There are 6 ways to get from Dubrovnik to Zadar by bus, ferry, train, car, plane or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Zadar

$23 - $35

5 alternative options

Ferry, bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the ferry from Dubrovnik to Split
  2. Take the bus from Split to Zadar 941

$40 - $62

Bus, train  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Split
  2. Take the train from Split to Knin
  3. Take the train from Knin to Zadar

$28 - $42

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Dubrovnik to Zadar 219.8 miles

$40 - $65

Fly  •  7 h 4 min

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

$86 - $211

Uber  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Dubrovnik to Zadar 219.8 miles

$310 - $410

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dubrovnik to Zadar is to bus which costs 140 kn - 210 kn and takes 7 h.

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

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The distance between Dubrovnik and Zadar is 282 km. The road distance is 352 km.

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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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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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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 seven other airlines fly from Dubrovnik to Zadar every 4 hours.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
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 Zadar via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Pula, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Vienna, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Brussels
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Knin
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $18
Train from Knin to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$8 - $12
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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 Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
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
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
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
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
FlixBus
Promet Makarska
Promet Sinj
Phone
+385 (0) 21 821 566
Email
prometsinjdoo@gmail.com
Website
promet-sinj.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
promet-sinj.hr
Ferry operators
Other operators
Uber Kroatische Küste
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
$400 - $550

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