There are 3 ways to get from Zagreb to Smiljan by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Gospic L939

$23 - $33

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Gospić

$30 - $40

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Smiljan 128.4 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Smiljan is to drive which costs 150 kn - 230 kn and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Smiljan is to drive which costs 150 kn - 230 kn and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Smiljan is 149 km. The road distance is 205.4 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Smiljan without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 52 min and costs 140 kn - 210 kn.

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It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Zagreb to Smiljan, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Smiljan is to bus which takes 2 h 52 min and costs 140 kn - 210 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 190 kn - 260 kn and takes 3 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Smiljan is 205 km. It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to drive from Zagreb to Smiljan.

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There are 542+ hotels available in Smiljan. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 92.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

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

Velebit Tours operates a bus from Zagreb to Smiljan every 3 hours, and the journey takes 2 h 48 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Croatian Railways (HŽPP) operates a train from Zagreb to Smiljan twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 53 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Velebit Tours
Phone
053 560 388
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Gospic
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
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 Gospić
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Gospić
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr

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