There are 5 ways to get from Sarajevo to Zadar by bus, car or plane

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Bus Promet Makarska  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Split
  2. Take the bus from Split to Zadar 931 / ...

$33 - $50

4 alternative options

Bus Jelinak  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Otoka to Bugojno
  2. Take the bus from Bugojno to Zadar

$34 - $57

Bus Jelinak #2  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Zenica
  2. Take the bus from Zenica to Zadar

$37 - $67

Drive  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Sarajevo to Zadar 224.6 miles

$40 - $65

Fly  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Sarajevo (SJJ) to Zadar (ZAD) SJJ - ZAD

$93 - $349

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The cheapest way to get from Sarajevo to Zadar is to bus which costs $30 - $55 and takes 7 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sarajevo to Zadar is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sarajevo to Zadar. However, there are services departing from Sarajevo and arriving at Zadar via Split. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

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The distance between Sarajevo and Zadar is 251 km. The road distance is 359.4 km.

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The best way to get from Sarajevo to Zadar without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 15 min and costs $30 - $55.

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It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Sarajevo to Zadar, including transfers.

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Sarajevo to Zadar bus services, operated by Promet Makarska, depart from Sarajevo station.

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The best way to get from Sarajevo to Zadar is to bus which takes 7 h 15 min and costs $30 - $55. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $90 - $350 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Sarajevo to Zadar.
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  • Distance: 156.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 15 min

What companies run services between Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Zadar, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Sarajevo to Zadar via Split in around 7 h 15 min. Alternatively, Croatia Airlines, Eurowings and three other airlines fly from Sarajevo to Zadar twice daily.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Zadar via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Sarajevo to Zadar via Zurich, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Zadar via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Sarajevo to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Sarajevo to Zadar via Ljubljana, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Bus operators
Promet Makarska
Promet Sinj
Phone
+385 (0) 21 821 566
Email
prometsinjdoo@gmail.com
Website
promet-sinj.hr
Bus from Sarajevo to Split
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
promet-sinj.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 Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Dalmacija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)21 32 62 26
Email
josdedic@inet.hr
Website
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 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 Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Centrotrans Eurolines
Phone
+387 33 770 800
Email
info@centrotrans.com
Website
centrotrans.com
Bus from Otoka to Bugojno
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
centrotrans.com
Bus from Sarajevo to Zenica
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
centrotrans.com
Jelinak
Website
jelinak.com
Bus from Bugojno to Zadar
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
jelinak.com
Bus from Zenica to Zadar
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
jelinak.com
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Sarajevo to Zenica
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Autoprevoz - Bus d.d.
Phone
+387 36 551 900
Email
booking@autoprevoz-bus.ba
Website
autoprevoz.ba
Bus from Sarajevo to Zenica
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
autoprevoz.ba

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