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

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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Fly Lisbon to Zagreb  •  6h 29m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Zagreb (ZAG) LIS - ZAG

$104 - $364

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Fly Lisbon to Split  •  8h 24m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Split (SPU) LIS - SPU

$137 - $427

Fly Porto to Zagreb  •  8h 36m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Zagreb (ZAG) OPO - ZAG

$112 - $554

Fly Lisbon to Venice, shuttle  •  9h 8m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Venice (VCE) LIS - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Pula railway Stattion

$134 - $734

Night bus, bus, train  •  37h 30m

  1. Take the night bus from Lisboa Oriente to Merida
  2. Take the bus from Merida to Arad
  3. Take the bus from Arad, autogara Transdara to Budapest, Vasút u.16.
  4. Take the train from Kelenföld to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. D

$238 - $371

Night train, train  •  38h 27m

  1. Take the night train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Hendaye Hot
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Strasbourg Tgv
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  6. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...

$470 - $651

Bus Eurolines FR  •  46h

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Oriente to Lyon
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Zagreb

$182 - $422

Bus FlixBus  •  46h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon, Lisbon to Nice, Nice K784
  2. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Zagreb N482

$167 - $302

Bus, night train  •  2 days 5h

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Oriente to Zurich
  2. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$222 - $352

Drive  •  25h 47m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Zagreb 1724.6 miles

$390 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Portugal to Croatia is to fly which costs 90€ - 320€ and takes 6h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Portugal to Croatia is to fly which costs 90€ - 320€ and takes 6h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portugal to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Martim Moniz and arriving at Zagreb via Lisboa Oriente and Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46h.

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No, there is no direct train from Portugal to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Lisboa Santa Apolonia and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Hendaye, Bordeaux-St-Jean, Strasbourg, Stuttgart Hbf and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38h 27m.

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The distance between Portugal and Croatia is 2113 km. The road distance is 2759.4 km.

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The best way to get from Portugal to Croatia without a car is to night bus and bus and train which takes 37h 30m and costs 200€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 6h 29m to get from Portugal to Croatia, including transfers.

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Portugal to Croatia bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Lisboa Oriente station.

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Portugal to Croatia train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Lisboa Santa Apolonia station.

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The best way to get from Portugal to Croatia is to fly which takes 6h 29m and costs 90€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 150€ - 370€ and takes 46h.

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Map of how to get from Portugal to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 1320.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 29m

What companies run services between Portugal and Croatia?

Croatia Airlines, Iberia and six other airlines fly from Lisbon to Velika Gorica every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lisbon to Zagreb via Estação Oriente, Lisboa Oriente, and Lyon in around 46h.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Lisbon to Zagreb via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Lisbon to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Lisbon to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Porto to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Flights from Porto to Zagreb via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Lisbon to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zagreb via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Split via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Porto to Zagreb via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zagreb via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Split via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Porto to Zagreb via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Split via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Split via London Luton
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Venice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Venice via Basel
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Venice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Lisbon to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Porto to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Flights from Porto to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Lisbon to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Lisbon to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Lisbon to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Porto to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Porto to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Lisbon to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lisbon to Split via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Lisbon to Split via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lisbon to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lisbon to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Night train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
13h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
cp.pt
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$190 - $210
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$190 - $210
1st Class
$240 - $370
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
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
3h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
14h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Night bus from Lisboa Oriente to Merida
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Merida to Arad
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
alsa.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Arad, autogara Transdara to Budapest, Vasút u.16.
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lisboa Oriente to Lyon
Ave. Duration
27h 23m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
16h 46m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Lyon to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
16h 7m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
arriva.com.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
Bus from Lisbon, Lisbon to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice, Nice to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Lisboa Oriente to Zurich
Ave. Duration
36h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
internorte.pt

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 10m.

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Portugal to Croatia bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., arrive at Zagreb station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Portugal to Croatia is 2759 km. It takes approximately 25h 47m to drive from Portugal to Croatia.

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Swiss, Austrian Airlines, Iberia and three other airlines offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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