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There are 6 ways to get from Graz to Zadar by bus, car, shuttle, plane or train

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Bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Graz P&R Webling to Zadar bus station N906

170 kn - 210 kn

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Bus via Zagreb  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Graz to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar bus station 927 / ...

226 kn - 418 kn

Drive  •  4h 35m

  1. Drive from Graz to Zadar 455.9 km

340 kn - 550 kn

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly  •  4h 50m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Graz - Hbf Busbahnhof to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Zadar (ZAD) ZAG - ZAD

713 kn - 2.981 kn

Fly from Graz  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Zadar (ZAD) GRZ - ZAD

1.093 kn - 3.433 kn

Train to Vienna, fly  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zadar (ZAD) VIE - ZAD

526 kn - 3.525 kn

Graz to Zadar by buses

The bus journey time between Graz and Zadar is around 7h 52m and covers a distance of around 471 km. The fastest bus normally takes 7h 45m. Operated by Croatia Bus International, FlixBus, Francuzevic and others, the Graz to Zadar bus service departs from Graz and arrives in Zadar bus station. Typically 15 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
7h 52m
Fastest bus time:
7h 45m
Buses per week:
15
Cheapest price:
256 kn
Carbon emissions:
58 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
02:30
Last bus departs at:
19:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Graz to Zadar bus schedules

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International entry into Croatia from Austria

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
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Conditions of entry into Croatia from Austria

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Austria
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
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Rules to follow in Croatia

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Croatia from Austria.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Zadar is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Zadar is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Zadar is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Austria from Croatia.

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Last updated: 6 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Graz to Zadar is to bus which costs 22€ - 27€ and takes 6h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Graz to Zadar is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Graz P&R Webling and arriving at Zadar bus station station. Services depart five times a week, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6h 20m.

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It is 329 km from Graz to Zadar. It is approximately 455.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Graz to Zadar without a car is to bus which takes 6h 20m and costs 22€ - 27€.

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The bus from Graz P&R Webling to Zadar bus station takes 6h 20m including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Graz to Zadar bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Graz P&R Webling station.

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The best way to get from Graz to Zadar is to bus which takes 6h 20m and costs 22€ - 27€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 140€ - 460€ and takes 5h 23m.

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Zadar Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Graz to Zadar.
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  • Distance: 328.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 20m

What companies run services between Graz, Austria and Zadar, Croatia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Graz P&R Webling to Zadar bus station 5 times a week. Tickets cost 170 kn - 210 kn and the journey takes 6h 20m. Alternatively, Austrian Airlines, Air Dolomiti and four other airlines fly from Graz to Zadar 3 times a day.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Graz to Zadar via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 5.000 kn
Flights from Graz to Zadar via Stuttgart, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 6.500 kn
Flights from Vienna to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kn - 2.800 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
310 kn - 600 kn
Flights from Vienna to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kn - 2.800 kn
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Graz to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 6.000 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Graz to Zadar via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
900 kn - 3.200 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
170 kn - 4.400 kn
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
270 kn - 370 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90 kn - 180 kn
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
100 kn - 130 kn
Regional Train Ticket
90 kn - 120 kn
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
140 kn - 180 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 Graz P&R Webling to Zadar bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
170 kn - 210 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
120 kn - 150 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Graz to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
130 kn - 190 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
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
160 kn - 210 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
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
90 kn - 120 kn
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90 kn - 130 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.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
120 kn - 160 kn
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Zadar Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
160 kn - 230 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Graz - Hbf Busbahnhof to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
240 kn - 2.200 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
240 kn - 300 kn
Private
1.000 kn - 2.200 kn

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Yes, the driving distance between Graz to Zadar is 456 km. It takes approximately 4h 35m to drive from Graz to Zadar.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Zagreb Airport to Zadar Airport.

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Book your Graz to Zadar bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 170+ hotels available in Zadar. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Graz to Zagreb Airport is to shuttle which takes 2h 51m and costs 30€ - 290€.

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