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There are 8 ways to get from Padova to Šibenik by train, bus, shuttle, night bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  10h 24m

  1. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Šibenik N535

355 kn - 803 kn

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Padua to Šibenik N535

230 kn - 290 kn

6 alternative options

Train  •  17h 7m

  1. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Perkovic Ic

808 kn - 1.235 kn

Shuttle, night bus  •  14h 31m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Padova to Rovinj
  2. Take the night bus from Rovinj Central Bus Station to Sibenik Central Bus Station Rovinj Central Bus Station - Sibenik Central Bus Station

506 kn - 3.413 kn

Drive  •  6h 15m

  1. Drive from Padova to Šibenik 595.5 km

550 kn - 850 kn

Shuttle to Pula, fly to Zadar, bus  •  8h 1m

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

844 kn - 4.628 kn

Fly Venice to Zadar, bus  •  8h 14m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Zadar (ZAD) VCE - ZAD
  2. Take the bus from Sukošan to Šibenik

574 kn - 1.238 kn

Fly Venice to Split, bus  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Split (SPU) VCE - SPU
  2. Take the bus from Trogir to Šibenik

380 kn - 1.673 kn

Padova to Šibenik by train and bus

The journey time between Padova and Šibenik is around 9h 35m and covers a distance of around 625 km. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 35m. Services are operated by Trenitalia, Trenitalia Frecce, ItaloTreno and others. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9h 35m
Fastest journey time:
9h 35m
Journey distance:
625 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
323 kn
Carbon emissions:
65 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
21:40
Last service departs at:
21:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Padova to Šibenik train and bus schedules

Italy → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Croatia from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Italy
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Brazil, India, South Africa and Tanzania
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, South Africa and Tanzania
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Brazil, Cyprus, India, Russia, South Africa, Tanzania and United Kingdom

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Rules to follow in Croatia

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Considerations leaving from Italy

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Croatia from Italy.

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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
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Šibenik is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Šibenik is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Šibenik 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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Croatia.

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Last updated: 26 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Padova to Šibenik is to bus which costs €30 - €40 and takes 10h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Padova to Šibenik is to fly and bus which costs €50 - €230 and takes 5h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Padua and arriving at Šibenik. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Padova to Šibenik. However, there are services departing from Padova and arriving at Sibenik via Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf, Zagreb Glavni Kol. and Perkovic. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 7m.

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The distance between Padova and Šibenik is 368 km. The road distance is 595.5 km.

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The best way to get from Padova to Šibenik without a car is to train and bus which takes 10h 24m and costs €45 - €110.

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It takes approximately 10h 24m to get from Padova to Šibenik, including transfers.

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Padova to Šibenik bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Padua station.

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Padova to Šibenik train services, operated by Railjet, depart from Venezia Mestre station.

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The best way to get from Padova to Šibenik is to bus which takes 10h 25m and costs €30 - €40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €100 - €170 and takes 17h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Padova to Šibenik.
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  • Distance: 368 km
  • Duration: 10h 24m

What companies run services between Padova, Italy and Šibenik, Šibensko-Kniniska, Croatia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Padua to Šibenik once daily. Tickets cost 230 kn - 290 kn and the journey takes 10h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Padova to Šibenik via Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf, Zagreb Glavni Kol., and Perkovic in around 17h 7m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Pula to Zadar
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
260 kn - 2.900 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Zadar via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
1.700 kn - 4.300 kn
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Venice to Zadar via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.700 kn - 3.800 kn
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 3.900 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to Zadar via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
250 kn - 850 kn
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
140 kn - 950 kn
Train operators
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 Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75 kn - 160 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
140 kn - 160 kn
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75 kn - 110 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
75 kn - 110 kn
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 400 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
100 kn - 150 kn
Base Standard
230 kn - 310 kn
Base Premium
280 kn - 400 kn
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Mestre to Trieste Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 320 kn
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
120 kn - 180 kn
Smart Low Cost
100 kn - 160 kn
Smart Flex
230 kn - 320 kn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
250 kn - 380 kn
Website
Railjet
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
280 kn - 390 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
320 kn - 430 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
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 Trieste to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
170 kn - 210 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Padua to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
230 kn - 290 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trogir to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
45 kn - 60 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Padova to Rovinj
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
310 kn - 3.200 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
310 kn - 340 kn
Private
1.700 kn - 3.200 kn
Shuttle from Venezia Mestre to Pula Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
310 kn - 3.100 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
310 kn - 340 kn
Private
1.700 kn - 3.100 kn
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Night bus from Rovinj Central Bus Station to Sibenik Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
190 kn - 270 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Bus from Sukosan Ultra Sonic Market to Sibenik Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Bus from Trogir Central Bus Station to Sibenik Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Sukošan to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 140 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Trogir to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 130 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Sukošan to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35 kn - 50 kn
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com
Bus from Trogir to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30 kn - 45 kn
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Sukosan Ultra Sonic Market to Sibenik Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35 kn - 55 kn
Website
Arriva d.o.o.
Bus from Trogir Central Bus Station to Sibenik Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30 kn - 50 kn
Website
Arriva d.o.o.
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Sukošan to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 85 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Sukošan, dr. Franje Tuďmana to Šibenik, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
24 kn - 35 kn
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Trogir, aut.kolodvor to Šibenik, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
22 kn - 35 kn
Website
RegioJet
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Trogir to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30 kn - 45 kn
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Trogir to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30 kn - 45 kn
Schedules at
brioni.hr

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The quickest flight from Pula Airport to Zadar Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Padova to Šibenik bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Šibenik station.

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Padova to Šibenik train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Perkovic station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Padova to Šibenik is 595 km. It takes approximately 6h 15m to drive from Padova to Šibenik.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Pula Airport to Zadar Airport.

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