There are 4 ways to get from Zagreb to Rab by bus, ferry, bus and ferry, car ferry or car

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Bus, Catamaran  •  4 h 55 min

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

$15 - $31

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Zagreb to Rab

$34

Bus, car ferry  •  6 h 6 min

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

$32 - $45

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 9 min

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

$27 - $51

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Rab is to bus and Catamaran which costs 100 kn - 200 kn and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Rab is to drive and car ferry which costs 170 kn - 340 kn and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Rab is 151 km.

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

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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 nearest airport to Rab is Mali Losinj (LSZ) Airport which is 35.9 km away. Other nearby airports include Pula (PUY) (67.8 km), Zagreb (ZAG) (148.8 km), Ljubljana (LJU) (165.5 km) and Split (SPU) (183.1 km).

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Rab.
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  • Distance: 94.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

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, Arriva d.o.o. operates a vehicle from Zagreb to Rab twice daily. Tickets cost $34 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 from Zagreb to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus and ferry from Zagreb to Rab
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Stinica
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
arriva.com.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
$9
Schedules at
bus60.hr
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
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
$16 - $35
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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 - $15
Schedules at
rapska-plovidba.hr
Adult
$3
Car
$15

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