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There are 6 ways to get from Budva to Zadar by car, bus or plane

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Drive, bus  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Budva to Trsteno
  2. Take the bus from Trsteno to Metkovic
  3. Take the bus from Metković to Benkovac

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Bus via Split  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Budva to Split
  2. Take the bus from Split to Zadar 931 / ...

$26 - $49

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Bus Samoborček  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Budva to Dubrovnik
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Benkovac

Drive  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Budva to Zadar 283.9 miles

$55 - $85

Bus, fly to Zadar  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Budva to Dubrovnik
  2. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Zadar (ZAD) DBV - ZAD

$93 - $234

Bus, fly to Zagreb  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Budva to Dubrovnik
  2. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Zagreb (ZAG) DBV - ZAG
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar

$94 - $348

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The cheapest way to get from Budva to Zadar is to bus which costs 22€ - 45€ and takes 10 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budva to Zadar is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 5 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budva to Zadar. However, there are services departing from Budva and arriving at Zadar via Dubrovnik and Benkovac. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 58 min.

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The distance between Budva and Zadar is 356 km. The road distance is 454.3 km.

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The best way to get from Budva to Zadar without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 16 min to get from Budva to Zadar, including transfers.

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Budva to Zadar bus services, operated by Croatia Bus, depart from Budva station.

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There is no direct flight from Dubrovnik Airport to Zadar Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Budva to Zadar bus services, operated by Samoborček, arrive at Benkovac station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budva to Zadar is 454 km. It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to drive from Budva to Zadar.

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  • Distance: 222.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 16 min

What companies run services between Budva, Montenegro and Zadar, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Budva to Zadar via Dubrovnik and Benkovac in around 9 h 58 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Bus operators
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Trsteno to Metkovic
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ap.hr
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varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
ap.hr
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varazdin.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Trsteno to Metković
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Budva to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Budva to Split
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trsteno to Metković
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Metković to Benkovac
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Benkovac
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Budva to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
bozur.net
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Budva Zob to Dubrovnik Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
globtour.com
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Budva to Split
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
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 Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Puntamica Line d.d.o.
Phone
+385 (23) 315 331
Email
info@puntamika-line.hr
Website
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Dalmacija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)21 32 62 26
Email
josdedic@inet.hr
Website
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Velebit Tours
Phone
053 560 388
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
velebit-tours.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 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.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
$21 - $45
Schedules at
atpsi.hr

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