City transport

Public city transport is organized through a total of 11 lines with 16 buses. The existing lines cover all parts of the city of Zadar. Public city transport is carried out daily according to the established timetable, from 5:00 am to 12 am.


In the city of Zadar, the carrier uses the following types of tickets:

  • one-way and two-way tickets;
  • worker, pupil, student and pensioner monthly bus passes (tickets);
  • preferential annual bus passes.

One-way travel tickets are purchased and paid in cash to the bus driver, and two-way tickets are issued and paid in cash at the ticket sales department of the Zadar Bus Station, Ante Starčevića 1, (point of sale no. 15), as well as with contracted vendors, namely:

  • At all “Tisak” stands located near important city bus stops;
  • “PIKOLO” stand – Krešimirova obala bb, Zadar;
  • “PETRIĆI” stand – Put Nina 94, Zadar;
  • “ARENA” stand – Put Nina 30, Zadar

NOTE: The sale of two-way tickets on the bus by the driver and at contracted vendors has been temporarily discontinued.

As of 12 September 2018, all of the mentioned travel tickets (except for monthly passes) can be purchased via the Smartica mobile application.

The period for using one-way and two-way tickets is limited from the moment of validating the ticket until the expiration of the time marked on the ticket.

A correctly validated ticket is also valid when transferring exclusively in the same direction within 50 minutes.

A two-way ticket purchased at the indicated price is valid for 15 days from the price change, and unused tickets can be replaced with a surcharge within 30 days. The ticket cannot be used or replaced after the specified date.

Digital travel tickets purchased via the Smartica mobile app are valid from the moment the ticket is activated via the bus validation device, and also have a time limit of 50 minutes exclusively in the same travel direction.