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There are 8 ways to get from Zadar to Athens by plane, bus, 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.

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Fly from Zadar  •  7h 57m

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

$124 - $504

Cheapest option

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  28h 10m

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

$95 - $120

6 alternative options

Bus to Zagreb, fly  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Zagreb
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Athens (ATH) ZAG - ATH

$116 - $357

Bus to Split, fly  •  7h 16m

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

$173 - $528

Train, bus  •  31h 3m

  1. Take the train from Zadar to Knin
  2. Take the train from Knin to Zagreb
  3. Take the train from Zagreb to Belgrade
  4. Take the bus from Belgrade to Thessaloniki
  5. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$108 - $207

Bus Albtrans sh.p.k  •  31h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Split 941
  2. Take the bus from Split to Budva
  3. Take the bus from Budva to Tirana
  4. Take the bus from Tiranë to Athens

$99 - $129

Car ferry, bus  •  34h 33m

  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 Athens

$131 - $344

Drive  •  16h 29m

  1. Drive from Zadar to Athens 823.6 miles

$190 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Zadar to Athens is to bus which costs 600 kn - 800 kn and takes 28h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Zadar to Athens is to bus and fly which costs 1.100 kn - 3.500 kn and takes 7h 16m.

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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 28h 10m.

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The distance between Zadar and Athens is 984 km. The road distance is 1317.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Athens without a car is to bus which takes 28h 10m and costs 600 kn - 800 kn.

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It takes approximately 7h 57m to get from Zadar to Athens, including transfers.

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Zadar to Athens bus services, operated by Banbus, depart from Zadar station.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Athens is to fly which takes 7h 57m and costs 800 kn - 3.300 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 600 kn - 800 kn and takes 28h 10m.

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There is no direct flight from Zadar Airport to Athens Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 55m and has one stopover.

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Zadar to Athens bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, arrive at Athens station.

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Map of how to get from Zadar to Athens.
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  • Distance: 615.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 57m

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

Lufthansa, Ryanair and 10 other airlines fly from Zadar to Athens 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zadar to Athens via Beograd in around 28h 10m.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Zadar to Athens via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Zadar to Athens via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Zagreb to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Split to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zadar to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zadar to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Zadar to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zadar to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zadar to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Split
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Split to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Zadar to Athens via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zadar to Knin
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $17
Train from Knin to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$28 - $40
Train from Zagreb to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $50
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$24 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$45 - $55
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$60 - $70
Bus operators
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Budva
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
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 Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
atpsi.hr
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
$17
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
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
$23
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
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
$20 - $28
Website
Crnja Tours
Bus from Zadar Central Bus Station to Split Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Crnja Tours
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
ap.hr
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varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zadar Zob to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Zadar Zob to Split Zob
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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 Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Slavonija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)35 475-300
Email
info@slavonija-bus.hr
Website
slavonija-bus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
Dalmacija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)21 32 62 26
Email
josdedic@inet.hr
Website
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
brioni.hr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Zadar, aut.kolodvor to Trogir, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
regiojet.com
Banbus
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Simeonidis Tours
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Budva to Tirana
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Tiranë to Athens
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
albtrans.net
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Zadar to Ancona
Ave. Duration
9h
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
20h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$97
Aircraft-type seats
$114
2 bed inside cabin
$294
3 bed outside cabin
$250 - $300

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Athens is 1h ahead of Zadar. It is currently 9:38 AM in Zadar and 10:38 AM in Athens.

Yes, the driving distance between Zadar to Athens is 1318 km. It takes approximately 16h 29m to drive from Zadar to Athens.

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Vueling Airlines, Alitalia, Ryanair and three other airlines offer flights from Zadar Airport to Athens Airport.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Zadar Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs 24 kn.

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