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There are 11 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Zadar by plane, bus, train, car train or car

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Fly Frankfurt to Zadar  •  4h 34m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zadar (ZAD) FRA - ZAD

747 kn - 2.427 kn

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Bus  •  19h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Zadar

370 kn - 500 kn

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Fly Frankfurt to Split, bus  •  7h 28m

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

702 kn - 2.727 kn

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Zadar  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Zadar (ZAD) STR - ZAD

1.178 kn - 2.737 kn

Fly Frankfurt to Zagreb, bus  •  8h 14m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zagreb (ZAG) FRA - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar

703 kn - 2.323 kn

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Zadar  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Zadar (ZAD) CGN - ZAD

687 kn - 2.669 kn

Train, bus via Zagreb  •  16h 36m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar 927 / ...

468 kn - 731 kn

Train, bus  •  19h 32m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Zadar N948

564 kn - 959 kn

Train  •  21h 21m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt to Zagreb
  2. Take the train from Zagreb to Knin 70a / ...
  3. Take the train from Knin to Zadar 71

499 kn - 736 kn

Car train, drive  •  12h 53m

  1. Take the car train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Kufstein Uex 1385
  2. Drive from Kufstein to Zadar

1.270 kn - 1.682 kn

Drive  •  10h 57m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Zadar 728.4 miles

950 kn - 1.500 kn

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Zadar is to bus which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 19h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Zadar is to fly which costs 100€ - 330€ and takes 4h 34m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt am Main and arriving at Zadar. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Zadar. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Zadar via Zagreb and Knin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 21m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Zadar is 830 km. The road distance is 1165.4 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Zadar without a car is to train and bus via Zagreb which takes 16h 36m and costs 60€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 4h 34m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Zadar, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Zadar bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., depart from Frankfurt am Main station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Zadar train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Frankfurt station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Zadar is to fly which takes 4h 34m and costs 100€ - 330€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 19h 27m, you could also train, which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 21h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Zadar.
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  • Distance: 519 miles
  • Duration: 4h 34m

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Zadar, Croatia?

Ryanair, Croatia Airlines and two other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Zadar once daily. Alternatively, Arriva d.o.o. operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Zadar twice daily. Tickets cost 370 kn - 500 kn and the journey takes 19h 27m. Eurolines DE also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 4.500 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.600 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 3.900 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 3.900 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 4.200 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Split via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 3.600 kn
Flights from Stuttgart to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
950 kn - 3.700 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kn - 3.500 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kn - 3.500 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 4.500 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 3.900 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 3.900 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kn - 3.500 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 6.000 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 5.500 kn
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
500 kn - 2.200 kn
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
800 kn - 3.500 kn
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Zadar via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 4.600 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
250 kn - 1.600 kn
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
380 kn - 2.200 kn
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.000 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
340 kn - 3.100 kn
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Stuttgart to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
410 kn - 2.900 kn
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
270 kn - 400 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
230 kn - 340 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
140 kn - 210 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
360 kn - 550 kn
Website
hzpp.hr
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
380 kn - 550 kn
1st Class
600 kn - 800 kn
Train from Zagreb to Knin
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Website
hzpp.hr
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
100 kn - 150 kn
1st Class
160 kn - 230 kn
Train from Knin to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35 kn - 50 kn
Website
hzpp.hr
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
35 kn - 50 kn
1st Class
55 kn - 75 kn
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
130 kn - 170 kn
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
130 kn - 170 kn
1st Class
235 kn - 250 kn
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
140 kn - 200 kn
Website
trenitalia.com
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
700 kn - 850 kn
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
80 kn - 120 kn
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 220 kn
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Zadar
Ave. Duration
19h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
370 kn - 500 kn
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 200 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50 kn - 75 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Dalmacija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)21 32 62 26
Email
josdedic@inet.hr
Website
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
86 kn
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Autoherc - Autopoduzeće d.o.o. Imotski
Phone
060 301 301
Email
autopoduzece-imotski@st.t-com.hr
Website
autoherc.info
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40 kn - 60 kn
Schedules at
Autoherc - Autopoduzeće d.o.o. Imotski
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
brioni.hr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45 kn - 85 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100 kn - 180 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Zadar
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
430 kn - 750 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30 kn - 45 kn
Website
RegioJet
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
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110 kn
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Velebit Tours
Phone
08008885
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
144 kn
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
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
95 kn - 120 kn
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Zadar Zob
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 180 kn
Schedules at
globtour.com
Slavonija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)35 475-300
Email
info@slavonija-bus.hr
Website
slavonija-bus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 kn - 260 kn
Schedules at
atpsi.hr
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Zadar Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 180 kn
Website
Crnja Tours
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Zadar
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
500 kn - 700 kn
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Zadar Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Frankfurt am Main to Zadar bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., arrive at Zadar station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Zadar train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Zadar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Zadar is 1165 km. It takes approximately 10h 57m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Zadar.

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Ryanair, Croatia Airlines, Condor Flugdienst and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Zadar Airport.

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There are 9919+ hotels available in Zadar. Prices start at 364 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 14m and costs 9€ - 14€.

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