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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 57 min

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

$38 - $54

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h

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

$33 - $51

5 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Debrecen 357.5 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Debrecen  •  7 h 37 min

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

$202 - $921

Fly to Budapest, train  •  7 h 47 min

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

$137 - $450

Fly to Kosice, train  •  12 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Kosice (KSC) ZAG - KSC
  2. Take the train from Kosice to Miskolc-Tiszai
  3. Take the train from Miskolc-Tiszai to Debrecen

$122 - $521

Shuttle, train  •  7 h 5 min

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

$62 - $131

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

You can take a train from Zagreb to Debrecen via Budapest-Keleti, Keleti pályaudvar M, Zugló vasútállomás, and Zugló in around 8 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Debrecen via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Budapest in around 9 h.

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
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
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
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Munich, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Zugló to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Ferihegy to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Miskolc-Tiszai to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Bus operators
FlixBus
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Orange Ways
Phone
+3670-400-4874
Email
info@orw.hu
Website
orangeways.com
Bus from Zagreb to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
orangeways.com
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 - $120
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Zagreb to Debrecen?

The distance between Zagreb and Debrecen is 472 km. The road distance is 572 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Debrecen?

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Debrecen is to train which costs 220 kn - 330 kn and takes 8 h 57 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Zagreb to Debrecen?

The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Debrecen is to drive which takes 5 h 27 min and costs 420 kn - 650 kn.

Is there a direct bus between Zagreb and Debrecen?

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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h.

How long does it take to get from Zagreb to Debrecen?

It takes approximately 8 h 57 min to get from Zagreb to Debrecen, including transfers.