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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 Trenitalia Frecce, bus  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Trieste Centrale Fa
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Ljubljana 907 / ...
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor

$63 - $167

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Bus  •  10h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Zagreb Florentia Bus / ...

$29 - $160

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Train, bus ATVO S.p.A.  •  10h 49m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale 8926 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to Autobusni kolodvor Florentia Bus

$43 - $60

Train  •  10h 55m

  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 / ...

$67 - $120

Night bus  •  9h 4m

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

$35 - $60

Drive  •  5h 57m

  1. Drive from Florence to Zagreb 385.5 miles

$90 - $140

Fly  •  6h 22m

  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 train and bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 10h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Croatia is to drive which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 5h 57m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Florence and arriving at Zagreb. Services depart twice a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 19m.

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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 10h 55m.

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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 train and bus which takes 9h 30m and costs 55€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 9h 30m 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 19m and costs 26€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 55€ - 110€ and takes 10h 55m, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 430€ and takes 6h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 310.7 miles
  • Duration: 9h 30m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Croatia?

Florentia Bus operates a bus from Florence to Zagreb once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 10h 19m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Zagreb via Venezia Mestre and Villach Hbf in around 10h 55m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
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
3h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
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
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
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
3h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
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 Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Florence, Florence to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.si
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Crnja Tours
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus from Florence to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
10h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trieste Station to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
atvo.it
Bus from SITA Firenze to Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
atvo.it
Bus from Bologna to Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
atvo.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
$156
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m 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 Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Croatia is 617 km. It takes approximately 5h 57m to drive from Florence to Croatia.

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Austrian Airlines, Swiss, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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There are 43+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 8m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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