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

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Bus Arriva Slovenia  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Zadar N947

$19 - $45

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Train, bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Novo mesto Kandija Lp 3235 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Novo Mesto to Zadar

$24 - $51

Bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Crikvenica 958
  2. Take the bus from Crikvenica to Zadar 941

$24 - $36

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Zadar 215 miles

$40 - $65

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly  •  4 h 32 min

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

$82 - $414

Shuttle to Pula, fly  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana - Avtobusna Postaja to Pula Airport
  2. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Zadar (ZAD) PUY - ZAD

$86 - $449

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Zadar. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Zadar is 222 km. The road distance is 344.1 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Zadar without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 18 min and costs .

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The bus from Ljubljana to Zadar takes 5 h 18 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Ljubljana to Zadar bus services, operated by Arriva Slovenia, depart from Ljubljana station.

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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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Ljubljana to Zadar bus services, operated by Arriva Slovenia, arrive at Zadar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Zadar is 344 km. It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to drive from Ljubljana to Zadar.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Zagreb Airport to Zadar Airport.

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Book your Ljubljana to Zadar bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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  • Distance: 139 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Zadar, Croatia?

Arriva Slovenia operates a bus from Ljubljana to Zadar once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $45 and the journey takes 5 h 18 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Pula to Zadar
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Train operators
Bus operators
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
$19 - $45
Schedules at
arriva.si
Bus from Novo Mesto to Zadar
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
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
Bus from Novo Mesto to Zadar
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
marprom.si
Puntamica Line d.d.o.
Phone
+385 (23) 315 331
Email
info@puntamika-line.hr
Website
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Ljubljana to Zadar
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Ljubljana to Zadar
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ljubljana to Zadar
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana to Crikvenica
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Crikvenica to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Crikvenica to Zadar
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Crikvenica to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
brioni.hr
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $45
Private
$130 - $260
Shuttle from Ljubljana - Avtobusna Postaja to Pula Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$42 - $45
Private
$190 - $350

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