There are 11 ways to get from Croatia to Spain by plane, bus, train, shuttle 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 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 Split to Madrid  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Madrid (MAD) SPU - MAD

$126 - $358

Fly Zagreb to Madrid  •  6 h 15 min

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

$105 - $299

Fly Venice to Barcelona  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Barcelona (BCN) VCE - BCN

$99 - $724

Fly Venice to Madrid  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Madrid (MAD) VCE - MAD

$131 - $761

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 - $390

Train  •  30 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Zürich HB En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$491 - $647

Bus  •  31 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Grenoble
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Valence - Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Valence to Madrid

$193 - $235

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 - $789

Drive  •  20 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Madrid 1370.2 miles

$260 - $390

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Croatia to Spain is to fly which costs 650 kn - 1.900 kn and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Croatia to Spain is to fly which costs 550 kn - 2.300 kn and takes 5 h 37 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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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Croatia to Spain, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Croatia to Spain. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Benavente via Grenoble - Bus station, Valence, Mendez Alvaro - Av. Planetario and Metro Palos de la Frontera. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between Croatia and Spain?

Vueling Airlines, Croatia Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Split to Barcelona every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Madrid via Zürich HB, Paris Gare de Lyon, Barcelona Sants, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha-Renfe in around 30 h 27 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Split to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Split to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Thursday
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 Split to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Split to Madrid via Florence
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Split to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 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
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 Split to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
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 Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
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
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Split to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Thursday
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 Split to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Split to Madrid via Florence
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Split to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Split to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Split to Barcelona via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Split to Madrid via Basel
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Split to Madrid via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Split to Madrid via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Venice to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Venice to Barcelona via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 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
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 22 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
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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Split to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Zagreb to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
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
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Split to Barcelona via Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Barcelona via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Split to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $400
Spanish Railways AVE
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
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
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
14 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$104
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Valence - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus

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