There are 7 ways to get from Greece to Croatia by plane, bus, shuttle, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Split  •  5 h 16 min

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

$163 - $513

Cheapest option

Train, night train  •  30 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Gevgelija
  3. Take the train from Gevgelija to Beograd
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$77 - $138

5 alternative options

Fly to Zagreb  •  6 h 21 min

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

$100 - $330

Bus, shuttle  •  23 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Belgrade
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Belgrade to Zagreb Door to door Shuttle

$128

Bus, train  •  24 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Šid
  3. Take the train from Sid(SRB) to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$80 - $110

Bus  •  25 h 22 min

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

$120 - $209

Drive  •  14 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Zagreb 932.2 miles

$220 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greece to Croatia is to bus and train which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 24 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greece to Croatia is to fly which costs 140€ - 450€ and takes 5 h 16 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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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Greece to Croatia, including transfers.

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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 Αθήνα and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Thessaloniki, Gevgelija and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 1 min.

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What companies run services between Greece and Croatia?

Croatia Airlines, Aegean Airlines and Alitalia fly from Athens to Split twice daily. 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 Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Athens to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
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
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
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
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Zagreb via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Train operators
Serbian Railways (ŽS)
Phone
+381 11 360-28-99
Email
infozeleznicesrb@gmail.com
Website
serbianrailways.com
Train from Sid(SRB) to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Beograd to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
bahn.de
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $4
1st Class Ticket
$4 - $7
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Gevgelija to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
FP Travel
Website
fptravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$93
Schedules at
fptravel.gr
Terra Travel d.o.o.
Phone
011 3287 412
Email
info@terratravel.rs
Website
terratravel.rs
Shuttle from Belgrade to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
terratravel.rs
Book at
terratravel.rs
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
$62
Schedules at
atsk.hr

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