There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Zadar by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zagreb 976 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar L939 / ...

$37 - $65

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Train, bus via Koprivnica  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Koprivnica
  2. Take the train from Koprivnica to Zagreb
  3. Take the train from Zagreb to Perušić
  4. Take the bus from Perušić to Zadar

$44 - $64

Train, bus  •  19 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Rijeka Istria First Water
  2. Take the bus from Rijeka to Zadar L938 / ...

$45 - $75

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Zadar 392.1 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Budapest to Zadar  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Zadar (ZAD) BUD - ZAD

$145 - $375

Fly Zagreb to Zadar  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Zadar (ZAD) ZAG - ZAD

$96 - $257

Fly Budapest to Split, bus  •  9 h 27 min

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

$144 - $450

Fly Budapest to Zagreb, bus  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Zagreb (ZAG) BUD - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar

$141 - $460

Shuttle  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Zadar Eurobusways

$71 - $171

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Zadar is to train and bus which costs 12 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft and takes 12 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Zadar is to drive which costs 21 000 Ft - 31 000 Ft and takes 6 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Zadar. However, there are services departing from Kálvin tér M and arriving at Zadar via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h.

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The distance between Budapest and Zadar is 477 km. The road distance is 627.3 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Zadar without a car is to bus which takes 10 h and costs 10 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 10 h to get from Budapest to Zadar, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Zadar is to bus which takes 10 h and costs 10 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 40 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft and takes 8 h 3 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Zadar.
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  • Distance: 298.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Zadar, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Budapest to Zadar via Népliget M, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, and Zagreb in around 10 h. Alternatively, Lufthansa, Eurowings and four other airlines fly from Budapest to Zadar 3 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Budapest to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Budapest to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Zadar via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Zadar via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Split via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Split via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Zadar via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Budapest to Zadar via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Budapest to Split via Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $490
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Budapest to Split via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Budapest to Split via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $3,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kelenföld to Koprivnica
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kelenföld to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Koprivnica to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
hzpp.hr
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2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$12 - $16
Train from Zagreb to Perušić
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
hzpp.hr
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $26
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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
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 Rijeka to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
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
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
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
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zadar
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
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
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
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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
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Zadar
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Zadar is 627 km. It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to drive from Budapest to Zadar.

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Wizz Air, Ryanair, Lufthansa and Eurowings offer flights from Budapest Airport to Zadar Airport.

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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 Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs 350 Ft.

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