There are 11 ways to get from Spain to Croatia by plane, train, 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.

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Fly Barcelona to Split  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Split (SPU) BCN - SPU

$90 - $350

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Fly Barcelona to Zagreb  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Zagreb (ZAG) BCN - ZAG

$97 - $297

Fly Madrid to Zagreb  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Zagreb (ZAG) MAD - ZAG

$103 - $305

Fly Barcelona to Venice  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Venice (VCE) BCN - VCE

$97 - $727

Fly Madrid to Venice  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Venice (VCE) MAD - VCE

$128 - $765

Train, bus  •  29 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Girona Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Girona to Padova
  3. Take the bus from Padova to Zagreb 4

Train, bus via Dijon Ville  •  32 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Girona Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gerona/Girona to Beziers
  3. Take the train from Beziers to Dijon Ville Tgv
  4. Take the train from Dijon Ville to Zürich HB Tgv
  5. Take the train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$384 - $532

Bus FlixBus  •  35 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 748
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Zagreb

$171 - $301

Bus Autocares Grupo Samar  •  39 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Nice
  2. Take the bus from Nice to Zagreb

$196 - $308

Bus, train  •  40 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Mestre
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Zagreb 402

$131 - $213

Drive  •  20 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Zagreb 1369.2 miles

$260 - $390

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Spain to Croatia is to fly which costs 85€ - 260€ and takes 6 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Spain to Croatia is to fly which costs 75€ - 300€ and takes 5 h 23 min.

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The distance between Spain and Croatia is 1817 km. The road distance is 2190.7 km.

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The best way to get from Spain to Croatia without a car is to train and bus which takes 29 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Spain to Croatia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Spain to Croatia is to fly which takes 5 h 23 min and costs 75€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 140€ - 260€ and takes 35 h.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Split Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Spain to Croatia is 2191 km. It takes approximately 20 h 39 min to drive from Spain to Croatia.

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Eurowings, Austrian Airlines, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Spain to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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Map of how to get from Spain to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 1135.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 23 min

What companies run services between Spain and Croatia?

Vueling Airlines, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Barcelona to Split 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Zagreb via Méndez Álvaro, Madrid, Lyon, Lyon Perrache, and Lyon in around 35 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Barcelona to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Madrid to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Madrid to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Barcelona to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Barcelona to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Barcelona to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Venice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Beziers to Dijon Ville
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Dijon Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
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
Train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
14 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Bus operators
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Girona to Padova
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
atlassib.es
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Padova to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Padova to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Padova to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$132
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
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
Bus from Gerona/Girona to Beziers
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid to Mestre
Ave. Duration
31 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
alsa.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autocares Grupo Samar
Phone
+34 (0) 91 723 05 06
Email
autocares.samar@samar.es
Website
samar.es
Bus from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
samar.es
Bus from Madrid to Nice
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
samar.es
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
16 h 7 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$109
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
16 h 46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
15 h 57 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Trieste Zob to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
globtour.com

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