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There are 11 ways to get from Bern to Croatia by train, plane, shuttle, bus, night train or car

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Train to Zurich, fly to Zagreb  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Zagreb (ZAG) ZRH - ZAG

$124 - $367

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Bus  •  13h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Bern P+R Neufeld to Zagreb Zob

$70 - $100

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Train to Basel, fly to Zagreb  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Zagreb (ZAG) BSL - ZAG

$159 - $439

Train to Zurich, fly to Split  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Split (SPU) ZRH - SPU

$142 - $430

Train to Zurich, fly to Venice, shuttle  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Pula railway Stattion

$144 - $837

Train to Zurich, fly to Ljubljana, train  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ZRH - LJU
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana to Rijeka

$155 - $418

Train to Basel, fly to Osijek  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Osijek (OSI) BSL - OSI

$110 - $419

Train  •  15h 18m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Brig 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  5. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...

$129 - $231

Bus via Novi Marof  •  17h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Bern P+R Neufeld to Novi Marof Zob
  2. Take the bus from Novi Marof to Zagreb 937 / ...

$82 - $120

Train, night train  •  16h 6m

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

$141 - $242

Drive  •  9h 34m

  1. Drive from Bern to Zagreb 616.4 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Bern to Croatia is to bus which costs SFr 70 - SFr 100 and takes 13h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Croatia is to train and fly which costs SFr 110 - SFr 420 and takes 5h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bern P+R Neufeld and arriving at Zagreb Zob. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bern to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Brig, Milano Centrale, Venezia Mestre and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 18m.

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The distance between Bern and Croatia is 751 km. The road distance is 986.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Croatia without a car is to bus which takes 13h 30m and costs SFr 70 - SFr 100.

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It takes approximately 5h 39m to get from Bern to Croatia, including transfers.

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Bern to Croatia bus services, operated by Globtour, depart from Bern P+R Neufeld station.

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

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The best way to get from Bern to Croatia is to bus which takes 13h 30m and costs SFr 70 - SFr 100. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 120 - SFr 230 and takes 15h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 469.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 39m

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Croatia?

Globtour operates a bus from Bern to Zagreb 3 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 13h 30m. Eurolines CH also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bern to Zagreb via Brig, Milano Centrale, Venezia Mestre, and Villach Hbf in around 15h 18m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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 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 Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
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
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
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
Germania Flug AG
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Basel to Osijek
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
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 Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
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
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Bern P+R Neufeld to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Bern P+R Neufeld to Novi Marof Zob
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
globtour.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bern to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
14h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Book at
eurolines.ch
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Novi Marof to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.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 Novi Marof to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Novi Marof to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Novi Marof to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Croatia is 986 km. It takes approximately 9h 34m to drive from Bern to Croatia.

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Swiss, Croatia Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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