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There are 10 ways to get from Zagreb to Frankfurt am Main by plane, shuttle, train, bus, night 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 Zagreb to Frankfurt  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Frankfurt (FRA) ZAG - FRA

$105 - $421

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Bus  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 900 / ...

$45 - $120

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Shuttle to Ljubljana, fly to Frankfurt  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana Airport
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Frankfurt (FRA) LJU - FRA

$139 - $592

Shuttle to Graz, fly to Frankfurt  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Graz Airport
  2. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Frankfurt (FRA) GRZ - FRA

$138 - $586

Fly Zagreb to Stuttgart, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Stuttgart (STR) ZAG - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

$116 - $476

Train  •  13 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Wien Meidling Ec
  2. Take the train from Wien Meidling to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$163 - $254

Train, bus  •  15 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Varazdin
  2. Take the bus from Varaždin to Frankfurt am Main

$54 - $87

Night train, train  •  12 h 47 min

  1. Take the night train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to München Hbf En
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$136 - $199

Drive, train  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Kufstein
  2. Take the train from Kufstein to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$171 - $250

Drive  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Frankfurt am Main 561 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 300 kn - 750 kn and takes 14 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs 650 kn - 2.800 kn and takes 4 h 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Wien Meidling. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 44 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Frankfurt am Main is 723 km. The road distance is 897.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 13 h 44 min and costs 1.000 kn - 1.700 kn.

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Zagreb to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zagreb station.

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Zagreb to Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 4 h 23 min and costs 650 kn - 2.800 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1.000 kn - 1.700 kn and takes 13 h 44 min, you could also bus, which costs 300 kn - 750 kn and takes 14 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 451.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Lufthansa, Croatia Airlines and Austrian Airlines fly from Zagreb to Frankfurt am Main hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Frankfurt am Main via Wien Meidling in around 13 h 44 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Ljubljana to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Graz to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Graz to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Zagreb to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Graz to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Graz to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Zagreb to Stuttgart via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
hzpp.hr
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eurail.com
Train from Zagreb to Varazdin
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$13 - $18
Night train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.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 Wien Meidling to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Zagreb to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $45
Private
$130 - $280
Shuttle from Zagreb to Graz Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $45
Private
$150 - $320
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $95
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 Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Varaždin to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Zagreb to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Zagreb to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Frankfurt am Main is 898 km. It takes approximately 8 h 40 min to drive from Zagreb to Frankfurt am Main.

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Austrian Airlines, Croatia Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your Zagreb to Frankfurt am Main bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 680+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $55 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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