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There are 8 ways to get from Madrid to Zrće by plane, bus, shuttle, ferry, train, night 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.

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Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  11h 35m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Zagreb (ZAG) MAD - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Gajac, Gajac

713 kn - 2.464 kn

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Fly to Zadar, bus  •  10h 23m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Zadar (ZAD) MAD - ZAD
  2. Take the bus from Zadar to Gajac

642 kn - 1.368 kn

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Fly to Rijeka, bus  •  13h 23m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Rijeka (RJK) MAD - RJK
  2. Take the bus from Crikvenica Central Bus Station to Gajac

903 kn - 2.464 kn

Fly to Venice, shuttle, Catamaran  •  15h 5m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Venice (VCE) MAD - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Rijeka
  3. Take the Catamaran from Rijeka to Novalja

723 kn - 3.952 kn

Bus  •  41h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Mestre
  2. Take the bus from Mestre to Trieste 705 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Trieste, Trieste to Crikvenica 944
  4. Take the bus from Crikvenica Central Bus Station to Gajac

1.462 kn - 1.993 kn

Bus, shuttle  •  42h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Padova
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Padova to Rovinj
  3. Take the bus from Rovinj Central Bus Station to Crikvenica Central Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Crikvenica Central Bus Station to Gajac

Train, night bus, Catamaran  •  30h 28m

  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 night bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Rijeka
  4. Take the Catamaran from Rijeka to Novalja

1.364 kn - 2.196 kn

Drive  •  23h 12m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Zrće 2373.9 km

1.800 kn - 2.700 kn

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Zrće is to fly and bus which costs 85€ - 190€ and takes 10h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Zrće is to fly and bus which costs 85€ - 190€ and takes 10h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Zrće. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Gajac via Mestre, Trieste, Trieste and Crikvenica Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 11m.

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The distance between Madrid and Zrće is 1590 km. The road distance is 2373.9 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Zrće without a car is to bus which takes 41h 11m and costs 190€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 11h 35m to get from Madrid to Zrće, including transfers.

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Madrid to Zrće bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Madrid to Zrće bus services, operated by Autotrans d.d., arrive at Gajac station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Zrće is 2374 km. It takes approximately 23h 12m to drive from Madrid to Zrće.

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  • Distance: 1590.1 km
  • Duration: 11h 35m

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

You can take a bus from Madrid to Zrće via Mestre, Trieste, Trieste, Crikvenica Central Bus Station, and Gajac in around 41h 11m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 6.000 kn
Flights from Madrid to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 6.000 kn
Flights from Madrid to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
850 kn - 3.500 kn
Flights from Madrid to Rijeka via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 4.300 kn
Flights from Madrid to Rijeka via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 2.200 kn
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
600 kn - 2.500 kn
Flights from Madrid to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 kn - 2.500 kn
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kn - 1.000 kn
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 kn - 2.500 kn
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kn - 1.000 kn
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kn - 6.500 kn
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kn - 1.800 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Zadar via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
900 kn - 3.600 kn
Flights from Madrid to Zadar via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
850 kn - 3.400 kn
Flights from Madrid to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
850 kn - 3.500 kn
Flights from Madrid to Rijeka via Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
850 kn - 3.400 kn
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260 kn - 700 kn
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
460 kn - 950 kn
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Zagreb via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kn - 2.700 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Zadar via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
460 kn - 2.000 kn
Flights from Madrid to Zadar via Prague
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
470 kn - 2.000 kn
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260 kn - 700 kn
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Madrid to Zadar via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
500 kn - 1.100 kn
Air Leisure
Website
air-leisure.com
Flights from Madrid to Zadar via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
370 kn - 1.700 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Madrid to Zadar via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
900 kn - 3.600 kn
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Madrid to Rijeka via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
460 kn - 1.900 kn
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
500 kn - 2.500 kn
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
800 kn - 2.000 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 kn - 2.300 kn
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.500 kn
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
480 kn - 900 kn
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
480 kn - 650 kn
Promo+
520 kn - 560 kn
Flexible
650 kn - 900 kn
Renfe SNCF
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Gajac, Gajac
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 160 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste, Trieste to Crikvenica
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65 kn - 80 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
330 kn - 410 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Gajac
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
170 kn - 240 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Bus from Crikvenica Central Bus Station to Gajac
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
150 kn - 210 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Bus from Rovinj Central Bus Station to Crikvenica Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
120 kn - 170 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
280 kn - 2.400 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
280 kn - 750 kn
Private
1.300 kn - 2.400 kn
Shuttle from Padova to Rovinj
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
310 kn - 3.200 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
310 kn - 340 kn
Private
1.700 kn - 3.200 kn
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Mestre
Ave. Duration
30h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 1.600 kn
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Mestre to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
120 kn - 170 kn
Website
Eurolines FR
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Madrid to Padova
Ave. Duration
29h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
atlassib.es
Ferry operators

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Iberia, Lufthansa, Air Europa and three other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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There are 3188+ hotels available in Zrće. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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