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There are 10 ways to get from Geneva to Croatia 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 Geneva to Zagreb  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zagreb (ZAG) GVA - ZAG

$95 - $308

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Fly Geneva to Split  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Split (SPU) GVA - SPU

$63 - $311

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Fly Geneva to Venice, shuttle  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Venice (VCE) GVA - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Pula railway Stattion

$90 - $718

Fly Geneva to Pula  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Pula (PUY) GVA - PUY

$159 - $412

Train to Zurich, fly to Zagreb  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Zagreb (ZAG) ZRH - ZAG

$168 - $445

Train, bus  •  14 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  4. Take the bus from Trieste to Ljubljana 907 / ...
  5. Take the train from Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor

$138 - $312

Train  •  15 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...

$153 - $282

Bus  •  18 h

  1. Take the bus from Genf Busbahnhof to Zagreb Zob N405

$80 - $140

Train, night train  •  17 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$186 - $320

Drive  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Zagreb 591.6 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Croatia is to bus which costs SFr 80 - SFr 140 and takes 18 h.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Croatia is to fly which costs SFr 150 - SFr 420 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genf Busbahnhof and arriving at Zagreb Zob. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 18 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Milano Centrale, Venezia Mestre and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 34 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Croatia is 843 km. The road distance is 946.6 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Croatia without a car is to train and bus which takes 14 h 32 min and costs SFr 130 - SFr 320.

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It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from Geneva to Croatia, including transfers.

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Geneva to Croatia bus services, operated by Globtour, depart from Genf Busbahnhof station.

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Geneva to Croatia train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Geneve station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Croatia is to fly which takes 6 h 36 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 310. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 150 - SFr 290 and takes 15 h 34 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 80 - SFr 140 and takes 18 h.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 527.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 36 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Croatia?

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and six other airlines fly from Geneva to Velika Gorica hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Zagreb via Milano Centrale, Venezia Mestre, and Villach Hbf in around 15 h 34 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Pula via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Pula
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
14 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $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 Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
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
3 h 58 min
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
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.si
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Trieste Zob to Ljubljana Zob Postaja
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Genf Busbahnhof to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
globtour.com
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
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
atvo.it

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Geneva to Croatia bus services, operated by Globtour, arrive at Zagreb Zob station.

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Geneva to Croatia train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Croatia is 947 km. It takes approximately 9 h 14 min to drive from Geneva to Croatia.

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Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, KLM and five other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Croatia train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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Book your Geneva to Croatia bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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