There are 11 ways to get from Zagreb to Hamburg by plane, 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 Hamburg  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Hamburg (HAM) ZAG - HAM

$102 - $371

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Bus Croatia Bus  •  20 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Hamburg

$70 - $110

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Fly Ljubljana to Hamburg  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Hamburg (HAM) LJU - HAM

$146 - $657

Fly Klagenfurt to Hamburg  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Hamburg (HAM) KLU - HAM

$137 - $666

Fly Zagreb to Bremen, train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Bremen (BRE) ZAG - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor

$143 - $395

Bus to Rijeka, fly to Hamburg  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rijeka Airport
  2. Fly from Rijeka (RJK) to Hamburg (HAM) RJK - HAM

$134 - $486

Train  •  15 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Muenchen Hbf En
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice

$116 - $256

Bus FlixBus  •  19 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz 060
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Hamburg 050 / ...

$79 - $131

Train, night train  •  18 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the night train from Villach Hbf to Hamburg Hbf

$202 - $301

Drive, train  •  12 h 58 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 Hamburg Hbf Ice

$163 - $310

Drive  •  11 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Hamburg 801.1 miles

$160 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Hamburg is to bus which costs 460 kn - 700 kn and takes 20 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Hamburg is to fly which costs 600 kn - 2.400 kn and takes 5 h 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb and arriving at Hamburg. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 20 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Villach Hbf and München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 42 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Hamburg is 963 km. The road distance is 1281.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 15 h 42 min and costs 700 kn - 1.700 kn.

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It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Zagreb to Hamburg, including transfers.

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

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Zagreb to Hamburg 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 Hamburg is to fly which takes 5 h 56 min and costs 600 kn - 2.400 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 700 kn - 1.700 kn and takes 15 h 42 min, you could also bus, which costs 490 kn - 850 kn and takes 19 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 601.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 56 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Hamburg, Germany?

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Zagreb to Hamburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Hamburg via Villach Hbf, Muenchen Hbf, and München Hbf in around 15 h 42 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Hamburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Ljubljana to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Ljubljana to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Klagenfurt to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Bremen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Bremen via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Rijeka to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Hamburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Hamburg via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Klagenfurt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Klagenfurt to Hamburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Zagreb to Bremen via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $410
Flights from Rijeka to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Rijeka to Hamburg via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Rijeka to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Ljubljana to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Klagenfurt to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Bremen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Hamburg via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Hamburg via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Ljubljana to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zagreb to Hamburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zagreb to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Bremen via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $390
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 Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$70 - $170
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 Villach Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$40 - $55
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
Night train from Villach Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
13 h 44 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Rijeka Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
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 Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Hamburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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Zagreb to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Hamburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Hamburg is 1282 km. It takes approximately 11 h 48 min to drive from Zagreb to Hamburg.

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Scandinavian Airlines, KLM, Swiss and eight other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 684+ hotels available in Hamburg. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to shuttle which takes 9 min and costs 90 kn - 700 kn.

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