There are 3 ways to get from Zagreb to Karlobag by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Gospić

$80 - $106

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Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Karlobag

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Karlobag 150.7 miles

$29 - $45

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb and arriving at Karlobag. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Karlobag is 160 km. The road distance is 241.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Karlobag without a car is to train which takes 3 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Zagreb to Karlobag, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Karlobag bus services, operated by Velebit Tours, depart from Zagreb station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Karlobag is to train which takes 3 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 30 min.

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Zagreb to Karlobag bus services, operated by Velebit Tours, arrive at Karlobag station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Karlobag is 241 km. It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to drive from Zagreb to Karlobag.

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There are 2626+ hotels available in Karlobag. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Karlobag.
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  • Distance: 99.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Karlobag, Croatia?

Croatian Railways (HŽPP) operates a train from Zagreb to Karlobag twice daily. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 2 h 53 min. Alternatively, Velebit Tours operates a bus from Zagreb to Karlobag 3 times a day, and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Velebit Tours
Phone
053 560 388
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Karlobag
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr

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