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

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Recommended option

Fly to Zagreb  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Zagreb (ZAG) ATH - ZAG

$114 - $440

Cheapest option

Train, night train  •  30 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Beograd centar
  3. Take the night train from Novi Beograd to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$52 - $122

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Fly to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  10 h 23 min

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

$150 - $670

Fly to Graz, shuttle  •  10 h 6 min

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

$145 - $720

Train, bus  •  21 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Zagreb

$90 - $141

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  25 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Novi Sad
  2. Take the bus from Ruma to Zagreb

$118 - $207

Bus Siamos Tours  •  27 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Sisak
  3. Take the bus from Sisak to Zagreb

$86 - $133

Train, night train via Vinkovci  •  32 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Beograd centar
  3. Take the train from Beograd centar to Šid
  4. Take the train from Vinkovci to Zagreb D

$53 - $131

Drive  •  14 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Zagreb 932.2 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Zagreb is to train and night train which costs 45€ - 110€ and takes 30 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Zagreb is to fly which costs 95€ - 390€ and takes 5 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Zagreb via Novi Sad and Ruma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Athens to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Thessaloniki, Beograd centar, Karadjordjev park and Novi Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 7 min.

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The distance between Athens and Zagreb is 1080 km. The road distance is 1491.4 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Zagreb without a car is to train and bus which takes 21 h 50 min and costs 75€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Athens to Zagreb, including transfers.

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Athens to Zagreb bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, depart from Athens station.

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Athens to Zagreb train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Zagreb is to fly which takes 5 h 53 min and costs 95€ - 390€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 180€ and takes 25 h 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Zagreb.
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  • Distance: 675.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Zagreb, Croatia?

Aegean Airlines, Croatia Airlines and three other airlines fly from Athens to Zagreb every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Zagreb via Novi Sad and Ruma in around 25 h 22 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Athens to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Athens to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Athens to Graz via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Air Bagan
Website
airbagan.com
Flights from Athens to Ljubljana via London Luton
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Graz via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Beograd centar
Ave. Duration
14 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $55
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$21 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $55
Train from Beograd centar to Šid
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $6
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
1st class
$6
2nd class
$4
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
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
10 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
ms.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Skopje to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Autotransport Karlovac
Phone
098 98 32 331
Email
irena.tihi@atsk.hr
Website
atsk.hr
Bus from Ruma to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
atsk.hr
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Athens to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
17 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Banbus
Phone
+381 11 362 5555
Email
ffice@banbus.co.rs
Website
banbus.co.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Sisak
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
banbus.co.rs
Fudeks
Phone
+381 11 7620255
Email
office@fudeks.rs
Website
fudeks.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Sisak
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
en.fudeks.rs
Book at
fudeks.rs
Auto Promet Sisak
Phone
(044) 526 350
Email
info@auto-promet-sisak.hr
Website
auto-promet-sisak.hr
Bus from Sisak to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
auto-promet-sisak.hr

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Athens to Zagreb bus services, operated by Autotransport Karlovac, arrive at Zagreb station.

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Zagreb is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 12:14 PM in Athens and 11:14 AM in Zagreb.

Athens to Zagreb train services, operated by Serbian Railways (ŽS), arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Zagreb is 1491 km. It takes approximately 14 h 56 min to drive from Athens to Zagreb.

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Aegean Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Croatia Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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There are 2085+ hotels available in Zagreb. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs 9€.

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