Zadar and Preko on Island Ugljan is the most frequent ferry connection in Croatia, in July and August, there are up to 29 daily departures between them, in June and September around 25 departures and the rest of the year up to 20 daily departures. The sailing time between Zadar and Preko is about 20 to 25 minutes. Please note that the majority of the departures are with a car ferry from the port Zadar Gaženica, the other departures are with passenger ships from the old town, If you do a search above for ferry from Zadar to Preko, you will notice the different Icons next to the arrival times, indicated weather the departure is with the car ferry or with a passenger ship.
Zadar Preko , 2021-11-29
Map travel route Zadar - Preko
Please note twice a day the car ferry also stops at the Island Osljak on the way to Preko.
FAQ Zadar – Ugljan
City bus line number 9 drives from old town and the main bus station to the Gaženica port.
As both have the same price and almost the same crossing time, it’s basically a question about what is most convenient in relation to where you are staying.
There are less pet restrictions to follow on the car ferry, you can read more here.
Unfortunately not, the price is the same in each direction.
Yes, on the passenger ship as well on the car ferry it is possible to be outside during the crossing.
There is no other ferry connection to Island Ugljan, but as it is connected to Island Pasman via a bridge, you can take the car ferry from Biograd to Tkon and then drive to Island Ugljan from there.
For foot passengers travelling a one way ticket cost 18 Kuna during summer season and 15 Kuna in winter, the price applies to boat, passenger ship and the car ferry. For children between 3-12 years there is a 50% discount.
The price for bringing a car to Island Pasman depends on the size of the car, if you have a regular sized car (max 5 m long, 2 m high) the price is 103 Kuna one way, to that price you have to add the price for the passenger tickets. Prices for other vehicles sizes can be found in the summer price-list here!