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from Madrid to Zagreb

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21 Oct
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22 Oct
£89Flixbus
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23 Oct
£70Union Ivkoni International
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24 Oct
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26 Oct
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28 Oct
£123Flixbus
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29 Oct
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30 Oct
£70Union Ivkoni International
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Travel Information between Madrid and Zagreb

distanceDistance1055 miles (1701 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£78 - £170
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £78 • 32 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £170 • 2 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni International or Lufthansa Cityline

Travel 1055 miles (1701 km) by coach or flight between Madrid and Zagreb. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £78. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Union Ivkoni International or Lufthansa Cityline among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Madrid to Zagreb.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Madrid, Spain and Zagreb, Croatia allowed?

Travel from Madrid, Spain to Zagreb, Croatia is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Zagreb from Madrid restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Zagreb, Croatia from Madrid?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Zagreb, Croatia?

The government of Croatia has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 17/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Madrid and Zagreb closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on reentering Spain from Zagreb, Croatia due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Madrid, Spain from Croatia is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Madrid from Zagreb restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Madrid from Zagreb?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Madrid, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 18/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Madrid from Zagreb closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Madrid to Zagreb?

There are 2 ways to travel from Madrid to Zagreb including taking a coach or flight.

What is the cheapest way from Madrid to Zagreb?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Madrid to Zagreb. Tickets for a coach cost on average £78.

This is compared to other travel options to Zagreb:

A coach is £92 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Madrid to Zagreb costing on average £170.

What is the fastest way to get to Zagreb from Madrid?

The fastest way from Madrid to Zagreb is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 45 min.

Other travel options from Madrid to Zagreb can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 32 h 45 min.

How many miles from Madrid to Zagreb would I travel?

The distance between Madrid and Zagreb is around 1055 miles (1701 km).

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Madrid to Zagreb?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Madrid to Zagreb:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor.
  • Most travellers who book a plane ticket from Madrid to Zagreb depart from Madrid Barajas Airport to Zagreb Franjo Tuđman Airport.
Which travel companies can take me from Madrid to Zagreb?

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

  • You can travel to Zagreb from Madrid by coach with Union Ivkoni International. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £78 with Union Ivkoni International from Madrid to Zagreb.
  • You can travel to Zagreb from Madrid by flight with Lufthansa Cityline. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £170 with Lufthansa Cityline from Madrid to Zagreb.
Is there a direct service to Zagreb from Madrid?

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

  • You can find a direct flight to Zagreb with.

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 trip.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Madrid and Zagreb ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Madrid to Zagreb? Many Omio customers who go from Madrid to Zagreb usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Budapest, Vienna or Ljubljana. If you're looking to explore Budapest, Vienna or Ljubljana from Zagreb, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I book Madrid to Zagreb tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £78 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £170 one way.

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

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