There are 9 ways to get from Croatia to Greece by plane, ferry, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Zagreb to Thessaloniki  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Thessaloniki (SKG) ZAG - SKG

$114 - $320

Cheapest option

Train, night train  •  28 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Novi Beograd En
  2. Take the night train from Beograd centar to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$54 - $126

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Fly Zagreb to Athens  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Athens (ATH) ZAG - ATH

$100 - $323

Ferry to Dubrovnik, fly to Athens  •  10 h

  1. Take the ferry from Split to Dubrovnik
  2. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Athens (ATH) DBV - ATH

$169 - $472

Train to Belgrade, fly to Thessaloniki  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Vinkovci to Belgrade
  2. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BEG - SKG

$101 - $230

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  23 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

$126 - $151

Train, bus  •  23 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Belgrade En
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

$82 - $117

Bus Siamos Tours  •  27 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Sisak
  2. Take the bus from Sisak to Belgrade
  3. Take the bus from Belgrade to Athens

$87 - $140

Drive  •  15 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Athens 935.6 miles

$220 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Croatia to Greece is to train and night train which costs 330 kn - 800 kn and takes 28 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Croatia to Greece is to fly which costs 600 kn - 2.100 kn and takes 6 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Croatia to Greece. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Athens via Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Croatia to Greece. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Athens via Novi Beograd, Karadjordjev park, Beograd centar and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 51 min.

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The distance between Croatia and Greece is 837 km. The road distance is 1497 km.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Greece without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 6 min and costs 800 kn - 1.000 kn.

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It takes approximately 8 h 15 min to get from Croatia to Greece, including transfers.

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Croatia to Greece bus services, operated by Autotransport Karlovac, depart from Zagreb station.

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Croatia to Greece train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Greece is to fly which takes 8 h 15 min and costs 700 kn - 2.100 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 800 kn - 1.000 kn and takes 23 h 6 min.

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Map of how to get from Croatia to Greece.
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  • Distance: 523.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 15 min

What companies run services between Croatia and Greece?

Air Serbia, Austrian Airlines and six other airlines fly from Velika Gorica to Thessaloniki hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Athens via Belgrade and Beograd in around 23 h 6 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Belgrade, Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Flights from Zagreb to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Dubrovnik to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Belgrade to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Split
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Dubrovnik to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Vinkovci to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$14 - $19
Train from Zagreb to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Novi Beograd
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Beograd centar to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
14 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $55
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$21 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $55
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Autotransport Karlovac
Phone
098 98 32 331
Email
irena.tihi@atsk.hr
Website
atsk.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$72
Schedules at
atsk.hr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Auto Promet Sisak
Phone
(044) 526 350
Email
info@auto-promet-sisak.hr
Website
auto-promet-sisak.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Sisak
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
auto-promet-sisak.hr
Fudeks
Phone
+381 11 7620255
Email
office@fudeks.rs
Website
fudeks.rs
Bus from Sisak to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
en.fudeks.rs
Book at
fudeks.rs
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Sisak to Beograd
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Banbus
Phone
+381 11 362 5555
Email
ffice@banbus.co.rs
Website
banbus.co.rs
Bus from Sisak to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
banbus.co.rs
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Belgrade to Athens
Ave. Duration
17 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Ferry operators

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