Zadar to Zagreb bus
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There are 12 intercity buses per day from Zadar to Zagreb. Traveling by bus from Zadar to Zagreb usually takes around 3 hours and 35 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 30 minutes.
|Distance||123 mi (198 km)|
|Shortest duration||3h 30m|
|Trips per day||12|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
How much is a bus ticket from Zadar to Zagreb?
Typically $19.92 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Zagreb. This one of the best deals on bus tickets we have seen recently on Wanderu, we recommend booking your travel as prices tend to go up quickly. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
Monthly average prices
The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in January. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $18 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Zadar to Zagreb in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $25 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.
What bus companies travel from Zadar to Zagreb?
There are two bus lines that have daily service from Zadar to Zagreb that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 9 scheduled trips per day.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Autotrans by Arriva||4||3h 36m||$19.46|
Autotrans by Arriva
Book Autotrans by Arriva from Zadar to Zagreb from $17. There are 4 Autotrans by Arriva schedules from Zadar to Zagreb and you can expect on average to pay for a Autotrans by Arriva ticket to Zagreb. In Zadar, Autotrans by Arriva departs to Zagreb from Bus Station and no other station. In Zagreb, Autotrans by Arriva arrives at Avenija Marina Držića 4 and no other station.
An average trip on Autotrans by Arriva from Zadar to Zagreb takes 3 hours and 36 minutes , while the fastest available Autotrans by Arriva trip will get you to Zagreb in 3 hours and 30 minutes .
On weekends, Autotrans by Arriva offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Zagreb.
First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 9 trips from Zadar to Zagreb, and usually makes the trip in about 3 hours and 36 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Zadar to Zagreb during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride from Zadar to Zagreb?
The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 35 minutes to cover the 198 kilometers from Zadar to Zagreb. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 30 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Zadar to Zagreb for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Zadar?
The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Zadar to Zagreb, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
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Zadar is the oldest continually-inhabited city in Croatia. Located on the Adriatic Sea in the northwestern area of the Ravni Kotari region, Zadar will delight you with its plethora of Roman ruins, white sand beaches, and exciting museums.
For a taste of Zadar's history, visit the church of St. Donatus to view one of the most noteworthy examples of Byzantine architecture. Zadar Cathedral is another must, and you can even climb the bell tower for stunning views across the city.
Zadar is also home to several exciting art installations that celebrate the city's natural setting. The Sea Organ, built in 2005, is one of the must-see attractions in the city; the sea's waves generate music through a series of underwater tubes. Greeting to the Sun is another major installation, where 300 multi-layered glass plates and solar panels light up as the sun sets, depicting the solar system in the form of a circle.
Zadar Airport connects the city to many international destinations, with frequent flights daily. For travel by road, choose one of the many bus carriers with service from various destinations around Europe, including Autotrans and FlixBus, among others.
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Zagreb is the capital and largest city of Croatia. Although often overlooked as a travel destination, Zagreb is the center of Croatia's art, culture, academic, and sports scene, providing visitors with much to explore. Plus, it’s one of the cheapest capitals to visit in Central Europe!
Zagreb is divided into three areas: Gornji grad (upper town), which is over 1000 years old and hosts the Presidential palace as well as St Mark's Church; the Donji grad (lower town), home to 19th-century architecture, shops, theatres, cafes, and parks; and the Novi Zagreb (New Zagreb), which was developed post-World War II and is the main residential and business area of the city.
In what is known as the "city of museums," there is no shortage of fascinating places to shelter from the midday heat. The Museum of Broken Relationships is a unique but heartrending museum dedicated to lost love and the real stories of heartbreak. The Museum of Illusions offers a more lighthearted but equally compelling experience, with many deceiving and confusing exhibits on show.
Zagreb is well-connected to many other European cities and destinations throughout the continent. About 15 kilometers from the city center, Zagreb International Airport provides many national and international flight routes, and Zagreb Central Station is a major railway hub. Several bus companies depart Zagreb daily for cities like Dubrovnik, Split, Vienna, and Berlin.
Where does the bus leave from in Zadar?
Main departure station: Bus Station
Zadar Central Bus Station is conveniently next to the city's main railway station. The terminal has many local services, but FlixBus provides most of the service for visitors and travelers going throughout Croatia and beyond. Regular long-distance services go to Florence, Hanover, and Prague, while national routes go to Zagreb, Split, and Rijeka. At the bus terminal, there is luggage storage, ATMs, a food kiosk, and a small café. There are also McDonald's, Konzum, and Lidl supermarkets, and multiple hotels nearby. The terminal is a short ten-minute taxi ride into the city center, where you can enjoy Split's most famous sights, restaurants, and accommodations.
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Where does the bus arrive in Zagreb?
Main arrival station: Avenija Marina Držića 4
Autobusni Kolodvor Zagreb is the central bus station in Croatia's capital city. FlixBus and Arriva operate here and run routes outside the country and within Croatia, with regular routes to Split, Pula, and Rijeka. The bus station doubles as a shopping center, and the building is lined with shops, cafes, restaurants, and waiting areas inside. You can also find parking and car rental services within the station. The bus station is in central Zagreb in the district of Kanal, so you can find plenty of hotels, restaurants, and stores within walking distance.
Bus stations in Zagreb:
Avenija Marina Držića 4
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