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There are 9 ways to get from Amsterdam to Zagreb by plane, shuttle, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Zagreb  •  4h 48m

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

$86 - $278

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Bus  •  20h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Düsseldorf N61 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Zagreb N261

$68 - $132

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Fly to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  6h 37m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Ljubljana (LJU) AMS - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb

$112 - $582

Fly to Graz, shuttle  •  7h 20m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Graz (GRZ) AMS - GRZ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Zagreb

$142 - $732

Train  •  16h 5m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor

$229 - $340

Train, bus  •  19h 23m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt ICE International
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Zagreb

$133 - $244

Train, night train  •  21h 28m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  4. Take the night train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$218 - $345

Drive, train  •  13h 47m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  4. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Zagreb

$231 - $350

Drive  •  12h 28m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Zagreb 832.2 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Zagreb is to bus which costs 55€ - 120€ and takes 20h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Zagreb is to fly which costs 70€ - 250€ and takes 4h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Zagreb via Düsseldorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Arnhem Centraal, Oberhausen Hbf and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 28m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Zagreb is 1086 km. The road distance is 1331.5 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Zagreb without a car is to train which takes 16h 5m and costs 190€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Amsterdam to Zagreb, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Zagreb bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Zagreb is to fly which takes 4h 48m and costs 70€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 190€ - 300€ and takes 16h 5m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 120€ and takes 20h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Zagreb.
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  • Distance: 678.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 48m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Zagreb, Croatia?

KLM, Croatia Airlines and three other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Zagreb every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Zagreb via Düsseldorf Hbf, München Hbf, München Hauptbahnhof Nord, München Hackerbrücke, and München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) in around 16h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
12h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $45
Private
$130 - $280
Shuttle from Graz Airport to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $45
Private
$150 - $330
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk to Düsseldorf, Hbf., Worringer Str.
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
regiojet.com

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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 Zagreb bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zagreb station.

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Amsterdam to Zagreb train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Zagreb is 1331 km. It takes approximately 12h 28m to drive from Amsterdam to Zagreb.

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KLM, Air France, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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Book your Amsterdam to Zagreb bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 2296+ hotels available in Zagreb. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16m and costs 5€ - 11€.

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