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There are 11 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Croatia by plane, night bus, train, bus, night train or car

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 to Zagreb  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zagreb (ZAG) FRA - ZAG

$91 - $316

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Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Zagreb N261 / ...

$50 - $85

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Fly to Split  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Split (SPU) FRA - SPU

$99 - $399

Fly to Zadar  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zadar (ZAD) FRA - ZAD

$115 - $380

Fly to Pula  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Pula (PUY) FRA - PUY

$95 - $220

Fly to Trieste, night bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Trieste (TRS) FRA - TRS
  2. Take the night bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$112 - $420

Train  •  12 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor

$146 - $212

Bus Crnja Tours  •  16 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Zagreb

$55 - $80

Train, night train  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the night train from München Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$140 - $205

Train, drive  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  3. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Zagreb

$168 - $248

Drive  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Zagreb 562 miles

$110 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Croatia is to bus which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 16 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Croatia is to fly which costs 80€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station and arriving at Zagreb. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 45 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Croatia is 801 km. The road distance is 899.2 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Croatia without a car is to train which takes 12 h 11 min and costs 120€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Croatia, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Croatia bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Croatia is to fly which takes 4 h 42 min and costs 75€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 190€ and takes 12 h 11 min, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 12 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Croatia bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zagreb station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 500.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Croatia?

Lufthansa, Croatia Airlines and two other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Velika Gorica hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Zagreb via München Hbf, München Hauptbahnhof Nord, München Hackerbrücke, München ZOB (Hackerbrücke), Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor, and Autobusni kolodvor in around 12 h 11 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Pula
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Frankfurt to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Zadar via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Pula
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to Pula via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Pula via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $300
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Night train from München Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
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
Night bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Croatia is 899 km. It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Croatia.

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Swiss, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and Croatia Airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to Croatia bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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