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There are 5 ways to get from Novalja to Zagreb by car ferry, car, train, bus and ferry, bus 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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Car ferry, drive, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Zigljen to Prizna 335
  2. Drive from Prizna to Perušić
  3. Take the train from Perušić to Zagreb

$24 - $37

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Novalja to Zagreb

$17 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Novalja to Zagreb

$21 - $30

Car ferry, drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Zigljen to Prizna 335
  2. Drive from Prizna to Zagreb

$28 - $44

Bus, fly  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Novalja to Zadar
  2. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Zagreb (ZAG) ZAD - ZAG

$60 - $172

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Novalja to Zagreb is to bus which costs 140 kn - 190 kn and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Novalja to Zagreb is to car ferry and drive which costs 180 kn - 290 kn and takes 3 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Novalja and arriving at Zagreb. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Novalja and Zagreb is 164 km.

The best way to get from Novalja to Zagreb without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 4 h 45 min and costs 110 kn - 260 kn.

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Novalja to Zagreb, including transfers.

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Novalja to Zagreb bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, depart from Novalja station.

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The quickest flight from Zadar Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Novalja to Zagreb bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, arrive at Zagreb station.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Zadar Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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Map of how to get from Novalja to Zagreb.
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  • Distance: 102.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

What companies run services between Novalja, Croatia and Zagreb, Croatia?

Arriva d.o.o. operates a bus from Novalja to Zagreb once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Train operators
Bus operators
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus and ferry from Novalja to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
ap.hr
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Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Novalja to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Zigljen to Prizna
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$1 - $2
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Car ferry from Zigljen to Prizna
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Car ferry from Žigljen to Prizna
Ave. Duration
45 days 12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com

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