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

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Fly Zagreb to Zurich  •  4h 36m

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

$95 - $307

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Bus  •  13h 13m

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

$61 - $103

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Fly Zagreb to Basel  •  5h 38m

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

$130 - $370

Shuttle to Ljubljana, fly to Zurich  •  5h 57m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana Airport
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Zurich (ZRH) LJU - ZRH

$134 - $576

Fly Zagreb to Milan Malpensa  •  6h 26m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZAG - MXP

$109 - $288

Shuttle to Graz, fly to Zurich  •  6h 45m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Graz Airport
  2. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Zurich (ZRH) GRZ - ZRH

$148 - $650

Train  •  13h 58m

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

$135 - $230

Night train  •  14h 46m

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

$112 - $179

Drive  •  8h 30m

  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 13h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Switzerland is to fly which costs 600 kn - 2.000 kn and takes 4h 36m.

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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 Villach Hbf, Salzburg Hbf and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 58m.

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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 which takes 13h 13m and costs 390 kn - 700 kn.

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It takes approximately 4h 36m 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 4h 36m and costs 600 kn - 2.000 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 390 kn - 700 kn and takes 13h 13m, you could also train, which costs 850 kn - 1.500 kn and takes 13h 58m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 377.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 36m

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Switzerland?

Korean Air, Swiss and three other airlines fly from Zagreb to Zürich every 3 hours. Alternatively, Globtour operates a bus from Zagreb to Zürich twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 13h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Graz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Zagreb to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Graz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Basel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
14h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
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.

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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 Salzburg Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Zagreb to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $45
Private
$130 - $280
Shuttle from Zagreb to Graz Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $45
Private
$150 - $320
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Zürich Hbf Nord
Ave. Duration
13h
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
12h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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There are 695+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at $90 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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