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from Budapest to Zagreb

You can get from Budapest to Zagreb by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Budapest to Zagreb on 17 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

13:25Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport8h05 21:30Zagreb Franjo Tuđman Airport
2 changes
£7141One-way
Cheapest
13:25Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport8h05 21:30Zagreb Franjo Tuđman Airport
2 changes
£7141One-way
Other options
09:40Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport7h35 17:15Zagreb Franjo Tuđman Airport
2 changes
£7291One-way
10:15Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport8h10 18:25Zagreb Franjo Tuđman Airport
1 changes
£7331One-way
09:40Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport11h50 21:30Zagreb Franjo Tuđman Airport
1 changes
£8091One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sat
16 Oct
£18Flixbus
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Sun
17 Oct
£24Flixbus
£635Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
18 Oct
£18Flixbus
£99Eurowings
Tue
19 Oct
£41Flixbus
£307Lufthansa
Wed
20 Oct
£18Flixbus
£312Lufthansa
Thu
21 Oct
£15Flixbus
£99Eurowings
Fri
22 Oct
£15Flixbus
£99Eurowings
Sat
23 Oct
£15Flixbus
£306Swiss
Sun
24 Oct
£15Flixbus
£305Swiss
Mon
25 Oct
£17Flixbus
£183Eurowings
Tue
26 Oct
£41Flixbus
£173Lufthansa
Wed
27 Oct
£15Flixbus
£281Lufthansa
Thu
28 Oct
£15Flixbus
£114Eurowings
Fri
29 Oct
£18Flixbus
£263Lufthansa
Sat
30 Oct
£17Flixbus
£179Lufthansa
Sun
31 Oct
£15Flixbus
£129Lufthansa
Mon
1 Nov
£26Flixbus
£129Lufthansa
Tue
2 Nov
£37Flixbus
£129Lufthansa
Wed
3 Nov
£15Flixbus
£107Lufthansa
Thu
4 Nov
£15Flixbus
£107Lufthansa
Fri
5 Nov
£15Flixbus
£99Eurowings

Travel Information to Zagreb from Budapest

distanceDistance185 miles (299 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£18 - £317
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £18 • 4 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £317 • 4 h
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or RegioJet a. S.

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 185 miles (299 km) from Budapest to Zagreb. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Lufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Budapest to Zagreb.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Croatia due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling to Zagreb from Budapest?

Travel between Budapest, Hungary and Zagreb, Croatia is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Hungary enter Croatia?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Zagreb from Budapest?

Conditions of entry into Croatia:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Zagreb, Croatia?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Croatia has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 10/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Zagreb from Budapest.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Hungary from Zagreb, Croatia?

Return travel to Budapest, Hungary from Croatia is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Hungary from Croatia?

Entry into Hungary is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Croatia.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Hungary from Croatia?

Requirements for reentering Hungary:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Hungary?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Hungary to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Budapest, Hungary was last verified on 10/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Budapest from Zagreb.

What are my travel options from Budapest to Zagreb?

There are 3 travel options from Budapest to Zagreb: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Budapest to Zagreb?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Budapest to Zagreb, which costs on average £18.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Zagreb:

A coach is £300 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Budapest to Zagreb costing on average £317.

A coach is generally £3 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £20 from Budapest to Zagreb.

What is the fastest way to Zagreb from Budapest?

The quickest way to travel from Budapest to Zagreb is by flight, which takes on average 4 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 4 h 30 min.

In comparison, getting to Zagreb by train can take on average 5 h 12 min.

How many miles from Budapest to Zagreb would I travel?

The Budapest to Zagreb distance is approximately 185 miles (299 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Budapest to Zagreb?

The average frequency per day from Budapest to Zagreb is:

  • 2 coaches a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Budapest to Zagreb as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Budapest to Zagreb, where do I depart from Budapest and where do I arrive in Zagreb?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Budapest to Zagreb:

  • Flights most often depart from Budapest at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport and arrive in Zagreb at Zagreb Franjo Tuđman Airport.
  • Coaches mostly leave from Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti) and tend to arrive in Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor.
Who can get me from Budapest to Zagreb?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Budapest to Zagreb:

  • You can travel to Zagreb from Budapest by flight with Lufthansa Cityline. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £317 with Lufthansa Cityline from Budapest to Zagreb.
  • You can take a coach from Budapest to Zagreb with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £18 with Flixbus from Budapest to Zagreb.
  • You can travel by train to Zagreb from Budapest with RegioJet a. S. And you can find RegioJet a. S. Budapest to Zagreb tickets for £20 on Omio.
Can I travel directly between Budapest and Zagreb?

Yes, there are direct routes from Budapest to Zagreb with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct coach services to Zagreb with Flixbus with around 2 direct coaches every day.
  • You'll find direct train services to Zagreb with RegioJet a. S. With around direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Zagreb tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this route.

Where should I go next after I travel from Budapest to Zagreb?
Your journey from Budapest to Zagreb doesn't have to end in Zagreb. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Ljubljana or Munich. If you’d like to add Vienna, Ljubljana or Munich to your Budapest to Zagreb trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Zagreb today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Budapest to Zagreb ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Budapest to Zagreb, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £317 one way for this route.
  • The price of a coach ticket is £18 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £20 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Budapest to Zagreb tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.