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There are 10 ways to get from Brussels to Zagreb by plane, shuttle, train, night train, bus or car

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Fly Brussels to Zagreb  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zagreb (ZAG) BRU - ZAG

$59 - $227

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Fly Brussels to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Ljubljana (LJU) BRU - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb

$120 - $571

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Zagreb  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Zagreb (ZAG) AMS - ZAG

$135 - $344

Fly Brussels to Graz, shuttle  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Graz (GRZ) BRU - GRZ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Zagreb

$160 - $681

Train  •  15 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor

$219 - $330

Train, night train  •  19 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  3. Take the night train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$217 - $326

Bus FlixBus  •  20 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 328 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Zagreb N261

$74 - $133

Bus Crnja Tours  •  23 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels North to Frankfurt Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Zagreb

$103 - $146

Drive, train  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Köln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  4. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Zagreb

$218 - $335

Drive  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Zagreb 805.7 miles

$160 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Zagreb is to fly which costs 50€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Zagreb is to fly which costs 50€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Zagreb via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Köln Hbf and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 24 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Zagreb is 1024 km. The road distance is 1289.1 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Zagreb without a car is to train which takes 15 h 33 min and costs 190€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Brussels to Zagreb, including transfers.

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Brussels to Zagreb bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Brussels to Zagreb train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Brusel Nord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Zagreb is to fly which takes 4 h 47 min and costs 50€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 190€ - 290€ and takes 15 h 33 min, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 20 h 15 min.

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  • Distance: 640.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Zagreb, Croatia?

Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines and four other airlines fly from Brussels to Zagreb hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Zagreb via Köln Hbf, München Hbf, München Hauptbahnhof Nord, München Hackerbrücke, and München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) in around 15 h 33 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Graz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Brussels to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Ljubljana via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Brussels to Graz via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Brussels to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Flights from Brussels to Graz via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
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 Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
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
Night train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
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
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
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Brussels North to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Brussels to Zagreb bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zagreb station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Zagreb is 1289 km. It takes approximately 12 h 4 min to drive from Brussels to Zagreb.

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Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and three other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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Book your Brussels to Zagreb bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 2266+ hotels available in Zagreb. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 4€ - 18€.

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