There are 8 ways to get from Croatia to Portugal by plane, bus, train, 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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Fly to Lisbon  •  3h 50m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Lisbon (LIS) ZAG - LIS

98€ - 345€

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Fly to Porto  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Porto (OPO) ZAG - OPO

130€ - 252€

Bus via Lyon  •  39h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Lyon, Perrache 26 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Perrache to Lisboa Oriente 251

117€ - 166€

Bus, train  •  39h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Grenoble 26
  2. Take the train from Grenoble to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud Ter
  3. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Nimes Tgv / ...
  4. Take the bus from Nîmes - Gare routière to Lisboa Oriente 251

138€ - 240€

Night train, train, bus  •  43h 41m

  1. Take the night train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Graz Hbf En
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Zuerich Hb Ec
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  4. Take the train from Geneve to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Ter
  5. Take the bus from Chambery to Guarda 251
  6. Take the train from Guarda to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia Ic / ...

344€ - 539€

Bus  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Padova
  2. Take the bus from Padova to Badajoz
  3. Take the bus from Badajoz to Lisbon - Airport

129€ - 192€

Night train, bus  •  2 days 5h

  1. Take the night train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Zuerich Hb En
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios N1156

243€ - 324€

Drive  •  25h 45m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Lisbon 2762.3 km

340€ - 500€

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Portugal

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Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Portugal. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Portugal.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Portugal due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

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Domestic travel is restricted within Portugal due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Croatia to Portugal is to fly which costs 700 kn - 2.700 kn and takes 3h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Croatia to Portugal is to fly which costs 700 kn - 2.700 kn and takes 3h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Croatia to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Lisboa Oriente via Lyon, Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 30m.

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The distance between Croatia and Portugal is 2113 km. The road distance is 2762.3 km.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Portugal without a car is to bus via Lyon which takes 39h 30m and costs 850 kn - 1.300 kn.

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It takes approximately 3h 50m to get from Croatia to Portugal, including transfers.

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Croatia to Portugal bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Zagreb station.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Portugal is to fly which takes 3h 50m and costs 700 kn - 2.700 kn. Alternatively, you can bus via Lyon, which costs 850 kn - 1.300 kn and takes 39h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 20m.

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Croatia to Portugal bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Lisboa Oriente station.

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Map of how to get from Croatia to Portugal.
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  • Distance: 2112.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 50m

What companies run services between Croatia and Portugal?

Croatia Airlines, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Velika Gorica to Lisbon hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Lisbon via Lyon, Perrache in around 39h 30m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 410€
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310€ - 750€
Flights from Zagreb to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
360€ - 750€
Flights from Zagreb to Porto via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 330€
Flights from Zagreb to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Flights from Zagreb to Porto via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 380€
Flights from Zagreb to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
400€ - 850€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Flights from Zagreb to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
360€ - 750€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 300€
Flights from Zagreb to Porto via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 290€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
Flights from Zagreb to Porto via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 380€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 470€
Flights from Zagreb to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
250€ - 290€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310€ - 750€
Flights from Zagreb to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
400€ - 850€
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 410€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zagreb to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 300€
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Grenoble to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 28€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
Rail 1st Class
19€ - 28€
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Nimes
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
20€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
20€ - 29€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 45€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Grenoble to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Nimes
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Graz Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Night train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
14h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140€ - 190€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Guarda to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
27€ - 40€
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Zagreb to Lyon, Perrache
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Lyon, Perrache to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Zagreb to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Nîmes - Gare routière to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Chambery to Guarda
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
Eurolines FR
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
36h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
100€ - 130€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to Padova
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Padova
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
38€ - 43€
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Padova to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
35h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
72€
Schedules at
atlassib.es
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Badajoz to Lisbon - Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Croatia to Portugal is 2762 km. It takes approximately 25h 45m to drive from Croatia to Portugal.

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Brussels Airlines, Swiss, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Portugal. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Zagreb Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs 65 kn - 80 kn.

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