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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Dresden to Split  •  6h 59m

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Split (SPU) DRS - SPU

$114 - $654

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Bus  •  11h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Zagreb N60 / ...

$45 - $80

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Fly Dresden to Zagreb  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Zagreb (ZAG) DRS - ZAG

$111 - $341

Fly Dresden to Rijeka  •  6h 59m

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Rijeka (RJK) DRS - RJK

$159 - $614

Train to Prague, fly to Zagreb  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Zagreb (ZAG) PRG - ZAG

$85 - $320

Train to Prague, fly to Split  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Split (SPU) PRG - SPU

$108 - $433

Fly Dresden to Trieste, bus  •  9h 12m

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Trieste (TRS) DRS - TRS
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$108 - $463

Train  •  15h 10m

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n. Ec
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Kapfenberg Rj
  3. Take the train from Kapfenberg to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec

$92 - $148

Drive  •  8h 31m

  1. Drive from Dresden to Zagreb 527.5 miles

$110 - $160

Bus, shuttle  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 060 / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Praha to Zagreb Eurobusways

$60 - $233

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The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Croatia is to bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 11h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Dresden to Croatia is to fly which costs 95€ - 300€ and takes 6h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dresden, Dresden central station station and arriving at Zagreb. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 50m.

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The distance between Dresden and Croatia is 656 km. The road distance is 844.1 km.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Croatia without a car is to bus which takes 11h 50m and costs 40€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 6h 59m to get from Dresden to Croatia, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Dresden to Croatia is to fly which takes 6h 59m and costs 95€ - 600€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 11h 50m, you could also train, which costs 80€ - 130€ and takes 15h 10m.

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There is no direct flight from Dresden Airport to Split Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Dresden to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 410.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 59m

What companies run services between Dresden, Germany and Croatia?

Lufthansa, Eurowings and three other airlines fly from Dresden to Split every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dresden to Zagreb 4 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $80 and the journey takes 11h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dresden to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Dresden to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Dresden to Split via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $480
Flights from Dresden to Rijeka via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Prague to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Dresden to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Dresden to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Dresden to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Dresden to Trieste via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Split via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,700
Flights from Dresden to Split via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,700
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Prague to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Prague to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Prague to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Prague to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Prague to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Prague to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dresden to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Dresden to Rijeka via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Kapfenberg
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
cd.cz
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Kapfenberg to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
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 Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Dresden to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
elines.cz
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dresden to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Praha to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $180
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Dresden to Croatia is 844 km. It takes approximately 8h 31m to drive from Dresden to Croatia.

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Swiss, Edelweiss Air, Croatia Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Dresden Airport to Split Airport.

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Book your Dresden to Croatia bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Dresden Airport is to bus which takes 25m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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