Directions from Basel to Zagreb

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Recommended option

Fly Basel to Zagreb  •  5 h 41 min

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

$137 - $484

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h

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

$60 - $120

6 alternative options

Train to Zurich, fly to Zagreb  •  4 h 49 min

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

$130 - $477

Fly Basel to Graz  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Graz (GRZ) BSL - GRZ

$168 - $734

Train to Zurich, fly to Ljubljana  •  6 h 42 min

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

$156 - $647

Train, bus  •  15 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Zagreb

$83 - $143

Train  •  17 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Graz Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec

$202 - $315

Drive  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Zagreb 591.6 miles

$120 - $180

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

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Basel to Zagreb hourly. Alternatively, Globtour operates a bus from Basel to Zagreb twice daily. Tickets cost $75 - $120 and the journey takes 15 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Basel to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Basel to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Basel to Graz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Basel to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Basel to Graz via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bus operators
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Basel Station Sbb to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Schedules at
globtour.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Mesic Reisen
Phone
044 817 05 27
Website
mesic-reisen.ch
Bus from Basel to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
14 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
mesic-reisen.ch
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
13 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Basel and Zagreb is 669 km. The road distance is 947 km.

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Zagreb is to bus which costs SFr 60 - SFr 120 and takes 15 h.

The quickest way to get from Basel to Zagreb is to train and fly which takes 4 h 49 min and costs SFr 130 - SFr 480.

No, there is no direct train from Basel to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Basel Bad Bf and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Mannheim Hbf and Graz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 4 min.

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

It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Basel to Zagreb, including transfers.