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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Brussels to Zagreb  •  4 h 15 min

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

$84 - $331

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  20 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Düsseldorf 081
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Zagreb N261

$77 - $167

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Fly Brussels to Ljubljana  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Ljubljana (LJU) BRU - LJU

$135 - $581

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Zagreb  •  5 h 45 min

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

$146 - $450

Fly Brussels to Graz  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Graz (GRZ) BRU - GRZ

$175 - $681

Train via München Hackerbrücke  •  15 h 37 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

$220 - $331

Train  •  19 h 5 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 train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...

$220 - $334

Bus Crnja Tours  •  23 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles - North to Frankfurt
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Zagreb

$109 - $159

Drive, train  •  13 h 26 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 Kufstein M / ...
  4. Drive from Kufstein to Zagreb

$223 - $345

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 bus which costs 90€ - 140€ and takes 23 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Zagreb is to fly which costs 70€ - 290€ and takes 4 h 15 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 Düsseldorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 45 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 5 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 37 min and costs 180€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 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 15 min and costs 70€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180€ - 290€ and takes 15 h 37 min, you could also bus, which costs 65€ - 150€ and takes 20 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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  • Distance: 640.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

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

Croatia Airlines, Brussels Airlines and two other airlines fly from Brussels to Zagreb every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Zagreb via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, München Hbf, München Hauptbahnhof Nord, München Hackerbrücke, and München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) in around 15 h 37 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Graz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Amsterdam to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
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 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Brussels to Graz via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Brussels to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Brussels to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Graz via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 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 42 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 Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
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
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bruxelles - North to Düsseldorf - Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bruxelles - North to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$55
High
$59
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 - $85
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
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com

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