There are 7 ways to get from Dubrovnik to Zadar by bus, ferry, car, plane or towncar

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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Zadar

$23 - $35

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Ferry, bus  •  7 h 36 min

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

$40 - $63

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Dubrovnik to Zadar 219.8 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Zadar  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Zadar (ZAD) DBV - ZAD

$86 - $211

Fly to Split, bus  •  6 h 18 min

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

$70 - $206

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  6 h 58 min

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

$87 - $326

Uber  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Dubrovnik to Zadar 219.8 miles

$310 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from Dubrovnik to Zadar is to bus which costs 140 kn - 220 kn and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Dubrovnik to Zadar is to drive which costs 270 kn - 400 kn and takes 4 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dubrovnik and arriving at Zadar. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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The distance between Dubrovnik and Zadar is 282 km. The road distance is 351.7 km.

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Zadar without a car is to bus which takes 7 h and costs 140 kn - 220 kn.

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The bus from Dubrovnik to Zadar takes 7 h including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Zadar is to bus which takes 7 h and costs 140 kn - 220 kn. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 500 kn - 1.400 kn and takes 4 h 59 min.

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There is no direct flight from Dubrovnik Airport to Zadar Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Dubrovnik to Zadar bus services, operated by Croatia Bus, arrive at Zadar station.

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Map of how to get from Dubrovnik to Zadar.
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  • Distance: 176.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

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

Croatia Bus operates a bus from Dubrovnik to Zadar twice daily. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 7 h. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Croatia Airlines, Lufthansa and Eurowings fly from Dubrovnik to Zadar twice daily.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Flights from Dubrovnik to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Dubrovnik to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
Trade Air
Website
trade-air.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Bus operators
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Zadar
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once 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 - $25
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 Dubrovnik to Zadar
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once 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
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Zadar
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
ap.hr
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varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
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
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
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 - $19
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
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
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
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
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
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
Ferry operators
Other operators
Uber Croatian Coast
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Dubrovnik to Zadar
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$310 - $410
Signup at
uber.com
Kombi
$500 - $700
UberX
$310 - $410
Select
$410 - $550

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Yes, the driving distance between Dubrovnik to Zadar is 352 km. It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to drive from Dubrovnik to Zadar.

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Eurowings, Lufthansa and Croatia Airlines offer flights from Dubrovnik 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 Dubrovnik to Dubrovnik Airport is to shuttle which takes 29 min and costs 45 kn.

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