There are 9 ways to get from Switzerland 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.

Recommended option

Fly Basel to Split  •  4 h 36 min

  1. BSL - SPU

$66 - $307

Cheapest option

Fly Geneva to Split  •  4 h 52 min

  1. GVA - SPU

$57 - $298

7 alternative options

Fly Zurich to Split  •  4 h 42 min

  1. ZRH - SPU

$109 - $373

Fly Zurich to Zagreb  •  4 h 47 min

  1. ZRH - ZAG

$91 - $310

Fly Basel to Osijek  •  4 h 12 min

  1. BSL - OSI

$74 - $354

Train, bus  •  13 h

  1. 5 / ...
  2. N953

$77 - $135

Bus  •  13 h 50 min

  1. N953

$58 - $105

Train  •  15 h 5 min

  1. En

$103 - $175

Drive  •  8 h 29 min

  1. 541.3 miles

$110 - $170

What companies run services between Switzerland and Croatia?

easyJet, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines fly from Basel to Split twice daily. Alternatively, Globtour operates a bus from Zürich to Zagreb 3 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 12 h 40 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Geneva to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Germania Flug AG
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Basel to Osijek
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
14 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from St. Gallen to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
10 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zürich Hbf Nord to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
globtour.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Switzerland and Croatia is 689 km. The road distance is 866 km.

The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Croatia is to bus which costs SFr 55 - SFr 110 and takes 13 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Croatia is to fly which takes 4 h 12 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 350.

No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Switzerland to Croatia, including transfers.