There are 7 ways to get from Lyon to Zagreb by plane, bus, train 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

Fly to Zagreb  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Zagreb (ZAG) LYS - ZAG

$106 - $357

Cheapest option

Bus BS Tours  •  17 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Bregana

$80 - $120

5 alternative options

Fly to Ljubljana  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Ljubljana (LJU) LYS - LJU

$137 - $597

Fly to Graz  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Graz (GRZ) LYS - GRZ

$147 - $677

Bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  16 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Zagreb

$100 - $180

Train  •  20 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve 7-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$212 - $358

Drive  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Zagreb 666.2 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Zagreb is to bus which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 17 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Zagreb is to fly which costs 90€ - 310€ and takes 6 h 32 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Zagreb is 863 km. The road distance is 1065.9 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from Lyon to Zagreb, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon and arriving at Zagreb. Services depart twice a week, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 16 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Genève and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 7 min.

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What companies run services between Lyon, France and Zagreb, Croatia?

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Lyon to Zagreb hourly. Alternatively, Arriva d.o.o. operates a bus from Lyon to Zagreb once a week. Tickets cost $109 and the journey takes 16 h 7 min. Eurolines FR also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Graz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Lyon to Graz via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Zagreb via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Lyon to Graz via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Zagreb via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Graz via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $3,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lyon to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lyon to Zagreb via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Zagreb via Split
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Ljubljana via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Train operators
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Lyon to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
16 h 7 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$109
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
16 h 46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Lyon to Bregana
Ave. Duration
16 h 7 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
bstours.rs

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