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Travel Information to Zagreb from Madrid

distanceDistance1055 miles (1701 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£74 - £131
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £74 • 32 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £131 • 4 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Lufthansa

Take a coach or flight to travel 1055 miles (1701 km) between Madrid and Zagreb. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £74. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Lufthansa among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Madrid to Zagreb.

Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Zagreb

Travel to Zagreb easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Zagreb.

Is cross-border travel to Zagreb, Croatia from Madrid, Spain currently allowed?

International travel from Madrid, Spain to Zagreb, Croatia is: Fully open.

Can I enter Croatia if coming from Spain?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Zagreb if travelling from Madrid?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Zagreb, Croatia due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Croatia must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 16/05/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Zagreb from Madrid.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Spain from Zagreb, Croatia?

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:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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 16/05/2022. 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 travel options from Madrid to Zagreb: coach or flight.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Madrid to Zagreb. Tickets for a coach cost on average £74.

This is compared to other travel options to Zagreb:

A coach is about £57 less than a flight, which costs on average £131 for this route.

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

The fastest way to get to Zagreb from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 4 h 45 min.

There are alternative travel options to Zagreb that can usually take longer:

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

How many miles from Madrid to Zagreb would I travel?

The distance from Madrid to Zagreb is approximately 1055 miles (1701 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Zagreb is:

  • 2 coaches a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in 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 catch their flight from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Zagreb Franjo Tuđman Airport.

Which travel companies can get 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 go to Zagreb from Madrid by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £74 with Flixbus from Madrid to Zagreb on Omio.
  • You can go to Zagreb from Madrid by plane with Lufthansa. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £131 with Lufthansa from Madrid to Zagreb on Omio.

Can I travel directly between Madrid and Zagreb?

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

  • You'll find direct coach services to Zagreb with with around 2 direct coaches every day.
  • You can check for a direct flight to Zagreb with with direct flights per 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 purchase tickets for this journey.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Zagreb from Madrid?

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 far in advance should I purchase tickets from Madrid to Zagreb online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £74 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £131 one way on average for this route.

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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