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There are 7 ways to get from Florence to Croatia by train, bus, night bus, 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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Train, bus  •  9h 33m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Zagreb 402

329 kn - 655 kn

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  9h 23m

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

235 kn - 393 kn

5 alternative options

Bus  •  10h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Zagreb 4

470 kn - 1.000 kn

Train  •  11h 5m

  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 Ec

520 kn - 810 kn

Drive  •  5h 54m

  1. Drive from Florence to Zagreb 384.3 miles

550 kn - 900 kn

Fly to Split  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Split (SPU) FLR - SPU

728 kn - 3.633 kn

Fly to Zagreb  •  5h 52m

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

784 kn - 3.250 kn

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Croatia is to night bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 9h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Croatia is to fly which costs 100€ - 440€ and takes 5h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Florence and arriving at Zagreb. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 45m.

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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 via Venezia Mestre and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 5m.

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The distance between Florence and Croatia is 497 km. The road distance is 614.8 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Croatia without a car is to train and bus which takes 9h 33m and costs 40€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 9h 33m to get from Florence to Croatia, including transfers.

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

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Florence to Croatia train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Croatia is to bus which takes 10h 45m and costs 60€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 11h 5m, you could also fly, which costs 95€ - 490€ and takes 6h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 310.7 miles
  • Duration: 9h 33m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Croatia?

Florentia Bus operates a bus from Florence to Zagreb once daily. Tickets cost 470 kn - 650 kn and the journey takes 10h 45m. Vincek Autobusi ltd. also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Zagreb via Venezia Mestre and Villach Hbf in around 11h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 4.200 kn
Flights from Florence to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 3.600 kn
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.700 kn
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 1.900 kn
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 8.500 kn
Flights from Florence to Split via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 3.600 kn
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.800 kn
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 3.600 kn
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
850 kn - 5.000 kn
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 4.600 kn
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 kn - 2.400 kn
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Rome, Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.900 kn - 6.000 kn
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
850 kn - 5.000 kn
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Florence to Split via London City
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
1.900 kn - 7.000 kn
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
3.100 kn - 11.000 kn
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
850 kn - 3.200 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
1.800 kn - 8.000 kn
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 Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
200 kn - 290 kn
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
130 kn - 200 kn
Website
trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
170 kn - 240 kn
Website
Italo Treno
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 Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70 kn - 150 kn
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
120 kn - 150 kn
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
130 kn - 190 kn
Website
trenitalia.com
Railjet
Website
oebb.at
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
250 kn - 370 kn
Website
oebb.at
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
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
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
210 kn - 340 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Trieste Zob to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
globtour.com
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85 kn - 150 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Florence, Florence to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
230 kn - 380 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Florence to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
470 kn - 650 kn
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Firenze to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
1.004 kn
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Split Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Florence to Croatia bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, arrive at Zagreb station.

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Florence to Croatia train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Zagreb station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Croatia is 615 km. It takes approximately 5h 54m to drive from Florence to Croatia.

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Alitalia, Swiss, Vueling Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 54+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at 148 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 14m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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