There are 9 ways to get from Zagreb to Switzerland by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Zagreb to Zurich  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Zurich (ZRH) ZAG - ZRH

$106 - $418

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Bus  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb Zob to Zürich Hbf Nord N953

$62 - $106

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Fly Zagreb to Basel  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Basel (BSL) ZAG - BSL

$138 - $482

Fly Zagreb to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZAG - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso

$121 - $375

Fly Ljubljana to Zurich  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Zurich (ZRH) LJU - ZRH

$135 - $582

Fly Graz to Zurich  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Zurich (ZRH) GRZ - ZRH

$148 - $657

Bus, train  •  11 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to St. Gallen N953
  2. Take the train from St. Gallen to Zürich HB 5 / ...

$76 - $134

Train  •  14 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Zürich HB En

$115 - $184

Drive  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Zürich 541.1 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Switzerland is to bus which costs 390 kn - 700 kn and takes 13 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Switzerland is to fly which costs 650 kn - 2.700 kn and takes 4 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 46 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Switzerland is 605 km. The road distance is 865.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Switzerland without a car is to bus and train which takes 11 h 54 min and costs 480 kn - 900 kn.

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Zagreb to Switzerland, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Switzerland 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 Switzerland is to fly which takes 4 h 13 min and costs 650 kn - 2.700 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 390 kn - 700 kn and takes 13 h 13 min, you could also train, which costs 700 kn - 1.200 kn and takes 14 h 46 min.

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Zagreb to Switzerland train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Switzerland is 866 km. It takes approximately 8 h 30 min to drive from Zagreb to Switzerland.

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Korean Air, Eurowings, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Zurich Airport.

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  • Distance: 377.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 13 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Switzerland?

Korean Air, Swiss and four other airlines fly from Zagreb to Zürich every 2 hours. Alternatively, Globtour operates a bus from Zagreb to Zürich twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 13 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Basel via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Zagreb to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Graz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Graz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zagreb to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Basel via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Zürich Hbf Nord
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
globtour.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zagreb to Zürich
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Book at
eurolines.ch

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