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There are 6 ways to get from Zagreb to Metlika by night train, bus, train, car or shuttle

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Night train, bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the night train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Krsko En
  2. Take the bus from Krško to Metlika Črnomaljska Maribor - Celje - Novo Mesto - Metlika - Črnomelj - Vinica

Cheapest option

Line 264 bus, drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 264 bus from Zagreb to Jastrebarsko 264
  2. Drive from Jastrebarsko to Metlika

$4 - $7

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Sevnica Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Trebnje to Metlika Lp 3235 / ...

$15 - $22

Bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana N952 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Metlika Črnomaljska Ljubljana - Trebnje - Novo Mesto - Metlika Črnomaljska

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Metlika 53.7 miles

$10 - $16

Shuttle, train  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Novo Mesto
  2. Take the train from Novo mesto Kandija to Metlika Lp 3235 / ...

$38 - $139

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Metlika is to line 264 bus and drive which costs 30 kn - 45 kn and takes 1 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Metlika is to line 264 bus and drive which costs 30 kn - 45 kn and takes 1 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Metlika. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Metlika Črnomaljska via Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Metlika. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Metlika via Sevnica and Trebnje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 46 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Metlika is 54 km. The road distance is 85.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Metlika without a car is to night train and bus which takes 3 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Zagreb to Metlika, including transfers.

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

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Zagreb to Metlika 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 Metlika is to train which takes 4 h 46 min and costs 90 kn - 150 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Metlika.
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  • Distance: 34 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Metlika, Slovenia?

You can take a train from Zagreb to Metlika via Sevnica and Trebnje in around 4 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Metlika via Ljubljana and Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana in around 5 h 29 min.

Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Night train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Krsko
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
hzpp.hr
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Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Sevnica
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
hzpp.hr
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eurail.com
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Trebnje to Metlika
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Novo mesto Kandija to Metlika
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Bus operators
Mpov D.O.O. Vinica
Phone
07 364 60 12
Email
info@mpov.si
Website
mpov.si
Bus from Krško to Metlika Črnomaljska
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
mpov.si
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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.si
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
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crnja.getbybus.com
Globtour
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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autoherc.getbybus.com
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
atvo.it
Integral Voznik D.O.O.
Phone
07 / 39 35 420
Email
info@integral-voznik.si
Website
integral-voznik.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Metlika Črnomaljska
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
integral-voznik.si
Autoturist Samobor d. o. o.
Phone
(+385) (0)1 3366610
Email
uprava.autoturist@gmail.com
Website
autoturist.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Jastrebarsko
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
autoturist.com.hr

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Zagreb to Metlika bus services, operated by Integral Voznik D.O.O., arrive at Metlika Črnomaljska station.

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Zagreb to Metlika train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), arrive at Metlika station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Metlika is 86 km. It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to drive from Zagreb to Metlika.

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There are 138+ hotels available in Metlika. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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