There are 11 ways to get from Parma to Zagreb by bus, train, night bus, car, plane or shuttle

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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Bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Parma to Bologna Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Zagreb N997

$33 - $106

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Train, bus ATVO S.p.A.  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna C.Le Reg / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to Autobusni kolodvor Florentia Bus

$32 - $50

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Train, bus via Trieste  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna C.Le Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia S.Lucia Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale Rv
  4. Take the bus from Trieste to Zagreb 402

$45 - $95

Train  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna C.Le Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Villach Hbf En
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...

$55 - $110

Train, night bus  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna C.Le Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  3. Take the night bus from Venice Airport, Venice to Zagreb

$40 - $115

Drive  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Parma to Zagreb 381.1 miles

$90 - $140

Train to Bologna, fly to Zagreb  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Zagreb (ZAG) BLQ - ZAG

$126 - $435

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Zagreb  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zagreb (ZAG) MXP - ZAG

$113 - $386

Shuttle to Milan Linate, fly to Trieste, shuttle  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Parma to Milano Linate airport
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Trieste (TRS) LIN - TRS
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Airport to Ljubljana
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb

$181 - $972

Train, train to Verona, fly to Zagreb  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna C.Le
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Zagreb (ZAG) VRN - ZAG

$125 - $509

Train, shuttle to Pula, fly to Zagreb  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna C.Le
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Venezia Mestre to Pula Airport
  4. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Zagreb (ZAG) PUY - ZAG

$111 - $735

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No, there is no direct bus from Parma to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Parma and arriving at Zagreb via Bologna, Bologna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Parma to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Parma and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Bologna C.Le and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 38 min.

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The distance between Parma and Zagreb is 456 km. The road distance is 609.8 km.

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The best way to get from Parma to Zagreb without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 40 min to get from Parma to Zagreb, including transfers.

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Parma to Zagreb bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Parma station.

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Parma to Zagreb train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Parma station.

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The best way to get from Parma to Zagreb is to bus which takes 9 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 38 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bologna Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Parma to Zagreb.
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  • Distance: 285 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 40 min

What companies run services between Parma, Italy and Zagreb, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Parma to Zagreb via Bologna and Bologna, Bologna in around 9 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Parma to Zagreb via Bologna C.Le and Villach Hbf in around 11 h 38 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Bologna to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Bologna to Zagreb via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Verona to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Verona to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Verona to Zagreb via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Verona to Zagreb via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $370
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Pula to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Verona to Zagreb via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
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 Parma to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $25
Train from Bologna C.Le to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$45 - $60
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Parma to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $21
Train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
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
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Parma to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
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 Bologna, Bologna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Bologna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
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 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
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
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
Bus from Bologna to Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
atvo.it
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Parma to Milano Linate airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $39
Private
$110 - $210
Shuttle from Trieste Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $45
Private
$120 - $330
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $40
Private
$130 - $240
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

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

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