There are 4 ways to get from Trieste to Zadar by bus, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Zadar N535

$18 - $30

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Zadar 227.2 miles

$50 - $80

Shuttle to Pula, fly  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Portorož
  2. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Zadar (ZAD) PUY - ZAD

$95 - $346

Fly from Zagreb  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Zadar (ZAD) ZAG - ZAD

$95 - $566

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The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Zadar is to bus which costs 15€ - 26€ and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Zadar is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trieste and arriving at Zadar. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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The distance between Trieste and Zadar is 206 km. The road distance is 363.5 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Zadar without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 30 min and costs 15€ - 26€.

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The bus from Trieste to Zadar takes 5 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Trieste to Zadar bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Trieste station.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Zadar is to bus which takes 5 h 30 min and costs 15€ - 26€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 80€ - 490€ and takes 5 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Pula Airport to Zadar Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Trieste to Zadar bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zadar station.

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  • Distance: 128.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Trieste to Zadar once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $30 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min. Alternatively, Croatia Airlines flies from Trieste to Zadar twice daily.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Pula to Zadar
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Flights from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Bus operators
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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Zadar
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Trieste to Zadar is 363 km. It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to drive from Trieste to Zadar.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Pula Airport to Zadar Airport.

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Book your Trieste to Zadar bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 8278+ hotels available in Zadar. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Zagreb Airport is to shuttle which takes 2 h 48 min and costs 35€ - 350€.

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