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

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Bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Jelšane
  2. Take the bus from Ilirska Bistrica to Banka Il.Bistrica - Kozina - Koper / ...

$27 - $40

5 alternative options

Catamaran, bus  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Zadar to Pula 9141
  2. Take the bus from Pula to Koper Pula - Frankfurt

$30 - $46

Bus via Vodnjan  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Vodnjan
  2. Take the bus from Vodnjan to Koper 419 / ...

$32 - $49

Train  •  15 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Zadar to Knin
  2. Take the train from Knin to Ostarije
  3. Take the train from Ostarije to Rijeka
  4. Take the train from Rijeka to Pivka
  5. Take the train from Divača to Koper

$36 - $55

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Zadar to Koper 233.4 miles

$45 - $70

Fly, shuttle  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Pula (PUY) ZAD - PUY
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Pula Airport to Portorož

$74 - $254

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The cheapest way to get from Zadar to Koper is to bus which costs 170 kn - 260 kn and takes 7 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zadar to Koper is to drive which costs 300 kn - 440 kn and takes 4 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zadar to Koper. However, there are services departing from Zadar and arriving at Banka via Jelšane and Ilirska Bistrica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zadar to Koper. However, there are services departing from Zadar and arriving at Koper via Knin, Ostarije, Rijeka, Pivka and Divača. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 21 min.

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The distance between Zadar and Koper is 199 km. The road distance is 373.4 km.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Koper without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 18 min and costs 170 kn - 260 kn.

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It takes approximately 7 h 18 min to get from Zadar to Koper, including transfers.

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

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Zadar to Koper train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zadar station.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Koper is to bus which takes 7 h 18 min and costs 170 kn - 260 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 230 kn - 360 kn and takes 15 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Zadar to Koper.
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  • Distance: 124.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 18 min

What companies run services between Zadar, Croatia and Koper, Slovenia?

You can take a bus from Zadar to Koper via Jelšane and Ilirska Bistrica in around 7 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zadar to Koper via Knin, Ostarije, Rijeka, Pivka, and Divača in around 15 h 21 min.

Airlines
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
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 Ostarije
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $26
Train from Ostarije to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Rijeka to Pivka
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$5 - $7
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Rijeka to Pivka
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Divača to Koper
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
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 Jelšane
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Vodnjan
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Ilirska Bistrica to Banka
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arriva.si
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Ilirska Bistrica to Banka
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
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Nomago
Marprom
Phone
080 11 16
Website
marprom.si
Bus from Pula to Koper
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
marprom.si
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Pula Central Bus Station to Koper Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Crnja Tours
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 Vodnjan to Koper
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Catarman Line d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)21 352 527
Email
info@catamaran-line.hr
Website
catamaran-line.hr
Ferry from Zadar to Pula
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
catamaran-line.hr
Low Season Price
$16 - $22
High Season Price
$20 - $28

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The quickest flight from Zadar Airport to Pula Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Zadar to Koper bus services, operated by Arriva Slovenia, arrive at Banka station.

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Zadar to Koper train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), arrive at Koper station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zadar to Koper is 373 km. It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to drive from Zadar to Koper.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Zadar Airport to Pula Airport.

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There are 2867+ hotels available in Koper. 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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