There are 7 ways to get from Padua to Croatia by bus, train, night bus, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Padova to Zagreb 4

$65 - $130

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Night bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the night bus from Venice Airport, Venice to Zagreb N402

$24 - $90

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Zagreb 402 / ...

$28 - $68

Train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Padova to Villach Hbf En
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...

$40 - $74

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Padua to Zagreb 250.7 miles

$60 - $90

Shuttle, fly  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Venezia Mestre to Pula Airport
  2. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Zagreb (ZAG) PUY - ZAG

$82 - $600

Shuttle  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Padova to Zagreb

$55 - $700

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Padova and arriving at Zagreb. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Padua to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Padova and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 21 min.

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The distance between Padua and Croatia is 400 km. The road distance is 401.1 km.

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The best way to get from Padua to Croatia without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 38 min and costs .

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The bus from Padova to Zagreb takes 6 h 38 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Padua to Croatia bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, depart from Padova station.

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Padua to Croatia train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Padova station.

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The best way to get from Padua to Croatia is to bus which takes 6 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Pula Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Padua to Croatia bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, arrive at Zagreb station.

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Map of how to get from Padua to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 249.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 38 min

What companies run services between Padua, Italy and Croatia?

Florentia Bus operates a bus from Padua to Zagreb once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 6 h 38 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Padua to Zagreb via Villach Hbf in around 8 h 21 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Pula to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Train operators
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 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Train from Padova to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
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
$65 - $95
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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 - $40
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
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
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
$129
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Trieste Zob to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
globtour.com
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
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Venice Airport, Venice to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
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
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
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Venezia Mestre to Pula Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $470
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$47 - $51
Private
$260 - $470
Shuttle from Padova to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $700
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$55 - $100
Private
$370 - $700

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Padua to Croatia is 401 km. It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to drive from Padua to Croatia.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Pula Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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