There are 8 ways to get from Salzburg to Zagreb 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 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Zagreb

$27 - $40

6 alternative options

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  •  6 h 55 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

Fly from Salzburg  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Zagreb (ZAG) SZG - ZAG

$176 - $462

Train to Vienna, fly  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zagreb (ZAG) VIE - ZAG

$143 - $478

Train to Munich, fly  •  6 h 39 min

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

$146 - $552

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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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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod.. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Zagreb is 314 km. The road distance is 422 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Zagreb without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 10 min and costs .

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

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

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Zagreb is to bus which takes 6 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 29 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 43 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Zagreb.
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  • Distance: 196.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Zagreb, 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
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Salzburg to Zagreb via Vienna, Split
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Munich to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Munich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Salzburg to Zagreb via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Munich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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
Every 4 hours
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 Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
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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Salzburg to Zagreb train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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

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

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Salzburg Airport is to line 2 shuttle which takes 7 min and costs .

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