There are 8 ways to get from Zadar to Athens by plane, bus, car ferry, train or car

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Fly from Zadar  •  8 h 32 min

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

$124 - $504

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Bus Crazy Holidays  •  28 h 10 min

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

$90 - $132

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Bus to Zagreb, fly  •  9 h 50 min

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

$131 - $484

Bus to Split, fly  •  7 h 16 min

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

$173 - $528

Bus Albtrans sh.p.k  •  31 h 46 min

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

$98 - $121

Carferry, bus  •  31 h 51 min

  1. Take the carferry from Zadar to Ancona 51
  2. Take the carferry from Ancona to Patras
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

$131 - $344

Bus, train  •  33 h 54 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

$105 - $181

Drive  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Zadar to Athens 823.6 miles

$190 - $290

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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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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 28 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 32 min to get from Zadar to Athens, including transfers.

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Zadar to Athens bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., depart from Zadar station.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Athens is to fly which takes 8 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 28 h 10 min.

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There is no direct flight from Zadar Airport to Athens Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 10 min 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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Athens is 1 h ahead of Zadar. It is currently 7:50 PM in Zadar and 8:50 PM in Athens.

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

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  • Distance: 615.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 32 min

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

Lufthansa, Eurowings and six 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 28 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zadar to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Zadar to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Zadar to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Zagreb to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Split to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zadar to Athens via Zagreb, Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Split to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zadar to Athens via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $380
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zadar to Athens via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Perušić to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$21 - $29
Train from Zagreb to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Velebit Tours
Phone
053 560 388
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
velebit-tours.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
3 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
Francuzevic
Phone
+385 (1) 2753-538
Email
francuzevic@gmail.com
Website
francuzevic-prijevoz.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
francuzevic-prijevoz.hr
Bus from Zadar to Perušić
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
francuzevic-prijevoz.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
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
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
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
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
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $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
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
brioni.hr
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
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Split to Budva
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Budva to Tirana
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
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
13 h
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
3 h
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
6 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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
$97
Aircraft-type seats
$114
2 bed inside cabin
$294
3 bed outside cabin
$250 - $300

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LOT, Germania Flug AG, Eurowings 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 20 min and costs .

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