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There are 6 ways to get from Bolzano to Croatia by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus Luki Bus  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Bolzano to Trieste
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Zagreb 402 / ...

$67 - $93

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Train  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Bolzano to Fortezza Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Fortezza/Franzensfeste to Lienz in Osttirol Rex / ...
  3. Take the train from Lienz in Osttirol to Villach Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...

$53 - $92

4 alternative options

Bus Euroda SRL Rovereto  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bolzano to Bregana

$50 - $70

Train, night train  •  12 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Bolzano/Bozen to Innsbruck Hbf Rex / ...
  2. Take the night train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$62 - $103

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Bolzano to Zagreb 326.7 miles

$75 - $120

Bus, fly  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Bolzano to Munich Airport
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zagreb (ZAG) MUC - ZAG

$143 - $471

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The cheapest way to get from Bolzano to Croatia is to bus which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 11 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bolzano to Croatia is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 5 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bolzano to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Bolzano and arriving at Zagreb via Trieste. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bolzano to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Bolzano and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Fortezza/Franzensfeste, Lienz in Osttirol and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 52 min.

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The distance between Bolzano and Croatia is 450 km. The road distance is 522.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bolzano to Croatia without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 52 min and costs 55€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 52 min to get from Bolzano to Croatia, including transfers.

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Bolzano to Croatia bus services, operated by Luki Bus, depart from Bolzano station.

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Bolzano to Croatia train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Bolzano station.

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The best way to get from Bolzano to Croatia is to bus which takes 8 h 52 min and costs 55€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 10 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Bolzano to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 281.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 52 min

What companies run services between Bolzano, Italy and Croatia?

You can take a bus from Bolzano to Zagreb via Trieste in around 8 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bolzano to Zagreb via Fortezza, Fortezza/Franzensfeste, Lienz in Osttirol, and Villach Hbf in around 10 h 52 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Munich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Munich to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
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 Bolzano to Fortezza
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $10
Train from Fortezza/Franzensfeste to Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bolzano/Bozen to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $23
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 Lienz in Osttirol to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Luki Bus
Phone
+381 36 35-90-90
Email
lukireisen@gmail.com
Website
lukibus.com
Bus from Bolzano to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
lukibus.com
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Trieste Zob to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
globtour.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
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 Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trieste Station to Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
atvo.it

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Bolzano to Croatia bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, arrive at Zagreb station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bolzano to Croatia is 523 km. It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to drive from Bolzano to Croatia.

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Austrian Airlines, Croatia Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Munich Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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There are 43+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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