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There are 8 ways to get from Innsbruck to Zadar by train, bus, night train, 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.

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Train, bus  •  12 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj
  2. Take the bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Zadar N948

$63 - $103

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Bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Innsbruck to Salzburg
  2. Take the bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Zadar N948

$55 - $84

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Bus via Rijeka  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Rijeka 409
  2. Take the bus from Rijeka to Zadar

$57 - $113

Train  •  18 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Zagreb to Knin
  5. Take the train from Knin to Zadar

$88 - $161

Night train, bus  •  14 h 32 min

  1. Take the night train from Innsbruck Hbf to Ljubljana En
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Zadar N948

$64 - $111

Drive  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Innsbruck to Zadar 498.8 miles

$95 - $150

Fly from Innsbruck  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Innsbruck (INN) to Zadar (ZAD) INN - ZAD

$68 - $348

Train to Munich, fly  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zadar (ZAD) MUC - ZAD

$110 - $359

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The cheapest way to get from Innsbruck to Zadar is to bus which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 13 h.

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The quickest way to get from Innsbruck to Zadar is to train and fly which costs 95€ - 320€ and takes 6 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Innsbruck to Zadar. However, there are services departing from Innsbruck and arriving at Zadar via Salzburg Hauptbahnhof and Salzburg, Salzburg South. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Innsbruck to Zadar. However, there are services departing from Innsbruck Hbf and arriving at Zadar via Salzburg Hbf, Villach Hbf, Zagreb and Knin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 53 min.

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The distance between Innsbruck and Zadar is 460 km. The road distance is 798 km.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Zadar without a car is to train and bus which takes 12 h 58 min and costs 50€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 12 h 58 min to get from Innsbruck to Zadar, including transfers.

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Innsbruck to Zadar bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Innsbruck station.

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Innsbruck to Zadar train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Innsbruck Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Zadar is to bus which takes 13 h and costs 45€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 75€ - 140€ and takes 18 h 53 min, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 310€ and takes 8 h.

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Map of how to get from Innsbruck to Zadar.
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  • Distance: 287.3 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 58 min

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

You can take a bus from Innsbruck to Zadar via Salzburg, Salzburg Hauptbahnhof, Ginzkeyplatz, and Salzburg, Salzburg South in around 13 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Innsbruck to Zadar via Salzburg Hbf, Villach Hbf, Zagreb, and Knin in around 18 h 53 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Innsbruck to Zadar via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Munich to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Zadar via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Munich to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Zadar via Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Zadar via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Innsbruck Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Salzburg Hbf. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$24 - $29
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb to Knin
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$30 - $45
Train from Knin to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$8 - $12
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 Salzburg, Salzburg South to Zadar
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana to Zadar
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Innsbruck to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Book at
eurolines.ch
Velebit Tours
Phone
08008885
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zadar
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Zadar
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Schedules at
arriva.si
Marprom
Phone
080 11 16
Website
marprom.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Zadar
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
marprom.si

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There is no direct flight from Innsbruck Airport to Zadar Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Innsbruck to Zadar is 798 km. It takes approximately 8 h 14 min to drive from Innsbruck to Zadar.

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Croatia Airlines, Ryanair, Condor Flugdienst and four other airlines offer flights from Innsbruck Airport to Zadar Airport.

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There are 7894+ hotels available in Zadar. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Innsbruck Airport is to line 4162 bus which takes 8 min and costs 4€.

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