There are 10 ways to get from Valencia to Croatia by plane, night bus, 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 to Split  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Split (SPU) VLC - SPU

$105 - $376

Cheapest option

Bus Atlassib  •  32 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Padova
  2. Take the bus from Padova to Zagreb 4

$65 - $130

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Fly to Zagreb  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Zagreb (ZAG) VLC - ZAG

$132 - $263

Fly to Pula  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Pula (PUY) VLC - PUY

$76 - $317

Fly to Trieste, night bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Trieste (TRS) VLC - TRS
  2. Take the night bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$98 - $517

Fly to Venice Treviso  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Venice Treviso (TSF) VLC - TSF

$102 - $943

Train, bus  •  25 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Barcelona Sants Em
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Grenoble
  4. Take the bus from Grenoble to Zagreb

$231 - $301

Bus Autolinee Gambioli  •  29 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Bologna
  2. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Zagreb N482 / ...

$140 - $320

Train  •  30 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Barcelona Sants Em
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève 7-Y / ...
  4. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  5. Take the train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$330 - $532

Drive  •  18 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Valencia to Zagreb 1215.5 miles

$230 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Valencia to Croatia is to bus which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 32 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Valencia to Croatia is to fly which costs 90€ - 340€ and takes 7 h 15 min.

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The distance between Valencia and Croatia is 1574 km. The road distance is 1944.7 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Valencia to Croatia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Valencia to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Valencia and arriving at Zagreb via Bologna, Bologna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Valencia to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Barcelona Sants, Lyon Part Dieu, Genève and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 12 min.

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There are 31+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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Valencia to Croatia bus services, operated by Autolinee Gambioli, arrive at Policoro station.

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Map of how to get from Valencia to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 983.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 15 min

What companies run services between Valencia, Spain and Croatia?

Vueling Airlines, Lufthansa and 14 other airlines fly from Valencia to Split every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Valencia to Zagreb via Bologna and Bologna, Bologna in around 29 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Valencia to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Valencia to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Pula via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Valencia to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Valencia to Split via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Valencia to Split via Ibiza, Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Valencia to Zagreb via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Valencia to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Valencia to Pula via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Valencia to Pula via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Valencia to Pula via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Valencia to Pula via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Valencia to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Valencia to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Valencia to Split via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Valencia to Zagreb via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Valencia to Split via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Valencia to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Valencia to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Valencia to Split via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Valencia to Split via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $390
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Valencia to Zagreb via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Valencia to Pula via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Valencia to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valence TGV to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
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

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
Night bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Grenoble to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
14 h 29 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$102
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Valencia to Bologna
Ave. Duration
19 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Bologna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus from Padova to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Bologna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$154
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Padova to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$128
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Valencia to Padova
Ave. Duration
24 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
atlassib.es
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

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