There are 6 ways to get from Venice to Šibenik by bus, ferry, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Šibenik N535

$30 - $55

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Ferry, bus  •  14 h 33 min

  1. Take the ferry from Venice to Rovinj
  2. Take the bus from Rovinj to Sibenik

Train  •  16 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En / ...
  3. Take the train from Zagreb to Perkovic

$65 - $125

Drive  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Šibenik 357.6 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Split, bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Split (SPU) VCE - SPU
  2. Take the bus from Trogir to Šibenik

Fly to Zadar, bus  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Zadar (ZAD) VCE - ZAD
  2. Take the bus from Zadar to Šibenik

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Šibenik is to bus which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 9 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Šibenik is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 6 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Šibenik. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Šibenik. However, there are services departing from Venezia Santa Lucia and arriving at Mandalina via Villach Hbf, Zagreb and Perkovic. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 19 min.

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The distance between Venice and Šibenik is 341 km. The road distance is 572.2 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Šibenik without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 25 min and costs 26€ - 45€.

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The bus from Venice, Venice to Šibenik takes 9 h 25 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Venice to Šibenik bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice, Venice station.

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Venice to Šibenik train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Venezia Santa Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Šibenik is to bus which takes 9 h 25 min and costs 26€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 55€ - 110€ and takes 16 h 19 min.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Šibenik.
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  • Distance: 213 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 25 min

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Šibenik, Croatia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Venice to Šibenik once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 9 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Šibenik via Villach Hbf, Zagreb Glavni Kolod., Zagreb, and Perkovic in around 16 h 19 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Venice to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Zadar via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Venice to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Venice to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rovinj to Sibenik
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trogir to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Split Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Venice to Šibenik bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Šibenik station.

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Venice to Šibenik train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Perkovic station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Šibenik is 572 km. It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to drive from Venice to Šibenik.

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Volotea offers flights from Venice Airport to Split Airport.

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Book your Venice to Šibenik bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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The nearest airport to Šibenik is Split (SPU) Airport which is 38.1 km away. Other nearby airports include Zadar (ZAD) (60.4 km), Sarajevo (SJJ) (195.5 km) and Rijeka (RJK) (196.8 km).

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There are 6363+ hotels available in Šibenik. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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