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There are 7 ways to get from Zagreb to Lisbon by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly  •  4h 2m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Lisbon (LIS) ZAG - LIS

€69 - €210

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Bus, train, night train  •  38h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Trieste 402
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv Tgv
  4. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Massy Tgv Tgv
  5. Take the train from Massy Tgv to Hendaye Tgv
  6. Take the night train from Hendaye to Santa Apolónia

€365 - €567

Bus via Marseille  •  46h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Marseille N482
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Lisbon N1155

€133 - €163

Bus  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Padova
  2. Take the bus from Padova to Badajoz
  3. Take the bus from Badajoz to Lisbon Sete Rios

€122 - €188

Night train, bus  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the night train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Zuerich Hb En
  2. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Lisbon Sete Rios N1156

€244 - €324

Train, night train  •  45h 14m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Wien Meidling Ec
  2. Take the night train from Wien Meidling to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Nj
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Massy Tgv Tgv
  4. Take the train from Massy Tgv to Hendaye Tgv
  5. Take the night train from Hendaye to Santa Apolónia

€365 - €508

Drive  •  25h 38m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Lisbon 2750.1 km

€320 - €470

Zagreb to Lisbon by bus, train and night train

The journey time between Zagreb and Lisbon is around 2 days 14h and covers a distance of around 3329 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 14h. Operated by FlixBus, Croatia Bus International, Trenitalia Frecce and others, the Zagreb to Lisbon service departs from Zagreb and arrives in Santa Apolónia. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 days 14h
Fastest journey time:
2 days 14h
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€359
Carbon emissions:
192 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
18:00
Last service departs at:
18:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zagreb to Lisbon bus, train and night train schedules

Croatia → Portugal
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International entry into Portugal from Croatia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Croatia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Portugal, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Cyprus, Israel, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from Croatia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, Nepal and South Africa
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
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Rules to follow in Portugal

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Considerations leaving from Croatia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Portugal from Croatia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lisbon is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lisbon is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lisbon is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Croatia from Portugal.

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Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Lisbon is to fly which costs 500 kn - 1.600 kn and takes 4h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Lisbon is to fly which costs 500 kn - 1.600 kn and takes 4h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Lisbon Sete Rios via Padova and Badajoz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0h.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kol. and arriving at Santa Apolónia via Wien Meidling, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Massy Tgv and Hendaye. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45h 14m.

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The distance between Zagreb and Lisbon is 2201 km. The road distance is 2750.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Lisbon without a car is to bus and train and night train which takes 38h 30m and costs 2.700 kn - 4.300 kn.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Zagreb to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Lisbon bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, depart from Zagreb station.

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

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Lisbon is to fly which takes 4h 2m and costs 500 kn - 1.600 kn. Alternatively, you can bus via Marseille, which costs 1.000 kn - 1.300 kn and takes 46h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 2200.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 2m

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Lisbon, Portugal?

TAP Portugal, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Zagreb to Lisbon every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Lisbon via Marseille, Lisbon, and Lisboa - Oriente in around 46h 43m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €370
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €230
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €120
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€35 - €55
Base Standard
€65 - €95
Base Premium
€80 - €120
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€55 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €65
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Massy Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€80 - €95
Train from Massy Tgv to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€130 - €150
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Massy Tgv
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €85
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€65 - €80
1st Class
€70 - €85
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Night train from Hendaye to Santa Apolónia
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€75 - €110
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
14h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€140 - €190
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Meidling to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
13h 34m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Marseille
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Marseille to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€75 - €95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
36h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€100 - €130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to Padova
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Padova
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€38 - €43
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Padova to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
35h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€72
Schedules at
atlassib.es
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Badajoz to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €35
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Badajoz to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 25m.

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Zagreb to Lisbon bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Lisbon Sete Rios station.

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Lisbon is 1h behind Zagreb. It is currently 6:37 PM in Zagreb and 5:37 PM in Lisbon.

Zagreb to Lisbon train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Santa Apolónia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Lisbon is 2750 km. It takes approximately 25h 38m to drive from Zagreb to Lisbon.

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TAP Portugal, KLM, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 1207+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs 210 kn - 260 kn.

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