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There are 7 ways to get from Sarajevo to Zadar by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Promet Makarska  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Split
  2. Take the bus from Split to Zadar 941

$31 - $50

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Bus Cazmatrans NOVA d.o.o.  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Banja Luka
  2. Take the bus from Banja Luka to Zadar

$23 - $65

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Train, bus  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Sarajevo to Mostar 723 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mostar to Split
  3. Take the bus from Split to Zadar 941

$31 - $46

Bus Jelinak  •  10 h

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

$34 - $57

Drive  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Sarajevo to Zadar 224.6 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Sarajevo (SJJ) to Zagreb (ZAG) SJJ - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar

$89 - $310

Fly to Ljubljana, shuttle, bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Sarajevo (SJJ) to Ljubljana (LJU) SJJ - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar

$115 - $634

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The cheapest way to get from Sarajevo to Zadar is to train and bus which costs $30 - $50 and takes 8 h 19 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 11 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 11 min and costs $30 - $50.

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It takes approximately 7 h 11 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 quickest flight from Sarajevo Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Sarajevo to Zadar bus services, operated by Prijevoz Knežević, arrive at Zadar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sarajevo to Zadar is 359 km. It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to drive from Sarajevo to Zadar.

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  • Distance: 156.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 11 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 11 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Sarajevo to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Train operators
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Sarajevo to Mostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Website
zfbh.ba
Bus operators
Promet Makarska
Phone
+385 21 612 005
Email
kontakt@promet-makarska.hr
Website
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Sarajevo to Split
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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Promet Makarska
Bus from Mostar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Book at
Promet Makarska
Centrotrans Eurolines
Phone
+387 33 770 800
Email
info@centrotrans.com
Website
centrotrans.com
Bus from Sarajevo to Split
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
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
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
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
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
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
ap.hr
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varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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 Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Slavonija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)35 475-300
Email
info@slavonija-bus.hr
Website
slavonija-bus.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.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 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Puntamica Line d.d.o.
Phone
+385 (23) 315 331
Email
info@puntamika-line.hr
Website
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Jelinak
Website
jelinak.com
Bus from Bugojno to Zadar
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
jelinak.com
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Sarajevo to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $25
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Cazmatrans NOVA d.o.o.
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
atpsi.hr
Velebit Tours
Phone
08008885
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Zadar Zob
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
globtour.com

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Sarajevo Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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There are 7712+ hotels available in Zadar. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sarajevo to Sarajevo Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs $4 - $6.

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