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There are 11 ways to get from Valencia to Croatia by plane, night bus, shuttle, 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 to Zagreb  •  8 h 5 min

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

$132 - $263

Cheapest option

Fly to Pula  •  7 h 46 min

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

$61 - $277

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Fly to Split  •  8 h 10 min

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

$105 - $376

Fly to Trieste, night bus  •  8 h 31 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, shuttle  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Venice Treviso (TSF) VLC - TSF
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Treviso Airport to Pula railway Stattion

$102 - $943

Train, bus  •  25 h 51 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

$174 - $310

Train  •  29 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Barcelona Sants Em
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Strasbourg Tgv
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  6. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...

$386 - $533

Bus Atlassib  •  31 h 53 min

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

$65 - $130

Bus Eurolines FR  •  35 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Aix en Provence
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Zagreb

$225 - $328

Bus, train  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Mestre
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Zagreb 427 / ...

$155 - $315

Drive  •  18 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Valencia to Zagreb 1215.5 miles

$230 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Valencia to Croatia is to bus which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 31 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Valencia to Croatia is to fly which costs 50€ - 250€ and takes 7 h 46 min.

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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 Padova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 53 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, Montpellier Saint-Roch, Strasbourg, Stuttgart Hbf and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 9 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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The best way to get from Valencia to Croatia without a car is to train and bus which takes 25 h 51 min and costs 150€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 5 min to get from Valencia to Croatia, including transfers.

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Valencia to Croatia bus services, operated by Atlassib, depart from Valencia station.

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Valencia to Croatia train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla station.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Croatia is to fly which takes 8 h 5 min and costs 110€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 330€ - 470€ and takes 29 h 9 min, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 31 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Valencia to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 983.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 5 min

What companies run services between Valencia, Spain and Croatia?

Lufthansa, Iberia and nine other airlines fly from Valencia to Velika Gorica hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Valencia to Zagreb via Barcelona Sants, Montpellier Saint-Roch, Strasbourg, Stuttgart Hbf, and Villach Hbf in around 29 h 9 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Valencia to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Valencia to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Valencia to Pula via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Valencia to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Valencia to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Valencia to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Valencia to Split via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Valencia to Split via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Valencia to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Valencia to Trieste via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Valencia to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $950
Flights from Valencia to Venice Treviso via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Valencia to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Valencia to Pula via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Valencia to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Zagreb via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Valencia to Zagreb via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Valencia to Zagreb via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Valencia to Split via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Valencia to Split via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Valencia to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Valencia to Pula via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Valencia to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 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 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Spanish Railways AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
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 Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
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 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
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
$45 - $110
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
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
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
$65 - $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
4 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
$130
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Valencia to Aix en Provence
Ave. Duration
13 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
19 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Valencia to Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 days 5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
alsa.com
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
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trieste Station to Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
atvo.it

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There is no direct flight from Valencia Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Valencia to Croatia bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, arrive at Zagreb station.

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Valencia to Croatia train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Valencia to Croatia is 1945 km. It takes approximately 18 h 9 min to drive from Valencia to Croatia.

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Air France, Swiss, TAP Portugal and five other airlines offer flights from Valencia Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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Book your Valencia to Croatia train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and four other operators.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Valencia Airport is to line 3 subway which takes 21 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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