Getting to Island Molat is not a problem, as there is a car ferry from Zadar to Molat which operates year round, this is also the case with the fast ferry / catamaran. The sailing time with the catamaran is less than one hour, the sailing time with the car ferry varies from 2.5 to 3 hours depending on the sailing route. Both departures are operated by Jadrolinija, please note that the departure time from Zadar varies depending on the weekday.
Zadar Molat , 2023-09-24
Map travel route Zadar - Molat
FAQ Zadar – Molat ferry
No depending on the weekday, the car ferry stops at all or some the following island on the way, Rvianj, Sestrunj and Zverinac.
Both car ferry and catamaran sail to Molat town on Island Molat, but the catamaran also continues to Brgulje and Zapuntel.
Yes if you travel with the car ferry you can bring the dog, if you follow Jadrolinija’s terms
No, in fact you can not buy a return ticket, if you are travelling back from Molat to Zadar, you will have to buy a one way ticket for that connection, of course you can buy both one way tickets online up front.
Other ferries from Zadar:
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2023 Zadar to Molat Ferry Prices
The price for travelling from Zadar to Molat as a foot passenger is 4,78 € on the car ferry, and 6, 37 € on the catamaran, both prices are seasonal prices. In the winter the prices are 3,58 € and 4,51 €.
It often happens that people travelling by, car or bus get a bit confused about how to calculate the price, so here are a few examples.
Car with passengers
If you are e.g. 3 adults and a regular car going on the ferry, the price calculations for one-way tickets are the following, car (Less than 5 meters in length, and two meters in height) = 23,36 € + 3 adults (3 * 4,78 €) = 15,13 €, so in total, your price will be 38,49 €. As there is no discount for return tickets the round trip price will be 76,98 € or roughly 25,62 € per person.
Bus with passengers
For a bus the way of calculating is different, if you have a bus with space for 30 people and 22 passengers, the price is 113,61 €, which includes the bus and the passengers!