Transportation to and from Zadar Airport


What is the distance from Zadar Airport to the centre of Zadar?

The airport is 13 kilometres / 8.1 miles from the centre of Zadar. By road, the city centre can be reached in 20 minutes.

From ZAD Airport to Zadar City centre by Car
13 km
20 min

Public transport

Bus to Zadar

When you leave the Arrivals hall of the terminal you will see a bus station on your right. Several times a day you can take the bus of Liburnija Zadar from the airport to the Old Town and vice versa. The shuttle buses run from Zadar Airport via the main bus station (Autobusni kolodvor Zadar) to the bus station in the Old Town of Zadar. This bus stop is at the street ‘Liburnska obala’ (Zadar Airport Bus Shuttle) within walking distance of hotels and the port of Zadar, known as City Port.

Tickets and timetable
The bus takes about 30 minutes to reach the city centre. The price of a bus ticket is 25 HRK (€ 3.35) per journey, luggage is included. The bus timetable changes several times a year, so it is advisable to consult the schedule shortly before departure through the Zadar Airport website. You can also find a seasonal timetable in the Arrivals hall and Departures hall. The new cruise terminal Gaženica Port is located 3 kilometres south-east of the centre of Zadar. Please consult website Liburnija Zadar for more information.

Car sharing

There is no carsharing service available at the airport. If you are planning to rent a car in Zadar, take a look at our car rental tips and see the full list of all car rental companies at Zadar Airport!


Krka National Park from Zadar Port

€ 68

Discover the natural beauty of the Krka National Park on this full day tour from Zadar. Admire the magnificent waterfalls, including the famous Skradinski Buk. See the rich flora and fauna and explore the lake or take a refreshing swim.

Zadar: Full-Day Sailing Trip in Zadar Archipelago

€ 128.47

Feel the sea breeze and discover the beauty of sailing among dozens of islands in Zadar archipelago. Visit old fishing village Sali in Dugi otok and swim in crystal clear sea away from the crowd.

From Zadar: Plitvice Lakes and Rastoke Mills

€ 102.64

Spend a day outdoors enjoying the sound of waterfalls and the calmness of a surrounding woods. See turquoise lakes and go on a relaxing boat ride across the largest lake in Plitvice National Park. Discover Rastoke Village and it's 17th-century mills.


2-Hour Sunset Walking Tour of Zadar

€ 85

Zadar, situated on the Adriatic Sea, is a historical center of Dalmatia. Its unique urban structure is just one of the things that make Zadar so special and worth seeing.

Virtual Reality Walking Tour of Zadar's History

€ 25.83

Relive more than 2000 years of Zadar's history. Instead of imagining how Zadar once looked, with virtual reality glasses you will stand in the center of Roman Forum, see bombing in World War II and visit places that are usually closed for public.

Zadar Guided Walking Tour

€ 14

Take a guided walking tour of old Zadar and learn about the UNESCO-protected area. Enjoy a sample of Maraschino liqueur and a taste of Pag cheese.

Tours and transport

From Zadar: 4-Hour Croatian Islands Boat Experience

€ 170

Discover the wonders of the Zadar archipelago in this relaxing 4-hour boat ride. See unique panoramas of Zadar city center from the sea. Find a beach of your own and swim in stunning crystal-clear waters.

Zadar Walking Tour: From Roman Times till Now

€ 85

Discover Zadar on a 2-hour walking tour as your guide takes you back to the Roman Era. Visit the Roman Forum and enjoy the sounds of the Sea Organ.

Zadar: 3–Hour Kayak Tour

€ 38

Meet the oldest Dalmatian town from the sea, in the way numerous adventurers, seafarers, pilgrims and conquerors have seen it.


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