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There are 7 ways to get from Zagreb to Venice by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Trieste 427 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Rv

$28 - $49

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Venice, Venice 427 / ...

$22 - $130

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Bus Florentia Bus  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to San Donà di Piave

$71 - $97

Train, bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Ljubljana Ec / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Trieste 907 / ...
  3. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Rv

$28 - $126

Train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj / ...

$42 - $109

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Venice 233.6 miles

$55 - $85

Fly  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Venice (VCE) ZAG - VCE

$115 - $399

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Venice is to bus and train which costs 170 kn - 320 kn and takes 6 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Venice is to drive which costs 360 kn - 550 kn and takes 3 h 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb and arriving at Venice, Venice. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Venice. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Venezia S.Lucia via Villach Hbf and Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 16 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Venice is 287 km. The road distance is 373.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Venice without a car is to bus and train which takes 6 h 31 min and costs 170 kn - 320 kn.

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Zagreb to Venice, including transfers.

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

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Zagreb to Venice 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 Venice is to bus which takes 6 h 52 min and costs 460 kn - 650 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 270 kn - 750 kn and takes 8 h 16 min, you could also fly, which costs 700 kn - 2.600 kn and takes 5 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Venice.
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  • Distance: 179.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Venice, Italy?

Florentia Bus operates a bus from Zagreb to Venice once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Venice via Villach Hbf and Venezia Mestre in around 8 h 16 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Venice via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Venice via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Venice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Venice via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Train operators
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 S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to San Donà di Piave
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
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
Bus from Ljubljana Zob Postaja to Trieste Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
globtour.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
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
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
Bus from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana to Trieste Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
atvo.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Venezia - Tronchetto
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$121
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.si

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Zagreb to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Venice, Venice station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Venice is 374 km. It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to drive from Zagreb to Venice.

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Swiss, Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and seven other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Venice Airport.

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Book your Zagreb to Venice bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 4013+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at $65 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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