The historic city of Trogir on Croatia's Adriatic coastline is an easy 1.5-hour drive from Zadar, covering a distance of only 80 miles (129 km). This short drive is most comfortably done with a private transfer or rental car. There are also hourly, direct buses linking the two destinations. Note that there are no train or ferry connections between Zadar and Trogir.

This 14-day tour of Croatia takes in five UNESCO sites: Plitvice Lakes National Park, Zadar's fortified walls, the city of Trogir, Split and its Diocletian's Palace, and the old town of Dubrovnik. Other stops include Korčula island, the Pelješac peninsula, Krka National Park, Zagorje and the capital city of Zagreb.

By Car

Duration: 1.5-2 hours

It's an easy drive from Zadar to Trogir by rental car, with the added advantage of making stops along the way and setting your own schedule. The fastest route is via the highway: leaving Zadar, take road 424 to Zemunik Gornji from where you can get onto the E65 toll highway. Head southward and leave the highway at Exit 24 at Prgomet before continuing towards Trogir. A more scenic but slightly longer option is to follow the scenic coastal road towards Šibenik.

Traveling from Zadar to Trogir by private transfer is convenient, especially for travelers who are not comfortable driving abroad. Get in touch with your travel specialist for more information on transfer companies offering this service.

By Bus

Duration: 2.5 to 3 hours

Regular direct buses go between Zadar and Trogir each day, almost hourly. If you have a schedule to keep and are traveling during the peak summer season, do reserve your seats with the bus company online in advance. Buses in Croatia are relatively comfortable and quite cheap. Note that Arriva offers free wifi onboard their buses.


Map of How to Get from Zadar to Trogir
Map of How to Get from Zadar to Trogir
Written by Isabel P, updated Aug 13, 2019