How to Reach Zadar


  • By Plane: Zadar International Airport serves as a commercial airport and caters to numerous flights from several European countries. It is home to various airlines such as Croatia Airlines, German Wings, Lufthansa, InterSky, Danube Wings, Eurolot, and Ryanair that provides reliable services. There are airport buses that run to the central bus and railway station of the city and very reasonably priced. 
  • By Train: Railway station of Zadar is situated between Ulica Ante StarÄevića and Ulica Ante StarÄevića and provides commutation from Zagreb and Split. It is not a much preferred mode of commutation among travelers but curious ones can enjoy the scenic view one get to see on the way.
  • By Bus: Zadar bus station is located beside the railway station and has frequent buses that run from Zagreb, Split, Sibenik, Pula, and Rijeka. The timetable is available online for tourists.
  • By Boat: Boating can be another means for commutation for tourists.  Jadrolinja ferries that runs between Dubrovnik and Rijeka. There are also daily ferries from Ancona in Italy. Local Boats are also available for travelers that run till certain destination. 


  • By Bus: Buses are easily available in any part of the city. They are cheap and easy for traveling. During summer the bus service ceases after midnight. Tourists visiting the place during that time must prepare beforehand.  
  • By Taxi: Taxi services are easily available though they can be quite costly. 
  • By Car: Cars can be rented by travelers for commutation in Zadar. The city is well maintained making the trip easy and hassle free. 
  • On Foot: Since Zadar is a relatively small city, backpackers can tread the nearest places on foot and explore it to their liking.

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Zadar. The most preferred mode of transport in Zadar is Walking.

Average distance: 3.33 km Average time: 20.67 min

  • Walking 66.67%
    Walking 20 min Driving 3.5 min Overall average time for 3 kms 23.5 min
  • Car 33.33%
    Driving 10 min Walking 5 min Overall average time for 4 kms 15 min
Route Distance Time
Babindub to Zadar 9.78 km 9 mins
Nin to Zadar 14.21 km 14 mins
Gračac to Zadar 70.99 km 1 hour 10 mins
Udbina to Zadar 73.92 km 1 hour 13 mins
Rijeka to Zadar 156.6 km 2 hours 36 mins
Pula to Zadar 173.57 km 2 hours 53 mins
Hvar to Zadar 197.39 km 3 hours 17 mins
Zagreb to Zadar 199.99 km 3 hours 19 mins
Ljubljana to Zadar 223.22 km 3 hours 43 mins
Dubrovnik to Zadar 354.53 km 5 hours 54 mins
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