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There are 7 ways to get from Croatia to Venice by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Trieste 402 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia Re

30€ - 49€

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Ljubljana Ec / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Trieste, Trieste 977 / ...
  3. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Re / ...

27€ - 119€

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Bus via Ljubljana  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana 1900 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Venice Piazzale Roma Ljubljana - Venice Morning / ...

Train  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Rj

54€ - 79€

Bus  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to San Donà di Piave

64€ - 84€

Drive  •  3h 42m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Venice 373.8 km

45€ - 75€

Fly  •  4h 14m

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Venice (VCE) SPU - VCE

54€ - 967€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Croatia to Venice is to bus and train which costs 220 kn - 370 kn and takes 6h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Croatia to Venice is to drive which costs 370 kn - 550 kn and takes 3h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Croatia to Venice. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Venice Piazzale Roma via Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Croatia to Venice. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kol. and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 15m.

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The distance between Croatia and Venice is 365 km. The road distance is 373.8 km.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Venice without a car is to bus and train which takes 6h 30m and costs 220 kn - 370 kn.

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It takes approximately 6h 30m to get from Croatia to Venice, including transfers.

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Croatia to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zagreb station.

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

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The best way to get from Croatia to Venice is to bus via Ljubljana which takes 6h 54m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs 400 kn - 600 kn and takes 8h 15m, you could also fly, which costs 400 kn - 7.500 kn and takes 4h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Croatia to Venice.
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  • Distance: 364.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 30m

What companies run services between Croatia and Venice, Italy?

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Venice via Ljubljana and Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja in around 6h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Venice via Villach Hbf in around 8h 15m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Split to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Split to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
28€ - 160€
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 Trieste Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
19€ - 21€
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
18€ - 20€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 20€
Base Standard
30€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
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
Train from Villach Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste, Trieste
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste, Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Crnja Tours
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Trieste Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Crnja Tours
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 20€
Book at
Nomago
Economy
10€ - 14€
Premium
12€ - 17€
Family&friends
14€ - 20€
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Trieste Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 18€
Book at
Nomago
Economy
8€ - 13€
Premium
11€ - 16€
Family&friends
12€ - 18€
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 Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Eurolines FR
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Autotrans d.d.
TripstAir
Phone
+38670511611
Email
info@tripstair.com
Website
tripstair.com
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Venice Piazzale Roma
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
TripstAir
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to San Donà di Piave
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
florentiabus.it

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The quickest flight from Split Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Croatia to Venice bus services, operated by TripstAir, arrive at Venice Piazzale Roma station.

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Croatia to Venice train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Croatia to Venice is 374 km. It takes approximately 3h 42m to drive from Croatia to Venice.

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easyJet and Volotea offer flights from Split Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 4425+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Split Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs 17 kn - 50 kn.

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