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There are 11 ways to get from Lausanne to Zagreb by train, plane, shuttle, bus, night train or car

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Train to Geneva, fly to Zagreb  •  6h 47m

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

$115 - $341

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Bus Globtour  •  17h

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

$85 - $130

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Train to Zurich, fly to Zagreb  •  6h 36m

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

$157 - $423

Train to Geneva, fly to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Ljubljana (LJU) GVA - LJU
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb

$166 - $725

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly to Zagreb  •  8h 10m

  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

$176 - $387

Train to Zurich, fly to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ZRH - LJU
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb

$193 - $687

Train, bus  •  13h 48m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne 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

$123 - $287

Train  •  14h 58m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne 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 / ...

$138 - $237

Bus Domo Reisen  •  15h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Mestre
  2. Take the bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Zagreb 427 / ...

$92 - $127

Train, night train  •  17h 18m

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

$170 - $292

Drive  •  9h 29m

  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 17h.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Zagreb is to train and fly which costs SFr 150 - SFr 430 and takes 6h 36m.

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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 Monday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 17h.

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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 Milano Centrale, Venezia Mestre and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 58m.

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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 train and bus which takes 13h 48m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 290.

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It takes approximately 6h 47m 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 train which takes 14h 58m and costs SFr 130 - SFr 240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 90 - SFr 130 and takes 15h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Zagreb.
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  • Distance: 452.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 47m

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

You can take a train from Lausanne to Zagreb via Milano Centrale, Venezia Mestre, and Villach Hbf in around 14h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lausanne to Zagreb via Mestre and Venice, Venice Mestre in around 15h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
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
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
14h 3m
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 Lausanne to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
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
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
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
3h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
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
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.si
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Crnja Tours
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
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
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Lausanne Parc Velodrom to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
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
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
atvo.it
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Lausanne to Mestre
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m 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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Lausanne to Zagreb train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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