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There are 5 ways to get from Budapest to Croatia by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Kelenföld bus station to Zagreb 976 / ...

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Train  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Deli to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ic

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Drive  •  3h 19m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Zagreb 341.8 km

Fly  •  7h 16m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Zagreb (ZAG) BUD - ZAG

Shuttle  •  4h 8m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Zagreb Eurobusways

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Croatia is to train which costs 6 500 Ft - 8 000 Ft and takes 6h 32m.

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The fastest way to get from Budapest to Croatia is to drive which takes 3h 19m and costs 21 000 Ft - 31 000 Ft.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest Kelenföld bus station station and arriving at Zagreb. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Deli and arriving at Trg J. Jelačića via Glavni kolodvor. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 32m.

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The distance between Budapest and Croatia is 265 km. The road distance is 341.8 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Croatia without a car is to bus which takes 4h 5m and costs 10 000 Ft - 15 000 Ft.

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The bus from Budapest Kelenföld bus station to Zagreb takes 4h 5m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Budapest to Croatia bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest Kelenföld bus station.

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Budapest to Croatia train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Budapest-Deli station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Croatia is to bus which takes 4h 5m and costs 10 000 Ft - 15 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 6 500 Ft - 8 000 Ft and takes 6h 32m, you could also fly, which costs 13 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft and takes 7h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 265.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 5m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Croatia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest Kelenföld bus station to Zagreb 5 times a day. Tickets cost €27 - €40 and the journey takes 4h 5m. Alternatively, Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Budapest-Deli to Zagreb Glavni Kol. once daily. Tickets cost €16 - €19 and the journey takes 6h 24m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €280
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €240
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €150
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€65 - €200
Train operators
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest Kelenföld bus station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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

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Budapest to Croatia train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kol. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Croatia is 342 km. It takes approximately 3h 19m to drive from Budapest to Croatia.

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Aegean Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Ryanair and six other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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Book your Budapest to Croatia bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 71+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at €20 per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 36 min and costs 2 200 Ft.

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