There are 2 ways to get from Zagreb to Lake Balaton by train or car

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Train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Fonyód Adria First Flight

$33 - $43

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Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Lake Balaton 132.2 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Lake Balaton is to drive which costs 160 kn - 240 kn and takes 2 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Lake Balaton is to drive which costs 160 kn - 240 kn and takes 2 h 6 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Lake Balaton is 176 km. The road distance is 211.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Lake Balaton without a car is to train which takes 3 h 59 min and costs 210 kn - 270 kn.

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Zagreb to Lake Balaton, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Lake Balaton is 212 km. It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to drive from Zagreb to Lake Balaton.

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There are 1424+ hotels available in Lake Balaton. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Lake Balaton.
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  • Distance: 109.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Lake Balaton, Hungary?

Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Zagreb to Lake Balaton once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

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