There are 9 ways to get from Zürich to Croatia by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly Zurich to Split  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Split (SPU) ZRH - SPU

$109 - $372

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Bus  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich Hbf Nord to Zagreb Zob N953

$50 - $90

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Fly Zurich to Zagreb  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Zagreb (ZAG) ZRH - ZAG

$91 - $309

Fly Zurich to Zadar  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Zadar (ZAD) ZRH - ZAD

$135 - $423

Train to Basel, fly to Split  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Split (SPU) BSL - SPU

$100 - $367

Fly Zurich to Venice, shuttle  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Pula railway Stattion

$111 - $779

Train, bus  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to St. Gallen 5 / ...
  2. Take the bus from St. Gallen to Zagreb N953

$73 - $132

Train  •  14 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$100 - $170

Drive  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Zagreb 541.3 miles

$110 - $170

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zürich Hbf Nord and arriving at Zagreb Zob. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod.. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 3 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Croatia is 678 km. The road distance is 866.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Croatia without a car is to train and bus which takes 12 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Zürich to Croatia, including transfers.

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Zürich to Croatia bus services, operated by Globtour, depart from Zürich Hbf Nord station.

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Zürich to Croatia train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Croatia is to fly which takes 4 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 40 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 14 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Split Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Zürich to Croatia bus services, operated by Globtour, arrive at Zagreb Zob station.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 423.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Croatia?

Edelweiss Air, Croatia Airlines and three other airlines fly from Zürich to Split 3 times a day. Alternatively, Globtour operates a bus from Zürich to Zagreb 3 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 12 h 40 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Basel to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Zadar via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Basel to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Basel to Split via Venice
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Basel to Split via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Germania Flug AG
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Zurich to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
14 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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 St. Gallen to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zürich Hbf Nord to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
globtour.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Zürich to Croatia train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Croatia is 866 km. It takes approximately 8 h 29 min to drive from Zürich to Croatia.

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Edelweiss Air, Swiss, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Split Airport.

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Book your Zürich to Croatia bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs .

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