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There are 7 ways to get from Vienna to Croatia by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly to Zadar  •  3h 40m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zadar (ZAD) VIE - ZAD

504 kn - 2.184 kn

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Bus  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Wien Erdberg to Zagreb N958 / ...

140 kn - 180 kn

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Fly to Split  •  4h 24m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Split (SPU) VIE - SPU

539 kn - 1.934 kn

Fly to Zagreb, line 268 bus  •  2h 40m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zagreb (ZAG) VIE - ZAG
  2. Take the line 268 bus from Ulica Rudolfa Fizira to Velika Gorica

609 kn - 1.820 kn

Train  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec

550 kn - 800 kn

Night bus  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the night bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Zagreb N958

158 kn - 198 kn

Drive  •  3h 44m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Zagreb 370.2 km

280 kn - 410 kn

Austria → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from Austria

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: United Kingdom

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Conditions of entry into Croatia from Austria

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Austria
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
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Rules to follow in Croatia

1.5m

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Considerations leaving from Austria

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Croatia from Austria.

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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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Croatia is 00385 91 468 30 32.

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

The social distance requirement in Croatia is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

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

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Last updated: 10 Jan 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Croatia is to bus which costs 19€ - 24€ and takes 5h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Croatia is to fly and line 268 bus which costs 80€ - 250€ and takes 2h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wien Erdberg and arriving at Zagreb. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 58m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kol.. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 35m.

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The distance between Vienna and Croatia is 298 km. The road distance is 370.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Croatia without a car is to bus which takes 5h 58m and costs 19€ - 24€.

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It takes approximately 3h 40m to get from Vienna to Croatia, including transfers.

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Vienna to Croatia bus services, operated by Croatia Bus International, depart from Wien Erdberg station.

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Vienna to Croatia train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Croatia is to fly which takes 3h 40m and costs 65€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 24€ and takes 5h 58m, you could also train, which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 6h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 298.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 40m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Croatia?

Austrian Airlines and Ryanair fly from Vienna to Zadar once daily. Alternatively, Croatia Bus International operates a bus from Wien Erdberg to Zagreb every 4 hours. Tickets cost 190 kn - 270 kn and the journey takes 5h 58m. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kn - 1.400 kn
Flights from Vienna to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 3.100 kn
Flights from Vienna to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 3.400 kn
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
950 kn - 3.000 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kn - 1.400 kn
Flights from Vienna to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 3.100 kn
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
950 kn - 3.000 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
260 kn - 3.500 kn
Train operators
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 Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
550 kn - 800 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
ZET
Phone
072 500 400
Email
javnost@zet.hr
Website
zet.hr
Bus from Ulica Rudolfa Fizira to Velika Gorica
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
4 kn - 15 kn
Website
ZET
Single fare, daytime (validity 90 minutes)
10 kn
Single fare, night time
15 kn
Single fare, daytime (validity 30 minutes)
4 kn
Single fare, daytime (validity 60 minutes)
7 kn
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Wien Erdberg to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
190 kn - 270 kn
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
140 kn - 180 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
140 kn - 180 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Zadar Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Vienna to Croatia bus services, operated by Croatia Bus International, arrive at Zagreb station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Croatia is 370 km. It takes approximately 3h 44m to drive from Vienna to Croatia.

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Austrian Airlines and Ryanair offer flights from Vienna Airport to Zadar Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Croatia bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to line 9011 train which takes 16 min and costs 12€.

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