There are 6 ways to get from Vienna to Zagreb by plane, shuttle, bus, night bus, train, night train or car

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Fly to Zagreb  •  2h 48m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zagreb (ZAG) VIE - ZAG

614 kn - 2.619 kn

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Zagreb 905 / ...

140 kn - 180 kn

4 alternative options

Fly to Graz, shuttle  •  5h 10m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Graz (GRZ) VIE - GRZ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Zagreb

664 kn - 3.784 kn

Night bus  •  6h 22m

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

158 kn - 198 kn

Train, night train  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Graz Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the night train from Graz Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol. En

538 kn - 775 kn

Drive  •  3h 44m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Zagreb 371.4 km

310 kn - 450 kn

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Zagreb is to bus which costs 19€ - 24€ and takes 5h.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Zagreb is to fly which costs 80€ - 350€ and takes 2h 48m.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kol. via Graz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 28m.

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The distance between Vienna and Zagreb is 268 km. The road distance is 371.4 km.

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

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It takes approximately 2h 48m to get from Vienna to Zagreb, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Zagreb is to fly which takes 2h 48m and costs 80€ - 350€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 24€ and takes 5h.

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  • Distance: 267.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 48m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Zagreb, Croatia?

Croatia Airlines and Austrian Airlines fly from Vienna to Zagreb 4 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Zagreb 5 times a day. Tickets cost 140 kn - 180 kn and the journey takes 5h. Croatia Bus International also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 kn - 2.800 kn
Flights from Vienna to Graz
Ave. Duration
36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
340 kn - 1.500 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 kn - 2.800 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 Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
270 kn - 370 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Night train from Graz Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
310 kn - 410 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220 kn - 340 kn
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Graz Airport to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
240 kn - 2.200 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
240 kn - 290 kn
Private
1.000 kn - 2.200 kn
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
140 kn - 180 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Vienna to Zagreb bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zagreb station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Zagreb is 371 km. It takes approximately 3h 44m to drive from Vienna to Zagreb.

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Croatia Airlines and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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

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There are 2077+ hotels available in Zagreb. 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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