There are 8 ways to get from Zagreb to Florence by bus, train, 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.

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Bus, train  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Trieste 427 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fa

$58 - $160

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Bus  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Florence, Florence N997 / ...

$29 - $160

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Train  •  10 h 22 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 to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$69 - $141

Drive  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Florence 386.1 miles

$90 - $140

Fly to Florence  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Florence (FLR) ZAG - FLR

$136 - $605

Fly to Bologna, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Bologna (BLQ) ZAG - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$138 - $445

Fly to Pisa, train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Pisa (PSA) ZAG - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$151 - $721

Bus, shuttle  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rijeka
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Rijeka to Bologna Airport
  3. Take the bus from Bologna Airport to Florence

$88 - $702

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Florence is to bus which costs 180 kn - 1.000 kn and takes 9 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Florence is to fly which costs 850 kn - 3.900 kn and takes 5 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb and arriving at Florence, Florence. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Florence. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Villach Hbf and Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 22 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Florence is 436 km. The road distance is 617.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Florence without a car is to bus and train which takes 8 h 48 min and costs 360 kn - 1.100 kn.

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It takes approximately 8 h 48 min to get from Zagreb to Florence, including transfers.

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

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Zagreb to Florence 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 Florence is to bus which takes 9 h 9 min and costs 180 kn - 1.000 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 430 kn - 900 kn and takes 10 h 22 min, you could also fly, which costs 850 kn - 3.900 kn and takes 5 h 44 min.

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Florence.
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  • Distance: 272.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 48 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Florence, Italy?

FlixBus operates a bus from Zagreb to Florence once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 9 h 9 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Florence via Villach Hbf and Venezia Mestre in around 10 h 22 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Flights from Zagreb to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Zagreb to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Zagreb to Bologna via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Zagreb to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Pisa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Zagreb to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Zagreb to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Zagreb to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zagreb to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Zagreb to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Pisa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $2,900
Flights from Zagreb to Pisa via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $2,900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zagreb to Pisa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Train operators
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
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
$21 - $45
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 Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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 Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
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 Trieste
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
9 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to Florence
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Trieste Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
globtour.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to SITA Firenze
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
atvo.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Firenze
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Skreb
Phone
098606060
Website
bus60.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bus60.hr
Appennino Shuttle
Phone
+39 055 5001302
Email
info@appenninoshuttle.it
Website
appenninoshuttle.it
Bus from Bologna Airport to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
appenninoshuttle.it
Adults
$23 - $30

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