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

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

Fly to Zagreb  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Zagreb (ZAG) WAW - ZAG

$86 - $286

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  19 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warsaw Metro Wilanowska to Kraków, Kraków MDA P6
  2. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Zagreb 976

$58 - $105

5 alternative options

Fly to Split  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Split (SPU) WAW - SPU

$84 - $379

Fly to Venice  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Venice (VCE) WAW - VCE

$111 - $686

Train  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec

$71 - $108

Bus GlobTourist  •  17 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw to Zagreb

$91 - $101

Drive  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Zagreb 667.2 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Croatia is to train which costs 260 zł - 400 zł and takes 14 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Croatia is to fly which costs 310 zł - 1 100 zł and takes 5 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Centrum 06 and arriving at Zagreb via Warsaw. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Warsaw to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 42 min.

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The distance between Warsaw and Croatia is 796 km. The road distance is 1067.6 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Croatia without a car is to train which takes 14 h 42 min and costs 260 zł - 400 zł.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Warsaw to Croatia, including transfers.

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Warsaw to Croatia bus services, operated by GlobTourist, depart from Warsaw station.

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Warsaw to Croatia train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Croatia is to fly which takes 5 h 9 min and costs 310 zł - 1 100 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 260 zł - 400 zł and takes 14 h 42 min, you could also bus, which costs 330 zł - 380 zł and takes 17 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 497.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Croatia?

LOT, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Warsaw to Velika Gorica every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Warsaw to Zagreb via Wien Hbf in around 14 h 42 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Warsaw to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Warsaw to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Warsaw to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Warsaw to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Warsaw to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Warsaw to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Warsaw to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Warsaw to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Warsaw to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Warsaw to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Warsaw to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Warsaw to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Warsaw to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Warsaw to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Warsaw to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Warsaw to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Warsaw to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Warsaw to Venice via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Warsaw to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.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 Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
GlobTourist
Phone
+48 94 354 54 19
Email
info@globtourist.com
Website
globtourist.com
Bus from Warsaw to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $100
Schedules at
globtourist.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Warsaw, Warsaw Metro Wilanowska to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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