There are 6 ways to get from Zagreb to Košice by bus, train, shuttle, car or plane

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

Bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. 976 / ...
  2. 912 / ...

$30 - $60

5 alternative options

Train, shuttle  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Eurobusways

$66 - $121

Train  •  10 h 47 min

$30 - $47

Drive  •  6 h 14 min

  1. 375.5 miles

$75 - $110

Fly from Zagreb  •  7 h 10 min

  1. ZAG - KSC

$110 - $497

Fly from Graz  •  8 h 1 min

  1. GRZ - KSC

$198 - $977

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Košice, Slovakia?

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Košice via Budapest, Budapest Népliget in around 9 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Košice via Budapest-Keleti, Miskolc-Tiszai, and Hidasnemeti in around 10 h 47 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Graz to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Munich, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb to Budapest-Déli
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $50
Train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $50
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Miskolc-Tiszai
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Miskolc-Tiszai to Hidasnemeti
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Košice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Orange Ways
Phone
+3670-400-4874
Email
info@orw.hu
Website
orangeways.com
Bus from Zagreb to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
orangeways.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Budapest Népliget aut.áll. to Košice AS
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest Airport to Košice
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zagreb and Košice is 512 km. The road distance is 601 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Košice is to train which costs 190 kn - 300 kn and takes 10 h 47 min.

The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Košice is to drive which takes 6 h 14 min and costs 470 kn - 700 kn.

No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Košice. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Košice via Budapest, Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 35 min to get from Zagreb to Košice, including transfers.