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There are 12 ways to get from Rotterdam to Croatia by train, plane, shuttle, bus, car train, night train or car

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Pula  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Pula (PUY) AMS - PUY

$128 - $460

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Bus Autoherc  •  23h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena to Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Str. Area B RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Zagreb

$61 - $189

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Zagreb  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Zagreb (ZAG) AMS - ZAG

$86 - $279

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Split  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Split (SPU) AMS - SPU

$99 - $282

Train to Brussels, fly to Zagreb  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zagreb (ZAG) BRU - ZAG

$69 - $233

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Venice, shuttle  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Venice (VCE) AMS - VCE
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Pula railway Stattion

$106 - $739

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Ljubljana, train  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Ljubljana (LJU) AMS - LJU
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana to Rijeka

$107 - $370

Train  •  17h 29m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor

$231 - $349

Bus FlixBus  •  20h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Düsseldorf 268 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Zagreb N261

$68 - $131

Train, car train, night train  •  23h 28m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
  4. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach Hauptbahnhof
  5. Take the night train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

Drive, train  •  13h 43m

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  4. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Zagreb

$234 - $354

Drive  •  12h 29m

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Zagreb 837.5 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Croatia is to bus which costs 55€ - 120€ and takes 20h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Croatia is to train and fly which costs 110€ - 400€ and takes 4h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS and arriving at Zagreb via Düsseldorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 50m.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Croatia is 1157 km. The road distance is 1340.1 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Croatia without a car is to train which takes 17h 29m and costs 200€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 4h 22m to get from Rotterdam to Croatia, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Croatia is to train which takes 17h 29m and costs 200€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 120€ and takes 20h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Pula Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 723 miles
  • Duration: 4h 22m

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Croatia?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Zagreb via Utrecht Centraal, Düsseldorf Hbf, München Hbf, München Hauptbahnhof Nord, München Hackerbrücke, München ZOB (Hackerbrücke), Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor, and Autobusni kolodvor in around 17h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Zagreb via Düsseldorf in around 20h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pula via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pula
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pula
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pula via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pula via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Brussels to Zagreb via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Utrecht Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
13h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$114
Vehicle
$126
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
Night train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
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 Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena to Düsseldorf, Hbf., Worringer Str.
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena to Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Str. Area B
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Rotterdam to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com

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