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There are 8 ways to get from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Fly to Zagreb  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Zagreb (ZAG) CLJ - ZAG

$138 - $385

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Bus  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Cluj to Budapest
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zagreb 946 / ...

$43 - $63

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Fly to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Ljubljana (LJU) CLJ - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb

$109 - $575

Fly to Graz, shuttle  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Graz (GRZ) CLJ - GRZ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Zagreb

$189 - $985

Train via Püspökladany  •  13 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Biharkeresztes Ic
  2. Take the train from Biharkeresztes to Püspökladany R / ...
  3. Take the train from Püspökladany to Köbanya-Kispest Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Kelenföld to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. D

$78 - $118

Train  •  14 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Budapest-Keleti Ic
  2. Take the train from Kelenföld to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. D

$78 - $115

Drive  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb 496.4 miles

$95 - $140

Shuttle  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest Eurobusways
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Zagreb Eurobusways

$142 - $234

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The cheapest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb is to bus which costs $40 - $65 and takes 12 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb is to fly which costs $130 - $390 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Cluj and arriving at Zagreb via Ferihegy vasútállomás, Kőbánya-Kispest M and Budapest, Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Cluj Napoca and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Biharkeresztes, Püspökladany, Köbanya-Kispest and Kelenföld. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 58 min.

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The distance between Cluj-Napoca and Zagreb is 595 km. The road distance is 794.2 km.

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The best way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 14 min and costs $40 - $65.

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb, including transfers.

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Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb bus services, operated by Huben, depart from Cluj station.

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Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Cluj Napoca station.

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The best way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb is to fly which takes 4 h 41 min and costs $130 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $65 and takes 12 h 14 min, you could also train, which costs $75 - $120 and takes 13 h 58 min.

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  • Distance: 371.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

What companies run services between Cluj-Napoca, Romania and Zagreb, Croatia?

Lufthansa, LOT and four other airlines fly from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb via Budapest, Ferihegy vasútállomás, Kőbánya-Kispest M, Népliget M, and Budapest, Budapest Népliget in around 12 h 14 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Ljubljana via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,000
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,000
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Graz via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,000
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Graz via Warsaw Chopin, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Ljubljana via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Ljubljana via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Cluj Napoca to Biharkeresztes
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Cluj Napoca to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Biharkeresztes to Püspökladany
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Püspökladany to Köbanya-Kispest
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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 Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
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
Huben
Website
huben.ro
Bus from Cluj to Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Schedules at
huben.ro
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 Népliget to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
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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There is no direct flight from Cluj-Napoca Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zagreb station.

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Zagreb is 1 h behind Cluj-Napoca. It is currently 1:11 PM in Cluj-Napoca and 12:11 PM in Zagreb.

Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb is 794 km. It takes approximately 9 h 12 min to drive from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb.

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Blue Air, Wizz Air, LOT and two other airlines offer flights from Cluj-Napoca Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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There are 2118+ hotels available in Zagreb. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Cluj-Napoca Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $4 - $5.

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