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There are 5 ways to get from Florence to Croatia by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Re / ...
  3. Take the bus from Trieste, Trieste to Zagreb 402

314 kn - 1.046 kn

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Zagreb N997

230 kn - 700 kn

3 alternative options

Drive  •  5h 54m

  1. Drive from Florence to Zagreb 614.8 km

600 kn - 900 kn

Fly to Split  •  6h 16m

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

379 kn - 1.529 kn

Fly to Zagreb  •  6h 2m

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

586 kn - 2.547 kn

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Croatia is to bus which costs 30€ - 90€ and takes 10h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Croatia is to drive which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 5h 54m.

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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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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 35m and costs 40€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 9h 35m 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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The best way to get from Florence to Croatia is to bus which takes 10h 45m and costs 30€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 50€ - 210€ and takes 6h 16m.

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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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Map of how to get from Florence to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 497.1 km
  • Duration: 9h 35m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Croatia?

Florentia Bus operates a bus from Florence to Zagreb once daily. Tickets cost 480 kn - 700 kn and the journey takes 10h 45m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Lufthansa, KLM and 13 other airlines fly from Florence to Split hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 kn - 3.800 kn
Flights from Florence to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
800 kn - 3.100 kn
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 kn - 3.700 kn
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 4.800 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
800 kn - 3.000 kn
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kn - 2.600 kn
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 5.500 kn
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 kn - 3.800 kn
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
600 kn - 3.400 kn
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 kn - 2.000 kn
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Florence to Split via London City
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
650 kn - 3.500 kn
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
750 kn - 3.200 kn
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
350 kn - 1.500 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.500 kn
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
150 kn - 550 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
150 kn - 210 kn
Base Standard
300 kn - 400 kn
Base Premium
370 kn - 550 kn
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 400 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
100 kn - 150 kn
Base Standard
230 kn - 310 kn
Base Premium
280 kn - 400 kn
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
130 kn - 400 kn
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
150 kn - 220 kn
Smart Low Cost
130 kn - 200 kn
Smart Flex
290 kn - 400 kn
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
75 kn - 150 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
130 kn - 150 kn
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75 kn - 110 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
75 kn - 110 kn
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 Trieste, Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100 kn - 130 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
230 kn - 290 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
150 kn - 210 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85 kn - 120 kn
Website
Crnja Tours
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
480 kn - 700 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
440 kn - 500 kn
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com

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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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Swiss, Vueling Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Split Airport.

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

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There are 54+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to tram which takes 18 min and costs 2€.

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