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There are 7 ways to get from Zagreb to Košice by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 976 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Košice 912

$36 - $59

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Train  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Kosice Ic

$35 - $51

5 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Košice 375.5 miles

$75 - $110

Fly from Zagreb  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Kosice (KSC) ZAG - KSC

$95 - $390

Shuttle to Graz, fly  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Graz Airport
  2. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Kosice (KSC) GRZ - KSC

$137 - $760

Shuttle, shuttle to Vienna, fly  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Maribor
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Maribor to Vienna Airport
  3. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Kosice (KSC) VIE - KSC

$156 - $1,047

Shuttle  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Budapest Eurobusways
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest Airport to Košice Eurobusways

$89 - $193

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Košice is to train which costs 220 kn - 330 kn and takes 10 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Košice is to drive which costs 490 kn - 750 kn and takes 6 h 14 min.

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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.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Košice. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Kosice via Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 26 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Košice is 512 km. The road distance is 600.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Košice without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 35 min and costs 220 kn - 390 kn.

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

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

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Zagreb to Košice train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Košice is to bus which takes 9 h 35 min and costs 220 kn - 390 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 220 kn - 330 kn and takes 10 h 26 min, you could also fly, which costs 600 kn - 2.500 kn and takes 7 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Košice.
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  • Distance: 320.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 35 min

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 in around 10 h 26 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Graz to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Kosice
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Kosice
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Vienna, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Cologne Bonn, Munich
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Graz to Kosice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
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
Bus operators
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 Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
4 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
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Zagreb to Graz Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $45
Private
$150 - $320
Shuttle from Zagreb to Maribor
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $39
Private
$110 - $200
Shuttle from Maribor to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $450
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $50
Private
$170 - $450
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Zagreb to Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
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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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Kosice Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Zagreb to Košice train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Kosice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Košice is 601 km. It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to drive from Zagreb to Košice.

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Croatia Airlines, Lufthansa, CSA and three other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Kosice Airport.

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There are 187+ hotels available in Košice. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to line 290 shuttle which takes 31 min and costs .

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