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

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Fly to Malaga  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Malaga (AGP) ZAG - AGP

$147 - $320

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Fly to Granada, bus  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Granada (GRX) ZAG - GRX
  2. Take the bus from Granada to Malaga

$199 - $471

Train  •  32 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Zürich HB En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 3 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV Tgv
  4. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave
  5. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Malaga Ave

$462 - $654

Bus Atlassib  •  46 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Padova 4
  2. Take the bus from Padova to Malaga

$158 - $220

Bus Eurolines FR  •  47 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles N482
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Málaga

$148 - $410

Drive  •  24 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Málaga 1602.6 miles

$310 - $460

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Málaga is to fly which costs 900 kn - 2.100 kn and takes 7 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Málaga is to fly which costs 900 kn - 2.100 kn and takes 7 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Málaga. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Malaga via Padova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Málaga. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Malaga via Zürich HB, Basel SBB, Avignon TGV and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 41 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Málaga is 1974 km. The road distance is 2564.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Málaga without a car is to train which takes 32 h 41 min and costs 2.900 kn - 4.200 kn.

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It takes approximately 7 h 49 min to get from Zagreb to Málaga, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Málaga bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zagreb station.

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Zagreb to Málaga 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 Málaga is to fly which takes 7 h 49 min and costs 900 kn - 2.100 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 2.900 kn - 4.200 kn and takes 32 h 41 min, you could also bus, which costs 950 kn - 1.400 kn and takes 46 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Málaga.
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  • Distance: 1233.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 49 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Málaga, Spain?

Lufthansa, Iberia and 13 other airlines fly from Zagreb to Málaga hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Málaga via Zürich HB, Basel SBB, Avignon TGV, and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 32 h 41 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Granada via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Flights from Zagreb to Granada via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Flights from Zagreb to Granada via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Malaga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Malaga via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Malaga via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zagreb to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Granada via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Malaga via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Malaga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Malaga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Malaga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$170 - $250
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Granada to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Marsella to Malaga
Ave. Duration
7 days 3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
alsa.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to Padova
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Padova
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Padova
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$134
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Padova to Malaga
Ave. Duration
39 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$87
Schedules at
atlassib.es
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
18 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Zagreb to Marseille
Ave. Duration
19 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Málaga
Ave. Duration
27 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Malaga Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Zagreb to Málaga bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Málaga station.

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Zagreb to Málaga train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Malaga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Málaga is 2564 km. It takes approximately 24 h 19 min to drive from Zagreb to Málaga.

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Brussels Airlines, Transavia Holland, Air France and eight other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Malaga Airport.

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There are 4385+ hotels available in Málaga. Prices start at $76 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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