There are 7 ways to get from Zagreb to Italy by plane, shuttle, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Zagreb to Bologna  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Bologna (BLQ) ZAG - BLQ

$117 - $392

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rome Tiburtina 4 / ...

$54 - $159

5 alternative options

Fly Zagreb to Milan Malpensa  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZAG - MXP

$112 - $362

Shuttle to Trieste, fly to Milan Linate  •  6 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Milan Linate (LIN) TRS - LIN

$150 - $769

Bus, train  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Trieste 402
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$66 - $200

Train  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le En
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$82 - $158

Drive  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Rome 556.6 miles

$130 - $200

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Italy?

Austrian Airlines, KLM and nine other airlines fly from Zagreb to Bologna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Rome via Villach Hbf, Bologna C.Le, Roma Termini, and Termini in around 11 h 42 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 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 Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
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
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
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
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Bologna via Prague
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Zagreb to Bologna via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$45 - $60
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Rome
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
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 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Trieste Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$158
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zagreb and Italy is 440 km. The road distance is 891 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Italy is to bus and train which costs 420 kn - 1.300 kn and takes 10 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Italy is to fly which takes 4 h 34 min and costs 700 kn - 2.300 kn.

No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Italy. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at P.Le Tiburtino via Staz.Ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 12 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Zagreb to Italy, including transfers.