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There are 5 ways to get from Varaždin to Kotor Varoš by bus and ferry, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Varaždin to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$67 - $92

Cheapest option

Train, drive  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the train from Varazdin to Koprivnica Re
  2. Take the train from Koprivnica to Dugo Selo Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Dugo Selo to Nova Gradiska Re / ...
  4. Drive from Nova Gradiska to Kotor Varoš

$26 - $65

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Varaždin to Zagreb 936a / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$59 - $92

Train, bus  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from Varazdin to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Re
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$58 - $83

Drive  •  3h 4m

  1. Drive from Varaždin to Kotor Varoš 275.3 km

$30 - $50

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  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kotor Varoš is 121.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kotor Varoš is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kotor Varoš is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 121.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Croatia from Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Last updated: 21 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Varaždin to Kotor Varoš is to train and drive which costs 160 kn - 410 kn and takes 7h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Varaždin to Kotor Varoš is to drive which costs 210 kn - 310 kn and takes 3h 4m.

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The distance between Varaždin and Kotor Varoš is 204 km. The road distance is 275.3 km.

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The best way to get from Varaždin to Kotor Varoš without a car is to bus and ferry and bus which takes 5h 56m and costs 410 kn - 600 kn.

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It takes approximately 5h 56m to get from Varaždin to Kotor Varoš, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varaždin to Kotor Varoš is 275 km. It takes approximately 3h 4m to drive from Varaždin to Kotor Varoš.

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  • Distance: 203.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 56m

What companies run services between Varaždin, Croatia and Kotor Varoš, Bosnia and Herzegovina?

You can take a bus from Varaždin to Kotor Varoš via Zagreb and Banja Luka in around 6h 1m.

Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Phone
+385 1 3782 583
Email
informacije@hzpp.hr
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Varazdin to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
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Croatia Rail Pass
Train from Varazdin to Koprivnica
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
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Croatia Rail Pass
Train from Koprivnica to Dugo Selo
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
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Croatia Rail Pass
Train from Dugo Selo to Nova Gradiska
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
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Croatia Rail Pass
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 Dugo Selo to Nova Gradiska
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Dugo Selo to Nova Gradiska
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
$6 - $9
Regional Train Ticket
$7 - $10
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
$10 - $12
Bus operators
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus and ferry from Varaždin to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
ap.hr
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
Book at
pepeks.hr
Toping Trade
Phone
+387/(0)52-751-339
Email
toping@teol.net
Website
topingtrade.com
Bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
topingtrade.com
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Varaždin to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
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 Varaždin bus station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Varaždin to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr

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