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There are 10 ways to get from Milan to Croatia by plane, shuttle, night bus, bus, train or car

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Fly Milan Malpensa to Zagreb, line 290 shuttle  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zagreb (ZAG) MXP - ZAG
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Petina to Velika Gorica

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Bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Mailand Lampugnano to Zagreb Zob 402 / ...

$37 - $67

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Fly Milan Linate to Split  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Split (SPU) LIN - SPU

$145 - $455

Fly Milan Linate to Trieste, night bus  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Trieste (TRS) LIN - TRS
  2. Take the night bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$88 - $216

Fly Milan Linate to Zagreb  •  7 h 13 min

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

$102 - $312

Train, bus  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Zagreb 427 / ...

$49 - $161

Train, bus via Ljubljana  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Ljubljana 907 / ...
  4. Take the train from Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor

$53 - $172

Train, bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Re_6
  2. Take the bus from Verona to Zagreb

$39 - $87

Train  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...

$68 - $142

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Zagreb 396.8 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Croatia is to bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Croatia is to drive which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 6 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Croatia. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Zagreb Zob via Mailand Lampugnano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Venezia Mestre and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 15 min.

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The distance between Milan and Croatia is 609 km. The road distance is 634.8 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Croatia without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 35 min and costs 30€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Milan to Croatia, including transfers.

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Milan to Croatia bus services, operated by Globtour, depart from Mailand Lampugnano station.

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

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The best way to get from Milan to Croatia is to fly which takes 6 h 28 min and costs 120€ - 400€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 35 min, you could also train, which costs 55€ - 130€ and takes 11 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 380.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Croatia?

Lufthansa, Alitalia and six other airlines fly from Milan to Split every 3 hours. Alternatively, Globtour operates a bus from Milan to Zagreb twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 8 h 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Milan Linate to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Linate to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Milan Linate to Zagreb via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Linate to Split via Cagliari, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Linate to Split via Naples, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Linate to Split via Pantelleria, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Split via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Milan Linate to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Split via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Zagreb via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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 Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
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
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
ZET
Phone
072 500 400
Email
javnost@zet.hr
Website
zet.hr
Shuttle from Petina to Velika Gorica
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
zet.hr
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 Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Bus from Trieste Zob to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Trieste Zob to Ljubljana Zob Postaja
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
globtour.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Lampugnano to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Verona to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trieste Station to Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
atvo.it
Bus from Trieste Station to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
atvo.it
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.si

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Croatia is 635 km. It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to drive from Milan to Croatia.

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Croatia Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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Book your Milan to Croatia train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and Loco2.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Malpensa Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs 10€ - 14€.

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