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There are 4 ways to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Rome by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Rome (FCO) ZAG - FCO

$108 - $330

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  11 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Trieste 427 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$67 - $205

2 alternative options

Bus  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rome Tiburtina 4

$161 - $162

Drive  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Rome 559.7 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Rome is to bus and train which costs 430 kn - 1.400 kn and takes 11 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Rome is to fly which costs 650 kn - 2.200 kn and takes 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Rome. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Airport and arriving at Rome Tiburtina via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 30 min.

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The distance between Zagreb Airport (ZAG) and Rome is 513 km. The road distance is 895.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Rome without a car is to bus and train which takes 11 h 49 min and costs 430 kn - 1.400 kn.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Rome, including transfers.

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Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Rome bus services, operated by Vincek Autobusi ltd., depart from Zagreb station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Rome is to fly which takes 4 h 37 min and costs 650 kn - 2.200 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1.035 kn - 1.045 kn and takes 14 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Rome Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Rome bus services, operated by Vincek Autobusi ltd., arrive at Rome Tiburtina station.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Rome.
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  • Distance: 320.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

What companies run services between Zagreb Airport (ZAG), Croatia and Rome, Italy?

Croatia Airlines, Lufthansa and 15 other airlines fly from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Rome hourly. Alternatively, Vincek Autobusi ltd. operates a bus from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Rome twice a week. Tickets cost $156 and the journey takes 13 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Rome via Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Rome via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Rome via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Rome via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Rome via Prague
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zagreb to Rome via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Rome via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Rome via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
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 Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Trieste Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
globtour.com
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Trieste Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Crnja Tours
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Trieste Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
atvo.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$156
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Rome is 895 km. It takes approximately 8 h 24 min to drive from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) to Rome.

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Austrian Airlines, Air France, Brussels Airlines and nine other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Rome Airport.

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