There are 6 ways to get from Croatia to Serbia by bus, train, rideshare, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Belgrade

$70

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Rideshare  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Zagreb to Beograd 246.4 miles

$15 - $25

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Belgrade En

$25 - $40

Train via Novi Beograd  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Novi Beograd En

$21 - $30

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Belgrade 246.3 miles

$45 - $70

Line 290 shuttle, fly, line 65 bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Velika Gorica to Petina
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Belgrade (BEG) ZAG - BEG
  3. Take the line 65 bus from Zeleni venac to Spanskih boraca

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb and arriving at Belgrade. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zagreb and arriving at Belgrade. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between Croatia and Serbia is 320 km. The road distance is 394.1 km.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Serbia without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 6 min and costs .

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The bus from Zagreb to Belgrade takes 6 h 6 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Croatia to Serbia is to bus which takes 6 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Belgrade Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Croatia to Serbia bus services, operated by Autotransport Karlovac, arrive at Belgrade station.

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Map of how to get from Croatia to Serbia.
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  • Distance: 200 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

What companies run services between Croatia and Serbia?

Autotransport Karlovac operates a bus from Zagreb to Belgrade once daily. Tickets cost $70 and the journey takes 6 h 6 min. Alternatively, Croatian Railways (HŽPP) operates a train from Zagreb to Belgrade 5 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
hzpp.hr
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$25 - $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 - $30
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
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
$70
Schedules at
atsk.hr
ZET
Phone
072 500 400
Email
javnost@zet.hr
Website
zet.hr
Shuttle from Velika Gorica to Petina
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
zet.hr
Bus Plus
Phone
+381 (11) 7155 155
Email
info@busplus.rs
Website
www2.busplus.rs
Bus from Zeleni venac to Spanskih boraca
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
redovivoznje.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Zagreb to Beograd
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Croatia to Serbia is 394 km. It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to drive from Croatia to Serbia.

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Air Serbia offers flights from Zagreb Airport to Belgrade Airport.

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There are 93+ hotels available in Serbia. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Croatia and Serbia. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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