There are 8 ways to get from Venice to Zagreb by bus, train, car, plane, ferry 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.

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Bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Zagreb 427 / ...

$23 - $130

7 alternative options

Train, bus Crnja Tours  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale Rv
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Zagreb 402

$29 - $50

Train, bus via Ljubljana  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale Rv
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Ljubljana 402
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...

$28 - $132

Train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...

$42 - $96

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Zagreb 234.8 miles

$55 - $85

Fly from Venice  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Zagreb (ZAG) VCE - ZAG

$116 - $404

Ferry to Pula, fly  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the ferry from Venice to Pula
  2. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Zagreb (ZAG) PUY - ZAG

$133 - $336

Shuttle  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Zagreb

$52 - $654

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Zagreb is to train and bus which costs 24€ - 45€ and takes 6 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Zagreb is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Zagreb. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Venezia Santa Lucia and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 14 min.

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The distance between Venice and Zagreb is 287 km. The road distance is 375.7 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Zagreb without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 55 min and costs 19€ - 110€.

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The bus from Venice, Venice to Zagreb takes 6 h 55 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Venice to Zagreb bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice, Venice station.

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Venice to Zagreb train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Venezia Santa Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Zagreb is to bus which takes 6 h 55 min and costs 19€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 85€ and takes 8 h 14 min, you could also fly, which costs 95€ - 350€ and takes 5 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Zagreb.
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  • Distance: 179.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 55 min

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Zagreb, Croatia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Venice to Zagreb 3 times a day. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 55 min. Vincek Autobusi ltd. also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Zagreb via Villach Hbf in around 8 h 14 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Pula to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $140
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
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
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
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Venezia - Tronchetto to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$125
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.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
Bus from Trieste Zob to Ljubljana Zob Postaja
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
globtour.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.si
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trieste Station to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
atvo.it
Ferry operators

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