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There are 14 ways to get from Ghent to Zadar by train, plane, bus, car or car train

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 to Brussels, fly to Zadar  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zadar (ZAD) BRU - ZAD

817 kn - 2.277 kn

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Train to Charleroi, fly to Zadar  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Zadar (ZAD) CRL - ZAD

454 kn - 3.225 kn

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Train to Brussels, fly to Zagreb, bus  •  9h 49m

  1. Take the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zagreb (ZAG) BRU - ZAG
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar

603 kn - 1.673 kn

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Zadar  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Zadar (ZAD) DUS - ZAD

1.314 kn - 2.945 kn

Train to Brussels, fly to Venice, bus  •  13h 38m

  1. Take the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Venice (VCE) BRU - VCE
  3. Take the bus from Venice Airport, Venice to Zadar

563 kn - 1.963 kn

Train, train to Rotterdam, fly to Zadar  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the train from Gent-Dampoort to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Zadar (ZAD) RTM - ZAD

883 kn - 3.725 kn

Train, train to Rotterdam, fly to Split, bus  •  10h 21m

  1. Take the train from Gent-Dampoort to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Split (SPU) RTM - SPU
  4. Take the bus from Trogir to Zadar

788 kn - 4.125 kn

Train, bus via Frankfurt am Main  •  22h 13m

  1. Take the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt to Zagreb
  4. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar 927 / ...

1.014 kn - 1.566 kn

Drive, car train  •  20h 30m

  1. Drive from Ghent to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach Hauptbahnhof
  3. Drive from Villach Hauptbahnhof to Zadar

995 kn - 1.760 kn

Bus  •  26h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Gent to Mannheim
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Zadar N948

693 kn - 1.206 kn

Train  •  26h 57m

  1. Take the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt to Zagreb
  4. Take the train from Zagreb to Knin 70a / ...
  5. Take the train from Knin to Zadar 71

1.045 kn - 1.571 kn

Train, bus  •  29h 7m

  1. Take the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels North to Basel
  3. Take the bus from Basel to Zadar

772 kn - 1.203 kn

Train, bus #2  •  29h 18m

  1. Take the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice
  3. Take the bus from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Zadar

780 kn - 1.271 kn

Drive  •  14h 54m

  1. Drive from Ghent to Zadar 1006.3 miles

1.300 kn - 2.000 kn

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Zadar is to train and fly and bus which costs 80€ - 230€ and takes 9h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Ghent to Zadar is to train and fly which costs 110€ - 310€ and takes 6h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ghent to Zadar. However, there are services departing from Gent and arriving at Zadar via Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ghent to Zadar. However, there are services departing from Gent-Sint-Pieters and arriving at Zadar via Bruxelles-Midi, Frankfurt, Zagreb and Knin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 57m.

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The distance between Ghent and Zadar is 1156 km. The road distance is 1610 km.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Zadar without a car is to train and bus via Frankfurt am Main which takes 22h 13m and costs 130€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 6h 8m to get from Ghent to Zadar, including transfers.

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Ghent to Zadar bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Gent station.

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Ghent to Zadar train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Gent-Sint-Pieters station.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Zadar is to bus which takes 26h 12m and costs 90€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140€ - 220€ and takes 26h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Ghent to Zadar.
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  • Distance: 722.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 8m

What companies run services between Ghent, Belgium and Zadar, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Ghent to Zadar via Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB in around 26h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ghent to Zadar via Bruxelles-Midi, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Frankfurt, Zagreb, and Knin in around 26h 57m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 4.100 kn
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 3.900 kn
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 3.900 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 5.500 kn
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
650 kn - 2.800 kn
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.700 kn
Flights from Brussels to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260 kn - 3.300 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.700 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 5.500 kn
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Rotterdam to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
600 kn - 3.300 kn
Flights from Rotterdam to Split
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
370 kn - 2.700 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 3.900 kn
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 4.600 kn
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
600 kn - 2.600 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zadar via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
800 kn - 3.400 kn
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 5.500 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
280 kn - 6.000 kn
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
600 kn - 2.300 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zadar via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.900 kn
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 4.100 kn
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
140 kn - 160 kn
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
140 kn - 160 kn
1st Class
190 kn - 220 kn
Train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
50 kn - 75 kn
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
50 kn - 75 kn
1st Class
75 kn - 110 kn
Train from Gent-Dampoort to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
50 kn - 80 kn
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
50 kn - 80 kn
1st Class
80 kn - 120 kn
Train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
50 kn - 75 kn
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
50 kn - 75 kn
1st Class
80 kn - 120 kn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
490 kn - 650 kn
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
490 kn - 650 kn
1st Class
650 kn - 950 kn
Train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
190 kn - 310 kn
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
190 kn - 310 kn
1st Class
320 kn - 410 kn
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
410 kn - 600 kn
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
410 kn - 600 kn
1st Class
550 kn - 800 kn
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 Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
500 kn - 750 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
310 kn - 450 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
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
13h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
430 kn - 900 kn
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
439 kn
Motorcycle
736 kn
Vehicle
810 kn
Bus operators
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 Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100 kn - 180 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice Airport, Venice to Zadar
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
180 kn - 310 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45 kn - 85 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
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50 kn - 75 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
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
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
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
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
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
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
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 220 kn
Schedules at
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 Köln Hauptbahnhof to Zadar
Ave. Duration
25h 7m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
420 kn - 600 kn
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
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
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
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
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Gent to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
260 kn - 460 kn
Website
eurolines.de
Low
263 kn
High
297 kn
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Brussels North to Basel
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
310 kn - 480 kn
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Zadar
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
410 kn - 650 kn
Book at
eurolines.ch

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Zadar Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ghent to Zadar is 1610 km. It takes approximately 14h 54m to drive from Ghent to Zadar.

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Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and Croatia Airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Zadar Airport.

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