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There are 10 ways to get from Varna to Zadar by plane, bus, shuttle, train, car ferry or car

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

Recommended option

Fly to Zadar  •  6h 14m

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Zadar (ZAD) VAR - ZAD

1.061 kn - 3.867 kn

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Belgrade  •  30h 48m

  1. Take the train from Varna to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Rakovica
  3. Take the bus from Beograd to Zadar

365 kn - 497 kn

8 alternative options

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  9h 40m

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Zagreb (ZAG) VAR - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar

1.017 kn - 1.563 kn

Fly to Split, bus  •  9h 48m

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

1.616 kn - 8.167 kn

Fly to Ljubljana, shuttle, bus  •  12h 6m

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

1.297 kn - 3.923 kn

Bus  •  23h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Zagreb
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar 927 / ...

811 kn - 1.121 kn

Train, bus  •  24h 51m

  1. Take the train from Varna to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Zagreb
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar 927 / ...

792 kn - 1.078 kn

Train  •  37h 14m

  1. Take the train from Varna to Ruse - Tovarna
  2. Take the train from Ruse to Videle
  3. Take the train from Videle to Lokoshaza
  4. Take the train from Lököshaza to Budapest-Keleti D / ...
  5. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Knin
  6. Take the train from Knin to Zadar 71

501 kn - 823 kn

Bus, car ferry  •  45h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Varna Kathedrale to Bucharest
  2. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Ancona
  3. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Zadar 51

806 kn - 1.093 kn

Drive  •  15h 54m

  1. Drive from Varna to Zadar 1001.7 miles

1.200 kn - 1.900 kn

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Varna to Zadar is to train and bus via Belgrade which costs $55 - $80 and takes 30h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Zadar is to fly which costs $160 - $600 and takes 6h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Varna to Zadar. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Zadar via Sofia and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Varna to Zadar. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Zadar via Ruse, Videle, Lököshaza, Budapest-Keleti and Knin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37h 14m.

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The distance between Varna and Zadar is 1023 km. The road distance is 1602.8 km.

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The best way to get from Varna to Zadar without a car is to bus which takes 23h 56m and costs $120 - $180.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m to get from Varna to Zadar, including transfers.

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Varna to Zadar bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Varna station.

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Varna to Zadar train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Varna station.

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The best way to get from Varna to Zadar is to fly which takes 6h 14m and costs $160 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $180 and takes 23h 56m, you could also train, which costs $75 - $130 and takes 37h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Varna to Zadar.
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  • Distance: 639.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 14m

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

easyJet, Brussels Airlines and five other airlines fly from Varna to Zadar once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Varna to Zadar via Sofia and Zagreb in around 23h 56m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Zagreb via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 2.200 kn
Flights from Varna to Split via Istanbul Ataturk, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
10h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
3.400 kn - 9.500 kn
Flights from Varna to Ljubljana via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 3.700 kn
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Varna to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
800 kn - 4.300 kn
Flights from Varna to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 kn - 4.000 kn
Flights from Varna to Ljubljana via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.800 kn - 8.000 kn
Flights from Varna to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
600 kn - 3.500 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Varna to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 2.500 kn
Flights from Varna to Split via Vienna, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
4.000 kn - 18.000 kn
Flights from Varna to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.800 kn - 8.000 kn
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Zadar via Brussels
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Varna to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.800 kn
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Varna to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
250 kn - 1.300 kn
Flights from Varna to Split via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Varna to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
600 kn - 3.500 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Varna to Zadar via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
750 kn - 4.100 kn
Flights from Varna to Split via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
950 kn - 5.500 kn
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Varna to Zagreb via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.600 kn
Flights from Varna to Ljubljana via Warsaw Chopin, Vienna
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
850 kn - 3.100 kn
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Varna to Zagreb via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
950 kn - 3.800 kn
Flights from Varna to Split via Dortmund
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.200 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Varna to Zadar via Prague
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 4.700 kn
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Varna to Split via Prague
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.000 kn - 7.500 kn
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Varna to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
600 kn - 3.500 kn
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90 kn - 100 kn
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Train from Sofia to Rakovica
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
56 kn - 61 kn
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Train from Varna to Ruse - Tovarna
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
42 kn - 46 kn
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Ruse to Videle
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18 kn - 27 kn
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Videle to Lokoshaza
Ave. Duration
10h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 210 kn
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Knin
Ave. Duration
11h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
210 kn - 390 kn
Website
hzpp.hr
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
270 kn - 390 kn
1st Class
420 kn - 600 kn
Train from Knin to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35 kn - 50 kn
Website
hzpp.hr
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
35 kn - 50 kn
1st Class
55 kn - 75 kn
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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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
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100 kn - 180 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45 kn - 85 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50 kn - 75 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.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
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110 kn
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Velebit Tours
Phone
08008885
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
144 kn
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
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
95 kn - 120 kn
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 200 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Zadar Zob
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 180 kn
Schedules at
globtour.com
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
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 220 kn
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
80 kn - 120 kn
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Beograd to Zadar
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220 kn - 340 kn
Schedules at
arriva.com.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
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 kn - 260 kn
Schedules at
atpsi.hr
Dalmacija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)21 32 62 26
Email
josdedic@inet.hr
Website
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
86 kn
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Autoherc - Autopoduzeće d.o.o. Imotski
Phone
060 301 301
Email
autopoduzece-imotski@st.t-com.hr
Website
autoherc.info
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40 kn - 60 kn
Schedules at
Autoherc - Autopoduzeće d.o.o. Imotski
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Trogir to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
brioni.hr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Trogir, aut.kolodvor to Zadar, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30 kn - 45 kn
Website
RegioJet
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
600 kn - 800 kn
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Travel4Fun
Phone
0756 98 98 98
Email
office@travel4fun.ro
Website
travel4fun.ro
Bus from Varna Kathedrale to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 230 kn
Schedules at
travel4fun.ro
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Ancona to Zadar
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
85 kn - 120 kn
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger
85 kn - 120 kn

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There is no direct flight from Varna Airport to Zadar Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 15m and has one stopover.

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

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Zadar is 1h behind Varna. It is currently 4:00 PM in Varna and 3:00 PM in Zadar.

Varna to Zadar train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Zadar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varna to Zadar is 1603 km. It takes approximately 15h 54m to drive from Varna to Zadar.

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SunExpress Deutschland, Lufthansa, Travel Service and four other airlines offer flights from Varna Airport to Zadar Airport.

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There are 8182+ hotels available in Zadar. Prices start at 482 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Varna to Varna Airport is to taxi which takes 9m and costs $5 - $7.

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