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

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Train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Lienz in Osttirol Ic / ...

$39 - $59

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Bus, train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Villach 954
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Lienz in Osttirol Ic / ...

$31 - $52

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Train via Spittal-Millstättersee  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Spittal-Millstättersee En
  2. Take the train from Spittal-Millstättersee to Lienz in Osttirol Ic / ...

$38 - $56

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Lienz 216.1 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Klagenfurt (KLU) ZAG - KLU
  2. Take the train from Klagenfurt Annabichl to Lienz in Osttirol

$127 - $497

Shuttle, train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Klagenfurt - Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Klagenfurt Hbf to Lienz in Osttirol Ic / ...

$67 - $427

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Lienz is to bus and train which costs 190 kn - 330 kn and takes 7 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Lienz is to drive which costs 260 kn - 390 kn and takes 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Lienz. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Lienz in Osttirol via Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 14 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Lienz is 271 km. The road distance is 345.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Lienz without a car is to train which takes 6 h 14 min and costs 240 kn - 380 kn.

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Zagreb to Lienz, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Klagenfurt Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Zagreb to Lienz train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Lienz in Osttirol station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Lienz is 346 km. It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to drive from Zagreb to Lienz.

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  • Distance: 169.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 14 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Lienz, Tirol, Austria?

You can take a train from Zagreb to Lienz via Villach Hbf in around 6 h 14 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Klagenfurt via Warsaw, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
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eurail.com
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Spittal-Millstättersee
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
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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 Villach Hbf to Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Spittal-Millstättersee to Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Klagenfurt Annabichl to Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Klagenfurt Hbf to Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
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 Villach
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Villach
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com

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Croatia Airlines, LOT and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Klagenfurt Airport.

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There are 468+ hotels available in Lienz. Prices start at $58 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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