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There are 4 ways to get from Osijek to Zadar by bus, train, night bus or car

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Bus  •  8h

  1. Take the bus from Osijek Central Bus Station to Zadar Central Bus Station Osijek Central Bus Station - Zadar Central Bus Station / ...

200 kn - 410 kn

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Train, bus  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the train from Osijek to Ivanic Grad Re
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar bus station 927 / ...

205 kn - 396 kn

2 alternative options

Bus, night bus  •  9h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Osijek Central Bus Station to Velika Kopanica Bus Stop Osijek Central Bus Station - Velika Kopanica Bus Stop
  2. Take the night bus from Velika Kopanica Bus Stop to Zadar Central Bus Station Velika Kopanica Bus Stop - Zadar Central Bus Station

299 kn - 424 kn

Drive  •  5h 28m

  1. Drive from Osijek to Zadar 564.5 km

430 kn - 650 kn

Osijek to Zadar by buses

The bus journey time between Osijek and Zadar is around 7h 30m and covers a distance of around 561 km. The fastest bus normally takes 7h 30m. Operated by Arriva d.o.o., FlixBus and Panturist d.d. Osijek, the Osijek to Zadar bus service departs from Osijek Central Bus Station and arrives in Zadar Central Bus Station. Typically two buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
7h 30m
Fastest bus time:
7h 30m
Buses per week:
2
Cheapest price:
200 kn
Carbon emissions:
69 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
22:00
Last bus departs at:
22:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Osijek to Zadar bus schedules

Osijek → Zadar
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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.

Last updated: 6 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Osijek to Zadar is to train and bus which costs 200 kn - 400 kn and takes 8h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Osijek to Zadar is to drive which costs 430 kn - 650 kn and takes 5h 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Osijek Central Bus Station station and arriving at Zadar Central Bus Station station. Services depart five times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8h.

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The distance between Osijek and Zadar is 317 km. The road distance is 564.5 km.

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The best way to get from Osijek to Zadar without a car is to bus which takes 8h and costs 200 kn - 410 kn.

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The bus from Osijek Central Bus Station to Zadar Central Bus Station takes 8h including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Osijek to Zadar bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., depart from Osijek Central Bus Station.

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Osijek to Zadar bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., arrive at Zadar Central Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Osijek to Zadar is 564 km. It takes approximately 5h 28m to drive from Osijek to Zadar.

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  • Distance: 316.6 km
  • Duration: 8h

What companies run services between Osijek, Croatia and Zadar, Croatia?

Arriva d.o.o. operates a bus from Osijek Central Bus Station to Zadar Central Bus Station once a week. Tickets cost 250 kn - 350 kn and the journey takes 8h. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Osijek Central Bus Station to Zadar Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
250 kn - 350 kn
Website
Arriva d.o.o.
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 Osijek bus station to Zadar bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
200 kn - 250 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
Panturist d.d. Osijek
Phone
+385 (0)31 214 388
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Osijek Central Bus Station to Zadar Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
290 kn - 410 kn
Website
Panturist d.d. Osijek
Bus from Osijek Central Bus Station to Velika Kopanica Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35 kn - 55 kn
Website
Panturist d.d. Osijek
Night bus from Velika Kopanica Bus Stop to Zadar Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
260 kn - 370 kn
Website
Panturist d.d. Osijek
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.

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