There are 7 ways to get from Sofia to Zadar by bus, car or plane

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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 - $76

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Bus Georg  •  17 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar

$117 - $157

Bus Hafet Tours  •  27 h 1 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 / ...

$88 - $113

Drive  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Zadar 665.6 miles

$130 - $190

Fly to Zadar  •  8 h 59 min

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

$60 - $275

Fly to Split, bus  •  10 h 33 min

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

$153 - $290

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  10 h 36 min

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

$151 - $479

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

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The best way to get from Sofia to Zadar without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 36 min and costs .

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

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Sofia to Zadar bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., depart from Sofia Serdika station.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Zadar is to bus which takes 15 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 8 h 59 min.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Zadar Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Sofia to Zadar bus services, operated by Velebit Tours, arrive at Zadar station.

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Zadar is 1 h behind Sofia. It is currently 4:23 AM in Sofia and 3:23 AM in Zadar.

Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Zadar is 1065 km. It takes approximately 10 h 55 min to drive from Sofia to Zadar.

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  • Distance: 419.6 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 36 min

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, Croatia Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Sofia to Zadar 3 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Sofia to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Sofia to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Zadar via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Sofia to Zadar via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Sofia to Split via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Sofia to Zadar via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Sofia to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Zadar via Istanbul Ataturk, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Sofia to Split via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $900
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
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
Velebit Tours
Phone
053 560 388
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
velebit-tours.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 Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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
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 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.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
$17
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13
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
$21 - $45
Schedules at
atpsi.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
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
$19 - $40
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
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
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
ap.hr
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varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
ap.hr
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varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
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 - $70
Schedules at
ms.mk
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
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
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
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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
$12 - $16
Schedules at
brioni.hr

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Austrian Airlines, Ryanair, easyJet and six other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Zadar Airport.

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