There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Zadar by bus, car, plane, shuttle or train

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Bus  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zadar N949

220 kn - 280 kn

6 alternative options

Drive  •  6h 1m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Zadar 627.4 km

500 kn - 750 kn

Fly Budapest to Zadar  •  6h 14m

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

582 kn - 1.432 kn

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly to Zadar  •  6h 27m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Zadar (ZAD) ZAG - ZAD

577 kn - 1.685 kn

Fly Budapest to Split, bus  •  8h 56m

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

Train to Vienna, fly to Zadar  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zadar (ZAD) VIE - ZAD

582 kn - 1.634 kn

Shuttle  •  6h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Zadar Eurobusways

450 kn - 1.100 kn

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Zadar is to bus which costs 10 000 Ft - 13 000 Ft and takes 7h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Zadar is to shuttle which costs 20 000 Ft - 50 000 Ft and takes 6h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Zadar. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7h 55m.

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The distance between Budapest and Zadar is 477 km. The road distance is 627.4 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Zadar without a car is to bus which takes 7h 55m and costs 10 000 Ft - 13 000 Ft.

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The bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zadar takes 7h 55m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Zadar is to bus which takes 7h 55m and costs 10 000 Ft - 13 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 26 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft and takes 6h 14m.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Zadar Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m 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: 477.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 55m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zadar twice daily. Tickets cost 220 kn - 280 kn and the journey takes 7h 55m. Alternatively, Austrian Airlines, LOT and eight other airlines fly from Budapest to Zadar 4 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.400 kn - 6.000 kn
Flights from Budapest to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
2.100 kn - 3.300 kn
Flights from Budapest to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.100 kn - 3.300 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Zadar via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.200 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Budapest to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 3.800 kn
Flights from Vienna to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 kn - 2.600 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
250 kn - 1.000 kn
Flights from Vienna to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 kn - 2.600 kn
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Zadar via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
550 kn - 1.800 kn
Flights from Budapest to Split via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.000 kn
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Zadar via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.300 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Zadar via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
320 kn - 1.400 kn
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Budapest to Zadar via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
500 kn - 1.800 kn
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Split via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
850 kn - 3.100 kn
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Budapest to Split via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.600 kn - 4.600 kn
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Budapest to Split via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
900 kn - 1.800 kn
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Budapest to Split via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
900 kn - 1.800 kn
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.900 kn - 4.700 kn
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
320 kn - 430 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zadar
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
220 kn - 280 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
300 kn - 700 kn
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Zadar
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
450 kn - 1.100 kn
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Dalmacija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)21 32 62 26
Email
josdedic@inet.hr
Website
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Podorljak to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr

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

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Croatia Airlines, Cairo Aviation, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Zadar Airport.

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Book your Budapest to Zadar bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 6660+ hotels available in Zadar. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 29 min and costs 350 Ft.

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