There are 7 ways to get from Sofia to Zadar by bus, train, 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.

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Bus ATVO S.p.A.  •  15 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Autobusni kolodvor Florentia Bus
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar L939 / ...

$52 - $78

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Bus, train  •  24 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  2. Take the train from Crveni Krst to Novi Beograd
  3. Take the train from Novi Beograd to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En
  4. Take the train from Zagreb to Perušić
  5. Take the bus from Perušić to Zadar

$65 - $107

Bus Hafet Tours  •  27 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Split
  3. Take the bus from Split to Zadar 931 / ...

$89 - $113

Drive  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Zadar 665.6 miles

$130 - $190

Fly to Zadar  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Zadar (ZAD) SOF - ZAD

$100 - $345

Fly to Split, bus  •  10 h 23 min

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

$154 - $290

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Zagreb (ZAG) SOF - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar

$151 - $480

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Zadar is to bus which costs $50 - $80 and takes 15 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Zadar is to fly which costs $95 - $350 and takes 8 h 44 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Zadar is 671 km. The road distance is 1065 km.

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It takes approximately 15 h 36 min to get from Sofia to Zadar, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sofia to Zadar. However, there are services departing from Sofia Serdika and arriving at Zadar via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 36 min.

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What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Zadar, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Sofia to Zadar via Autobusni kolodvor and Zagreb in around 15 h 36 min. Alternatively, Lufthansa, LOT and nine other airlines fly from Sofia to Zadar 4 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Sofia to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Sofia to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Zadar via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Sofia to Split via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sofia to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Zadar via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Zadar via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Sofia to Zadar via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Wind Rose
Website
windrose.aero
Flights from Sofia to Split via Kiev
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Sofia to Split via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Sofia to Split via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Train operators
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Crveni Krst to Novi Beograd
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $12
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $20
Bus operators
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
atvo.it
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 Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
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
Francuzevic
Phone
+385 (1) 2753-538
Email
francuzevic@gmail.com
Website
francuzevic-prijevoz.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
francuzevic-prijevoz.hr
Bus from Perušić to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
francuzevic-prijevoz.hr
Puntamica Line d.d.o.
Phone
+385 (23) 315 331
Email
info@puntamika-line.hr
Website
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
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
$22 - $45
Schedules at
atpsi.hr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Slavonija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)35 475-300
Email
info@slavonija-bus.hr
Website
slavonija-bus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 43
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Split
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
ms.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Skopje to Split
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
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
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
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
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

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