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

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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Fly from Zadar  •  4h 25m

  1. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Zurich (ZRH) ZAD - ZRH

$135 - $424

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Bus  •  14h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Zürich

$55 - $80

4 alternative options

Bus to Split, fly  •  6h 44m

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

$119 - $388

Bus via Rijeka  •  15h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Rijeka
  2. Take the bus from Rijeka to Zürich

$62 - $111

Train  •  23h 29m

  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 Graz Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Zürich HB Ec

$144 - $234

Drive  •  10h 47m

  1. Drive from Zadar to Zürich 669.3 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Zadar to Zürich is to bus which costs 350 kn - 550 kn and takes 14h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Zadar to Zürich is to fly which costs 850 kn - 2.800 kn and takes 4h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zadar and arriving at Zürich. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zadar to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Zadar and arriving at Zürich HB via Knin, Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and Graz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 29m.

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The distance between Zadar and Zürich is 632 km. The road distance is 1070.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Zürich without a car is to bus which takes 14h 45m and costs 350 kn - 550 kn.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Zadar to Zürich, including transfers.

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Zadar to Zürich bus services, operated by Croatia Bus, depart from Zadar station.

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

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The best way to get from Zadar to Zürich is to fly which takes 4h 25m and costs 850 kn - 2.800 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 350 kn - 550 kn and takes 14h 45m, you could also train, which costs 900 kn - 1.600 kn and takes 23h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Zadar to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 395.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 25m

What companies run services between Zadar, Croatia and Zürich, Switzerland?

Germania Flug AG, Croatia Airlines and Lufthansa fly from Zadar to Zürich once daily. Alternatively, Croatia Bus operates a bus from Zadar to Zürich 4 times a week. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 14h 45m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zadar to Zurich via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Split to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Split to Zurich via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zadar to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Zadar to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Split to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Germania Flug AG
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Zadar to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Split to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Split to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Split to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
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 Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
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 Graz Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zurich
Ave. Duration
15h 41m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
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
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zürich
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zürich
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Bus from Zadar to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
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 Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zadar to Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Book at
eurolines.ch
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

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The quickest flight from Zadar Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Zadar to Zürich bus services, operated by Croatia Bus, arrive at Zürich station.

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Zadar to Zürich train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zadar to Zürich is 1071 km. It takes approximately 10h 47m to drive from Zadar to Zürich.

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Germania Flug AG, Croatia Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Zadar Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 528+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at $84 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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