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

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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Car ferry, train  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Zadar to Ancona 51
  2. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna C.Le Fb / ...

$44 - $60

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Bus  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Bologna, Bologna N535

$35 - $65

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Car ferry, drive  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Zadar to Ancona 51
  2. Drive from Ancona to Bologna

$45 - $69

Fly Zadar to Bologna  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Bologna (BLQ) ZAD - BLQ

$45 - $208

Bus to Split, fly to Bologna  •  8 h 23 min

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

$174 - $442

Fly Zadar to Pula, train  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Pula (PUY) ZAD - PUY
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le

$110 - $619

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zadar to Bologna is to car ferry and train which costs 270 kn - 390 kn and takes 8 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zadar to Bologna is to fly which costs 280 kn - 1.400 kn and takes 6 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zadar and arriving at Bologna, Bologna. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 25 min.

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The distance between Zadar and Bologna is 313 km.

The best way to get from Zadar to Bologna without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 8 h 46 min and costs 270 kn - 390 kn.

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It takes approximately 8 h 46 min to get from Zadar to Bologna, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Zadar to Bologna is to bus which takes 10 h 25 min and costs 240 kn - 410 kn. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 280 kn - 1.400 kn and takes 6 h 14 min.

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There is no direct flight from Zadar Airport to Bologna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Zadar to Bologna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bologna, Bologna station.

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Croatia Airlines, Air Dolomiti, Ryanair and Lufthansa offer flights from Zadar Airport to Bologna Airport.

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Book your Zadar to Bologna bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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Map of how to get from Zadar to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 195.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 46 min

What companies run services between Zadar, Croatia and Bologna, Italy?

FlixBus operates a bus from Zadar to Bologna once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 10 h 25 min. Alternatively, Lufthansa, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Zadar to Bologna 3 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zadar to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Zadar to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Zadar to Bologna via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Zadar to Bologna via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Split to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Split to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Split to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Split to Bologna via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Zadar to Bologna via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Zadar to Bologna via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zadar to Pula
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Split to Bologna via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Split to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Split to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Ancona to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
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 Zadar to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
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
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
$12 - $18
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
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
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
$12 - $16
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
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
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$14 - $18

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