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.

Recommended option

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

$125 - $446

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  18 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Basel City Center Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Zagreb N953

$65 - $110

7 alternative options

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

$167 - $529

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

$193 - $699

Train to Geneva, fly to Ljubljana  •  6 h 46 min

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

$166 - $736

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

$186 - $492

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

$165 - $284

Drive  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Zagreb 596.9 miles

$120 - $180

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 Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 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 Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
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
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 Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 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 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $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
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 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
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lausanne to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
$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
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lausanne to Basel City Center
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lausanne and Zagreb is 723 km. The road distance is 955 km.

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

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

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.

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.

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