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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Train  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Csorna to Szombathely R / ...
  2. Take the train from Szombathely to Gyekenyes R
  3. Take the train from Gyekenyes to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. D

$24 - $40

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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 - $45

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

Drive  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Zagreb 276.1 miles

$55 - $85

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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-Petrzalka and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Hegyeshalom, Csorna, Szombathely and Gyekenyes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 44 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 .

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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 Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Csorna 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 . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 44 min.

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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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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 - $45 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 Hegyeshalom, Csorna, Szombathely, and Gyekenyes in around 9 h 44 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
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 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
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Csorna to Szombathely
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szombathely to Gyekenyes
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Gyekenyes to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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
5 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 - $45
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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Bratislava to Zagreb train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, 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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