There are 5 ways to get from Zagreb to Rab by bus, ferry, bus and ferry, car ferry, train or car

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

Recommended option

Bus, Catamaran  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rijeka
  2. Take the Catamaran from Rijeka to Rab 9309

$22 - $34

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Zagreb to Rab

$17 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Stinica
  2. Take the car ferry from Stinica to Rab

$19 - $49

Train, Catamaran  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Rijeka
  2. Take the Catamaran from Rijeka to Rab 9309

$24 - $34

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Stinica
  2. Take the car ferry from Stinica to Rab

$27 - $53

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

There is no direct connection from Zagreb to Rab. However, you can take the bus to Rijeka, take the walk to Rijeka, then take the Catamaran to Rab. Alternatively, Autotrans operates a vehicle from Zagreb to Rab twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 37 min. Autobusni Promet also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Bus operators
Autotrans
Website
autotrans.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
autotrans.hr
Bus and ferry from Zagreb to Rab
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
autotrans.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Stinica
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
autotrans.hr
Skreb
Phone
098606060
Website
bus60.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bus60.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 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Ferry operators
Rapska Plovidba
Phone
+385 (0) 51 724 122
Email
rapska-plovidba@ri.t-com.hr
Website
rapska-plovidba.hr
Car ferry from Stinica to Rab
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $17
Schedules at
rapska-plovidba.hr
Adult
$3
Car
$17

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zagreb and Rab is 151 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Rab is to train and Catamaran which costs 140 kn - 210 kn and takes 6 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Rab is to drive and car ferry which takes 3 h 9 min and costs 160 kn - 330 kn.

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.

It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Zagreb to Rab, including transfers.