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

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Bus  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Venice N482 / ...

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Bus, train  •  6h 43m

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

Train, bus  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Ljubljana Ec / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Venice Piazzale Roma Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja - Venice Piazzale Roma

Train  •  8h 13m

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

Bus via San Donà di Piave  •  8h 19m

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

Drive  •  3h 42m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Venice 372.9 km

Fly, shuttle  •  5h 10m

  1. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Pula (PUY) ZAD - PUY
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Pula Airport to Venezia Mestre

Croatia to Venice by bus

The bus journey time between Croatia and Venice is around 6h 7m and covers a distance of around 395 km. The fastest bus normally takes 4h 50m. Operated by FlixBus and Vincek Autobusi ltd., the Croatia to Venice bus service departs from Zagreb and arrives in Venice. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
6h 7m
Fastest bus time:
4h 50m
Bus distance:
395 km
Buses per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€20
Carbon emissions:
49 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:00
Last bus departs at:
09:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Croatia to Venice bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Croatia to Venice is to train and bus which costs 250 kn - 280 kn and takes 6h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Croatia to Venice is to drive which costs 350 kn - 550 kn and takes 3h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb and arriving at Venice. Services depart three times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 30m.

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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 13m.

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It is 365 km from Croatia to Venice. It is approximately 372.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Venice without a car is to bus which takes 6h 30m and costs 150 kn - 300 kn.

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The bus from Zagreb to Venice takes 6h 30m including transfers and departs three times a week.

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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 which takes 6h 30m and costs 150 kn - 300 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 330 kn - 600 kn and takes 8h 13m.

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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?

FlixBus operates a bus from Zagreb to Venice 5 times a week. Tickets cost €20 - €25 and the journey takes 6h 30m. Vincek Autobusi ltd. also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Venice via Villach Hbf in around 8h 13m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zadar to Pula
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €360
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
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
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 Venice
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Venezia - Tronchetto
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €40
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
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
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
TripstAir
Phone
+38670511611
Email
info@tripstair.com
Website
tripstair.com
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Venice Piazzale Roma
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25
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
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Pula Airport to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€40 - €400
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€41 - €44
Private
€220 - €400

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The quickest flight from Zadar Airport to Pula Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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

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Croatia to Venice train services, operated by Railjet, arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Croatia to Venice is 373 km. It takes approximately 3h 42m to drive from Croatia to Venice.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Zadar Airport to Pula Airport.

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Book your Croatia to Venice bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 2561+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Zadar Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs 150 kn - 190 kn.

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