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There are 5 ways to get from Zadar to Hvar by bus, ferry, train, car, car ferry or plane

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Bus Arriva d.o.o., ferry  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Split 941 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Split to Hvar 9608S / ...

$16 - $26

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Bus Croatia Bus, ferry  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Split
  2. Take the ferry from Split to Hvar 9608S / ...

$13 - $27

3 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Zadar to Knin
  2. Take the train from Knin to Split
  3. Take the ferry from Split to Hvar

$17 - $28

Drive, line 635 car ferry  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Zadar to Split
  2. Take the line 635 car ferry from Split to Stari Grad 635 / ...

$24 - $37

Fly, ferry  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Split (SPU) ZAD - SPU
  2. Take the ferry from Split to Hvar

$86 - $315

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zadar to Hvar is to bus and ferry which costs 100 kn - 180 kn and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zadar to Hvar is to drive and line 635 car ferry which costs 150 kn - 240 kn and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The distance between Zadar and Hvar is 143 km.

The best way to get from Zadar to Hvar without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 4 h 41 min and costs 100 kn - 180 kn.

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Zadar to Hvar, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Zadar Airport to Split Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Norwegian Air Shuttle, Lufthansa and Croatia Airlines offer flights from Zadar Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 2476+ hotels available in Hvar. Prices start at $57 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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Map of how to get from Zadar to Hvar.
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  • Distance: 89.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

What companies run services between Zadar, Croatia and Hvar, Croatia?

There is no direct connection from Zadar to Hvar. However, you can take the bus to Split, take the walk to Split, then take the ferry to Hvar. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Zadar to Hvar via Split in around 5 h.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zadar to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Zadar to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zadar to Split via Zagreb, Munich
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zadar to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Zadar to Split via Oslo
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zadar to Knin
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
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 Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $13
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
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 Split
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Puntamica Line d.d.o.
Phone
+385 (23) 315 331
Email
info@puntamika-line.hr
Website
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Dalmacija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)21 32 62 26
Email
josdedic@inet.hr
Website
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Ferry from Split to Hvar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$4 - $6
Car ferry from Split to Stari Grad
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$4 - $6

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