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There are 9 ways to get from Zadar to Florence by car ferry, train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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 via Bologna C.Le  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Zadar to Ancona 51
  2. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna C.Le Fb / ...
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$48 - $74

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Car ferry, bus  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Zadar to Ancona 51
  2. Take the bus from Ancona to Florence, Florence 509

$32 - $48

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Car ferry, train Trenitalia  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Zadar to Ancona 51
  2. Take the train from Ancona to Firenze Smn (Fi) Prato - Bologna / ...

$38 - $70

Bus  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Zagreb L939 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Florence Florentia Bus / ...

$47 - $205

Bus, train  •  16 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Perušić
  2. Take the train from Perušić to Zagreb
  3. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj / ...
  5. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$91 - $168

Car ferry, drive  •  12 h 18 min

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

$59 - $94

Fly Zadar to Florence  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Florence (FLR) ZAD - FLR

$185 - $657

Bus to Split, fly to Florence  •  10 h 47 min

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

$124 - $571

Fly Zadar to Pula, shuttle, train  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Pula (PUY) ZAD - PUY
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Pula Airport to Venezia Mestre
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$115 - $619

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zadar to Florence is to car ferry and bus which costs 200 kn - 310 kn and takes 14 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zadar to Florence is to fly which costs 1.100 kn - 4.300 kn and takes 7 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zadar to Florence. However, there are services departing from Zadar and arriving at Florence via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 50 min.

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The distance between Zadar and Florence is 322 km.

The best way to get from Zadar to Florence without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 12 h 6 min and costs 300 kn - 480 kn.

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It takes approximately 12 h 6 min to get from Zadar to Florence, including transfers.

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Zadar to Florence bus services, operated by Francuzevic, depart from Zadar station.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Florence is to bus which takes 14 h 50 min and costs 300 kn - 1.400 kn. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 1.100 kn - 4.300 kn and takes 7 h 43 min.

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There is no direct flight from Zadar Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Zadar to Florence bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, arrive at Florence station.

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Map of how to get from Zadar to Florence.
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  • Distance: 201.3 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 6 min

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

You can take a bus from Zadar to Florence via Zagreb in around 14 h 50 min. Alternatively, Lufthansa, Croatia Airlines and two other airlines fly from Zadar to Florence twice daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zadar to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Zadar to Florence via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Split to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zadar to Pula
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $120
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 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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 Bologna C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Ancona to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st 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
$21 - $29
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ancona to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $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
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
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
Velebit Tours
Phone
08008885
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
velebit-tours.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
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
Slavonija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)35 475-300
Email
info@slavonija-bus.hr
Website
slavonija-bus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to Florence
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to SITA Firenze
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
atvo.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Firenze
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$156
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
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 - $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
$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
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
regiojet.com
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
9 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$13 - $18

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Condor Flugdienst, Croatia Airlines, Air Dolomiti and Lufthansa offer flights from Zadar Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 5962+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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

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