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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Zagreb  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Valencia (VLC) ZAG - VLC

$138 - $258

Cheapest option

Bus ALSA, train  •  35 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Trieste 427 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Rv
  3. Take the bus from Mestre to Valencia

$112 - $188

6 alternative options

Shuttle, shuttle to Trieste, fly  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Trieste Airport
  3. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Valencia (VLC) TRS - VLC

$159 - $1,067

Bus Arriva d.o.o., train  •  25 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Grenoble
  2. Take the train from Gare de Grenoble to Gare de Valence-TGV
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Em

$179 - $304

Train  •  28 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  5. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  6. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Em

$386 - $530

Bus, bus and ferry  •  29 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Bologna, Bologna N482 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Valencia

$141 - $325

Shuttle, bus  •  30 h 51 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Padova
  2. Take the bus from Padova to Valencia

Drive  •  18 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Valencia 1215.8 miles

$230 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Valencia is to bus and train which costs 700 kn - 1.300 kn and takes 35 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Valencia is to fly which costs 850 kn - 1.700 kn and takes 7 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Valencia. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Valencia via Bologna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Valencia. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Valencia Joaquin Sorolla via Villach Hbf, Stuttgart Hbf, Strasbourg, Montpellier Saint-Roch and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 41 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Valencia is 1508 km. The road distance is 1945.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Valencia without a car is to bus and train which takes 25 h 43 min and costs 1.100 kn - 2.000 kn.

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It takes approximately 7 h 39 min to get from Zagreb to Valencia, including transfers.

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

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Zagreb to Valencia 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 Valencia is to fly which takes 7 h 39 min and costs 850 kn - 1.700 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 2.500 kn - 3.500 kn and takes 28 h 41 min.

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  • Distance: 942.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 39 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Valencia, Spain?

Iberia, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Zagreb to Valencia every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Valencia via Villach Hbf, Stuttgart Hbf, Strasbourg, Montpellier Saint-Roch, and Barcelona Sants in around 28 h 41 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Flights from Trieste to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Trieste to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Valencia via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Valencia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Valencia via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zagreb to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Valencia via Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Grenoble to Gare de Valence-TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.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.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $40
Private
$130 - $240
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $45
Private
$120 - $330
Shuttle from Zagreb to Padova
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $700
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$55 - $100
Private
$370 - $700
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
14 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
arriva.com.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to Bologna
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$156
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Valencia
Ave. Duration
19 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Padova to Valencia
Ave. Duration
24 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
atlassib.es
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Trieste Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
globtour.com
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Trieste Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
atvo.it
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Mestre to Valencia
Ave. Duration
28 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
alsa.com

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Valencia Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Zagreb to Valencia bus services, operated by Autolinee Gambioli, arrive at Valencia station.

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Zagreb to Valencia train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Valencia Joaquin Sorolla station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Valencia is 1945 km. It takes approximately 18 h 8 min to drive from Zagreb to Valencia.

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Air Europa, Iberia, Turkish Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Valencia Airport.

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There are 1800+ hotels available in Valencia. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to line 290 shuttle which takes 31 min and costs .

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