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There are 7 ways to get from Milan to Zadar by train, car ferry, bus, ferry, car, plane or shuttle

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, car ferry  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Ancona Fb / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Zadar 51

$65 - $91

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Como to Zadar

$62 - $84

5 alternative options

Train, car ferry via Reggio Emilia AV Mediopadana Station  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Rogoredo Station to Reggio Emilia AV Mediopadana Station Fr
  2. Take the train from Reggio Emilia Av to Ancona Fr
  3. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Zadar 51

$67 - $102

Bus, Catamaran  •  16 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Pula International
  2. Take the Catamaran from Pula to Zadar 9141

$79 - $103

Drive  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Zadar 485.2 miles

$110 - $170

Fly from Milan Linate  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Zadar (ZAD) LIN - ZAD

$126 - $606

Train, shuttle to Pula, fly  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venezia Mestre to Pula Airport
  3. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Zadar (ZAD) PUY - ZAD

$116 - $621

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Zadar is to bus which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 14 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Zadar is to drive which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 7 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Zadar. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Zadar via Milano Lampugnano and Como. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 53 min.

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The distance between Milan and Zadar is 500 km. The road distance is 776.3 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Zadar without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 11 h 2 min and costs 55€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 2 min to get from Milan to Zadar, including transfers.

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Milan to Zadar bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., depart from Como station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Zadar is to bus which takes 14 h 53 min and costs 50€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 100€ - 550€ and takes 8 h 5 min.

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There is no direct flight from Milan Linate Airport to Zadar Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Milan to Zadar bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., arrive at Zadar station.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Zadar.
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  • Distance: 312.7 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 2 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Zadar, Croatia?

Arriva d.o.o. operates a bus from Milan to Zadar 4 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 11 h 48 min. Alternatively, Lufthansa, Croatia Airlines and two other airlines fly from Milan to Zadar twice daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Milan Linate to Zadar via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Pula to Zadar
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Reggio Emilia Av
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Reggio Emilia Av to Ancona
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Rogoredo Station to Reggio Emilia AV Mediopadana Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Como to Zadar
Ave. Duration
11 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Stav Bus
Phone
0381 325195
Email
stavbus@stav.it
Website
stavautolinee.it
Bus from Milan to Pula
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
stavautolinee.it
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Ancona to Zadar
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$13 - $18
Catarman Line d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)21 352 527
Email
info@catamaran-line.hr
Website
catamaran-line.hr
Ferry from Pula to Zadar
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
catamaran-line.hr
Low Season Price
$16 - $22
High Season Price
$20 - $28

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Zadar is 776 km. It takes approximately 7 h 58 min to drive from Milan to Zadar.

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Alitalia, Croatia Airlines, Condor Flugdienst and Lufthansa offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Zadar Airport.

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There are 6993+ hotels available in Zadar. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 20 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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