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

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Fly to Zagreb  •  4 h 47 min

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

$96 - $382

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Bus  •  20 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Essen 056
  2. Take the bus from Essen to Zagreb N261

$77 - $130

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Fly to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  6 h 32 min

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

$112 - $582

Fly to Graz, shuttle  •  7 h 15 min

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

$142 - $732

Train via München Hackerbrücke  •  16 h 8 min

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

$225 - $334

Train  •  19 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...

$224 - $345

Train, bus  •  20 h 45 min

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

$143 - $204

Drive, train  •  13 h 49 min

  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  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Zagreb 832.2 miles

$200 - $300

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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 Essen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 55 min.

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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 Oberhausen Hbf and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 58 min.

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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 16 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min 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 Deutsche Bahn, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Zagreb is to fly which takes 4 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 16 h 8 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 20 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Zagreb.
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  • Distance: 678.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

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

KLM, Croatia Airlines and two other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Zagreb every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Zagreb via Duisburg Hbf, München Hbf, München Hauptbahnhof, München Hackerbrücke, and München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) in around 16 h 8 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Amsterdam to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Amsterdam to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Ljubljana via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Graz via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
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 Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
12 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.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
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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
2 h 6 min
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
2 h 49 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $45
Private
$150 - $330
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
6 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 Essen
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Essen to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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 12 h 28 min to drive from Amsterdam to Zagreb.

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KLM, Croatia Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Amsterdam Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs .

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