There are 11 ways to get from Greece to Croatia by plane, bus, train, 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 Athens to Zagreb  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Zagreb (ZAG) ATH - ZAG

$100 - $330

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Fly Athens to Belgrade, bus  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Belgrade (BEG) ATH - BEG
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Osijek

$76 - $247

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Fly Athens to Split  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Split (SPU) ATH - SPU

$163 - $513

Fly Thessaloniki to Belgrade, bus  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Belgrade (BEG) SKG - BEG
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Osijek

$93 - $229

Bus to Skopje, fly to Zagreb  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  2. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Zagreb (ZAG) SKP - ZAG

$88 - $263

Bus, train  •  24 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Beograd
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$77 - $106

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  25 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Novi Sad
  2. Take the bus from Ruma to Zagreb

$118 - $207

Bus Siamos Tours  •  28 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Sisak
  3. Take the bus from Sisak to Zagreb

$88 - $140

Train, night train via Skopje  •  30 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade 334
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$85 - $185

Train, night train  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Beograd
  3. Take the train from Beograd to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$78 - $136

Drive  •  14 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Zagreb 932.2 miles

$220 - $330

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No, there is no direct bus from Greece to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Zagreb via Novi Sad and Ruma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Greece to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Thessaloniki, Skopje and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 6 min.

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The distance between Greece and Croatia is 837 km. The road distance is 1491.4 km.

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The best way to get from Greece to Croatia without a car is to bus and train which takes 24 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Greece to Croatia, including transfers.

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Greece to Croatia bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, depart from Athens station.

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Greece to Croatia train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Greece to Croatia is to fly which takes 6 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 25 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Greece to Croatia bus services, operated by Autotransport Karlovac, arrive at Zagreb station.

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Map of how to get from Greece to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 523.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

What companies run services between Greece and Croatia?

Aegean Airlines, Croatia Airlines and four other airlines fly from Athens to Velika Gorica every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Zagreb via Novi Sad and Ruma in around 25 h 22 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Athens to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Athens to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Thessaloniki to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Athens to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Athens to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Skopje to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Skopje to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Night train from Thessaloniki to Beograd
Ave. Duration
38 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $19
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
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Bus operators
Šidexpres Šid
Phone
022 / 714-147
Email
sidexpres@ptt.rs
Website
sidexpres.rs
Bus from Beograd to Osijek
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
sidexpres.rs
Simeonidis Tours
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Autotransport Karlovac
Phone
098 98 32 331
Email
irena.tihi@atsk.hr
Website
atsk.hr
Bus from Ruma to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
atsk.hr
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Athens to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
17 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Beograd to Sisak
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Banbus
Phone
+381 11 362 5555
Email
ffice@banbus.co.rs
Website
banbus.co.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Sisak
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
banbus.co.rs
Fudeks
Phone
+381 11 7620255
Email
office@fudeks.rs
Website
fudeks.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Sisak
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
en.fudeks.rs
Book at
fudeks.rs
Auto Promet Sisak
Phone
(044) 526 350
Email
info@auto-promet-sisak.hr
Website
auto-promet-sisak.hr
Bus from Sisak to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
auto-promet-sisak.hr

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Croatia is 1 h behind Greece. It is currently 4:20 PM in Greece and 3:20 PM in Croatia.

Greece to Croatia train services, operated by Serbian Railways (ŽS), arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greece to Croatia is 1491 km. It takes approximately 14 h 56 min to drive from Greece to Croatia.

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Aegean Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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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 Greece to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs .

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