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There are 8 ways to get from Zwickau to Croatia by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zwickau Main Train Station to Nuremberg Central Bus Station Willy-Brandt-Platz
  2. Take the bus from Nürnberg Hbf to Zagreb

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Train to Leipzig, fly to Split

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Split (SPU)

Train via Munich

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
  4. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  5. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
  6. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.

Train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau-Poelbitz to Dresden Hbf
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Kapfenberg
  3. Take the train from Kapfenberg to Zagreb Glavni Kol.

Drive

  1. Drive from Zwickau to Zagreb

Train to Leipzig, fly to Zagreb

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Zagreb (ZAG)

Train to Dresden, fly to Zagreb

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Zagreb (ZAG)

Train, bus, shuttle

  1. Take the train from Zwickau Zentrum to Karlovy Vary Dolni Nadrazi
  2. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Praha to Zagreb
Germany → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Croatia from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Germany
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Croatia

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Croatia from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Croatia is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Croatia is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Croatia is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Croatia.

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Last updated: 17 Jan 2022
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The cost-effective way to get from Zwickau to Croatia is to bus, which costs €60 - €90 and takes 13h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Zwickau to Croatia is to drive which costs €90 - €140 and takes 7h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zwickau station to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Zwickau Main Train Station and arriving at Zagreb via Nürnberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zwickau to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kol. via Hof Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf, München Hbf, Salzburg Hbf and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 27m.

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The distance between Zwickau and Croatia is 665 km. The road distance is 815.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Croatia without a car is to bus which takes 13h 35m and costs €60 - €90.

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It takes approximately 13h 35m to get from Zwickau to Croatia, including transfers.

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Zwickau to Croatia bus services, operated by EuroClub, depart from Zwickau Main Train Station.

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Zwickau to Croatia train services, operated by Transdev, depart from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Croatia is to bus which takes 13h 35m and costs €60 - €90. Alternatively, you can train via Munich, which costs and takes 14h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Zwickau to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 664.7 km
  • Duration: 13h 35m

What companies run services between Zwickau, Germany and Croatia?

You can take a bus from Zwickau to Zagreb via Nuremberg Central Bus Station Willy-Brandt-Platz and Nürnberg Hbf in around 13h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zwickau to Zagreb via Hof Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf, München Hbf, Salzburg Hbf, and Villach Hbf in around 14h 27m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 kn - 3.200 kn
Flights from Leipzig to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kn - 3.100 kn
Flights from Leipzig to Zagreb via Munich, Split
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kn - 2.700 kn
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.800 kn
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
650 kn - 2.900 kn
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
700 kn - 3.000 kn
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
800 kn - 3.100 kn
Flights from Leipzig to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
950 kn - 3.800 kn
Flights from Leipzig to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kn - 3.100 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Leipzig to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
700 kn - 3.100 kn
Flights from Leipzig to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
850 kn - 3.100 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Leipzig to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
800 kn - 3.300 kn
Flights from Leipzig to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 4.000 kn
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Leipzig to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
500 kn - 6.000 kn
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Zagreb via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
480 kn - 2.100 kn
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Leipzig to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday
Estimated price
130 kn - 1.200 kn
Train operators
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Train from Zwickau-Poelbitz to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Zwickau Zentrum to Karlovy Vary Dolni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Die Länderbahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hof Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
190 kn - 280 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
200 kn - 290 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
120 kn - 180 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
270 kn - 380 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
240 kn - 340 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
170 kn - 260 kn
Website
Railjet
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
200 kn - 300 kn
Website
Railjet
Train from Dresden Hbf to Kapfenberg
Ave. Duration
9h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
650 kn - 1.000 kn
Website
Railjet
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
140 kn - 200 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
160 kn - 230 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 120 kn
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
360 kn - 500 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
260 kn - 360 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
280 kn - 390 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Kapfenberg to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
300 kn - 410 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
210 kn - 300 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
310 kn - 420 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
EuroClub
Phone
+38(066)-281-80-41
Email
euroclubbus@gmail.com
Website
eclub.kiev.ua
Bus from Zwickau Main Train Station to Nuremberg Central Bus Station Willy-Brandt-Platz
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
180 kn - 260 kn
Website
EuroClub
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nürnberg Hbf to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
250 kn - 310 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlovy Vary to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70 kn - 90 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
35 kn - 55 kn
Website
RegioJet
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Praha to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
370 kn - 1.100 kn
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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There is no direct flight from Leipzig Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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

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Zwickau to Croatia train services, operated by ÖBB EuroCity, arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kol. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zwickau to Croatia is 816 km. It takes approximately 7h 29m to drive from Zwickau to Croatia.

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