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There are 8 ways to get from Zagreb to Timișoara by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 976 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Budapest to Timisoara

$76 - $108

Cheapest option

Train  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Timisoara Nord Ic

$36 - $53

6 alternative options

Train via Lököshaza  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Lököshaza Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Lököshaza to Timisoara Nord Ic

$36 - $55

Drive  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Timișoara 402.5 miles

$75 - $120

Fly to Timisoara  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Timisoara (TSR) ZAG - TSR

$135 - $656

Fly to Budapest, shuttle  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Budapest (BUD) ZAG - BUD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest Airport to Timişoara

$138 - $439

Fly to Belgrade, bus, train  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Belgrade (BEG) ZAG - BEG
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Vršac
  3. Take the train from Stamora Moravita to Timisoara Nord

$96 - $335

Shuttle  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Budapest Eurobusways
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Timişoara Eurobusways

$116 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Timișoara is to train which costs 230 kn - 340 kn and takes 12 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Timișoara is to drive which costs 500 kn - 750 kn and takes 6 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Timișoara. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Timisoara via Sasadi út and Budapest. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Timișoara. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Timisoara Nord via Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 15 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Timișoara is 407 km. The road distance is 643.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Timișoara without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 31 min and costs 490 kn - 700 kn.

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It takes approximately 10 h 31 min to get from Zagreb to Timișoara, including transfers.

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

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Zagreb to Timișoara train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Timișoara is to bus which takes 10 h 31 min and costs 490 kn - 700 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 230 kn - 340 kn and takes 12 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs 850 kn - 4.300 kn and takes 7 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Timișoara.
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  • Distance: 254.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 31 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Timișoara, Romania?

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Timișoara via Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld, Sasadi út, Csörsz utca, and Budapest in around 10 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Timișoara via Budapest-Keleti in around 12 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Timisoara via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Timisoara via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Timisoara via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Timisoara via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Flights from Zagreb to Belgrade via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $210
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Timisoara Nord
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Lököshaza
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Lököshaza to Timisoara Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Romanian Railways (CFR)
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 Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Budapest to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Mayer & Mayer Reisen
Phone
0744509279
Email
arminmayerreisen@yahoo.de
Website
mayer-transport.ro
Shuttle from Budapest Airport to Timişoara
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro
Stup Vrsac
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Zagreb to Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Timişoara
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Timisoara Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Zagreb to Timișoara bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., arrive at Timisoara station.

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Timișoara is 1 h ahead of Zagreb. It is currently 7:29 AM in Zagreb and 8:29 AM in Timișoara.

Zagreb to Timișoara train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Timisoara Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Timișoara is 644 km. It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to drive from Zagreb to Timișoara.

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Croatia Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Timisoara Airport.

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There are 379+ hotels available in Timișoara. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to shuttle which takes 27 min and costs 90 kn - 700 kn.

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