There are 7 ways to get from Zagreb to Debrecen by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Kelenföld D
  2. Take the train from Köbanya-Kispest to Debrecen Ic / ...

$75 - $108

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Bus  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 976 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Stádion Autóbusz Állomas to Debrecen Autóbusz-Állomás 1060

$32 - $49

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Train via Zugló vasútállomás  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti
  2. Take the train from Zugló to Debrecen Ic / ...

$35 - $50

Drive  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Debrecen 357.5 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Debrecen  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Debrecen (DEB) ZAG - DEB

$80 - $383

Fly to Budapest, train  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Budapest (BUD) ZAG - BUD
  2. Take the train from Ferihegy to Debrecen

$135 - $442

Shuttle, train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Budapest Eurobusways
  2. Take the train from Zugló to Debrecen Ic / ...

$58 - $122

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Debrecen. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Debrecen Autóbusz-Állomás via Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás and Budapest Stádion Autóbusz Állomas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Debrecen. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Debrecen via Kelenföld and Köbanya-Kispest. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 4 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Debrecen is 472 km. The road distance is 572.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Debrecen without a car is to train which takes 9 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 4 min to get from Zagreb to Debrecen, including transfers.

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

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Zagreb to Debrecen 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 Debrecen is to train which takes 9 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 23 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 7 h.

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Debrecen Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Zagreb to Debrecen bus services, operated by Volanbusz, arrive at Debrecen Autóbusz-Állomás station.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Debrecen.
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  • Distance: 294.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 4 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Debrecen, Hungary?

You can take a train from Zagreb to Debrecen via Kelenföld and Köbanya-Kispest in around 9 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Debrecen via Budapest, Budapest Népliget, Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás, and Budapest Stádion Autóbusz Állomas in around 9 h 23 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Debrecen via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Debrecen via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Zagreb to Debrecen via Vienna, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Zagreb to Debrecen via Frankfurt, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
hzpp.hr
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eurail.com
Train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $50
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Köbanya-Kispest to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Zugló to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Ferihegy to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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 Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Zagreb to Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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Zagreb to Debrecen train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Debrecen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Debrecen is 572 km. It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to drive from Zagreb to Debrecen.

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Croatia Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air and Lufthansa offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Debrecen Airport.

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There are 597+ hotels available in Debrecen. Prices start at $34 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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