There are 6 ways to get from Zagreb to Ancona by bus, car ferry, bus and ferry, train, 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.

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Bus Velebit Tours, carferry  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar L939 / ...
  2. Take the carferry from Zadar to Ancona 51

$31 - $48

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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

$88 - $133

Bus Autobusni Promet, carferry  •  12 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zadar
  2. Take the carferry from Zadar to Ancona 51

$38 - $56

Train  •  12 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le En
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona Rv / ...

$63 - $125

Drive, carferry  •  9 h 36 min

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

$50 - $72

Fly  •  7 h 29 min

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

$165 - $808

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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 and Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 26 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Ancona is 315 km.

The best way to get from Zagreb to Ancona without a car is to bus and carferry which takes 11 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 58 min to get from Zagreb to Ancona, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Ancona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zagreb station.

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

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Ancona is to train which takes 12 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 7 h 29 min.

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Ancona Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Zagreb to Ancona bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Ancona station.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Ancona.
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  • Distance: 196.8 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 58 min

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

You can take a train from Zagreb to Ancona via Villach Hbf and Bologna C.Le in around 12 h 26 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 and Tuesday
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
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 Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$45 - $60
Train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$27 - $32
Bus operators
Velebit Tours
Phone
053 560 388
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
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 Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
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
Slavonija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)35 475-300
Email
info@slavonija-bus.hr
Website
slavonija-bus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
Puntamica Line d.d.o.
Phone
+385 (23) 315 331
Email
info@puntamika-line.hr
Website
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
atpsi.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
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
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
ap.hr
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Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Zadar to Ancona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$13 - $18

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Zagreb to Ancona train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Ancona station.

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Korean Air, Croatia Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Ancona Airport.

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There are 571+ hotels available in Ancona. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to shuttle which takes 27 min and costs .

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