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

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Fly to Zagreb  •  4 h 58 min

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

$137 - $385

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Bus  •  12 h 26 min

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

$40 - $61

6 alternative options

Fly to Ljubljana  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Ljubljana (LJU) CLJ - LJU

$69 - $485

Fly to Graz  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Graz (GRZ) CLJ - GRZ

$189 - $975

Train via Püspökladany  •  14 h 6 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

$80 - $122

Train  •  14 h 22 min

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

$113 - $165

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

$140 - $232

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb is to bus which costs $40 - $65 and takes 12 h 26 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 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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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb, including transfers.

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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 Népliget M and Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 26 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 14 h 6 min.

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The nearest airport to Zagreb is Zagreb (ZAG) Airport which is 11.2 km away. Other nearby airports include Ljubljana (LJU) (126.4 km), Graz (GRZ) (137.6 km), Pula (PUY) (190.1 km) and Trieste (TRS) (193.2 km).

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Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Budapest-Keleti station.

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Map of how to get from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb.
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  • Distance: 371.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

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

LOT, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb via Budapest Népliget, Népliget M, Kelenföld vasútállomás M, and Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld in around 12 h 26 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb via Munich, Split
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Ljubljana via Bucharest Otopeni, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,000
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,000
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Ljubljana via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Ljubljana via Munich, Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Ljubljana via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Ljubljana via Bucharest Otopeni, Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Ljubljana via Bucharest Otopeni, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb via Warsaw, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Ljubljana via Bucharest Otopeni, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Graz via Warsaw, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Zagreb via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
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
$9 - $14
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Cluj Napoca to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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
$7 - $12
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Deutsche Bahn
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
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
Huben
Website
huben.ro
Bus from Cluj to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
huben.ro
President Tour
Phone
0720 008899
Email
office@presidenttour.ro
Website
presidenttour.ro
Bus from Cluj to Budapest - Népliget
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
presidenttour.ro
Brianna Tour
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
$18 - $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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