How to get to Zadar from Split

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from Split to Zadar

How to get to Zadar from Split by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Split to Zadar is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Autotrans by Arriva
Split, Autobusni Kolodvor
12:26Zadar, Busbahnhof
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Autotrans by Arriva
Split, Autobusni Kolodvor
14:32Zadar, Busbahnhof
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Autotrans by Arriva
Split, Autobusni Kolodvor
03:30Zadar, Busbahnhof
0 changes
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Autotrans by Arriva
Split, Autobusni Kolodvor
15:56Zadar, Busbahnhof
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Split, Autobusni Kolodvor
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Split, Autobusni Kolodvor
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Travel Information from Split to Zadar

distanceDistance73 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach
priceTicket price range- £13
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £13 • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAutotrans by Arriva

Take a coach to travel 73 miles between Split and Zadar. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Autotrans by Arriva among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, ferry, flight or train from Split to Zadar.

How to Travel from Split to Zadar?

Touring the Croatian coast couldn't be simpler, with plenty of ways to reach Zadar from Split every day of the year. Travellers on this very popular route have a range of bus carriers to choose from, including Crnja Tours, Croatia Bus, GoOpti, PanTurist, AutoTrans, App Pozega, and Eurolines. There will be 30 to 35 direct options on any given day, and journeys aren't too long, with an average duration of about 2.5 hours.

What is the Cheapest Way To Get from Split to Zadar?

There's only one transport option to consider when travelling from Split to Zadar. Fortunately, taking the bus is a very cost-effective way to travel, with affordable budget fares available every day. Buses take about two and a half hours to reach Zadar, and 30 to 35 services leave Split's central bus station every single day. Various companies operate on the route, including Crnja Tours, GoOpti, AutoTrans, Croatia Bus, App Pozega, PanTurist, and Eurolines. All travel direct, with no need for changes. All leave from Split's Busbahnhof, and all arrive at Zadar's Busbahnhof, also referred to as Dworzec Autobusowy).

What is the Fastest Way to Travel from Split to Zadar?

There's no competition on the Split to Zadar, so bus travel is definitely the quickest way to travel. Most services take around 2 hours 30 minutes to reach Zadar, but some express services are available as well. These faster buses are usually operated by Crnja Tours and can reach their destination in as little as 2 hours, so are worth looking out for if time is a major consideration. Travellers should also be aware that some Arriva Panturist services are 15-30 minutes slower than average.

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Travel from Split to Zadar by Bus

Taking the bus is an excellent way to travel from Split to Zadar. Travellers can expect a huge choice of departures, with 30 to 35 direct buses on any day of the year. Departures run through the night, with various options before dawn. After that, there's at least one bus per hour during the day, and often far more. Journey durations range from two-hour express services to slower buses that take over three hours. However, the vast majority of buses take two and half hours to reach Zadar. All run from Split's Busbahnhof, which is right next to the ferry port near the city centre, making it handy for island hoppers and those staying in town. Services arrive at Zadar's Busbahnhof, which is about 800 metres south of the old town. Local buses offer quick connections to the centre, and taxis wait outside for bus arrivals.

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All travel companies: Coach Companies from Split to Zadar

FlixBus will get you to Zadar from Split at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    FAQs: Split to Zadar

    FAQs: Travel to Zadar easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Split to Zadar.

    There are 1 travel options between Split and Zadar. You can take a coach.

    The cheapest way to get from Split to Zadar is by taking a coach with average ticket prices of £13 compared to other travel options to Zadar:

    A coach is less than a ferry for this route with tickets for a ferry from Split to Zadar costing on average.

    A coach is less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Split to Zadar costing on average.

    A coach is less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Split to Zadar costing on average.

    The fastest way to get to Zadar from Split is by coach with an average travel time of 2 h 20 min.

    Other travel options to Zadar take longer:

    Zadar is approximately 73 miles away from Split.

    The average frequency per day from Split to Zadar is:

    • 2 coaches a day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Split and Zadar as scheduled services by coach can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Split to Zadar:

    • Coaches most often depart from Split at Split, Split Airport (SPU) and arrive in Zadar at Zadar, Autobusni Kolodvor.
    • Flights mostly depart from Split Airport and arrive in Zadar Airport.
    • Trains mostly depart from Split Predgrađe and arrive in Zadar.

    The following travel companies offer services from Split to Zadar:

    • Travel with Autotrans by Arriva, FlixBus, Nomago, App Pozega by Arriva or Infobus for coaches to Zadar. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Split to Zadar tickets on Omio for £13.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Split to Zadar with the following travel companies:

    • You can check for a direct coach to Zadar with Autotrans by Arriva, FlixBus or Nomago with 2 direct coaches per day.

    Direct services to Zadar tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

    Looking to extend your trip from Split to Zadar? Many Omio customers who go from Split to Zadar usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Šibenik or Rijeka. If you're looking to explore Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Šibenik or Rijeka from Zadar, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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