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There are 9 ways to get from Zagreb to Nitra by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus Crnja Tours  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Bratislava
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Nitra, AS RegioJet / ...

$32 - $60

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Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 060 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava 901 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Nitra, AS

$27 - $63

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Train via Budapest-Déli  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Déli D
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Nove Zamky Ec / ...

$49 - $73

Train  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Nove Zamky Ec / ...

$50 - $75

Train via Wien Hbf  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Wien Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st. Rex / ...
  3. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Leopoldov Os / ...

$60 - $90

Drive  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Nitra 299.4 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Zagreb to Vienna, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Vienna (VIE) ZAG - VIE
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Leopoldov
  3. Take the train from Leopoldov to Nitra

$115 - $424

Shuttle to Graz, fly to Vienna, train  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Graz Airport
  2. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Vienna (VIE) GRZ - VIE
  3. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Leopoldov

$128 - $609

Fly Zagreb to Budapest, train  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Budapest (BUD) ZAG - BUD
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Nove Zamky

$152 - $469

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Nitra is to bus which costs 200 kn - 390 kn and takes 8 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Nitra is to drive which costs 390 kn - 600 kn and takes 5 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Nitra. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Nitra, AS via Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Nitra. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Nitra via Wien Hbf, Bratislava hl.st. and Leopoldov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 19 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Nitra is 320 km. The road distance is 479.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Nitra without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 59 min and costs 200 kn - 390 kn.

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It takes approximately 8 h 59 min to get from Zagreb to Nitra, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Nitra bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, depart from Zagreb station.

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Zagreb to Nitra 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 Nitra is to bus which takes 8 h 59 min and costs 200 kn - 390 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 310 kn - 470 kn and takes 10 h 1 min.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Nitra.
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  • Distance: 199.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 59 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Nitra, Slovakia?

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Nitra via Bratislava and Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy in around 8 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Nitra via Budapest-Déli, Déli pályaudvar, Kossuth Lajos tér, Budapest-Nyugati, and Nove Zamky in around 10 h 1 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Vienna
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Graz to Vienna
Ave. Duration
41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Vienna
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Graz to Vienna
Ave. Duration
37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Graz to Vienna
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb to Budapest-Déli
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $50
Train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $50
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Nove Zamky
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Leopoldov
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Leopoldov to Nitra
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
slovakrail.sk
Bus operators
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Bratislava Zob
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Wien Zob Vib
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
globtour.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Nitra, AS
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
regiojet.com
Slivtour
Phone
+421 - (0)54 - 472 72 74
Email
slivtour@slivtour.sk
Website
slivtour.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Nitra
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
slivtour.sk
SAD Lucenec
Phone
047/5631385
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Nitra
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
sadlc.sk
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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Vienna - Erdberg
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Zagreb to Nitra bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Nitra, AS station.

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Zagreb to Nitra train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Leopoldov station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Nitra is 479 km. It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to drive from Zagreb to Nitra.

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Croatia Airlines and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 71+ hotels available in Nitra. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to shuttle which takes 27 min and costs 90 kn - 700 kn.

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