There are 9 ways to get from Madrid to Zagreb by plane, train, 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

Fly to Zagreb  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Zagreb (ZAG) MAD - ZAG

$116 - $413

8 alternative options

Fly to Ljubljana  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Ljubljana (LJU) MAD - LJU

$172 - $613

Fly to Graz  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Graz (GRZ) MAD - GRZ

$207 - $703

Train, bus via Barcelona Sants  •  24 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Grenoble
  4. Take the bus from Grenoble to Zagreb

$269 - $355

Train, bus  •  28 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Zagreb

$261 - $375

Train  •  29 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve 7-Y / ...
  4. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  5. Take the train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$371 - $583

Bus ALSA  •  35 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Milano
  2. Take the bus from Mailand Lampugnano to Zagreb Zob

$129 - $199

Bus Atlassib  •  39 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Padova
  2. Take the bus from Padova to Zagreb 4

Drive  •  20 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Zagreb 1369.2 miles

$260 - $390

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Zagreb is to bus which costs 110€ - 180€ and takes 35 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Zagreb is to fly which costs 95€ - 360€ and takes 5 h 25 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Zagreb is 1701 km. The road distance is 2190.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Madrid to Zagreb, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Zagreb Zob via Mailand Lampugnano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Barcelona Sants, Lyon Part Dieu, Genève and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Zagreb, Croatia?

Iberia, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Madrid to Zagreb every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Zagreb via Barcelona Sants, Lyon Part Dieu, Geneve, Genève, and Zürich HB in around 29 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Madrid to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Ljubljana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Madrid to Graz via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Madrid to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Madrid to Ljubljana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Madrid to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Madrid to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $900
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
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
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valence TGV to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
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
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Grenoble to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
14 h 29 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$104
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Lampugnano to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
19 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Mailand Lampugnano to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
globtour.com
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Madrid to Padova
Ave. Duration
29 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
atlassib.es
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Padova to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Padova to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Padova to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$131
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com

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