Ferry from Ilovik to Zadar

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

From the evergreen Croatian island of Ilovik, you can easily travel to the mainland port of Zadar by ferry. Discover more about the Ilovik - Zadar ferry route below, including all available timetables, and plan your ferry trip to Zadar online on Ferryhopper.

Ferry schedules

Ilovik Zadar Trip frequency: 2 days per week First trip: 10:15 Last trip: 10:15 Average duration: 1h 30m Price range: 11.95 € - 11.95 €
Zadar Ilovik Trip frequency: Once per week First trip: 16:00 Last trip: 16:00 Average duration: 1h 30m Price range: 11.95 € - 11.95 €
Ferry companies KAPETAN LUKA-KRILO

Is there a ferry from Ilovik to Zadar?

Yes, there are year-round ferries traveling between Zadar and Ilovik, Croatia. All connections are direct, served by the ferry company Kapetan Luka - Krilo.

Note: as ferry timetables are subject to change, you can browse all available departures in real time on Ferryhopper and book your ferry tickets hassle-free.

What’s the ferry schedule from Ilovik to Zadar?

Depending on the season, you can find up to 2-3 weekly Ilovik - Zadar ferries. Usually, most ferry departures are scheduled for 10:15 in the morning, with the ferry arriving at the port of Zadar before noon.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Ilovik to Zadar?

Ferry tickets for the Ilovik - Zadar route usually cost €12. Although the ticket price is usually fixed, the final cost may vary depending on the available offers and discounts.


Browse and compare all ferry offers for the Ilovik - Zadar route on Ferryhopper and book tickets at the best prices. Any available offers and deals will be automatically applied as you plan your ferry trip back to mainland Croatia.


You can book lower-cost Ilovik to Zadar ferry tickets, as there are year-round age-based discounts. Toddlers can travel for free, while children up to the age of 12 are entitled to reduced fares (50%).

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Ilovik to Zadar?

Traveling from Ilovik to Zadar by ferry takes around 1 hr 30 min.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Ilovik to Zadar?

Yes, only high-speed vessels operate on the Ilovik - Zadar ferry route, making the crossing in just 1.5 hr.

What’s the distance between Ilovik and Zadar?

The sailing distance between the island of Ilovik and the mainland port of Zadar is approximately 39 nautical miles (or 73 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Zadar from Ilovik

Discover some useful tips for your ferry trip to the port of Zadar below:

  • Ferries that arrive in Zadar stop at numerous Croatian islands, including Ilovik, making it a popular itinerary. Make sure to arrive early at the port of Ilovik to avoid delays and overcrowding.
  • Before heading back to mainland Croatia, consider planning an island-hopping trip to some of the best Croatian islands!
  • From Ilovik, you can hop on a ferry to the island of Susak and then resume your journey to Zadar! Check out the Susak - Zadar ferry route to learn how to get back to Croatia’s Adriatic coast.

Where to take the ferry from Ilovik to Zadar 

Ferries to Zadar depart from the ferry port of Ilovik throughout the year. The port has enough space for both commercial catamarans and yachts/boats.

The port of Ilovik is found on the northeastern side of the island, near the town center and main waterfront. Given the small size of Ilovik, the port is easily reachable on foot from all points of interest.

Can I travel on the ferry from Ilovik to Zadar with a car?

No, it is not possible to bring along your vehicle on the Ilovik - Zadar ferries.

Ferry luggage

With Kapetan Luka - Krilo, you are entitled to carry up to 23 kg of luggage with you.


Because of the short trip duration (just 1.5 hr), there are no cabins available on the ferries to Zadar from Ilovik.

Pet travel

You can smoothly travel with your pet on the ferries to Zadar from Ilovik. Make sure to fill out all the necessary information when booking your tickets and carry along your pet certificates.

Dogs must be muzzled and on a leash at all times, while cats and birds must travel inside carriers. These rules do not apply to guide dogs, however.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Ilovik to Zadar 

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