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There are 9 ways to get from Barcelona to Croatia by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Zagreb  •  5h 33m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Zagreb (ZAG) BCN - ZAG

$97 - $297

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Bus Atlassib  •  25h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Padova
  2. Take the bus from Padova to Zagreb 4

$65 - $130

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Fly to Split  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Split (SPU) BCN - SPU

$90 - $350

Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  8h 12m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Venice (VCE) BCN - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Pula railway Stattion

$97 - $717

Train, bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  21h 31m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Valence-TGV to Gare de Grenoble
  3. Take the bus from Grenoble to Zagreb

$138 - $256

Train  •  23h 27m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia Mestre
  5. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  6. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...

$217 - $334

Bus FlixBus  •  25h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Venice, Venice N740
  2. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Zagreb 427 / ...

$95 - $250

Train, bus Eurolines FR  •  25h 22m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Zagreb

$191 - $279

Drive  •  15h 2m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Zagreb 1001.8 miles

$190 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Croatia is to bus which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 25h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Croatia is to fly which costs 75€ - 310€ and takes 5h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Zagreb via Padova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Valence TGV, Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa, Venezia Mestre and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 27m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Croatia is 1282 km. The road distance is 1602.9 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Croatia without a car is to train and bus which takes 21h 31m and costs 120€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 5h 33m to get from Barcelona to Croatia, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Croatia bus services, operated by Atlassib, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Croatia train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Croatia is to fly which takes 5h 33m and costs 80€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180€ - 290€ and takes 23h 27m, you could also bus, which costs 80€ - 220€ and takes 25h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 801.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 33m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Croatia?

Croatia Airlines, Vueling Airlines and four other airlines fly from Barcelona to Velika Gorica every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Zagreb via Valence TGV, Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa, Venezia Mestre, and Villach Hbf in around 23h 27m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Barcelona to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Barcelona to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Barcelona to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Venice via Naples
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Valence-TGV to Gare de Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
italotreno.it
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 Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
3h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Grenoble to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
14h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
arriva.com.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice, Venice to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Venezia - Tronchetto to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$121
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Padova to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
19h 27m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Barcelona to Padova
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
atlassib.es
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Padova to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
florentiabus.it

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Barcelona to Croatia bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, arrive at Zagreb station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Croatia is 1603 km. It takes approximately 15h 2m to drive from Barcelona to Croatia.

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Croatia Airlines, Vueling Airlines, Eurowings and two other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to Croatia train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and four other operators.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24m and costs 1€ - 7€.

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