There are 8 ways to get from Rome to Zadar by train, car ferry, bus, car 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.

Recommended option

Train, car ferry  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ancona Ic / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Zadar 51

$48 - $64

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Ancona
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Zadar 51

$47 - $67

6 alternative options

Bus  •  15 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Florence, Florence 510 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Zadar N535

$55 - $95

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Ancona
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Zadar 51

$60 - $86

Fly Rome to Zadar  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Zadar (ZAD) FCO - ZAD

$106 - $290

Fly Rome to Split, bus  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Split (SPU) FCO - SPU
  2. Take the bus from Trogir to Zadar

$69 - $324

Fly Rome to Trieste, bus  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Trieste (TRS) FCO - TRS
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Zadar

$81 - $292

Fly Rome Ciampino to Trieste, bus  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Trieste (TRS) CIA - TRS
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Zadar

$50 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Zadar is to bus and car ferry which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 12 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Zadar is to fly which costs 90€ - 260€ and takes 6 h 47 min.

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The distance between Rome and Zadar is 332 km.

It takes approximately 10 h 32 min to get from Rome to Zadar, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Zadar. However, there are services departing from Rome and arriving at Zadar via Florence, Florence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Zadar.
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  • Distance: 207.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 32 min

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Zadar, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Rome to Zadar via Florence, Florence in around 15 h 50 min. Alternatively, Lufthansa, Alitalia and four other airlines fly from Rome to Zadar twice daily.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Rome to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Rome to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Zadar via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Rome to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Train operators
Bus operators
Prima Linee
Phone
0733.818638
Website
primalinee.com
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Ancona
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
romamarchelinee.it
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Zadar
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Zadar
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Dalmacija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)21 32 62 26
Email
josdedic@inet.hr
Website
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
brioni.hr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Trogir, aut.kolodvor to Zadar, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Ancona to Zadar
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$13 - $18

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