International Ferries to Zadar
There is only one international ferry to Zadar and that is the Ancona to Zadar line which runs from June to September.
Local passenger Ferries to Zadar
There are also regular and frequent ferry connections to the following nearby Croatian islands:
as well as other islands in the Zadar archipelago: Rava, Iz, Molat, Brgulje, Zapuntel, Ist, Zverinac, Sestrunj, Rivanj.
Local Car Ferries to Zadar
See jadrolinija.hr for timetables.
Local car and passenger ferries to Zadar are entirely handled by Jadrolinija with Miatours handling a daily passenger boat to Olib, Silba and Premuda. All Jadrolinija ferries can be booked online but tickets for the Miatours passenger boat must be purchased at the Miatours agency.
Zadar has two ferry ports: the City Port and the Gazenica Port opened in 2014 for cruise ships and in 2015 for local ferries (see more). The City Port handles the Ancona Zadar ferry and all passenger ferries while Gazenica handles all local car ferries.
Gazenica Port is 3km southeast of the city center. See this map:
There is parking, car rental and taxis at the port. Additionally, the port is served by bus line 9, running at least every 30 minutes to the Zadar bus station where there are connections to local, domestic and international buses.