There are 7 ways to get from Zadar to Venice by bus, train, ferry, shuttle, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Venice, Venice N535

$30 - $50

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Trieste N535
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Rv

$32 - $60

Catamaran, ferry  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Zadar to Pula 9141
  2. Take the ferry from Pula to Venice

$70 - $110

Bus, shuttle  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Rovinj
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Rovinj to Venice Airport

$48 - $439

Drive  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Zadar to Venice 324.2 miles

$75 - $120

Fly to Venice  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Venice (VCE) ZAD - VCE

$125 - $658

Fly to Pula, ferry  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Pula (PUY) ZAD - PUY
  2. Take the ferry from Pula to Venice

$123 - $229

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The cheapest way to get from Zadar to Venice is to bus which costs 190 kn - 320 kn and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zadar to Venice is to drive which costs 490 kn - 750 kn and takes 5 h 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zadar and arriving at Venice, Venice. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Zadar to Venice. However, there are services departing from Zadar and arriving at Venice via Pula. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 25 min.

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The distance between Zadar and Venice is 272 km. The road distance is 518.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Venice without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 50 min and costs 190 kn - 320 kn.

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The bus from Zadar to Venice, Venice takes 7 h 50 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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The best way to get from Zadar to Venice is to bus which takes 7 h 50 min and costs 190 kn - 320 kn. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 750 kn - 4.200 kn and takes 7 h 37 min.

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There is no direct flight from Zadar Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Zadar to Venice.
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  • Distance: 170.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 50 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Zadar to Venice once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min. Alternatively, Lufthansa, easyJet and five other airlines fly from Zadar to Venice 3 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zadar to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Zadar to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zadar to Pula
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $120
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zadar to Venice via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zadar to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
Bus operators
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 Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zadar to Trieste
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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 Rovinj
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
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
Schedules at
catamaran-line.hr

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