There are 6 ways to get from Florence to Croatia by bus, train, car or plane

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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Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Zagreb N997

$35 - $60

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Trieste Centrale Fa
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Zagreb 402

$65 - $93

Train  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...

$69 - $141

Bus Eurolines IT  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to Postojina
  2. Take the bus from Postojina to Zagreb

$55 - $75

Drive  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Zagreb 385.5 miles

$90 - $140

Fly  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Zagreb (ZAG) FLR - ZAG

$121 - $492

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Croatia is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 8 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Croatia is to drive which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 5 h 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Florence, Florence and arriving at Zagreb. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Venezia Mestre and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 55 min.

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The distance between Florence and Croatia is 497 km. The road distance is 616.7 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Croatia without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 35 min and costs 30€ - 55€.

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The bus from Florence, Florence to Zagreb takes 8 h 35 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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

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Map of how to get from Florence to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 310.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 35 min

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Croatia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Florence to Zagreb 5 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 8 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Zagreb via Venezia Mestre and Villach Hbf in around 10 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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 Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence, Florence to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Postojina to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Trieste Zob to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
globtour.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr

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