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There are 8 ways to get from Zagreb to Salzburg by bus, train, night bus, night train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Salzburg P+R South Dubrovnik - Frankfurt / ...

$26 - $40

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Graz, Graz central train station N903
  2. Take the bus from Graz, Graz central train station to Salzburg 362

$24 - $42

6 alternative options

Train  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...

$47 - $75

Night train  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the night train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Salzburg Hbf En

$30 - $50

Drive  •  4h 15m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Salzburg 263.3 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Salzburg  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Salzburg (SZG) ZAG - SZG

$160 - $360

Fly to Munich, train  •  6h 41m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Munich (MUC) ZAG - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$115 - $428

Fly to Vienna, train  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Vienna (VIE) ZAG - VIE
  2. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Salzburg Hbf

$127 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Salzburg is to bus which costs 170 kn - 240 kn and takes 5h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Salzburg is to drive which costs 330 kn - 490 kn and takes 4h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb Central Bus Station station and arriving at Salzburg P+R South. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 45m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Salzburg Hbf. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 44m.

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The distance between Zagreb and Salzburg is 314 km. The road distance is 421.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Salzburg without a car is to bus which takes 5h 45m and costs 170 kn - 240 kn.

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The bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Salzburg P+R South takes 5h 45m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Zagreb to Salzburg bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, arrive at Zagreb Central Bus Station.

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Zagreb to Salzburg 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 Salzburg is to bus which takes 5h 45m and costs 170 kn - 240 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 300 kn - 490 kn and takes 7h 30m, you could also fly, which costs 1.000 kn - 2.300 kn and takes 5h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 196.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 45m

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Salzburg, Austria?

Crnja Tours operates a bus from Zagreb to Salzburg 3 times a day. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 5h 45m. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Salzburg via Villach Hbf in around 7h 30m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Zagreb to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Vienna
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Vienna
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Salzburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Zagreb to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Salzburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
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eurail.com
Night train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
hzpp.hr
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eurail.com
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 Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Flughafen Wien to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
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 München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Salzburg P+R South
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Crnja Tours
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 Salzburg, Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Zagreb to Graz, Graz central train station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Graz, Graz central train station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 40m and has one stopover.

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Zagreb to Salzburg bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, arrive at Salzburg P+R South station.

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Zagreb to Salzburg train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Salzburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Salzburg is 421 km. It takes approximately 4h 15m to drive from Zagreb to Salzburg.

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Lufthansa, KLM, Transavia Holland and three other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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Book your Zagreb to Salzburg bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 1243+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to line 290 shuttle which takes 31m and costs .

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