Travel by Car: Shortest distance between Sarajevo and Zadar is about 365 km and travel time is around 5 hours. The recommended route is going mainly via highway in Croatia where toll fees apply. There is also alternative costal road, but travelling time will be much longer, especially in the summer season.
Travel by Bus: There are some direct buses from Sarajevo to Zadar, timetable is listed below. If the direct buses are not suitable from a time perspective we recommend travelling via Split.
Unfortunately we did not find any direct routes matching your search criteria! Here is what to do:
- Try to search for a bus to the nearest larger city e.g. Rijeka, Zagreb, Zadar or Split and then find a bus from there to your final destination
- If this does not give you any options matching your requirements from a time perspective, you should consider using other means of transportation, renting a car would probably be the best option.
- If you are travelling to or from an airport in Croatia, you will have to travel to the nearest larger city and then change bus there to reach your final destination.
- If you are travelling to one of the larger tourist attractions like e.g. national park Plitvice lakes, you have the option to join an organized bus excursion, more about that here
Alternative ways of travelling from Sarajevo to Zadar:
Travel by train: Travelling by train is in principle possible, but it is a long trip which goes via Sarajevo and Zagreb, so travelling time is considerably longer than travelling by bus or car. More information about train in Bosnia you can find here.
Travel by plane: On this route there is no direct flight.
Map with buses from Sarajevo:
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