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There are 9 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Zagreb by plane, shuttle, 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 14 min

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

$105 - $426

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Bus  •  12 h 45 min

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

$40 - $110

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Fly to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Ljubljana (LJU) FRA - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb

$136 - $596

Fly to Graz, shuttle  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Graz (GRZ) FRA - GRZ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Zagreb

$136 - $596

Train  •  11 h 57 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

Train, bus  •  16 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim to Zagreb

$71 - $107

Train, night train  •  14 h 1 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 Zagreb is to bus which costs 35€ - 95€ and takes 12 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Zagreb is to fly which costs 90€ - 370€ and takes 4 h 14 min.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 1 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Zagreb is 723 km. The road distance is 899.2 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Zagreb without a car is to train which takes 11 h 57 min and costs 120€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Zagreb, including transfers.

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

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Frankfurt am Main to Zagreb train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Zagreb is to fly which takes 4 h 14 min and costs 90€ - 370€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 190€ and takes 11 h 57 min, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 95€ and takes 12 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Zagreb.
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  • Distance: 451.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

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

Lufthansa, Croatia Airlines and two other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Zagreb hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Zagreb via München Hbf, München Hauptbahnhof Nord, München Hackerbrücke, and München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) in around 11 h 57 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 Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
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 Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
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
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 Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
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
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$37 - $39
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $45
Private
$130 - $280
Shuttle from Graz Airport to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $45
Private
$150 - $330
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 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
$50 - $75
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Mannheim to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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
$40 - $110
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com

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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 Zagreb bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zagreb station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Zagreb train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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

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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 Zagreb bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 2085+ hotels available in Zagreb. Prices start at $44 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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