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There are 5 ways to get from Zagreb to Lisbon by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Lisbon Oriente

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Ljubljana
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Trieste Centrale
  3. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Perrache
  5. Take the bus from Lyon to Valença
  6. Take the train from Valenca to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia

Bus via Nice Airport (NCE)

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Nice Airport
  2. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Lisbon Sete Rios

Drive

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Lisbon

Zagreb to Lisbon by bus and train

The journey time between Zagreb and Lisbon is around 43h 48m and covers a distance of around 3109 km. This includes an average layover time of around 11 min. Operated by Union Ivkoni and Comboios De Portugal, the Zagreb to Lisbon service departs from Zagreb Central Bus Station and arrives in Lisboa - Santa Apolonia. Typically nine services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

9 Weekly Services
43h 48m Average Duration
€94 Cheapest Price
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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: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from Croatia

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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

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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, returning to Croatia from Portugal is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 27 Jun 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Lisbon is to bus which costs 700 kn - 1.000 kn and takes 43h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Lisbon is to fly which costs 700 kn - 1.800 kn and takes 4h 19m.

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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 which takes 43h 48m and costs 700 kn - 1.000 kn.

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Zagreb to Lisbon, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Lisbon is to fly which takes 4h 19m and costs 700 kn - 1.800 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 700 kn - 1.000 kn and takes 43h 48m.

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 40m.

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Lisbon is 1h behind Zagreb. It is currently 12:37 PM in Zagreb and 11:37 AM in Lisbon.

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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Croatia Airlines, TAP Portugal, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 2200.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 19m

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

TAP Portugal, Iberia and eight other airlines fly from Zagreb to Lisbon hourly. Alternatively, Union Ivkoni operates a bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Lisbon Oriente once daily. Tickets cost €90 - €130 and the journey takes 43h 30m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Memmingen
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €280
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Train operators
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Ljubljana to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Ljubljana to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €16
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
€9 - €11
Regional Train Ticket
€7 - €10
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
€13 - €16
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
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€20 - €40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€37 - €40
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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
+351 808 109 110
Email
apoiocliente@cp.pt
Website
cp.pt
Train from Valenca to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€30 - €50
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Lisbon Oriente
Ave. Duration
43h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Union Ivkoni
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Lyon to Valença
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
iberocoach.com
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice Airport to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
32h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€85 - €110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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