There are 10 ways to get from Croatia to Spain by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Fly Split to Barcelona  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Barcelona (BCN) SPU - BCN

$89 - $351

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Fly Zagreb to Barcelona  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Barcelona (BCN) ZAG - BCN

$96 - $294

Fly Zagreb to Madrid  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Madrid (MAD) ZAG - MAD

$105 - $299

Shuttle to Venice, fly to Barcelona  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Pula railway Stattion to Venice Airport
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Barcelona (BCN) VCE - BCN

$99 - $722

Shuttle to Venice, fly to Madrid  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Pula railway Stattion to Venice Airport
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Madrid (MAD) VCE - MAD

$131 - $759

Bus, train  •  28 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles N482
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$213 - $389

Train  •  29 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Zürich HB En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV Tgv
  4. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$376 - $548

Bus  •  34 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Lyon
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Madrid 748

$126 - $298

Shuttle, bus  •  39 h 8 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Venezia Mestre
  2. Take the bus from Mestre Viale Stazione to Madrid Méndez Alvaro-Áncora

$174 - $787

Drive  •  20 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Madrid 1370.2 miles

$260 - $390

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Croatia to Spain. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Benavente via Lyon, Lyon Perrache, Mendez Alvaro - Av. Planetario and Metro Palos de la Frontera. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 38 min.

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The distance between Croatia and Spain is 1817 km. The road distance is 2192.3 km.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Spain without a car is to bus and train which takes 28 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Croatia to Spain, including transfers.

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Croatia to Spain bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., depart from Zagreb station.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Spain is to fly which takes 5 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 29 h 40 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 34 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Split Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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Croatia to Spain bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Madrid station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Croatia to Spain is 2192 km. It takes approximately 20 h 40 min to drive from Croatia to Spain.

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Croatia Airlines, Lufthansa, Transavia France and two other airlines offer flights from Split Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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  • Distance: 1135.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

What companies run services between Croatia and Spain?

Vueling Airlines, Croatia Airlines and five other airlines fly from Split to Barcelona every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Madrid via Zürich HB, Basel SBB, Avignon TGV, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha-Renfe in around 29 h 40 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Split to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Split to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Zagreb to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Zagreb to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Venice to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Venice to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Split to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Split to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Split to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Zagreb to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Zagreb to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Venice to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Split to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Split to Barcelona via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Venice to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Venice to Barcelona via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Venice to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Venice to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Venice to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Venice to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Split to Barcelona via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Zagreb to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Barcelona via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Split to Barcelona via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zagreb to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$170 - $250
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Pula railway Stattion to Venice Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $470
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$47 - $51
Private
$260 - $470
Shuttle from Zagreb to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $650
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$53 - $58
Private
$300 - $650
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 Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
18 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Madrid
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Zagreb to Marseille
Ave. Duration
19 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Zagreb to Lyon
Ave. Duration
16 h 46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Lyon
Ave. Duration
16 h 6 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr

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