There are 8 ways to get from Ancona to Zagreb by car ferry, bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Car ferry, bus Velebit Tours  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Zadar 51
  2. Take the bus from Zadar to Zagreb L939 / ...

$33 - $65

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Car ferry, bus Autobusni Promet  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Zadar 51
  2. Take the bus from Zadar to Zagreb

$39 - $57

Bus  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Ancona to Bologna, Bologna 421 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Zagreb N997

$42 - $121

Train  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna C.Le Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Villach Hbf En
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...

$76 - $134

Train, night bus  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna C.Le Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  3. Take the night bus from Venice Airport, Venice to Zagreb

$61 - $139

Car ferry, drive  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Zadar 51
  2. Drive from Zadar to Zagreb

$49 - $74

Fly from Ancona  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to Zagreb (ZAG) AOI - ZAG

$165 - $814

Car ferry to Zadar, fly  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Zadar
  2. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Zagreb (ZAG) ZAD - ZAG

$79 - $284

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No, there is no direct bus from Ancona to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Ancona and arriving at Zagreb via Bologna, Bologna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ancona to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Ancona and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Bologna C.Le and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 18 min.

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The distance between Ancona and Zagreb is 315 km.

The best way to get from Ancona to Zagreb without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 10 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 51 min to get from Ancona to Zagreb, including transfers.

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

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Ancona to Zagreb train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Ancona station.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Zagreb is to bus which takes 11 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 12 h 18 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h.

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There is no direct flight from Ancona Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Ancona to Zagreb.
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  • Distance: 196.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 51 min

What companies run services between Ancona, Italy and Zagreb, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Ancona to Zagreb via Bologna, Bologna in around 11 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ancona to Zagreb via Bologna C.Le and Villach Hbf in around 12 h 18 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ancona to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$45 - $60
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $25
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
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Velebit Tours
Phone
053 560 388
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Slavonija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)35 475-300
Email
info@slavonija-bus.hr
Website
slavonija-bus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
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 Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ancona to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Venice Airport, Venice to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
atpsi.hr
Puntamica Line d.d.o.
Phone
+385 (23) 315 331
Email
info@puntamika-line.hr
Website
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Bologna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Ancona to Zadar
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$13 - $18

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

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Lufthansa offers flights from Ancona Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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

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There are 2080+ hotels available in Zagreb. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Ancona Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs .

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