There are 5 ways to get from Zagreb to Szombathely by shuttle, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Shuttle, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Graz - Hbf Busbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Szombathely Rex

$61 - $346

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 060 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Szombathely 725

$29 - $51

3 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Graz Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Szombathely Rex

$45 - $67

Train via Szentgotthárd  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Graz Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Szentgotthárd R / ...
  3. Take the train from Szentgotthárd to Szombathely Rex

$56 - $83

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Szombathely 126.6 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Szombathely is to drive which costs 150 kn - 230 kn and takes 2 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Szombathely is to drive which costs 150 kn - 230 kn and takes 2 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Szombathely. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Szombathely via Vienna Erdberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Szombathely. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Szombathely via Graz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 47 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Szombathely is 165 km. The road distance is 202.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Szombathely without a car is to shuttle and train which takes 6 h 32 min and costs 380 kn - 2.200 kn.

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It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from Zagreb to Szombathely, including transfers.

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

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Zagreb to Szombathely 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 Szombathely is to train which takes 7 h 47 min and costs 280 kn - 430 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 180 kn - 330 kn and takes 8 h 40 min.

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Zagreb to Szombathely bus services, operated by Volan, arrive at Szombathely station.

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

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Szombathely.
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  • Distance: 103.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 32 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Szombathely, Hungary?

You can take a train from Zagreb to Szombathely via Graz Hbf in around 7 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Szombathely via Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and Vienna Erdberg in around 8 h 40 min.

Train operators
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 Graz Hbf to Szombathely
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Szentgotthárd
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
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 Szentgotthárd to Szombathely
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Wien Zob Vib
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
globtour.com
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Vienna - Erdberg
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr

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