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There are 11 ways to get from Milan to Croatia by plane, bus, train, night 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.

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Fly Milan Linate to Zagreb

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Zagreb (ZAG)

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Bus to Milan Bergamo, fly to Zagreb

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Bergamo
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Zagreb (ZAG)

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Fly Milan Malpensa to Split

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Split (SPU)

Fly Milan Malpensa to Zadar

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zadar (ZAD)

Bus to Milan Bergamo, fly to Zadar

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Bergamo
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Zadar (ZAD)

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the bus from Verona Viale Girolamo Cardinale to Zagreb Central Bus Station

Train, bus via Trieste

  1. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Trieste Centrale
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Ljubljana bus station
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.

Train

  1. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr
  2. Take the train from Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr to Ljubljana
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Milan Lampugnano M1 to Zagreb Central Bus Station

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Villach Hbf
  2. Take the night train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.

Drive

  1. Drive from Milan to Zagreb

Milan to Croatia by train, walk and bus

26 Weekly Services
8h 57m Average Duration
189 kn Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Croatia is to train and bus which costs €25 - €35 and takes 8h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Croatia is to fly which costs €80 - €230 and takes 4h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Croatia station. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Zagreb Central Bus Station via Milan Lampugnano M1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Milano P.Garibaldi and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kol. via Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr and Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 46m.

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The distance between Milan and Croatia is 609 km. The road distance is 626.4 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Croatia without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 57m and costs €25 - €35.

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It takes approximately 6h 37m to get from Milan to Croatia, including transfers.

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Milan to Croatia bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Milan Lampugnano M1 station.

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Milan to Croatia train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Milano P.Garibaldi station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Croatia is to fly which takes 6h 37m and costs €60 - €240. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €45 - €160 and takes 10h 46m, you could also bus, which costs €30 - €40 and takes 10h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 609.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 37m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Croatia?

Lufthansa, KLM and 11 other airlines fly from Milan to Zagreb hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan to Zagreb via Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr and Ljubljana in around 10h 46m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.900 kn
Flights from Milan Linate to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.000 kn
Flights from Milan Linate to Zagreb via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 4.300 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 kn - 3.300 kn
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Zagreb via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 6.000 kn
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Zagreb via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 4.000 kn
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Zagreb via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
900 kn - 8.500 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
290 kn - 1.900 kn
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
340 kn - 1.900 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75 kn - 1.200 kn
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
330 kn - 1.900 kn
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Zagreb via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 8.000 kn
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
900 kn - 3.900 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 kn - 3.300 kn
Train operators
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
75 kn - 95 kn
Website
Trenord
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
230 kn - 750 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
230 kn - 310 kn
Base Standard
410 kn - 550 kn
Base Premium
500 kn - 750 kn
Train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
210 kn - 700 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
210 kn - 280 kn
Base Standard
380 kn - 550 kn
Base Premium
470 kn - 700 kn
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
250 kn - 350 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
180 kn - 250 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
60 kn - 130 kn
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
75 kn - 95 kn
Regional Train Ticket
60 kn - 80 kn
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
100 kn - 130 kn
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85 kn - 170 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
150 kn - 170 kn
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
290 kn - 390 kn
Website
Nightjet
Trenitalia EuroCity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
750 kn - 1.700 kn
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
750 kn - 1.000 kn
1st Class
1.200 kn - 1.700 kn
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan to Bergamo
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45 kn - 55 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
55 kn - 70 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
230 kn - 290 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Milan Lampugnano to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Itabus
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Verona Viale Girolamo Cardinale to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
110 kn - 160 kn
Website
Union Ivkoni
Bus from Milan Lampugnano M1 to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
150 kn - 210 kn
Website
Union Ivkoni
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 160 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr

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There is no direct flight from Milan Linate Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Milan to Croatia bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Zagreb Central Bus Station.

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Milan to Croatia train services, operated by ÖBB EuroCity, arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kol. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Croatia is 626 km. It takes approximately 5h 55m to drive from Milan to Croatia.

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Brussels Airlines, Air Dolomiti, British Airways and five other airlines offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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