There are 10 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 5m

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

871 kn - 2.557 kn

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Bus  •  13h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Zagreb N953

330 kn - 410 kn

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Train to Basel, fly to Zagreb  •  6h 42m

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

1.144 kn - 3.002 kn

Train to Zurich, fly to Split  •  5h 35m

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

965 kn - 2.940 kn

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Zagreb  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Gallarate
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zagreb (ZAG) MXP - ZAG

1.150 kn - 2.648 kn

Train to Zurich, fly to Venice, shuttle  •  8h 20m

  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

977 kn - 5.622 kn

Train, bus  •  13h 58m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Luzern 15 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Luzern to Zagreb

709 kn - 1.129 kn

Train  •  15h 28m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Schwarzach-St.Veit Ec
  3. Take the train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec / ...

1.578 kn - 2.938 kn

Train, night train  •  16h 7m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 8 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Zuerich Hb to Zagreb Glavni Kol. En

782 kn - 1.203 kn

Drive  •  9h 36m

  1. Drive from Bern to Zagreb 984.5 km

850 kn - 1.300 kn

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The cheapest way to get from Bern to Croatia is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 60 and takes 13h 50m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bern and arriving at Zagreb. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13h 50m.

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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 Kol. via Zuerich Hb, Schwarzach-St.Veit and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 28m.

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The distance between Bern and Croatia is 751 km. The road distance is 984.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Croatia without a car is to bus which takes 13h 50m and costs SFr 45 - SFr 60.

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

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Bern to Croatia bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bern 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 50m and costs SFr 45 - SFr 60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 230 - SFr 440 and takes 15h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 750.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 5m

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Croatia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Bern to Zagreb 4 times a day. Tickets cost 330 kn - 410 kn and the journey takes 13h 50m. Eurolines CH also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bern to Zagreb via Zürich HB, Zuerich Hb, Schwarzach-St.Veit, and Villach Hbf in around 15h 28m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 4.000 kn
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 4.000 kn
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 4.500 kn
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 3.900 kn
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.700 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Zurich to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 4.600 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 4.700 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 6.000 kn
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kn - 2.000 kn
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kn - 3.700 kn
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 7.000 kn
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kn - 4.700 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 4.600 kn
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.100 kn - 4.900 kn
Flights from Zurich to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
1.600 kn - 7.500 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 4.500 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kn - 3.700 kn
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 4.400 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 6.000 kn
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.800 kn
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
750 kn - 5.000 kn
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.000 kn - 6.000 kn
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.900 kn - 9.000 kn
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
290 kn - 550 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
240 kn - 440 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
480 kn - 850 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
260 kn - 470 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
270 kn - 490 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Schwarzach-St.Veit
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
900 kn - 1.700 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
190 kn - 260 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
210 kn - 550 kn
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
210 kn - 290 kn
1st Class
410 kn - 550 kn
TGV inOui
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
120 kn - 170 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
140 kn - 220 kn
Website
Railjet
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
240 kn - 330 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
280 kn - 390 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
170 kn - 250 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
150 kn - 200 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
310 kn - 420 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Pula railway Stattion
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
300 kn - 3.000 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
300 kn - 330 kn
Private
1.600 kn - 3.000 kn
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bern to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
330 kn - 410 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
490 kn - 650 kn
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Luzern to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
440 kn - 650 kn
Book at
eurolines.ch

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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 FlixBus, arrive at Zagreb station.

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Bern to Croatia train services, operated by ÖBB EuroCity, arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kol. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Croatia is 984 km. It takes approximately 9h 36m to drive from Bern to Croatia.

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Austrian Airlines, Eurowings, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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Book your Bern to Croatia bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 57+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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