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There are 3 ways to get from Zagreb to Rab by bus and ferry, bus, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus and ferry  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Zagreb to Rab

$16 - $35

2 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Karlovac 940
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Karlovac to Rab

$23 - $48

Drive, line 338 car ferry  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Valbiska
  2. Take the line 338 car ferry from Valbiska to Lopar 338

$27 - $41

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Rab is to drive and line 338 car ferry which costs 170 kn - 270 kn and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Rab is to drive and line 338 car ferry which costs 170 kn - 270 kn and takes 3 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb and arriving at Rab. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 37 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Rab is 151 km.

The best way to get from Zagreb to Rab without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 5 h 37 min and costs 100 kn - 230 kn.

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The bus and ferry from Zagreb to Rab takes 5 h 37 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Zagreb to Rab bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., depart from Zagreb station.

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Zagreb to Rab bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., arrive at Rab station.

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There are 3471+ hotels available in Rab. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Rab.
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  • Distance: 94.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Rab, Croatia?

Arriva d.o.o. operates a vehicle from Zagreb to Rab twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 37 min. Autobusni Promet also services this route once daily.

Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus and ferry from Zagreb to Rab
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus and ferry from Zagreb to Rab
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus and ferry from Karlovac to Rab
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Autotransport Karlovac
Phone
098 98 32 331
Email
irena.tihi@atsk.hr
Website
atsk.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
atsk.hr
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 Karlovac
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Karlovac Zob
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
globtour.com
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Valbiska to Lopar
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$3 - $5

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