Ferry from Zadar to Ilovik

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

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

Ferry schedules from Zadar to Ilovik

Zadar Ilovik Trip frequency: 2 days per week First trip: 16:00 Last trip: 16:00 Average duration: 1h 30m Price range: 9.95 € - 11.95 €
Ilovik Zadar Trip frequency: 2 days per week First trip: 10:15 Last trip: 10:15 Average duration: 1h 30m Price range: 9.95 € - 9.95 €
Ferry companies KAPETAN LUKA-KRILO

Is there a ferry from Zadar to Ilovik?

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 Zadar to Ilovik?

Depending on the season, you can find up to 2-3 weekly Zadar - Ilovik ferries. Usually, most ferry departures are scheduled for 16:00, with the ferry arriving at the port of Ilovik at 17:30.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Zadar to Ilovik?

Ferry tickets for the Zadar - Ilovik route usually cost €10. 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 Zadar - Ilovik 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 Zadar - Ilovik 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 Zadar to Ilovik?

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

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

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

What’s the distance between Zadar and Ilovik?

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

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Ilovik from Zadar

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

  • Ferries that arrive in Ilovik stop at numerous Croatian islands making it a popular itinerary. Make sure to arrive early at the port of Zadar to avoid delays and overcrowding.
  • 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.
  • 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 Ilovik depart regularly from the port of Zadar. More specifically, the catamarans to Ilovik usually depart from the Port Gate (also known as St Chrysogonus Gate) at the port of Zadar.

The Port Gate is located on the northern seafront of the old town. Nearby, you can find all essential amenities, like ATMs, and parking lots.

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 Zadar - Ilovik 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 Ilovik from Zadar.

Pet travel

You can smoothly travel with your pet on the ferries to Ilovik from Zadar. 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.

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