There are 3 ways to get from Zadar to Trieste by bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Trieste N535

$20 - $35

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Zadar to Trieste 228.8 miles

$55 - $80

Fly, shuttle  •  4 h 39 min

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

$93 - $334

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zadar and arriving at Trieste. Services depart twice a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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The distance between Zadar and Trieste is 206 km. The road distance is 366.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Trieste without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 35 min and costs .

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The bus from Zadar to Trieste takes 5 h 35 min including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Zadar to Trieste bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zadar station.

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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 Trieste bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Trieste station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zadar to Trieste is 366 km. It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to drive from Zadar to Trieste.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Zadar Airport to Pula Airport.

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  • Distance: 128.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 35 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Zadar to Trieste twice a week. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min.

Croatia Airlines
Flights from Zadar to Pula
Ave. Duration
35 min
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Bus operators

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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+49 1807 123 99 123
Bus from Zadar to Trieste
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $35

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

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