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There are 7 ways to get from Bratislava to Zagreb by bus, plane, shuttle, train or car

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Bus, fly to Zagreb  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zagreb (ZAG) VIE - ZAG

$102 - $416

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Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vienna Airport to Zagreb N905

$27 - $46

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Bus, fly to Graz, shuttle  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Graz (GRZ) VIE - GRZ
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Zagreb

$113 - $606

Bus, fly to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Ljubljana (LJU) VIE - LJU
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb

$118 - $616

Bus Crnja Tours  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Zagreb

$29 - $40

Train  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Wien Hbf Rex / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec

$55 - $86

Drive  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Zagreb 276.1 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Zagreb is to bus which costs 25€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Zagreb is to bus and fly which costs 85€ - 370€ and takes 3 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bratislava and arriving at Zagreb. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 48 min.

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The distance between Bratislava and Zagreb is 273 km. The road distance is 441.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Zagreb without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 45 min and costs 25€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Bratislava to Zagreb, including transfers.

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Bratislava to Zagreb bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, depart from Bratislava station.

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Bratislava to Zagreb train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Bratislava hl.st. station.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Zagreb is to bus which takes 5 h 45 min and costs 25€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 8 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Bratislava to Zagreb.
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  • Distance: 170.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Zagreb, Croatia?

Crnja Tours operates a bus from Bratislava to Zagreb twice daily. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min. Globtour also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bratislava to Zagreb via Wien Hbf in around 8 h 48 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Graz
Ave. Duration
36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
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 Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
regiojet.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 Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Graz Airport to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
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
2 h 6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $45
Private
$130 - $280
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Bratislava to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Bratislava Zob to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
globtour.com

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava to Zagreb is 442 km. It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to drive from Bratislava to Zagreb.

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Croatia Airlines and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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