There are 8 ways to get from Zadar to Athens by plane, bus, car ferry, train 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 from Zadar  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Athens (ATH) ZAD - ATH

$124 - $504

Cheapest option

Bus FP Travel  •  29 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Novi Sad
  2. Take the bus from Novi Sad to Athens

$93

6 alternative options

Bus to Split, fly  •  7 h 36 min

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

$173 - $528

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  28 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

$95 - $120

Car ferry, bus, train via Ancona  •  32 h 12 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Zadar to Ancona 51
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Kiáto
  4. Take the train from Kiáto to Athens

Bus, train  •  33 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Perušić
  2. Take the train from Perušić to Zagreb
  3. Take the train from Zagreb to Belgrade En
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  5. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens 601

$107 - $186

Car ferry, bus, train  •  34 h 36 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Zadar to Ancona 51
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Kiáto
  4. Take the train from Kiáto to Athens

Drive  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Zadar to Athens 823.6 miles

$190 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zadar to Athens is to bus which costs 591 kn and takes 29 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zadar to Athens is to fly which takes 5 h 32 min and costs 750 kn - 3.300 kn.

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The distance between Zadar and Athens is 984 km. The road distance is 1318 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Zadar to Athens, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zadar to Athens. However, there are services departing from Zadar and arriving at Athens via Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Zadar, Croatia and Athens, Greece?

Aegean Airlines and Lufthansa fly from Zadar to Athens 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zadar to Athens via Belgrade and Beograd in around 28 h 10 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Zadar to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Split to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zadar to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Split to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kiáto to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$7 - $10
First Class
$9 - $11
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Perušić to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$14 - $20
1st Class
$22 - $30
Train from Zagreb to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Dalmacija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)21 32 62 26
Email
josdedic@inet.hr
Website
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
brioni.hr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Zadar, aut.kolodvor to Trogir, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Banbus
Phone
+381 11 362 5555
Email
ffice@banbus.co.rs
Website
banbus.co.rs
Bus from Zadar to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
banbus.co.rs
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
FP Travel
Website
fptravel.gr
Bus from Novi Sad to Athens
Ave. Duration
18 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$93
Schedules at
fptravel.gr
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Patras to Kiáto
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Zadar to Ancona
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$13 - $18
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$98
Aircraft-type seats
$115
2 bed inside cabin
$296
3 bed outside cabin
$250 - $300

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