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There are 9 ways to get from Zadar to Venice by bus, ferry, shuttle, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Rijeka
  2. Take the bus from Rijeka to Venice, Venice N406

$35 - $73

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Catamaran, ferry  •  10h 25m

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

$87 - $127

Bus, shuttle  •  12h 4m

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

$69 - $465

Train  •  17h 12m

  1. Take the train from Zadar to Knin
  2. Take the train from Knin to Zagreb
  3. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Santa Lucia Rj

$64 - $109

Drive  •  5h 41m

  1. Drive from Zadar to Venice 324.2 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Zadar to Pula, shuttle  •  6h 16m

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

$90 - $593

Fly Zadar to Venice  •  6h 47m

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

$125 - $658

Fly Zadar to Zagreb, shuttle  •  7h 45m

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

$100 - $823

Bus to Split, fly to Venice  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Trogir
  2. Fly from Split (SPU) to Venice (VCE) SPU - VCE

$74 - $442

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zadar to Venice is to bus which costs 220 kn - 480 kn and takes 8h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Zadar to Venice is to drive which costs 500 kn - 750 kn and takes 5h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zadar to Venice. However, there are services departing from Zadar and arriving at Venice, Venice via Rijeka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 40m.

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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 10h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zadar to Venice. However, there are services departing from Zadar and arriving at Venezia Santa Lucia via Knin, Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 12m.

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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 8h 40m and costs 220 kn - 480 kn.

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It takes approximately 8h 40m to get from Zadar to Venice, including transfers.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Zadar to Venice.
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  • Distance: 170.2 miles
  • Duration: 8h 40m

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

You can take a bus from Zadar to Venice via Rijeka and Rijeka in around 8h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zadar to Venice via Knin, Zagreb Glavni Kolod., and Villach Hbf in around 17h 12m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zadar to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Zadar to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
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
Flights from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zadar to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zadar to Venice via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zadar to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Split to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Split to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zadar to Knin
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
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 Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$28 - $40
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Velebit Tours
Phone
08008885
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zadar to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Zadar to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
brioni.hr
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 Rijeka to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
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
7h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Rovinj to Venice Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $430
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$45 - $49
Private
$230 - $430
Shuttle from Pula Airport to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $470
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$47 - $51
Private
$260 - $470
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $650
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$50 - $60
Private
$290 - $650
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Dalmacija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)21 32 62 26
Email
josdedic@inet.hr
Website
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Zadar, aut.kolodvor to Trogir, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
regiojet.com
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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The best way to get from Zadar to Venice is to bus which takes 8h 40m and costs 220 kn - 480 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 410 kn - 750 kn and takes 17h 12m, you could also fly, which costs 800 kn - 4.300 kn and takes 6h 47m.

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

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Zadar to Venice train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Venezia Santa Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zadar to Venice is 519 km. It takes approximately 5h 41m to drive from Zadar to Venice.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Zadar Airport to Pula Airport.

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There are 4159+ hotels available in Venice. 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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