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There are 5 ways to get from Zadar to Piran by bus, ferry, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus via Jelšane  •  7h 41m

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

$29 - $41

4 alternative options

Catamaran, bus  •  9h 3m

  1. Take the Catamaran from Zadar to Pula 9141
  2. Take the bus from Pula to Portorož

Bus  •  11h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Rovinj
  2. Take the bus from Rovinj to Piran

$31 - $50

Drive  •  4h 32m

  1. Drive from Zadar to Piran 243.3 miles

$45 - $70

Fly, shuttle  •  3h 59m

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

$75 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Zadar to Piran is to bus which costs 190 kn - 270 kn and takes 7h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Zadar to Piran is to fly and shuttle which costs 480 kn - 1.700 kn and takes 3h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zadar to Piran. However, there are services departing from Zadar and arriving at Piran via Jelšane and Ilirska Bistrica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 41m.

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The distance between Zadar and Piran is 205 km. The road distance is 389.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Piran without a car is to bus which takes 7h 41m and costs 190 kn - 270 kn.

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It takes approximately 7h 41m to get from Zadar to Piran, including transfers.

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

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

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Zadar to Piran bus services, operated by Nomago, arrive at Piran station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zadar to Piran is 389 km. It takes approximately 4h 32m to drive from Zadar to Piran.

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  • Distance: 128.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 41m

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

You can take a bus from Zadar to Piran via Jelšane and Ilirska Bistrica in around 7h 41m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zadar to Pula
Ave. Duration
35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $120
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
3h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Rovinj
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Ilirska Bistrica to Piran
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $10
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Nomago
Marprom
Phone
080 11 16
Website
marprom.si
Bus from Pula to Portorož
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
marprom.si
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Rovinj to Piran
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Schedules at
arriva.si
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
6h 10m
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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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Zadar Airport to Pula Airport.

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There are 3361+ hotels available in Piran. 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 20m and costs 24 kn.

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