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There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Zagreb Airport (ZAG) by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly Budapest to Zagreb  •  5 h 13 min

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

$111 - $321

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 58 min

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

$23 - $37

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Train to Vienna, fly to Zagreb  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zagreb (ZAG) VIE - ZAG

$141 - $382

Fly Budapest to Graz, shuttle  •  8 h 38 min

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

$101 - $671

Train  •  6 h 15 min

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

$67 - $94

Drive  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Zagreb Airport (ZAG) 213.8 miles

$40 - $65

Shuttle  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Zagreb Airport Eurobusways

$46 - $101

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Zagreb Airport (ZAG) is to bus which costs 6 500 Ft - 11 000 Ft and takes 4 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Zagreb Airport (ZAG) is to drive which costs 11 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft and takes 3 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Zagreb Airport (ZAG). However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Velika Gorica - Rudolfa Fizira via Zagreb - Autobusni Kolodvor. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 58 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Zagreb Airport (ZAG) is 300 km. The road distance is 342 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Zagreb Airport (ZAG) without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 58 min and costs 6 500 Ft - 11 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Budapest to Zagreb Airport (ZAG), including transfers.

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Budapest to Zagreb Airport (ZAG) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Zagreb Airport (ZAG) is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs 31 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 6 500 Ft - 11 000 Ft and takes 4 h 58 min, you could also train, which costs 18 000 Ft - 27 000 Ft and takes 6 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Budapest to Zagreb Airport (ZAG) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zagreb station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Zagreb Airport (ZAG).
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  • Distance: 187.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Zagreb Airport (ZAG), Croatia?

Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and nine other airlines fly from Budapest to Zagreb Airport (ZAG) hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest to Zagreb Airport (ZAG) 5 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Train operators
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 Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
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

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 Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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 Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Zagreb Airport (ZAG) is 342 km. It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to drive from Budapest to Zagreb Airport (ZAG).

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Swiss, Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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There are 2193+ hotels available in Zagreb Airport (ZAG). Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs 350 Ft.

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