There are 9 ways to get from Lausanne to Zagreb by train, plane, bus 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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Train to Geneva, fly to Zagreb  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zagreb (ZAG) GVA - ZAG

$126 - $447

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Bus Eurolines CH  •  18 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Rijeka
  2. Take the bus from Rijeka to Zagreb

$88 - $114

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Train to Zurich, fly to Zagreb  •  6 h 17 min

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

$170 - $533

Train to Geneva, fly to Ljubljana  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Ljubljana (LJU) GVA - LJU

$167 - $737

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly to Zagreb  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Domodossola
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zagreb (ZAG) MXP - ZAG

$193 - $499

Train to Zurich, fly to Ljubljana  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ZRH - LJU

$196 - $703

Bus Globtour  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne Parc Velodrom to Zagreb Zob

$90 - $130

Train  •  17 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich HB 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$173 - $288

Drive  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Zagreb 596.9 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Zagreb is to bus which costs SFr 85 - SFr 130 and takes 17 h.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Zagreb is to train and fly which costs SFr 160 - SFr 550 and takes 6 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lausanne Parc Velodrom and arriving at Zagreb Zob. Services depart six times a week, and operate Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 17 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 18 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Zagreb is 723 km. The road distance is 955.1 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Zagreb without a car is to bus which takes 17 h and costs SFr 85 - SFr 130.

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It takes approximately 6 h 28 min to get from Lausanne to Zagreb, including transfers.

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Lausanne to Zagreb bus services, operated by Globtour, depart from Lausanne Parc Velodrom station.

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Lausanne to Zagreb train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lausanne station.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Zagreb is to bus which takes 17 h and costs SFr 85 - SFr 130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 160 - SFr 280 and takes 17 h 18 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Zagreb.
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  • Distance: 452.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 28 min

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Zagreb, Croatia?

Globtour operates a bus from Lausanne to Zagreb 6 times a week. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 17 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lausanne to Zagreb via Zürich HB in around 17 h 18 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 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
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 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
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
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 Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
14 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
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 Lausanne to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Lausanne Parc Velodrom to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
globtour.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lausanne to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Book at
eurolines.ch
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Skreb
Phone
098606060
Website
bus60.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bus60.hr
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com

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