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There are 6 ways to get from Zagreb to Barcelona by plane, bus, train or car

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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Fly  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Barcelona (BCN) ZAG - BCN

$110 - $403

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  30 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana N952 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Barcelona 1922

$97 - $174

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  21 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Grenoble
  2. Take the train from Grenoble to Valence TGV
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$139 - $249

Train  •  23 h 42 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 Station to Torino Porta Susa Station
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  5. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants Ave

$221 - $330

Bus Atlassib  •  25 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Padova 4
  2. Take the bus from Padova to Barcelona

Drive  •  15 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Barcelona 1001.2 miles

$190 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Barcelona is to bus which costs 600 kn - 1.200 kn and takes 30 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Barcelona is to fly which costs 700 kn - 2.600 kn and takes 5 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Barcelona via Padova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Villach Hbf, Venezia Mestre Station, Torino Porta Susa and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 42 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Barcelona is 1214 km. The road distance is 1602 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Barcelona without a car is to bus and train which takes 21 h 18 min and costs 850 kn - 1.700 kn.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Zagreb to Barcelona, including transfers.

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

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Zagreb to Barcelona 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 Barcelona is to fly which takes 5 h 24 min and costs 700 kn - 2.600 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1.400 kn - 2.200 kn and takes 23 h 42 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 25 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 758.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Barcelona, Spain?

Croatia Airlines, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines fly from Zagreb to Barcelona every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Barcelona via Villach Hbf, Venezia Mestre, Venezia Mestre Station, Torino Porta Susa Station, Torino Porta Susa, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 23 h 42 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zagreb to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Barcelona via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Grenoble to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
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
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Torino Porta Susa Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
14 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to Padova
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
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 Padova
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Padova
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$131
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Padova to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
atlassib.es
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 Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
27 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.si
Globtour
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
atvo.it

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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Zagreb to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Zagreb to Barcelona train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Barcelona is 1602 km. It takes approximately 15 h 2 min to drive from Zagreb to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Zagreb to Barcelona bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 3452+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $78 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 90 kn - 700 kn.

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