How to get to Zadar?

✈ By plane

The following airlines operate from Zadar Airport: Austrian Airlines (AUA), Titan Airways (AWC), Flybe/Stobart Air (BEE), Croatia Airlines (CTN), Lufthansa (DLH), Easyjet (ESY), Eurowings (EWG), Luxair (LGL), LOT  (LOT), Ryanair (RYR), Skywork (SRK) and Vueling (VLG). Other airports in Croatia: Split, Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Rijeka, Pula, Osijek, Brač, Lošinj. For more information visit

Airports near ZadarTraveling time to ZadarDistance to ZadarMap details
Zadar airport (ZAD)19 min by car12.1 kmView map
Split airport (SPU)3h 19m by bus
1h 37m by car
129 kmView map
Zagreb airport (ZAG)3h 30m by bus
2h 59m by car
295 kmView map
Pula airport (PUY)7h 26m by bus
4h 15m by car
392 kmView map
Aeroporto Internazionale di Ancona (AOI)6h 51m by ferry and bus
8h 36m by car
194 km
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Zadar can also be reached through other airports in neighbouring countries such as Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Slovenia or Trieste Airport, Italy. For bus connections from airports in Croatia and timetable please check or (from Zagreb airport).

⛵ By boat

Zadar is well connected with many domestic and international ferry and catamaran lines from Pula, Lošinj, Rijeka, Split, Dubrovnik and Ancona. For timetables, please visit the the largest passenger ship carrier in Croatia or (sea routes from Italy).

🚋 By train

The train station is located next to the bus station. Also, the rail can get you to other major cities such as Split and Šibenik, and then you can take a bus to Zadar. For information about the timetables visit For train connections from airports in Italy please check Trenitalia.

🚗 By road

Highway A1 to junction Zadar1 from Zagreb or to junction Zadar2 from Split, and then follow the state road to Zadar. Also you can take bus lines from Zagreb or from the chosen cities. For information on international and domestic bus lines visit and for local lines in Zadar visit www.liburnija-zadar.hrHiring a car in any Croatian city and driving through spectacular scenery towards Zadar is absolutely fun. You can find a lot of low-cost car hire opportunities with great services that can make your stay in Croatia even more interesting.