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

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Bus  •  4 h 20 min

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

$19 - $35

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Train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. D

$60 - $90

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Zagreb 213.9 miles

$40 - $65

Fly  •  6 h 22 min

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

$111 - $321

Shuttle  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Zagreb Eurobusways

$46 - $111

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Croatia is to bus which costs 5 000 Ft - 9 000 Ft and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Croatia is to drive which costs 11 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Croatia is 265 km. The road distance is 342.2 km.

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The bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zagreb takes 4 h 20 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Zagreb. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Budapest-Déli and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod.. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 29 min.

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Budapest to Croatia train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Zagreb station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 165.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Croatia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest to Zagreb every 3 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Budapest to Zagreb 3 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 5 h 29 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Déli to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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