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There are 11 ways to get from Zagreb to Cinque Terre by train, bus, night bus, night train, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  12h 26m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Ljubljana Ec / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Trieste 907 / ...
  3. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fa
  4. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le Rv / ...
  5. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Reg / ...

$76 - $201

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Bus  •  13h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Bologna, Bologna N482 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to La Spezia MarinoBus / ...

$43 - $176

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Train  •  13h 32m

  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 Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...
  4. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le Rv / ...
  5. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Reg / ...

$81 - $145

Night bus, bus  •  12h 43m

  1. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Bologna, Bologna N997
  2. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to La Spezia 505

$45 - $74

Night train, train  •  14h 49m

  1. Take the night train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf En
  2. Take the night train from Villach Hbf to Pisa Centrale En
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Reg / ...

$63 - $129

Drive  •  7h 31m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Cinque Terre 469.4 miles

$110 - $170

Fly to Pisa, train  •  8h 39m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Pisa (PSA) ZAG - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$147 - $605

Fly to Genoa, train  •  8h 55m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Genoa (GOA) ZAG - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Monterosso

$175 - $445

Fly to Florence, train  •  9h 28m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Florence (FLR) ZAG - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$135 - $518

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9h 45m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZAG - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Monterosso

$118 - $296

Fly to Bologna, train  •  10h 41m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Bologna (BLQ) ZAG - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  3. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  4. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$143 - $357

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Cinque Terre is to night bus and bus which costs 290 kn - 480 kn and takes 12h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs 700 kn - 1.100 kn and takes 7h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Corniglia via Villach Hbf, Venezia Mestre, Firenze Smn, Pisa Centrale and La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 32m.

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The distance between Zagreb and Cinque Terre is 527 km. The road distance is 751 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Cinque Terre without a car is to train and bus which takes 12h 26m and costs 480 kn - 1.300 kn.

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It takes approximately 12h 26m to get from Zagreb to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Cinque Terre 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 Cinque Terre is to bus which takes 13h 21m and costs 270 kn - 1.200 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 500 kn - 950 kn and takes 13h 32m.

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Pisa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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Zagreb to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at La Spezia Centrale station.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 329.6 miles
  • Duration: 12h 26m

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Cinque Terre via Bologna, La Spezia, Via Chiodo, La Spezia, and La Spezia Centrale in around 13h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Cinque Terre via Villach Hbf, Venezia Mestre, Firenze S.Maria Novella, Firenze Smn, Pisa Centrale, and La Spezia Centrale in around 13h 32m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Flights from Zagreb to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Zagreb to Genoa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Zagreb to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Flights from Zagreb to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Zagreb to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zagreb to Pisa via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Zagreb to Florence via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zagreb to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Pisa via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $2,900
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Zagreb to Pisa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Pisa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Florence via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Bologna via Prague
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Zagreb to Bologna via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
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 Trieste Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $13
Night train from Villach Hbf to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Genova Brignole to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $12
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
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Villach Hauptbahnhof to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Milano Centrale to Monterosso
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.si
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Trieste Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Crnja Tours
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to Bologna
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana to Trieste Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
atvo.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Bologna
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$156
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bologna to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Website
Marino Autolinee
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bologna to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Ouibus

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Cinque Terre is 751 km. It takes approximately 7h 31m to drive from Zagreb to Cinque Terre.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Cairo Aviation, Ryanair and four other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 2927+ hotels available in Cinque Terre. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to line 290 shuttle which takes 31m and costs .

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