There are 6 ways to get from Venice to Croatia by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Venezia - Tronchetto to Zagreb

250 kn - 290 kn

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Trieste Centrale Re
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Zagreb Trieste - Bratislava

170 kn - 384 kn

4 alternative options

Bus via San Donà di Piave  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the bus from San Donà di Piave to Zagreb

450 kn - 619 kn

Train, night train  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Villach Hbf Rj
  2. Take the night train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol. En

553 kn - 738 kn

Drive  •  3h 44m

  1. Drive from Venice to Zagreb 373.7 km

380 kn - 600 kn

Fly  •  4h 27m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Split (SPU) VCE - SPU

416 kn - 2.096 kn

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Croatia is to bus which costs 33€ - 38€ and takes 4h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Croatia is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 3h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venezia - Tronchetto and arriving at Zagreb. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kol. via Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 36m.

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The distance between Venice and Croatia is 365 km. The road distance is 373.7 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Croatia without a car is to bus which takes 4h 40m and costs 33€ - 38€.

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The bus from Venezia - Tronchetto to Zagreb takes 4h 40m including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Venice to Croatia bus services, operated by Vincek Autobusi ltd., depart from Venezia - Tronchetto station.

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Venice to Croatia train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Venezia S. Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Croatia is to bus which takes 4h 40m and costs 33€ - 38€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 55€ - 280€ and takes 4h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 364.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 40m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Croatia?

Vincek Autobusi ltd. operates a bus from Venezia - Tronchetto to Zagreb twice a week. Tickets cost 250 kn - 290 kn and the journey takes 4h 40m. Alternatively, easyJet and Volotea fly from Venice to Split 4 times a week.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
440 kn - 3.000 kn
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
310 kn - 2.400 kn
Train operators
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 S. Lucia to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
80 kn - 160 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
140 kn - 160 kn
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
330 kn - 440 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Venezia - Tronchetto to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
250 kn - 290 kn
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
150 kn - 210 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85 kn - 120 kn
Website
Crnja Tours
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from San Donà di Piave to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
440 kn - 650 kn
Schedules at
florentiabus.it

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Split Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Venice to Croatia bus services, operated by Vincek Autobusi ltd., arrive at Zagreb station.

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Venice to Croatia train services, operated by EuroNight, arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kol. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Croatia is 374 km. It takes approximately 3h 44m to drive from Venice to Croatia.

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easyJet and Volotea offer flights from Venice Airport to Split Airport.

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Book your Venice to Croatia bus tickets online with Omio.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to line 35 bus which takes 20 min and costs 11€.

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