There are 9 ways to get from Athens to Zadar by plane, bus, car ferry, train, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Split, bus  •  8 h 21 min

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

$173 - $529

Cheapest option

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  28 h 10 min

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

$98 - $118

7 alternative options

Fly to Zadar  •  5 h 47 min

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

$124 - $504

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  9 h 42 min

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

$130 - $469

Bus FP Travel  •  29 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Novi Sad
  2. Take the bus from Novi Sad to Zadar

Bus, car ferry via Ancona  •  31 h 18 min

  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

$132 - $345

Bus, car ferry  •  33 h 42 min

  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

$132 - $355

Train, night train, bus  •  36 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Gevgelija
  3. Take the train from Gevgelija to Beograd
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En
  5. Take the train from Zagreb to Perušić
  6. Take the bus from Perušić to Zadar

$104 - $177

Drive  •  17 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Zadar 872.3 miles

$210 - $310

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Zadar is to fly which costs 100€ - 430€ and takes 5 h 47 min.

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

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It takes approximately 8 h 21 min to get from Athens to Zadar, including transfers.

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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 28 h 10 min.

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

Aegean Airlines flies from Athens to Zadar twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Zadar via Beograd and Belgrade in around 28 h 10 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Athens to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Athens to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $4
1st Class Ticket
$4 - $7
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Gevgelija to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
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 35 min
Frequency
Once 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 Novi Sad to Zadar
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
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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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
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
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Banbus
Phone
+381 11 362 5555
Email
ffice@banbus.co.rs
Website
banbus.co.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Zadar
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
banbus.co.rs
FP Travel
Website
fptravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
18 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$94
Schedules at
fptravel.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $27
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
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$99
Aircraft-type seats
$116
2 bed inside cabin
$301
3 bed outside cabin
$250 - $300
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Ancona to Zadar
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$14 - $19

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