There are 6 ways to get from Bologna to Zadar by train, car ferry, bus, car or plane

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

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Train, car ferry  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona Fb / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Zadar 51

$44 - $61

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Bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Zadar N535

$35 - $60

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Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Ancona
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Zadar 51

$48 - $67

Fly Bologna to Zadar  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Zadar (ZAD) BLQ - ZAD

$70 - $307

Train to Pula, fly to Zadar  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Zadar (ZAD) PUY - ZAD

$111 - $616

Fly Bologna to Split, bus  •  9 h 47 min

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

$174 - $442

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Zadar is to train and car ferry which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 8 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Zadar is to fly which costs 60€ - 270€ and takes 7 h 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Zadar. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Zadar is 313 km.

The best way to get from Bologna to Zadar without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 8 h 55 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 55 min to get from Bologna to Zadar, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Bologna to Zadar is to bus which takes 10 h 15 min and costs 30€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 60€ - 270€ and takes 7 h 23 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bologna Airport to Zadar Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Zadar.
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  • Distance: 195.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 55 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Bologna to Zadar once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 10 h 15 min. Alternatively, Lufthansa, Ryanair and four other airlines fly from Bologna to Zadar 4 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Bologna to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Bologna to Zadar via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Bologna to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Bologna to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bologna to Zadar via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Bologna to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Bologna to Split via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Bologna to Split via Vienna, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Split via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Zadar via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Bologna to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
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
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
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 Bologna, Bologna to Zadar
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
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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
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
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
Ferry operators
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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Condor Flugdienst, Ryanair, Air Dolomiti and two other airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Zadar Airport.

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Book your Bologna to Zadar bus tickets online with 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 Bologna to Bologna Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 13 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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