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There are 8 ways to get from Athens to Zadar by plane, bus, train, car ferry or car

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Fly to Zadar  •  7h 57m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Zadar (ZAD) ATH - ZAD

$124 - $504

Cheapest option

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  28h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Zadar

$96 - $116

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Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  9h 54m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Zagreb (ZAG) ATH - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar

$120 - $365

Fly to Split, bus  •  7h 56m

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

$172 - $529

Train, bus  •  31h 9m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Skopje 334
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Zagreb
  4. Take the train from Zagreb to Knin
  5. Take the train from Knin to Zadar

$107 - $228

Bus Albtrans sh.p.k  •  31h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Tiranë
  2. Take the bus from Tirana to Budva
  3. Take the bus from Budva to Split
  4. Take the bus from Split to Zadar 941

$99 - $128

Bus, car ferry  •  34h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Ancona
  3. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Zadar 51

$131 - $344

Drive  •  17h 13m

  1. Drive from Athens to Zadar 872.3 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Zadar is to bus which costs 80€ - 110€ and takes 28h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Zadar is to fly and bus which costs 140€ - 460€ and takes 7h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Zadar. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Zadar via Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 10m.

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The distance between Athens and Zadar is 984 km. The road distance is 1395.7 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Zadar without a car is to bus which takes 28h 10m and costs 80€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 7h 57m to get from Athens to Zadar, including transfers.

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Athens to Zadar bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Zadar is to fly which takes 7h 57m and costs 100€ - 440€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 80€ - 110€ and takes 28h 10m.

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There is no direct flight from Athens Airport to Zadar Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 50m and has one stopover.

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Athens to Zadar bus services, operated by Banbus, arrive at Zadar station.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Zadar.
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  • Distance: 615.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 57m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Zadar, Croatia?

Lufthansa, Eurowings and six other airlines fly from Athens to Zadar twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Zadar via Belgrade in around 28h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Athens to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Athens to Zadar via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $380
Flights from Athens to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Athens to Zadar via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Zadar via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Athens to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Athens to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Zadar via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$24 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$45 - $55
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$60 - $70
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $55
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb to Knin
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$30 - $45
Train from Knin to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$8 - $12
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 Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
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
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
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
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Budva to Split
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
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
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Zadar Zob
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
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
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
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
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Zadar Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Crnja Tours
Bus from Split Central Bus Station to Zadar Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Crnja Tours
Dalmacija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)21 32 62 26
Email
josdedic@inet.hr
Website
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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
2h 25m
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
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
regiojet.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Banbus
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
10h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
ms.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Skopje to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Athens to Tiranë
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Tirana to Budva
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Ancona
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$97
Aircraft-type seats
$114
2 bed inside cabin
$294
3 bed outside cabin
$250 - $300
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Ancona to Zadar
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$13 - $18

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Zadar is 1h behind Athens. It is currently 7:48 AM in Athens and 6:48 AM in Zadar.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Zadar is 1396 km. It takes approximately 17h 13m to drive from Athens to Zadar.

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Ryanair, Aegean Airlines, Eurowings and two other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Zadar Airport.

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There are 7894+ hotels available in Zadar. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs 9€.

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