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There are 10 ways to get from Basel to Zagreb by plane, train, shuttle, bus, night train or car

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Fly Basel to Zagreb  •  6h 15m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Zagreb (ZAG) BSL - ZAG

$127 - $380

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Bus  •  15h

  1. Take the bus from Basel Station Sbb to Zagreb Zob N953

$65 - $110

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Train to Zurich, fly to Zagreb  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Zagreb (ZAG) ZRH - ZAG

$127 - $374

Fly Basel to Graz, shuttle  •  8h 7m

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

$168 - $734

Train to Zurich, fly to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ZRH - LJU
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb

$163 - $638

Train to Zurich, fly to Graz, shuttle  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Graz (GRZ) ZRH - GRZ
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Zagreb

$178 - $718

Train  •  13h 40m

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Ulm Hbf Ire / ...
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor

$155 - $237

Train, bus  •  15h 41m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Brugg AG 36
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Zagreb

$82 - $143

Train, night train  •  16h 15m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$133 - $228

Drive  •  9h 18m

  1. Drive from Basel to Zagreb 591.6 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Zagreb is to bus which costs SFr 65 - SFr 110 and takes 15h.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Zagreb is to train and fly which costs SFr 120 - SFr 380 and takes 5h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel Station Sbb station and arriving at Zagreb Zob. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 15h.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 15m.

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The distance between Basel and Zagreb is 669 km. The road distance is 946.6 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Zagreb without a car is to train which takes 13h 40m and costs SFr 150 - SFr 240.

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It takes approximately 6h 15m to get from Basel to Zagreb, including transfers.

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Basel to Zagreb bus services, operated by Globtour, arrive at Basel Station Sbb.

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Basel to Zagreb train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel SBB station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Zagreb is to fly which takes 6h 15m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 380. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 150 - SFr 240 and takes 13h 40m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 110 and takes 15h.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Zagreb.
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  • Distance: 418.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 15m

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Zagreb, Croatia?

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Basel to Zagreb hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Basel to Zagreb via Ulm Hbf, München Hbf, München Hauptbahnhof Nord, München Hackerbrücke, and München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) in around 13h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Basel to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Basel to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Basel to Graz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Basel to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Graz via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Brugg AG
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
14h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
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
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
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Basel Station Sbb to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
globtour.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 Basel, Basel central station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
13h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch

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There is no direct flight from Basel Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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Basel to Zagreb bus services, operated by Globtour, arrive at Zagreb Zob station.

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Basel to Zagreb train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Zagreb is 947 km. It takes approximately 9h 18m to drive from Basel to Zagreb.

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KLM, Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and five other airlines offer flights from Basel Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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Book your Basel to Zagreb bus tickets online with Distribusion 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 Basel to Basel Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 8m and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4.

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