If you want to have in one place all info about ferries from Zadar, here you'll find sailing schedule to Zadar islands archipelago and international ferry line Zadar - Ancona - Zadar.
Zadar district makes a part of Northern Dalmatia region with 17 islands of all sizes starting from the biggest one, Dugi Otok (Long Island), Ugljan, the closest island to the mainland just opposite the town of Zadar.
As you can see on the map below, one of the biggest Croatian island is Pasman, connected with Ugljan by bridge in Zdrelac canal.
Many believe that the island of Pag belongs to Zadar County. Pag is the fifth largest island in the Adriatic, but only the southern part of the island (with Pag town) belongs to Zadar while northern part (Novalja) makes part of Kvarner gulf district.
It is important to point out that Zadar town has a new ferry port which was transferred in 2015 to new location, from the center of Zadar on the peninsula to the port Gazenica.
All ferry lines that have so far sailed from the city center peninsula moved to Gazenica, and in the city center remain only passenger ships and high-speed lines (catamarans).
With 24 lines a day, 15 ferries crossings and nine ships and catamaran lines, Zadar is after Split port the most important Croatia's ferry harbor. The most of the ferry lines are handled by state owned Jadrolinija company. All lines can be booked online!
Since the Zadar archipelago has a rather complicated ferry network, with all small and larger islands connections, the map above will help you to figure out the most important lines at Zadar and Sibenik sea area. All sailing schedules are in PDF. format easy to download. Here you can check ferries 2016 prices!
Ferry lines from Gazenica harbor
Ship line from Zadar to Preko (Ugljan island) - only foot passenger
Ferry from Biograd to Tkon (Pasman island)
Over the past years Zadar shipping Miatours company performs fast ship services to local islands as well organized trips and excursions. As Jadrolinija ferries from Zadar keeps a ferry line N° 401 from Zadar, Miatours handles by fast catamaran the following line: