There are 3 ways to get from Cres to Zadar by taxi, ferry, bus and ferry or bus

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Taxi, Catamaran  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cres to Mali Losinj
  2. Take the Catamaran from Mali Losinj to Zadar 9141

$99 - $122

Cheapest option

Catamaran  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Cres to Ilovik 9308
  2. Take the Catamaran from Ilovik to Zadar 9141

$15 - $24

1 alternative option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Cres to Rijeka
  2. Take the bus from Rijeka to Zadar

$36 - $74

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cres to Zadar. However, there are services departing from Cres and arriving at Zadar via Rijeka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Cres to Zadar. However, there are services departing from Cres and arriving at Zadar via Ilovik. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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The distance between Cres and Zadar is 114 km.

The best way to get from Cres to Zadar without a car is to taxi and Catamaran which takes 3 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Cres to Zadar, including transfers.

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Cres to Zadar bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., depart from Cres station.

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Cres to Zadar bus services, operated by Velebit Tours, arrive at Zadar station.

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There are 7223+ hotels available in Zadar. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cres to Zadar.
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  • Distance: 71.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 28 min

What companies run services between Cres, Croatia and Zadar, Croatia?

There is no direct connection from Cres to Zadar. However, you can take the taxi to Mali Losinj then take the Catamaran to Zadar. Alternatively, you can take a ferry from Cres to Zadar via Ilovik in around 5 h 15 min.

Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus and ferry from Cres to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Velebit Tours
Phone
053 560 388
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zadar
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Ferry operators
Catarman Line d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)21 352 527
Email
info@catamaran-line.hr
Website
catamaran-line.hr
Ferry from Mali Losinj to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
catamaran-line.hr
Low Season Price
$10 - $14
High Season Price
$12 - $17
Ferry from Ilovik to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
catamaran-line.hr
Low Season Price
$8 - $11
High Season Price
$10 - $14
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Ferry from Cres to Ilovik
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$7 - $10
Other operators
Taxi from Cres to Mali Losinj
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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