There are 3 ways to get from Rab to Zadar by ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry or car

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Line 9309 Catamaran, bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 9309 Catamaran from Rab to Novalja 9309
  2. Take the bus from Novalja to Zadar

$9 - $17

2 alternative options

Bus and ferry, bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rab to Starigrad
  2. Take the bus from Starigrad to Zadar 941

$13 - $25

Car ferry, drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Rab to Stinica
  2. Drive from Stinica to Zadar

$17 - $38

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rab to Zadar is to line 9309 Catamaran and bus which costs 55 kn - 110 kn and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rab to Zadar is to car ferry and drive which costs 110 kn - 240 kn and takes 2 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rab to Zadar. However, there are services departing from Rab and arriving at Zadar via Starigrad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Rab and Zadar is 81 km.

The best way to get from Rab to Zadar without a car is to line 9309 Catamaran and bus which takes 3 h 15 min and costs 55 kn - 110 kn.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Rab to Zadar, including transfers.

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Rab to Zadar bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, depart from Rab station.

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Rab to Zadar bus services, operated by Brioni Pula, arrive at Zadar station.

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There are 8278+ hotels available in Zadar. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rab to Zadar.
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  • Distance: 50.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

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

There is no direct connection from Rab to Zadar. However, you can take the line 9309 Catamaran to Novalja then take the bus to Zadar. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Rab to Zadar via Starigrad in around 4 h 20 min.

Bus operators
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus and ferry from Rab to Starigrad
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Starigrad to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
brioni.hr
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 Senj, Starigrad to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Rapska Plovidba
Phone
+385 (0) 51 724 122
Email
rapska-plovidba@ri.t-com.hr
Website
rapska-plovidba.hr
Car ferry from Rab to Stinica
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $16
Schedules at
rapska-plovidba.hr
Adult
$3
Car
$16

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