There are 10 ways to get from Utrecht to Croatia by train, plane, shuttle, bus, car, car train, night train or night bus

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Zagreb  •  4h 55m

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

590 kn - 1.974 kn

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Train, night train  •  24h 3m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Innsbruck Hbf 1381 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol. En

371 kn - 516 kn

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Pula  •  4h 36m

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

1.026 kn - 3.249 kn

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Split  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Split (SPU) DUS - SPU

772 kn - 3.982 kn

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Venice, shuttle  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht 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

716 kn - 4.839 kn

Bus  •  18h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to Velika Kladuša
  2. Take the bus from Karlovac to Zagreb 975 / ...

491 kn - 848 kn

Train  •  18h 40m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec / ...

1.007 kn - 1.607 kn

Drive, car train  •  17h 35m

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach Hauptbahnhof
  3. Drive from Villach Hauptbahnhof to Zagreb

810 kn - 1.464 kn

Train, night bus  •  22h 13m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the night bus from Duisburg Portsmouthplatz to Zagreb Central Bus Station Duisburg Portsmouthplatz - Zagreb Central Bus Station

Drive  •  11h 51m

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Zagreb 1293.2 km

1.300 kn - 1.900 kn

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The cheapest way to get from Utrecht to Croatia is to train and night train which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 24h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Utrecht to Croatia is to train and fly which costs 130€ - 440€ and takes 4h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Utrecht to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Utrecht and arriving at Zagreb via Velika Kladuša and Karlovac. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Utrecht to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kol. via Oberhausen Hbf and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 40m.

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The distance between Utrecht and Croatia is 1131 km. The road distance is 1293.2 km.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Croatia without a car is to bus which takes 18h 1m and costs 65€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from Utrecht to Croatia, including transfers.

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Utrecht to Croatia bus services, operated by Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic, depart from Utrecht station.

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Utrecht to Croatia train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Utrecht Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Croatia is to bus which takes 18h 1m and costs 65€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 220€ and takes 18h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Utrecht to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 1130.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 55m

What companies run services between Utrecht, Netherlands and Croatia?

You can take a bus from Utrecht to Zagreb via Velika Kladuša and Karlovac in around 18h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Utrecht to Zagreb via Oberhausen Hbf and Villach Hbf in around 18h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 4.800 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 4.800 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pula via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.800 kn - 9.000 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
900 kn - 4.800 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 7.000 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 7.000 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 6.000 kn
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.000 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kn - 3.400 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.000 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pula
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 7.000 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
900 kn - 4.800 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 7.000 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pula
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
410 kn - 2.000 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pula via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
450 kn - 2.200 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
420 kn - 2.300 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
420 kn - 2.300 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
420 kn - 2.300 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 4.800 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 8.000 kn
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pula via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
550 kn - 3.300 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
500 kn - 3.200 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 6.000 kn
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
950 kn - 3.400 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
700 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
700 kn - 5.500 kn
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 2.900 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 4.800 kn
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pula via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
800 kn - 3.200 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kn - 4.000 kn
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.400 kn
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.900 kn
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 Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
65 kn - 140 kn
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
65 kn - 85 kn
1st Class
100 kn - 140 kn
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
140 kn - 330 kn
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
140 kn - 200 kn
1st Class
230 kn - 330 kn
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
120 kn - 290 kn
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
120 kn - 180 kn
1st Class
210 kn - 290 kn
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
130 kn - 300 kn
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
130 kn - 180 kn
1st Class
210 kn - 300 kn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
600 kn - 900 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
280 kn - 390 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
310 kn - 420 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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
430 kn - 900 kn
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
439 kn
Motorcycle
737 kn
Vehicle
811 kn
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 8m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Pula railway Stattion
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
300 kn - 3.000 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
300 kn - 330 kn
Private
1.600 kn - 3.000 kn
Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic
Phone
+387 (0)37 314 378
Email
info@prosicbus.com
Website
prosicbus.com
Bus from Utrecht to Velika Kladuša
Ave. Duration
14h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
400 kn - 700 kn
Schedules at
prosicbus.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 85 kn
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
60 kn - 85 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Karlovac to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
45 kn - 55 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100 kn - 130 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Autotrans d.d.
Website
vollo.hr
Bus from Karlovac Central Bus Station to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
vollo.hr
Night bus from Duisburg Portsmouthplatz to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
19h 21m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
vollo.hr
Autotransport Karlovac
Phone
098 98 32 331
Email
irena.tihi@atsk.hr
Website
atsk.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
atsk.hr
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30 kn - 40 kn
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Autopromet d.d. Slunj
Website
autopromet.hr
Bus from Karlovac Central Bus Station to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
autopromet.hr
Toping Trade
Phone
+387/(0)52-751-339
Email
toping@teol.net
Website
topingtrade.com
Bus from Karlovac to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
topingtrade.com

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

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Utrecht to Croatia bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., arrive at Zagreb station.

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Utrecht to Croatia train services, operated by ÖBB EuroCity, arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kol. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Utrecht to Croatia is 1293 km. It takes approximately 11h 51m to drive from Utrecht to Croatia.

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