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

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Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to Zagreb

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Zagreb (ZAG)

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Fly Paris Orly to Split

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Split (SPU)

Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to Split

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Split (SPU)

Train

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to München Hbf
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Zagreb

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Paris l'Est to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.

Drive

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Zagreb

Paris to Croatia by train

The train journey time between Paris and Croatia is around 15h 42m and covers a distance of around 1407 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 16m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, TGV inOui, Transdev and others, the Paris to Croatia train service departs from Paris Est and arrives in Zagreb Glavni Kol.. Typically 13 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

13 Weekly Trains
15h 42m Average Duration
1.510 kn Cheapest Price
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France → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from France

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Conditions of entry into Croatia from France

  • There are no current restrictions
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Rules to follow in Croatia

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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Croatia is currently allowed from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Croatia is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Croatia is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Croatia is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Croatia.

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Last updated: 23 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Croatia is to bus which costs €60 - €80 and takes 20h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Croatia is to fly which costs €60 - €200 and takes 5h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris and arriving at Zagreb. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Paris Est and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kol. via München Hbf, Salzburg Hbf and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 42m.

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The distance between Paris and Croatia is 1164 km. The road distance is 1388.9 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Croatia without a car is to train which takes 15h 42m and costs €200 - €340.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Paris to Croatia, including transfers.

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Paris to Croatia bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris station.

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Paris to Croatia train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Paris Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Croatia is to fly which takes 5h 1m and costs €60 - €200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €200 - €340 and takes 15h 42m, you could also bus, which costs €60 - €80 and takes 20h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 1164.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 1m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Croatia?

Croatia Airlines, Air France and three other airlines fly from Magenta to Zagreb every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Magenta to Zagreb via München Hbf, Salzburg Hbf, and Villach Hbf in around 15h 42m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kn - 3.000 kn
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.200 kn
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.600 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kn - 2.500 kn
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Split
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 2.800 kn
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 2.800 kn
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kn - 2.500 kn
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 5.000 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
400 kn - 2.500 kn
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Split via Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
400 kn - 2.500 kn
Flights from Paris Orly to Split
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.700 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 3.500 kn
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 4.200 kn
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
370 kn - 2.800 kn
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Split via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
3.200 kn - 5.500 kn
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Split via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
900 kn - 3.400 kn
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
600 kn - 3.300 kn
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 1.500 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
240 kn - 340 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
900 kn - 1.300 kn
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
900 kn - 1.100 kn
1st Class
1.000 kn - 1.300 kn
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 120 kn
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
200 kn - 300 kn
Website
Railjet
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
210 kn - 300 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
260 kn - 360 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
280 kn - 390 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 Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
310 kn - 420 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Paris l'Est to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
12h 28m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
600 kn - 800 kn
Website
Nightjet
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
470 kn - 600 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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The quickest flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Paris to Croatia bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zagreb station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Croatia is 1389 km. It takes approximately 12h 39m to drive from Paris to Croatia.

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Air France, Croatia Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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Book your Paris to Croatia bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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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 Paris to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is to train which takes 34 min and costs €5 - €8.

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