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Journey Information

There are 9 intercity buses per day from Zadar to Split. Traveling by bus from Zadar to Split usually takes around 2 hours and 43 minutes, but the fastest Autotrans by Arriva bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 2 minutes.

Distance74 mi (118 km)
Shortest duration2h 2m
Cheapest price€10.61
Trips per day9
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from Zadar to Split?

Typically €12.68 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Split. 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

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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 €13 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Zadar to Split in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to €17 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 Split?

There are 3 bus lines from Zadar to Split available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 5 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Autotrans by Arriva52h 52m€15.62
FlixBus52h 39m€12.73
Nomago13h 0m€13.76
  • Autotrans by Arriva

    Autotrans by Arriva

    Book Autotrans by Arriva from Zadar to Split from €14. There are 5 trips per day offered by Autotrans by Arriva from Zadar to Split and you can expect on average to pay for a Autotrans by Arriva ticket to Split. In Zadar, Autotrans by Arriva departs to Split from Bus Station . In Split, Autotrans by Arriva arrives at Bus Station .

    An average trip on Autotrans by Arriva from Zadar to Split takes 2 hours and 52 minutes , while the fastest available Autotrans by Arriva trip will get you to Split in 2 hours and 2 minutes .

    On weekends, Autotrans by Arriva offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Split.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    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 5 trips from Zadar to Split, and usually makes the trip in about 2 hours and 39 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Nomago

    Nomago

    Book Nomago from Zadar to Split from €14. Typically there is one Nomago schedule per day from Zadar to Split and you can expect on average to pay for a Nomago ticket to Split. In Zadar, Nomago departs to Split from Bus Station . In Split, Nomago arrives at Bus Station .

    An average trip on Nomago from Zadar to Split takes 3 hours and 0 minutes , while the fastest available Nomago trip will get you to Split in 2 hours and 2 minutes .

    On weekends, Nomago offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Split.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Zadar to Split 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 Split?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 43 minutes to cover the 118 kilometers from Zadar to Split. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 2 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?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Split. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Zadar?

The first bus leaves at 05:00 and the last bus leaves at 20:00. To see the times for all buses from Zadar to Split, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Zadar to Split every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Zadar to Split without transferring.

City Information

Zadar

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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.

Split

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Located on the picturesque Adriatic Coast, Split is the second-largest city in Croatia. With a history including Roman, Venetian, Austrian, French, Italian, and Yugoslav rule, Split has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its many historic attractions and strikingly varied architecture.

The Palazzo di Diocleziano lies at the city's historic heart. This exceptionally well-preserved 4th-century palace showcases the Roman emperor Diocletian's stately retirement home and military camp. Walk along the Roman streets with their original paving stones, and see if you can identify several "Game of Thrones" filming locations. After walking through the maze of cobblestone streets in Old Town, sit in one of the many cafes in People's Square for an afternoon coffee.

For even more of a taste of Croatia, visit one of the local restaurants. As Split is a coastal town, seafood dishes are the standard, but the flavors are far above standard! Make sure to try brudet, a traditional seafood stew commonly served along the Croatian coast. Finish your meal with mandulat, a traditional dessert from the Dalmatia region, made with honey and almonds.

You can easily reach Split from many national and international destinations. Split Airport offers international flights, and an airport shuttle bus provides easy access to the city. Bus services connect Split to many cities across Europe, including Budapest, Berlin, and Bratislava. Deutsche Bahn trains even run all the way to Split, so you can travel the entire length of Central Europe.

Station Information

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 coach 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.

All bus stations in Zadar:

  • Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Split?

Main arrival station: Bus Station

The coach station known as Autobusni Kolodvor is the central terminal in Split, Croatia. The station is in a busy district of the city on the waterfront, and most major coach services run from here. Buses that operate from the terminal include FlixBus and local service App Pozega. They run to destinations across Croatia, with frequent services to the cities of Pula, Dubrovnik, Zagreb, and Zadar. At the terminal, there are lots of waiting areas and information booths where you can buy tickets and get information about boats departing from the port. There are also a few cafes nearby, and further into the city, there are multiple hotels, bars, and restaurants.

Bus stations in Split:

  • Bus Station

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