There are 8 ways to get from Zagreb to Ancona by bus, train, bus and ferry, car ferry, car or plane

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

Bus, train  •  11 h 2 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 Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  4. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona Fb / ...

$66 - $183

Cheapest option

Train, car ferry  •  15 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Split
  2. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona 53

$48 - $67

6 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry  •  12 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Padua, Padova N402
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Padova to Ancona

$89 - $134

Train  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  4. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona Fb / ...

$85 - $161

Bus, car ferry  •  20 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Split
  2. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona

$70 - $101

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Zadar
  2. Take the car ferry from Zadar to Ancona 51

$51 - $73

Fly to Ancona  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Ancona (AOI) ZAG - AOI

$166 - $812

Fly to Zadar, car ferry  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Zadar (ZAD) ZAG - ZAD
  2. Take the car ferry from Zadar to Ancona

$92 - $298

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Ancona is to train and car ferry which costs 300 kn - 420 kn and takes 15 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Ancona is to fly which costs 1.000 kn - 5.500 kn and takes 7 h 13 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Ancona is 315 km.

It takes approximately 11 h 2 min to get from Zagreb to Ancona, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Ancona. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Ancona via Padova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Ancona. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Ancona via Villach Hbf, Venezia Mestre and Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 31 min.

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What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Ancona, Italy?

You can take a train from Zagreb to Ancona via Villach Hbf, Venezia Mestre, and Bologna C.Le in around 12 h 31 min. Alternatively, Lufthansa, Croatia Airlines and Korean Air fly from Zagreb to Ancona every 2 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Ancona via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Ancona via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Zagreb to Ancona via Dubrovnik, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Ancona via Split, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Ancona via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
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
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $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 Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $60
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 Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Padua, Padova
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
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
$65 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Trieste Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
globtour.com
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
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Padova to Ancona
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Split to Ancona
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$21 - $28
Car ferry from Zadar to Ancona
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$14 - $19
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Car ferry from Split to Ancona
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
Passenger
$47
Vehicle
$71

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