There are 8 ways to get from Zagreb to Prešov by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Recommended option

Bus  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 976 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Prešov 912

$38 - $63

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Kelenföld Adria First Flight
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Prešov 912

$36 - $56

6 alternative options

Train  •  14 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Wien Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Poprad-Tatry Rex
  3. Take the train from Poprad-Tatry to Presov Le

$90 - $148

Drive  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Prešov 398.9 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Zagreb to Kosice  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Kosice (KSC) ZAG - KSC

$113 - $502

Fly Zagreb to Krakow  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Krakow (KRK) ZAG - KRK

$170 - $502

Shuttle to Vienna, fly to Kosice, bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Maribor
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Kosice (KSC) VIE - KSC
  3. Take the bus from Košice to Prešov Nový Solivar

$165 - $1,066

Shuttle  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Budapest Eurobusways
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Prešov Eurobusways

$92 - $202

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Prešov is to train and bus which costs 230 kn - 360 kn and takes 11 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Prešov is to drive which costs 500 kn - 750 kn and takes 6 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Prešov. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Prešov via Budapest, Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Prešov. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Presov via Wien Hbf and Poprad-Tatry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 43 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Prešov is 531 km. The road distance is 638.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Prešov without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 5 min and costs 240 kn - 400 kn.

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It takes approximately 10 h 5 min to get from Zagreb to Prešov, including transfers.

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

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Zagreb to Prešov 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 Prešov is to bus which takes 10 h 5 min and costs 240 kn - 400 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 550 kn - 950 kn and takes 14 h 43 min, you could also fly, which costs 700 kn - 3.200 kn and takes 8 h 34 min.

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Kosice Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Prešov.
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  • Distance: 331.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 5 min

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

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Prešov via Budapest, Budapest Népliget in around 10 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Prešov via Wien Hbf and Poprad-Tatry in around 14 h 43 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Zagreb to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Kosice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Kosice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Munich, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Zagreb to Krakow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Kosice via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Krakow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Train operators
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 Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Poprad-Tatry to Prešov
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $9
Premium
$12 - $15
Bus operators
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 Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Prešov
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAD Presov, A.S
Phone
+421 900 211 153
Email
sadpo@sad-po.sk
Website
sad-po.sk
Bus from Košice to Prešov Nový Solivar
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
sad-po.sk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Zagreb to Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Prešov
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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