There are 9 ways to get from Zagreb to Rotterdam by plane, train, bus 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

Fly Zagreb to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Amsterdam (AMS) ZAG - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$101 - $407

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  20 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Düsseldorf N261
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS 268 / ...

$70 - $130

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Fly Ljubljana to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Amsterdam (AMS) LJU - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$120 - $612

Fly Graz to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Amsterdam (AMS) GRZ - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$149 - $757

Fly Zagreb to Brussels, train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Brussels (BRU) ZAG - BRU
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$116 - $380

Train  •  19 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  4. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$227 - $354

Bus Croatia Bus  •  24 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Duisburg
  2. Take the bus from Duisburg Hbf to Rotterdam

$114 - $163

Drive, train  •  14 h

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Kufstein
  2. Take the train from Kufstein to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  4. Drive from Düsseldorf Hbf to Rotterdam

$239 - $362

Drive  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Rotterdam 836.7 miles

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Rotterdam is to bus which costs 440 kn - 850 kn and takes 20 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Rotterdam is to fly and train which costs 600 kn - 2.600 kn and takes 4 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS via Düsseldorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Villach Hbf, Duisburg Hbf and Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 57 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Rotterdam is 1079 km. The road distance is 1338.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Rotterdam without a car is to train which takes 19 h 57 min and costs 1.400 kn - 2.300 kn.

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Zagreb to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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

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Zagreb to Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam is to train which takes 19 h 57 min and costs 1.400 kn - 2.300 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 440 kn - 850 kn and takes 20 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 674.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Zagreb to Rotterdam via Villach Hbf, Duisburg Hbf, and Utrecht Centraal in around 19 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Rotterdam via Düsseldorf in around 20 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Graz to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Graz to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Zagreb to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Graz to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Zagreb to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Graz to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Amsterdam via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Zagreb to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Graz to Amsterdam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$20 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $50
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
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 Villach Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
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 Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Düsseldorf, Hbf., Worringer Str. to Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Duisburg Hbf to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de

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