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There are 7 ways to get from Zürich to Zagreb by plane, shuttle, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly to Zagreb  •  4 h 14 min

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

$105 - $419

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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 to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ZRH - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb

$131 - $579

Fly to Graz, shuttle  •  6 h 42 min

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

$146 - $659

Train  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to München Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor

$149 - $239

Night train  •  14 h 3 min

  1. Take the night 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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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Zagreb is to bus which costs SFr 50 - SFr 90 and takes 12 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Zagreb is to fly which costs SFr 100 - SFr 420 and takes 4 h 14 min.

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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 an overnight train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod.. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 3 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Zagreb is 593 km. The road distance is 866.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zagreb without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 40 min and costs SFr 50 - SFr 90.

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Zürich to Zagreb, including transfers.

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

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Zürich to Zagreb 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 Zagreb is to fly which takes 4 h 14 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 50 - SFr 90 and takes 12 h 40 min, you could also train, which costs SFr 140 - SFr 240 and takes 12 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Zagreb.
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  • Distance: 370.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Zagreb, Croatia?

Swiss, Croatia Airlines and two other airlines fly from Zürich to Zagreb every 4 hours. 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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
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 München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night 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
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zagreb Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $45
Private
$130 - $280
Shuttle from Graz Airport to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $45
Private
$150 - $330
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
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 Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Zürich to Zagreb 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 Zagreb is 866 km. It takes approximately 8 h 29 min to drive from Zürich to Zagreb.

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Austrian Airlines, Swiss, Lufthansa and Croatia Airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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

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There are 2080+ hotels available in Zagreb. Prices start at $46 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 SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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