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There are 12 ways to get from Varaždin to Milan by bus, night bus, train, night train, car, plane or shuttle

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

Bus, night bus, train  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Varaždin to Maribor 950
  2. Take the night bus from Maribor bus station to Trieste
  3. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Milano P.Garibaldi Fr

€50 - €119

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Varaždin to Zagreb 936a / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Milan 402 / ...

€39 - €60

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Train  •  13h 44m

  1. Take the train from Ormoz to Divaca
  2. Take the train from Divaca to Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr Re
  3. Take the train from Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr to Milano P.Garibaldi Fr

€47 - €129

Bus via Poreč  •  16h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Varaždin to Poreč
  2. Take the bus from Poreč to Milan International

€81 - €97

Train, night train  •  15h 39m

  1. Take the train from Varazdin to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Re
  2. Take the night train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Villach Hbf En
  3. Take the night train from Villach Hbf to Milano P.Garibaldi Nj / ...

€81 - €299

Drive  •  6h 34m

  1. Drive from Varaždin to Milan 662.6 km

€80 - €120

Bus to Graz, fly to Milan Linate  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Varaždin to Maribor
  2. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Milan Linate (LIN) GRZ - LIN

€140 - €435

Bus to Graz, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Varaždin to Maribor
  2. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) GRZ - MXP

€210 - €349

Bus, shuttle to Zagreb, fly to Milan Linate  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Varaždin to Maribor
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Maribor to Zagreb Airport
  3. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Milan Linate (LIN) ZAG - LIN

€133 - €420

Bus, shuttle to Zagreb, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Varaždin to Maribor
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Maribor to Zagreb Airport
  3. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZAG - MXP

€93 - €414

Bus, shuttle to Vienna, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Varaždin to Maribor
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Maribor to Vienna Airport
  3. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) VIE - MXP

€56 - €524

Bus, shuttle to Vienna, fly to Milan Bergamo  •  9h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Varaždin to Maribor
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Maribor to Vienna Airport
  3. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) VIE - BGY

€54 - €538

Varaždin to Milan by bus, night bus and train

The journey time between Varaždin and Milan is around 12h 15m and covers a distance of around 696 km. The fastest journey normally takes 12h 15m. Operated by Croatia Bus International, FlixBus, Vincek Autobusi ltd. and others, the Varaždin to Milan service departs from Varaždin and arrives in Milano P.Garibaldi. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
12h 15m
Fastest journey time:
12h 15m
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€50
Carbon emissions:
57 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
21:40
Last service departs at:
21:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Varaždin to Milan bus, night bus and train schedules

Croatia → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Croatia

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Croatia

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United States
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
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  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
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Considerations leaving from Croatia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Croatia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Milan is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Milan is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Milan is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Croatia from Italy.

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Last updated: 23 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Varaždin to Milan is to bus which costs 290 kn - 460 kn and takes 12h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Varaždin to Milan is to drive which costs 600 kn - 900 kn and takes 6h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Varaždin to Milan. However, there are services departing from Varaždin and arriving at via bazzoni, 14 prima di p.za conciliazione via Zagreb and via natta dopo via trenno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Varaždin to Milan. However, there are services departing from Varazdin and arriving at Milano P.Garibaldi via Cakovec, Ormoz, Divaca and Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 44m.

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The distance between Varaždin and Milan is 561 km. The road distance is 662.6 km.

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The best way to get from Varaždin to Milan without a car is to bus and night bus and train which takes 10h 25m and costs 370 kn - 950 kn.

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It takes approximately 10h 25m to get from Varaždin to Milan, including transfers.

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Varaždin to Milan bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, depart from Varaždin station.

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Varaždin to Milan train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), depart from Ormoz station.

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The best way to get from Varaždin to Milan is to bus which takes 12h 58m and costs 290 kn - 460 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 360 kn - 1.000 kn and takes 13h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Varaždin to Milan.
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  • Distance: 560.9 km
  • Duration: 10h 25m

What companies run services between Varaždin, Croatia and Milan, Italy?

You can take a bus from Varaždin to Milan via Zagreb, Milan, and via natta dopo via trenno in around 12h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Varaždin to Milan via Cakovec, Ormoz, Divaca, and Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr in around 13h 44m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Graz to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €480
Flights from Graz to Milan Linate via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €480
Flights from Graz to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €420
Flights from Graz to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €390
Flights from Graz to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €430
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Linate via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €370
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Linate via Split, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €370
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €550
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €350
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €380
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €380
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Graz to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €390
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €360
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €2800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Graz to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Flights from Graz to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €360
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €280
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€150 - €380
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €330
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €105
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €210
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€400 - €800
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€240 - €600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €140
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €140
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€8 - €70
Flights from Vienna to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €90
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Graz to Milan Linate via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €440
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €330
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €160
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €300
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€11 - €85
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €95
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€55 - €75
Base Premium
€65 - €95
Train from Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €90
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€27 - €40
Base Standard
€50 - €70
Base Premium
€60 - €90
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Ormoz to Divaca
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €29
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
€16 - €20
Regional Train Ticket
€15 - €20
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
€24 - €29
Train from Divaca to Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
€3 - €4
Regional Train Ticket
€3 - €5
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
€4 - €6
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
Night train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Villach Hbf to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Nightjet
Trenitalia Eurocity

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
Night train from Villach Hbf to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€100 - €230
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€100 - €140
1st Class
€160 - €230
Bus operators
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Varaždin to Maribor
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €19
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 Varaždin bus station to Maribor bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Maribor bus station to Trieste
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Varaždin bus station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Milan
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Varazdin to Maribor
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Varaždin to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Varaždin to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €19
Schedules at
ap.hr
Bus from Varaždin to Poreč
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
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
€8 - €12
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Stav Bus
Phone
0381 325195
Email
stavbus@stav.it
Website
stavautolinee.it
Bus from Poreč to Milan
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €65
Schedules at
stavautolinee.it
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Maribor to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€30 - €200
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€32 - €35
Private
€100 - €200
Shuttle from Maribor to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€30 - €390
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€30 - €45
Private
€150 - €390

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There is no direct flight from Graz Airport to Milan Linate Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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Varaždin to Milan bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Milan station.

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Varaždin to Milan train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Milano P.Garibaldi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varaždin to Milan is 663 km. It takes approximately 6h 34m to drive from Varaždin to Milan.

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