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There are 6 ways to get from Linz to Zagreb by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Linz Industriezeile Bushaltestelle to Zagreb Zob

$26 - $40

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Bus, night bus  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Linz to Maribor
  2. Take the night bus from Maribor to Zagreb N903

$23 - $36

4 alternative options

Train  •  8h 2m

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Graz Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec

$55 - $87

Drive  •  4h 14m

  1. Drive from Linz to Zagreb 253.8 miles

$45 - $75

Train to Vienna, fly  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zagreb (ZAG) VIE - ZAG

$118 - $351

Fly from Linz  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Linz (LNZ) to Zagreb (ZAG) LNZ - ZAG

$120 - $475

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The cheapest way to get from Linz to Zagreb is to bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 3h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Linz to Zagreb is to bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 3h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Linz Industriezeile Bushaltestelle and arriving at Zagreb Zob. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Linz to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Linz Hbf and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Graz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 2m.

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The distance between Linz and Zagreb is 305 km. The road distance is 406.2 km.

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The best way to get from Linz to Zagreb without a car is to bus which takes 3h 40m and costs 23€ - 35€.

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The bus from Linz Industriezeile Bushaltestelle to Zagreb Zob takes 3h 40m including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Linz to Zagreb bus services, operated by Globtour, depart from Linz Industriezeile Bushaltestelle station.

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Linz to Zagreb train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Linz Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Linz to Zagreb is to bus which takes 3h 40m and costs 23€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 8h 2m, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 420€ and takes 6h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Linz to Zagreb.
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  • Distance: 190.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 40m

What companies run services between Linz, Austria and Zagreb, Croatia?

Globtour operates a bus from Linz to Zagreb twice a week. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 3h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Linz to Zagreb via Graz Hbf in around 8h 2m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Linz to Zagreb via Dusseldorf, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Linz to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Linz to Zagreb via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Linz to Zagreb via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
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 Linz Hbf to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Linz Industriezeile Bushaltestelle to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
globtour.com
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Linz to Maribor
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
arriva.si
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
Night bus from Maribor to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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

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Linz to Zagreb train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Linz to Zagreb is 406 km. It takes approximately 4h 14m to drive from Linz to Zagreb.

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Croatia Airlines and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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There are 2336+ hotels available in Zagreb. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Linz to Linz Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs 4€ - 8€.

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