There are 4 ways to get from Trieste to Zadar by bus, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Zadar N535

$17 - $29

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Zadar 227.2 miles

$50 - $80

Shuttle to Pula, fly  •  4 h 40 min

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

$94 - $335

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly  •  5 h 23 min

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

$94 - $558

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trieste and arriving at Zadar. Services depart twice a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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The distance between Trieste and Zadar is 206 km. The road distance is 363.5 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Zadar without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 30 min and costs .

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The bus from Trieste to Zadar takes 5 h 30 min including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Trieste to Zadar bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Trieste 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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Trieste to Zadar bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zadar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trieste to Zadar is 363 km. It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to drive from Trieste to Zadar.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Pula Airport to Zadar Airport.

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  • Distance: 128.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Trieste to Zadar twice a week. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 5 h 30 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
Flights from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
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 Trieste to Zadar
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Portorož to Pula Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$33 - $36
Private
$80 - $150
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $410
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$45 - $55
Private
$190 - $410

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There are 7223+ hotels available in Zadar. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Zagreb Airport is to shuttle which takes 2 h 48 min and costs .

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