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There are 10 ways to get from Groningen to Zagreb by plane, train, shuttle, bus, car train, night train or car

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Fly Groningen to Zagreb  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Groningen (GRQ) to Zagreb (ZAG) GRQ - ZAG

$127 - $490

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Bus  •  26 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Hamburg 075 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Zagreb

$87 - $137

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Zagreb  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Zagreb (ZAG) AMS - ZAG

$110 - $319

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Ljubljana (LJU) AMS - LJU
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb

$136 - $623

Bus, train  •  17 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Leer 075 / ...
  2. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Hannover Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor

$220 - $346

Train  •  18 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
  4. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor

$234 - $359

Train, bus  •  21 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  4. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Zagreb

$117 - $202

Bus, train, car train, night train  •  22 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Leer 075 / ...
  2. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf Ic
  3. Take the car train from Bremen Hbf to Villach Hauptbahnhof
  4. Take the night train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$114 - $222

Drive, train  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Bremen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  5. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Zagreb

$247 - $379

Drive  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Zagreb 847.5 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Zagreb is to bus which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 26 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Groningen to Zagreb is to train and fly which costs 95€ - 280€ and takes 6 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Groningen to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Zagreb via Hamburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 20 min.

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The distance between Groningen and Zagreb is 1066 km. The road distance is 1356 km.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Zagreb without a car is to bus and train which takes 17 h 33 min and costs 190€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 27 min to get from Groningen to Zagreb, including transfers.

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Groningen to Zagreb bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Groningen station.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Zagreb is to fly which takes 9 h 27 min and costs 110€ - 430€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 320€ and takes 18 h 41 min, you could also bus, which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 26 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from Groningen Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Groningen to Zagreb bus services, operated by Croatia Bus, arrive at Zagreb station.

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  • Distance: 666 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 27 min

What companies run services between Groningen, Netherlands and Zagreb, Croatia?

LOT, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Groningen to Zagreb hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Groningen to Zagreb via Zwolle, Arnhem Centraal, Duisburg Hbf, München Hbf, München Hauptbahnhof Nord, München Hackerbrücke, and München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) in around 18 h 41 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Groningen to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Groningen to Zagreb via Copenhagen, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Groningen to Zagreb via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Groningen to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Leer(Ostfriesl) to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
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 Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Bremen Hbf to Villach Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
12 h 43 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$114
Vehicle
$126
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
Night train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
arriva.nl
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 Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Groningen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Groningen to Zagreb is 1356 km. It takes approximately 12 h 32 min to drive from Groningen to Zagreb.

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Croatia Airlines, Norwegian Air International, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Groningen Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Groningen Airport is to line 9 bus which takes 35 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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