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Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Zadar 941 / ...

$17 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus via Gospic  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Gospic
  2. Take the bus from Gospic to Zadar

$12 - $16

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Zadar 147.9 miles

$29 - $45

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

Velebit Tours operates a bus from Rijeka to Zadar 3 times a day, and the journey takes 3 h 35 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Velebit Tours
Phone
053 560 388
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Gospic
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Gospic to Zadar
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rijeka to Zadar
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zadar
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zadar
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Schedules at
brioni.hr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rijeka and Zadar is 148 km. The road distance is 237 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Zadar is to bus which costs 75 kn - 100 kn and takes 4 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Zadar is to drive which takes 3 h 4 min and costs 180 kn - 270 kn.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rijeka and arriving at Zadar. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

The bus from Rijeka to Zadar takes 3 h 35 min including transfers and departs twice daily.