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There are 8 ways to get from Florence to Zadar by train, car ferry, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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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Train, car ferry via Bologna C.Le  •  13 h 48 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 Rv / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Zadar 51

$37 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  15 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Ancona 415 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Zadar 51

$32 - $48

6 alternative options

Bus  •  14 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Zagreb Florentia Bus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar L939 / ...

$46 - $183

Train, car ferry  •  14 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

$37 - $66

Drive, car ferry  •  12 h 19 min

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

$62 - $89

Fly Florence to Zadar  •  7 h 18 min

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

$185 - $656

Fly Florence to Split, bus  •  9 h 37 min

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

$123 - $571

Train, shuttle to Pula, fly to Zadar  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venezia Mestre to Pula Airport
  3. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Zadar (ZAD) PUY - ZAD

$115 - $619

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Zadar is to bus and car ferry which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 15 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Zadar is to fly which costs 160€ - 600€ and takes 7 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Zadar. However, there are services departing from Florence and arriving at Zadar via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 17 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 13 h 48 min and costs 30€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 13 h 48 min to get from Florence to Zadar, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Florence to Zadar is to bus which takes 14 h 17 min and costs 40€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 160€ - 600€ and takes 7 h 18 min.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Zadar Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 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: 13 h 48 min

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

You can take a bus from Florence to Zadar via Zagreb in around 14 h 17 min. Alternatively, Lufthansa, Croatia Airlines and four other airlines fly from Florence to Zadar twice daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Florence to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Florence to Zadar via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Florence to Zadar via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Florence to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Germania Flug AG
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Florence to Zadar via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Pula to Zadar
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $120
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
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
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 Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$27 - $32
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
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Florence to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
10 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from SITA Firenze to Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
atvo.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Firenze to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$156
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $27
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
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
$17
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
$21 - $45
Schedules at
atpsi.hr
Velebit Tours
Phone
08008885
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.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 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
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varazdin.getbybus.com
Dalmacija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)21 32 62 26
Email
josdedic@inet.hr
Website
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.com
Bus from Trogir, aut.kolodvor to Zadar, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
regiojet.com
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Ancona to Zadar
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$13 - $18

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Eurowings, Swiss, Germania Flug AG and three other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Zadar Airport.

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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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