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There are 10 ways to get from Como to Croatia by train, plane, bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Zagreb  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from Como Lago to Saronno
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zagreb (ZAG) MXP - ZAG

632 kn - 1.746 kn

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Bus via Milan  •  9h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Mailand Lampugnano to Zagreb Zob 402 / ...

238 kn - 411 kn

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Train to Zurich, fly to Zagreb  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Zagreb (ZAG) ZRH - ZAG

1.035 kn - 2.838 kn

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Split  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Como Lago to Saronno
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Split (SPU) MXP - SPU

546 kn - 2.129 kn

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Trieste, bus  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Trieste (TRS) LIN - TRS
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka

697 kn - 1.765 kn

Fly Milan Malpensa to Trieste, bus  •  7h 4m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Trieste (TRS) MXP - TRS
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka

1.302 kn - 4.011 kn

Bus  •  12h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Lugano to Zagreb

459 kn - 671 kn

Train  •  12h 26m

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale 10 / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Ec / ...

536 kn - 960 kn

Train, night train  •  13h 20m

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale 10 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Milano Centrale to Villach Hbf En / ...
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Ec / ...

460 kn - 875 kn

Drive  •  6h 21m

  1. Drive from Como to Zagreb 411.6 miles

600 kn - 950 kn

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The cheapest way to get from Como to Croatia is to bus via Milan which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 9h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Como to Croatia is to train and fly which costs 85€ - 240€ and takes 5h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Como to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Como and arriving at Zagreb Zob via Mailand Lampugnano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Como to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Como S. Giovanni and arriving at Zagreb via Milano Centrale, Venezia Mestre and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 26m.

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The distance between Como and Croatia is 616 km. The road distance is 658.5 km.

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The best way to get from Como to Croatia without a car is to bus via Milan which takes 9h 49m and costs 30€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from Como to Croatia, including transfers.

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Como to Croatia bus services, operated by Globtour, depart from Mailand Lampugnano station.

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Como to Croatia train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Como S. Giovanni station.

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The best way to get from Como to Croatia is to bus via Milan which takes 9h 49m and costs 30€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 130€ and takes 12h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Como to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 385.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 6m

What companies run services between Como, Italy and Croatia?

Globtour operates a bus from Como to Zagreb twice daily. Tickets cost 270 kn - 390 kn and the journey takes 8h 15m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Como to Zagreb via Milano Centrale, Venezia Mestre, and Villach Hbf in around 12h 26m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 4.600 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 5.000 kn
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 3.800 kn
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kn - 3.700 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
2.600 kn - 6.000 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kn - 3.600 kn
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Split
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
800 kn - 3.700 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 4.300 kn
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 5.500 kn
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kn - 3.600 kn
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.300 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 8.000 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
380 kn - 1.700 kn
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
440 kn - 800 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
130 kn - 240 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Como S.Giovanni to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
250 kn - 350 kn
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Como S.Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
110 kn - 160 kn
Website
trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24 kn - 60 kn
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
45 kn - 60 kn
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
130 kn - 260 kn
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Milano Centrale to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
220 kn - 470 kn
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
400 kn - 470 kn
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
210 kn - 310 kn
Website
trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
170 kn - 250 kn
Website
italotreno.it
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
130 kn - 200 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
27 kn - 45 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
230 kn - 390 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
55 kn - 90 kn
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Lampugnano to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9h 36m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
210 kn - 300 kn
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Mailand Lampugnano to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
270 kn - 390 kn
Schedules at
globtour.com
Croatia Bus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lugano to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
10h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
350 kn - 470 kn
Book at
eurolines.ch

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Como to Croatia bus services, operated by Globtour, arrive at Zagreb Zob station.

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Como to Croatia train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Zagreb station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Como to Croatia is 658 km. It takes approximately 6h 21m to drive from Como to Croatia.

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Croatia Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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Book your Como to Croatia train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at 148 kn per night.

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