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There are 5 ways to get from Croatia to Ortona by train, bus, car or car ferry

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  •  14h 20m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le En
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Pescara Fb / ...

79€ - 137€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Trieste N482 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Pescara N440

42€ - 84€

3 alternative options

Bus via Bregana  •  17h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Bregana to Trieste
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Pescara N440

52€ - 89€

Bus #2  •  18h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rome Tiburtina 4
  2. Take the bus from Roma to Ortona

152€

Drive, car ferry  •  13h 54m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Zadar
  2. Take the car ferry from Zadar to Ancona 51
  3. Drive from Ancona to Ortona

68€ - 101€

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The cheapest way to get from Croatia to Ortona is to bus which costs 310 kn - 650 kn and takes 17h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Croatia to Ortona is to drive and car ferry which costs 500 kn - 800 kn and takes 13h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Croatia to Ortona. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Ortona via Staz.ne Tiburtina and Roma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Croatia to Ortona. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Ortona via Villach Hbf, Bologna C.Le and Pescara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 20m.

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The distance between Croatia and Ortona is 414 km.

The best way to get from Croatia to Ortona without a car is to train which takes 14h 20m and costs 550 kn - 1.100 kn.

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It takes approximately 14h 20m to get from Croatia to Ortona, including transfers.

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Croatia to Ortona bus services, operated by Vincek Autobusi ltd., depart from Zagreb station.

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Croatia to Ortona 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 Ortona is to train which takes 14h 20m and costs 550 kn - 1.100 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 310 kn - 650 kn and takes 17h 41m.

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Map of how to get from Croatia to Ortona.
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  • Distance: 258.6 miles
  • Duration: 14h 20m

What companies run services between Croatia and Ortona, Italy?

You can take a train from Zagreb to Ortona via Villach Hbf, Bologna C.Le, and Pescara in around 14h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Ortona via Autobusni kolodvor, Zagreb, Trieste, Pescara, and Pescara in around 17h 41m.

Train operators
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 Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
24€ - 50€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
40€ - 50€
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 Bologna C.Le to Pescara
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Bologna C.Le to Pescara
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
trenitalia.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 Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Pescara
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Trieste Zob
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Schedules at
globtour.com
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Trieste Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Crnja Tours
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
135€
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Di Fonzo
Phone
0873.364785
Email
info@difonzobus.com
Website
difonzobus.com
Bus from Roma to Ortona
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€
Schedules at
difonzobus.com
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Zadar to Ancona
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger
12€ - 16€

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Croatia to Ortona bus services, operated by Di Fonzo, arrive at Ortona station.

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Croatia to Ortona train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Pescara station.

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