There are 4 ways to get from Zagreb to Geneva by train, bus or car

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Train  •  17 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Zürich HB En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...

$190 - $315

Cheapest option

Bus Globtour  •  18 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb Zob to Genf Busbahnhof

$80 - $120

2 alternative options

Bus Eurolines CH  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rijeka
  2. Take the bus from Rijeka to Geneva

$85 - $117

Drive  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Geneva 589.6 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Geneva is to bus which costs 500 kn - 800 kn and takes 18 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Geneva is to drive which takes 9 h 15 min and costs 750 kn - 1.200 kn.

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The distance between Zagreb and Geneva is 760 km. The road distance is 943 km.

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It takes approximately 17 h 52 min to get from Zagreb to Geneva, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb Zob and arriving at Genf Busbahnhof. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 18 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Genève via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 52 min.

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What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zagreb to Geneva via Zürich HB in around 17 h 52 min. Alternatively, Globtour operates a bus from Zagreb to Geneva 3 times a week. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 18 h 15 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Genf Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
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 Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
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
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Rijeka to Geneva
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Book at
eurolines.ch

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