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There are 10 ways to get from Amsterdam to Croatia by plane, bus, train, night train, car or car train

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Fly to Zagreb  •  5h 8m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Zagreb (ZAG) AMS - ZAG

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Bus via Velika Kladuša  •  18h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Velika Kladuša
  2. Take the bus from Karlovac to Zagreb Arriva / ...

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Fly to Split  •  5h 4m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Split (SPU) AMS - SPU

Fly to Graz, bus  •  8h 11m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Graz (GRZ) AMS - GRZ
  2. Take the bus from Maribor bus station to Varaždin bus station

Train  •  17h 37m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Bf to München Hbf 41 / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf 90 / ...
  4. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf 62 / ...
  5. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol. 213 / ...

Train via Stuttgart  •  18h 46m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Hauptbahnhof 22 / ...
  3. Take the train from Hauptbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf 62 / ...
  4. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf 62 / ...
  5. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol. 213 / ...

Bus  •  24h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Zagreb N885

Night train  •  24h 18m

  1. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rosenheim Nj
  2. Take the night train from Rosenheim to Zagreb Glavni Kol. En

Drive, car train  •  14h 11m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Munich East Station
  3. Drive from Munich East Station to Zagreb

Drive  •  11h 58m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Zagreb 1328.8 km

Amsterdam to Croatia by train and tram

14 Weekly Services
17h 37m Average Duration
€183 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Croatia is to bus via Velika Kladuša which costs €60 - €120 and takes 18h 30m.

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The fastest way to get from Amsterdam to Croatia is to fly which takes 5h 4m and costs €75 - €270.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam and arriving at Zagreb via Velika Kladuša and Karlovac. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Trg J. Jelačića via Köln Messe/Deutz Bf, München Hbf, Salzburg Hbf, Villach Hbf and Glavni kolodvor. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 37m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Croatia is 1162 km. The road distance is 1328.8 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Croatia without a car is to train which takes 17h 37m and costs €180 - €550.

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It takes approximately 5h 8m to get from Amsterdam to Croatia, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Croatia bus services, operated by Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic, depart from Amsterdam station.

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Amsterdam to Croatia train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Croatia is to fly which takes 5h 8m and costs €110 - €220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €180 - €550 and takes 17h 37m, you could also bus via Velika Kladuša, which costs €60 - €120 and takes 18h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 1161.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 8m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Croatia?

KLM, Croatia Airlines and four other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Zagreb every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Zagreb via Köln Messe/Deutz Bf, München Hbf, Salzburg Hbf, Villach Hbf, Zagreb Glavni Kol., and Glavni kolodvor in around 17h 37m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €1100
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€65 - €310
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €290
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via Naples
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €340
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€85 - €380
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €1100
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €490
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€95 - €360
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €70
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
€28 - €40
1st Class Full Fare
€45 - €70
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €110
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
€40 - €65
1st Class Full Fare
€70 - €110
Night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rosenheim
Ave. Duration
13h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €210
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
€85 - €130
1st Class Full Fare
€140 - €210
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz Bf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Frankfurt to Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Hauptbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€34 - €37
Schedules at
brb.de
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Schedules at
transdev.de
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €50
Website
https://westbahn.at/en/
Standard Ticket
€20 - €28
First Class
€30 - €50
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €160
Website
https://www.nightjet.com/en/#/home
Sleeper Carriage
€130 - €160
Seating Carriage
€28 - €50
Couchette Carriage
€80 - €100
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €160
Website
https://www.nightjet.com/en/#/home
Sleeper Carriage
€130 - €160
Seating Carriage
€30 - €50
Couchette Carriage
€80 - €110
ÖBB
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
https://www.oebb.at/en/
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
https://www.oebb.at/en/
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Munich East Station
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€95 - €120
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Urlaubs-Express
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Maribor bus station to Varaždin bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlovac to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic
Phone
+49 (0)7051 93 03 44
Email
info@prosicbus.com
Website
prosicbus.com
Bus from Amsterdam to Velika Kladuša
Ave. Duration
14h 41m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€55 - €100
Website
http://www.prosicbus.com
Schedules at
http://www.prosicbus.com/#redvoznje-faq
Arriva Croatia
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €10
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Book at
brioni.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 060 300 300
Email
info.promet@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Schedules at
ap.hr
Autotransport Karlovac
Phone
047/600-740
Email
info@atsk.hr
Website
atsk.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
atsk.hr
Prijevoz Knežević
Phone
+385 91 255 0999
Email
prijevoz.knezevic@gmail.com
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Karlovac to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Book at
prijevoz-knezevic.hr
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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Amsterdam to Croatia bus services, operated by Arriva Croatia, arrive at Zagreb station.

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Amsterdam to Croatia train services, operated by ÖBB, arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kol. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Croatia is 1329 km. It takes approximately 11h 58m to drive from Amsterdam to Croatia.

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KLM, Croatia Airlines, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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