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There are 6 ways to get from Salzburg to Croatia by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus Globtour  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Zagreb Zob

$35 - $55

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Bus Crnja Tours  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Zagreb

$27 - $40

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Train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...

$47 - $76

Night train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$35 - $50

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Zagreb 263.8 miles

$50 - $75

Train, fly  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zagreb (ZAG) MUC - ZAG

$132 - $442

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Croatia is to bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 8 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Croatia is to drive which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Zagreb Zob. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 29 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Croatia is 392 km. The road distance is 422 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Croatia without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 10 min and costs 30€ - 45€.

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The bus from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Zagreb Zob takes 6 h 10 min including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Salzburg to Croatia bus services, operated by Globtour, depart from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof station.

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Salzburg to Croatia train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Salzburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Croatia is to bus which takes 6 h 10 min and costs 30€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 7 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 244.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Croatia?

Globtour operates a bus from Salzburg to Zagreb twice a week. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Salzburg to Zagreb via Villach Hbf in around 7 h 29 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Munich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Munich to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
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 Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
globtour.com
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Salzburg to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Salzburg to Croatia bus services, operated by Globtour, arrive at Zagreb Zob station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Croatia is 422 km. It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to drive from Salzburg to Croatia.

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Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and Croatia Airlines offer flights from Munich Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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