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

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Fly  •  3h 6m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Paris CDG (CDG) ZAG - CDG

93€ - 203€

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Bus  •  20h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Paris N880

60€ - 80€

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Bus, train  •  13h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Munich
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Paris l'Est Tgv

154€ - 230€

Train  •  18h 19m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Graz Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Paris l'Est Ice / ...

239€ - 333€

Bus via Gradiška  •  24h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Bosanski Gradiska Zob
  2. Take the bus from Bosanska Gradiška to Paris Gallieni

91€ - 153€

Drive  •  12h 36m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Paris Gallieni 1413.6 km

150€ - 230€

Zagreb to Paris by train

The train journey time between Zagreb and Paris is around 28h 17m and covers a distance of around 1523 km. The fastest train normally takes 26h 26m. Operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), Austrian Railways (ÖBB), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Zagreb to Paris train service departs from Zagreb Glavni Kol. and arrives in Paris l'Est. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paris is 800 130 000.

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Last updated: 16 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Paris is to bus which costs 470 kn - 600 kn and takes 20h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Zagreb to Paris is to fly. Taking this option will cost 700 kn - 1.600 kn and takes 3h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb and arriving at Paris. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 20h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Paris. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kol. and arriving at Paris l'Est via Graz Hbf and Saarbruecken Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 19m.

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The distance between Zagreb and Paris is 1079 km. The road distance is 1413.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Paris without a car is to bus and train which takes 13h 53m and costs 1.100 kn - 1.800 kn.

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It takes approximately 3h 6m to get from Zagreb to Paris, including transfers.

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

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Zagreb to Paris train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb Glavni Kol. station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Paris is to fly which takes 3h 6m and costs 700 kn - 1.600 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1.800 kn - 2.600 kn and takes 18h 19m, you could also bus, which costs 470 kn - 600 kn and takes 20h 45m.

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  • Distance: 1079.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 6m

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Paris, France?

Croatia Airlines, Air France and five other airlines fly from Zagreb to Paris every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Paris via Graz Hbf and Saarbruecken Hbf in around 18h 19m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 400€
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG via Split
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
120€ - 290€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 400€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 280€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
210€ - 340€
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 290€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 330€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
120€ - 290€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 290€
Train operators
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 Muenchen Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
65€ - 80€
1st Class
70€ - 85€
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
Train from Graz Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
160€ - 220€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
Jelinak
Website
jelinak.com
Bus from Zagreb to Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Schedules at
jelinak.com
Jaska Turist
Phone
01 6282 658
Email
info@jaska-turist.de
Website
jaska-turist.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
53€
Schedules at
jaska-turist.hr
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Paris
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
60€ - 80€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Bosanski Gradiska Zob
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
20€
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
Book at
pepeks.hr
Toping Trade
Phone
+387/(0)52-751-339
Email
toping@teol.net
Website
topingtrade.com
Bus from Zagreb to Bosanska Gradiška
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
topingtrade.com
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Gradiška
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Centrotrans Eurolines
Phone
+387 33 770 800
Email
info@centrotrans.com
Website
centrotrans.com
Bus from Bosanska Gradiška to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
75€ - 130€
Schedules at
centrotrans.com

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Zagreb to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris station.

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Zagreb to Paris train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Paris l'Est station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Paris is 1414 km. It takes approximately 12h 36m to drive from Zagreb to Paris.

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Brussels Airlines, KLM, Swiss and four other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Book your Zagreb to Paris bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 2413+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs 210 kn - 260 kn.

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