There are 10 ways to get from Amsterdam to Zadar by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Zadar  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Zadar (ZAD) AMS - ZAD

$121 - $446

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Bus  •  26 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 068 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Zadar N948

$97 - $165

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Fly to Split, bus  •  8 h 25 min

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

$105 - $291

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Zagreb (ZAG) AMS - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar

$112 - $411

Train, bus via München Hauptbahnhof Nord  •  20 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor
  4. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar 927 / ...

$242 - $375

Train, bus Eurolines DE  •  23 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Karlsruhe Hbf ICE International
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe Hbf to Zadar

$187 - $268

Train, bus  •  26 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Zagreb to Perušić
  5. Take the bus from Perušić to Zadar

$262 - $385

Train, bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  29 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf ICE International
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf Hbf to Zadar

Drive, train  •  16 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  4. Drive from Kufstein to Zadar

$261 - $405

Drive  •  15 h

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Zadar 998.5 miles

$240 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Zadar is to fly and bus which costs 85€ - 250€ and takes 8 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Zadar is to fly which costs 100€ - 380€ and takes 6 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Zadar. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Zadar via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 15 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Zadar is 1193 km. The road distance is 1597.6 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Zadar without a car is to train and bus which takes 20 h 18 min and costs 200€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to get from Amsterdam to Zadar, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Zadar is to fly which takes 6 h 41 min and costs 100€ - 380€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 80€ - 140€ and takes 26 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Amsterdam Airport to Zadar Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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  • Distance: 745.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 41 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Zadar, Croatia?

Croatia Airlines, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Zadar every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Zadar via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station in around 26 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,200
Flights from Amsterdam to Zadar via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,200
Flights from Amsterdam to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zadar via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam to Split via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Split via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Split via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Split via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
12 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $250
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.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
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Düsseldorf Hbf to Zadar
Ave. Duration
25 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
arriva.com.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
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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
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 Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Zadar
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Trogir, aut.kolodvor to Zadar, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
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
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
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
puntamika-line.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
$22 - $45
Schedules at
atpsi.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 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Karlsruhe Hbf to Zadar
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eurolines.de

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Zadar is 1598 km. It takes approximately 15 h to drive from Amsterdam to Zadar.

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Ryanair, KLM, Croatia Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Amsterdam Airport to Zadar Airport.

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

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There are 8278+ hotels available in Zadar. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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