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

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Bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Padova to Zagreb 4 / ...

$24 - $130

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Padova to Trieste Centrale Fa / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Ljubljana 907 / ...
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana Avtobusna postaja to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor

$40 - $135

Train  •  9 h 17 min

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

$43 - $95

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Padua to Zagreb 250.7 miles

$60 - $90

Fly from Venice  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Zagreb (ZAG) VCE - ZAG

$108 - $351

Shuttle to Pula, fly  •  6 h 42 min

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

$86 - $606

Shuttle  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Padova to Zagreb

$55 - $700

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The cheapest way to get from Padua to Zagreb is to train and bus which costs 35€ - 120€ and takes 7 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Padua to Zagreb is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 3 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Padova and arriving at Zagreb. Services depart five times a week, 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 Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Padova and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Venezia Mestre and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 17 min.

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The distance between Padua and Zagreb is 321 km. The road distance is 401.1 km.

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The best way to get from Padua to Zagreb without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 38 min and costs 21€ - 120€.

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The bus from Padova to Zagreb takes 6 h 38 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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

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Padua to Zagreb train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Venezia Mestre station.

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The best way to get from Padua to Zagreb is to bus which takes 6 h 38 min and costs 21€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 85€ and takes 9 h 17 min, you could also fly, which costs 90€ - 310€ and takes 6 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Padua to Zagreb.
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  • Distance: 200.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 38 min

What companies run services between Padua, Italy and Zagreb, 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 Venezia Mestre and Villach Hbf in around 9 h 17 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Pula to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
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 Padova to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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

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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
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
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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 Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
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
$130
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.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 Padua, Padova to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
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
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
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Crnja Tours
Globtour
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
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
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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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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

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

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

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Swiss, Brussels Airlines, KLM and six other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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Book your Padua to Zagreb bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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