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There are 5 ways to get from Zagreb to Rateče by train, bus, night train, car or shuttle

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Train

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Jesenice

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana bus station
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Rateče Planica

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Jesenice

Drive

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Rateče

Shuttle, bus

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Kranj
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Rateče Planica

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Rateče is to train which costs 100 kn - 160 kn and takes 4h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Rateče is to drive which costs 180 kn - 270 kn and takes 2h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Rateče. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Rateče Planica via Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 30m.

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The distance between Zagreb and Rateče is 190 km. The road distance is 231 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Rateče without a car is to train which takes 4h 26m and costs 100 kn - 160 kn.

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It takes approximately 4h 26m to get from Zagreb to Rateče, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Rateče is to train which takes 4h 26m and costs 100 kn - 160 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 160 kn - 240 kn and takes 5h 30m.

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Zagreb to Rateče bus services, operated by Alpetour - Potovalna Agencija, D.O.O., arrive at Rateče Planica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Rateče is 231 km. It takes approximately 2h 29m to drive from Zagreb to Rateče.

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  • Distance: 190.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 26m

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Rateče, Slovenia?

Croatian Railways (HŽPP) operates a train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Jesenice twice daily. Tickets cost €12 - €17 and the journey takes 3h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Rateče via Ljubljana bus station and Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana in around 5h 30m.

Train operators
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Union Ivkoni
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Alpetour - Potovalna Agencija, D.O.O.
Phone
+386 (0)4/20-13-210
Email
promet@alpetour.si
Website
alpetour.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Rateče Planica
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Alpetour - Potovalna Agencija, D.O.O.
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Rateče Planica
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Alpetour - Potovalna Agencija, D.O.O.
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Zagreb to Kranj
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€30 - €250
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€34 - €37
Private
€130 - €250

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