There are 8 ways to get from Zagreb to Amsterdam by plane, bus, train, car, car train or night train

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Fly  •  2h 47m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) ZAG - AMS

101€ - 328€

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Bus  •  19h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Karlovac 940 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Velika Kladuša to Amsterdam

72€ - 133€

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Bus, train  •  16h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Munich
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Amsterdam Centraal Ice

180€ - 271€

Train  •  20h 4m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Gyekenyes Ic
  2. Take the train from Gyekenyes to Sopron Re
  3. Take the train from Sopron to Wien Meidling Re
  4. Take the train from Wien Meidling to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ice

222€ - 317€

Drive, car train  •  18h 31m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Villach
  2. Take the car train from Villach to Düsseldorf Hbf
  3. Drive from Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam

112€ - 209€

Night train, train  •  23h 36m

  1. Take the night train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Innsbruck Hbf En
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal 1388

Bus via Duisburg  •  26h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Duisburg Zagreb Central Bus Station - Duisburg Portsmouthplatz
  2. Take the bus from Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam Amstel

88€ - 135€

Drive  •  12h 19m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Amsterdam 1333.5 km

180€ - 270€

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 500 kn - 1.100 kn and takes 19h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Amsterdam is to fly which costs 750 kn - 2.500 kn and takes 2h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Amsterdam via Karlovac Central Bus Station and Velika Kladuša. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kol. and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Gyekenyes, Sopron, Wien Meidling and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 4m.

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The distance between Zagreb and Amsterdam is 1086 km. The road distance is 1333.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Amsterdam without a car is to bus and train which takes 16h 6m and costs 1.300 kn - 2.100 kn.

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It takes approximately 2h 47m to get from Zagreb to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Croatia Bus Domestic, depart from Zagreb station.

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Zagreb to Amsterdam train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb Glavni Kol. station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 2h 47m and costs 750 kn - 2.500 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 500 kn - 1.100 kn and takes 19h 8m, you could also train, which costs 1.600 kn - 2.500 kn and takes 20h 4m.

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  • Distance: 1085.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 47m

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

KLM, Croatia Airlines and five other airlines fly from Zagreb to Amsterdam hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Amsterdam via Karlovac Central Bus Station and Velika Kladuša in around 19h 8m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 310€
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 260€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 600€
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 600€
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 310€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam Schiphol via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 350€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 260€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Muenchen Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Sopron to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Meidling to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Night train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Gyekenyes to Sopron
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Wien Meidling to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Villach to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 47m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 120€
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Passenger
59€
Motorcycle
99€
Vehicle
109€
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
Jelinak
Website
jelinak.com
Bus from Zagreb to Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Schedules at
jelinak.com
Jaska Turist
Phone
01 6282 658
Email
info@jaska-turist.de
Website
jaska-turist.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
53€
Schedules at
jaska-turist.hr
Particula
Phone
HR: +385 91 502 9814
Email
info@particula.hr
Website
particula.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
49€
Schedules at
particula.hr
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Autotransport Karlovac
Phone
098 98 32 331
Email
irena.tihi@atsk.hr
Website
atsk.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
atsk.hr
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Karlovac Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Duisburg Portsmouthplatz
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com
Autopromet d.d. Slunj
Phone
+00385 47 777 276
Email
autopromet.slunj@gmail.com
Website
autopromet.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Karlovac Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Autopromet d.d. Slunj
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Karlovac Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Arriva d.o.o.
Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic
Phone
+387 (0)37 314 378
Email
info@prosicbus.com
Website
prosicbus.com
Bus from Velika Kladuša to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
14h 41m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 95€
Schedules at
prosicbus.com
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Zagreb to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic, arrive at Amsterdam station.

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Zagreb to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Amsterdam is 1334 km. It takes approximately 12h 19m to drive from Zagreb to Amsterdam.

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KLM, Croatia Airlines, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 2693+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs 220 kn - 270 kn.

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