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

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Recommended option

Fly  •  4h 4m

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

119€ - 390€

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Bus via Lyon  •  39h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Lyon, Perrache 26 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Perrache to Lisboa Oriente 251

117€ - 166€

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Bus, train  •  37h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Trieste
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Tgv
  4. Take the bus from Chambery to Lisboa Oriente 251

165€ - 307€

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 - 7 Rios

130€ - 180€

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 to Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios N1156

245€ - 320€

Night train, train  •  39h 28m

  1. Take the night train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Graz Hbf En
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Augsburg Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Augsburg Hbf to Paris l'Est Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye Tgv
  5. Take the night train from Hendaye to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia 313

408€ - 576€

Drive  •  25h 45m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Lisbon 2762.3 km

360€ - 550€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Lisbon is to bus via Lyon which costs 850 kn - 1.300 kn and takes 39h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Lisbon is to fly which costs 900 kn - 3.000 kn and takes 4h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Lisboa Oriente via Lyon, Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 30m.

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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 Lisboa - Santa Apolonia via Graz Hbf, Augsburg Hbf, Gare de l'Est, Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 and Hendaye. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 28m.

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The distance between Zagreb and Lisbon is 2201 km. The road distance is 2762.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Lisbon without a car is to bus and train which takes 37h 24m and costs 1.200 kn - 2.400 kn.

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

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Zagreb to Lisbon bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Zagreb station.

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Zagreb to Lisbon train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), 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 4m and costs 900 kn - 3.000 kn. Alternatively, you can bus via Lyon, which costs 850 kn - 1.300 kn and takes 39h 30m.

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

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

Croatia Airlines, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Zagreb to Lisbon hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Lisbon via Lyon, Perrache in around 39h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 430€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 490€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 310€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
190€ - 600€
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 Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Augsburg Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
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
Night train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Graz Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Hendaye to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 80€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Chambery to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
70€ - 110€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Zagreb to Lyon, Perrache
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Lyon, Perrache to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
36h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
100€ - 130€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
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 - 7 Rios
Ave. Duration
3h
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 20m.

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Zagreb to Lisbon bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Lisboa Oriente station.

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Lisbon is 1h behind Zagreb. It is currently 8:07 AM in Zagreb and 7:07 AM in Lisbon.

Zagreb to Lisbon train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Lisbon is 2762 km. It takes approximately 25h 45m to drive from Zagreb to Lisbon.

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TAP Portugal, Brussels Airlines, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 7603+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs 220 kn - 270 kn.

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