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There are 6 ways to get from Zadar to Alba by bus, train, car ferry, night train, ferry, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  13h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Zadar bus station to Trieste
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€59 - €154

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Zadar bus station to Zagreb 939 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Turin 402
  3. Take the bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA 014

€48 - €78

4 alternative options

Car ferry, night train  •  17h 26m

  1. Take the car ferry from Gaženica to Ancona 51
  2. Take the night train from Ancona to Asti Ini

€58 - €83

Catamaran, bus, train  •  21h 32m

  1. Take the Catamaran from Zadar to Pula
  2. Take the bus from Pula to Pavia
  3. Take the train from Pavia to Alessandria R35

€84 - €145

Drive  •  9h 11m

  1. Drive from Zadar to Alba 912.5 km

€110 - €170

Fly, train  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Turin (TRN) ZAD - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

€98 - €459

Zadar to Alba by bus and train

The journey time between Zadar and Alba is around 13h 8m and covers a distance of around 975 km. The fastest journey normally takes 13h 8m. Operated by FlixBus, Trenitalia Frecce and Trenitalia, the Zadar to Alba service departs from Zadar bus station and arrives in Alba. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
13h 8m
Fastest journey time:
13h 8m
Journey distance:
975 km
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€59
Carbon emissions:
77 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
23:45
Last service departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zadar to Alba bus and train schedules

Croatia → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Croatia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Croatia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Croatia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Croatia
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Croatia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Croatia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Alba is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Alba is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Alba is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Croatia from Italy.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 20 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Zadar to Alba is to bus, which costs 360 kn - 600 kn and takes 18h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Zadar to Alba is to fly and train which costs 700 kn - 3.500 kn and takes 7h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zadar station to Alba. However, there are services departing from Zadar bus station and arriving at Fermata 17659 - ALBA via Zagreb, Fermata 3287 - FERRUCCI, Fermata 778 - VITTORIO EMANUELE II and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 45m.

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The distance between Zadar and Alba is 575 km. The road distance is 912.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Alba without a car is to bus and train which takes 13h 30m and costs 440 kn - 1.200 kn.

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It takes approximately 13h 30m to get from Zadar to Alba, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Zadar Airport to Turin Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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Zadar to Alba bus services, operated by Gruppo Torinese Trasporti, arrive at Fermata 17659 - ALBA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zadar to Alba is 912 km. It takes approximately 9h 11m to drive from Zadar to Alba.

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Map of how to get from Zadar to Alba.
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  • Distance: 574.7 km
  • Duration: 13h 30m

What companies run services between Zadar, Croatia and Alba, Piemonte, Italy?

You can take a bus from Zadar to Alba via Zagreb, Turin, Fermata 3287 - FERRUCCI, Fermata 778 - VITTORIO EMANUELE II, Fermata 739 - CARDUCCI, and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP in around 18h 45m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Zadar to Turin via Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€150 - €850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zadar to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€300 - €1600
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Zadar to Turin via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €150
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Zadar to Turin via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €150
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €120
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€35 - €55
Base Standard
€65 - €95
Base Premium
€80 - €120
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 Torino Porta Susa to Alba
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Ancona to Asti
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
Schedules at
Bahn DB
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Pavia to Alessandria
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Trenord
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 Zadar bus station to Trieste
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zadar bus station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Turin
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Puntamica Line d.d.o.
Phone
+385 (23) 315 331
Email
info@puntamika-line.hr
Website
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€15
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Velebit Tours
Phone
08008885
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€19
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €28
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zadar Central Bus Station to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Crnja Tours
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar Central Bus Station to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com
Stav Bus
Phone
0381 325195
Email
stavbus@stav.it
Website
stavautolinee.it
Bus from Pula to Pavia
Ave. Duration
9h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €70
Schedules at
stavautolinee.it
Ferry operators
Catamaran Line d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)21 352 527
Email
info@catamaran-line.hr
Website
catamaran-line.hr
Ferry from Zadar to Pula
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€14 - €23
Website
Catamaran Line d.o.o.
Low Season Price
€14 - €19
High Season Price
€17 - €23

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Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti, Blue Air and three other airlines offer flights from Zadar Airport to Turin Airport.

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There are 263+ hotels available in Alba. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Zadar Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs 150 kn - 190 kn.

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