There are 5 ways to get from Florence to Zadar by train, car ferry, bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train, car ferry via Bologna C.Le  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona Fb / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Zadar 51

$53 - $80

Cheapest option

Train Trenitalia, car ferry  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Ancona (Fi) Prato - Bologna / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Zadar 51

$39 - $67

3 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Zadar N535

$41 - $72

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Ancona
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Zadar 51

$63 - $89

Fly  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Zadar (ZAD) FLR - ZAD

$185 - $656

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Zadar is to train and car ferry which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 11 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Zadar is to fly which costs 150€ - 600€ and takes 7 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Zadar. However, there are services departing from San Giusto 02 and arriving at Zadar via Florence, Florence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 46 min.

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The distance between Florence and Zadar is 322 km.

The best way to get from Florence to Zadar without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 10 h 30 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 30 min to get from Florence to Zadar, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Florence to Zadar is to bus which takes 12 h 46 min and costs 35€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 150€ - 600€ and takes 7 h 38 min.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Zadar Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Florence to Zadar bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zadar station.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Zadar.
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  • Distance: 201.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 30 min

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Zadar, Croatia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Florence to Zadar once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 11 h 35 min. Alternatively, Lufthansa, Croatia Airlines and four other airlines fly from Florence to Zadar 3 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Florence to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Florence to Zadar via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Florence to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Florence to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Florence to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze Smn to Ancona
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$40 - $50
Bus operators
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 Florence, Florence to Zadar
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Ancona to Zadar
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$14 - $18

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Eurowings, Condor Flugdienst, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Florence 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 Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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