Zadar to Venice via Zagreb, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Bus operators
Velebit Tours
Phone
08008885
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zadar to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Zadar to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Schedules at
brioni.hr
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 Rijeka to Venice Airport, Venice
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Rovinj
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Rovinj to Venice Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $430
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$45 - $49
Private
$230 - $430
Shuttle from Pula Airport to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $470
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$47 - $51
Private
$260 - $470
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $650
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$50 - $60
Private
$290 - $650
Ferry operators
Catarman Line d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)21 352 527
Email
info@catamaran-line.hr
Website
catamaran-line.hr
Ferry from Zadar to Pula
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
catamaran-line.hr
Low Season Price
$16 - $22
High Season Price
$20 - $28

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zadar to Venice is 519 km. It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to drive from Zadar to Venice.

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Austrian Airlines, Condor Flugdienst, Air Dolomiti and four other airlines offer flights from Zadar Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 4028+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Zadar Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 24 kn.

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