There are 13 ways to get from Rotterdam to Croatia by train, plane, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Zagreb  •  5 h 25 min

  1. AMS - ZAG

$87 - $296

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  21 h 25 min

  1. Rj / ...
  2. N261

$73 - $131

11 alternative options

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Split  •  5 h 35 min

  1. AMS - SPU

$100 - $299

Fly Rotterdam to Split  •  5 h 13 min

  1. RTM - SPU

$75 - $555

Train to Brussels, fly to Zagreb  •  6 h 7 min

  1. BRU - ZAG

$101 - $272

Fly Rotterdam to Pula  •  5 h 19 min

  1. RTM - PUY

$77 - $427

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Ljubljana, bus  •  8 h 11 min

  1. AMS - LJU

Train, bus via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  16 h 43 min

  1. Tha
  2. Ice
  3. Ice

$232 - $348

Train  •  20 h 22 min

  1. Ice
  2. Ice
  3. Ec

$236 - $374

Train, bus  •  21 h 9 min

  1. Ec
  2. 954

$200 - $308

Bus Autoherc  •  23 h 19 min

$100 - $194

Drive, train  •  12 h 49 min

  1. Ice

$225 - $342

Drive  •  12 h 29 min

  1. 837.5 miles

$200 - $300

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Croatia?

Transavia Holland flies from Rotterdam to Split 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rotterdam to Zagreb via Venlo, Düsseldorf Hbf, Würzburg Hbf, and Wien Meidling in around 20 h 22 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Amsterdam to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Amsterdam to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Split via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Amsterdam to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Amsterdam to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Rotterdam to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Rotterdam to Pula
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Amsterdam to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam to Split via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Split via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Split via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Split via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$20 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $50
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 h 4 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Meidling to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Wels Hbf to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
globtour.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Villach to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Villach to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
17 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena to Düsseldorf, Hbf., Worringer Str.
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Rotterdam to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rotterdam and Croatia is 1157 km. The road distance is 1340 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Croatia is to bus which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 21 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Croatia is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs 60€ - 480€.

No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Venlo, Düsseldorf Hbf, Würzburg Hbf and Wien Meidling. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 22 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena and arriving at Zagreb via Düsseldorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Rotterdam to Croatia, including transfers.