Duration 29h 20m
Distance 1016.8 km
Average price $80
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The train between Croatia and Bucharest takes 29h 20m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Croatia to Bucharest. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Zagreb Glavni Kol.
  2. Budapest-Keleti
  3. Bucharest
22h 42m
$41 - $90

Croatia to Bucharest train times

Trains run six times a week between Zagreb and Bucharest. The service departs Zagreb at 17:35 in the afternoon, which arrives into Bucharest at 23:55. All services require a transfer, and take on average 29h 20m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

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No, there is no direct train from Croatia to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kol. and arriving at Bucuresti Nord via Kelenföld vasútállomás and Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 42m.

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The distance between Croatia and Bucharest is 726 km. The road distance is 1016.8 km.

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Croatia to Bucharest train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb Glavni Kol. station.

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Croatia to Bucharest train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Bucuresti Nord station.

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Bucharest is 1h ahead of Croatia. It is currently 3:04 PM in Croatia and 4:04 PM in Bucharest.

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