There are 8 ways to get from Zagreb to Košice by bus, train, shuttle, car or plane

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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 - $60

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Train, bus  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Kelenföld Adria First Flight
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Košice 912

$34 - $53

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Train, shuttle  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Déli
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest Airport to Košice Eurobusways

$66 - $121

Train  •  13 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Wien Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kosice Rex

$91 - $138

Drive  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Košice 375.5 miles

$75 - $110

Fly from Zagreb  •  7 h 10 min

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

$110 - $497

Fly from Graz  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Kosice (KSC) GRZ - KSC

$138 - $768

Shuttle to Vienna, fly  •  7 h 56 min

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

$162 - $1,061

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Košice is to train and bus which costs 210 kn - 340 kn and takes 10 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Košice is to drive which costs 480 kn - 700 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 Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Kosice via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 43 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 - 380 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 Glavni Kolod. 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 - 380 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 550 kn - 900 kn and takes 13 h 43 min, you could also fly, which costs 650 kn - 3.200 kn and takes 7 h 10 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 Wien Hbf in around 13 h 43 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
Flights from Vienna to Kosice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 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
Flights from Vienna to Kosice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Munich, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
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
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Graz to Kosice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
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
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $50
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
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
Train from Wien Hbf to Kosice
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
$20 - $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
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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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Kosice Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 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 Austrian Railways (ÖBB), 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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Lufthansa, CSA, Croatia Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Kosice Airport.

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Book your Zagreb to Košice bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 154+ hotels available in Košice. Prices start at $37 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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