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

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Bus Arriva Slovenia  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Ljubljana N948

$19 - $45

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Novo Mesto
  2. Take the train from Novo mesto Kandija to Ljubljana Lp 3202 / ...

$23 - $46

Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Rijeka L938 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rijeka to Ljubljana N948

$29 - $45

Drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Zadar to Ljubljana 215.5 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Zagreb, shuttle  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Zagreb (ZAG) ZAD - ZAG
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana

$79 - $414

Fly to Pula, shuttle  •  5 h 13 min

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

$84 - $454

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The cheapest way to get from Zadar to Ljubljana is to bus which costs 120 kn - 260 kn and takes 5 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zadar to Ljubljana is to drive which costs 270 kn - 400 kn and takes 3 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zadar and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

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The distance between Zadar and Ljubljana is 222 km. The road distance is 344.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Ljubljana without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 18 min and costs 120 kn - 260 kn.

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The bus from Zadar to Ljubljana takes 5 h 18 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Zadar to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Arriva Slovenia, depart from Zadar station.

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The quickest flight from Zadar Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zadar to Ljubljana is 345 km. It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to drive from Zadar to Ljubljana.

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  • Distance: 139 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

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

Arriva Slovenia operates a bus from Zadar to Ljubljana once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $45 and the journey takes 5 h 18 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Zadar to Pula
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Zadar to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Schedules at
arriva.si
Bus from Zadar to Novo Mesto
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
arriva.si
Marprom
Phone
080 11 16
Website
marprom.si
Bus from Zadar to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
marprom.si
Bus from Zadar to Novo Mesto
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
marprom.si
Puntamica Line d.d.o.
Phone
+385 (23) 315 331
Email
info@puntamika-line.hr
Website
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Zadar to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zadar to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.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 Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zadar to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rijeka to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $45
Private
$130 - $260
Shuttle from Pula Airport to Ljubljana - Avtobusna Postaja
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$42 - $45
Private
$190 - $350

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Zadar Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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Book your Zadar to Ljubljana bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 763+ hotels available in Ljubljana. Prices start at $47 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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