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There are 5 ways to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Novalja by train, car, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry or plane

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Train, drive, car ferry  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Gospić
  2. Drive from Gospić to Prizna
  3. Take the car ferry from Prizna to Zigljen 335

$28 - $42

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Zagreb to Novalja

$22 - $46

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Gospic
  2. Take the bus from Gospic to Novalja

$42 - $54

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Prizna
  2. Take the car ferry from Prizna to Zigljen 335

$29 - $43

Fly, bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Zadar (ZAD) ZAG - ZAD
  2. Take the bus from Zadar to Novalja

$57 - $166

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Novalja is to train and drive and car ferry which costs 170 kn - 270 kn and takes 6 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Novalja is to drive and car ferry which costs 180 kn - 280 kn and takes 3 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Novalja. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Airport and arriving at Novalja via Zagreb and Gospic. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 51 min.

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The distance between Zagreb Airport (ZAG) and Novalja is 160 km.

The best way to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Novalja without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 51 min and costs 260 kn - 350 kn.

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Novalja, including transfers.

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Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Novalja bus services, operated by Velebit Tours, depart from Zagreb station.

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Zadar Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Novalja bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., arrive at Novalja station.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Zagreb Airport to Zadar Airport.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Novalja.
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  • Distance: 100.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

What companies run services between Zagreb Airport (ZAG), Croatia and Novalja, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Novalja via Zagreb - Autobusni Kolodvor, Zagreb, and Gospic in around 5 h 51 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Train operators
Bus operators
Velebit Tours
Phone
053 560 388
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Gospic
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Gospić
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Gospic to Novalja
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus and ferry from Zagreb to Novalja
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Prizna to Zigljen
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$1 - $2
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Car ferry from Prizna to Zigljen
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Car ferry from Prizna to Žigljen
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com

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