There are 5 ways to get from Zagreb to Novalja by train, car, car ferry, bus and ferry or bus

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

Recommended option

Train, drive, car ferry  •  4 h 29 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

$24 - $36

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Zagreb to Novalja

$17 - $45

3 alternative options

Bus Velebit Tours  •  4 h 44 min

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

Bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Novalja

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 11 min

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

$28 - $42

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Novalja is to train and drive and car ferry which costs 150 kn - 230 kn and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Novalja is to drive and car ferry which costs 180 kn - 270 kn and takes 3 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb and arriving at Novalja. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Novalja is 164 km.

The best way to get from Zagreb to Novalja without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 4 h 40 min and costs 110 kn - 260 kn.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Zagreb to Novalja, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Novalja bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, depart from Zagreb station.

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Zagreb to Novalja bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, arrive at Novalja station.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Novalja.
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  • Distance: 102.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Novalja, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Novalja via Gospic in around 4 h 44 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
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
Every 3 hours
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
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Novalja
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
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
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
4 times a day
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
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
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr

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