The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Venice to Zagreb is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 1 buses that leave Venice for Zagreb every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||177 miles (286 km)|
|Average bus duration||5 h 30 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$38 (€34)|
|Bus frequency||3 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day|
|Bus providers||GoOpti, Flixbus, Union Ivkoni International or ATVO S. P. A.|
Buses from Venice to Zagreb cover the 177 miles (286 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 30 min with our travel partners like GoOpti, Flixbus, Union Ivkoni International or ATVO S. P. A. Normally, there are 3 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $34 (€30), but the average price of bus tickets is $38 (€34). Travelers depart most frequently from Venice, Port San Basilio and arrive in Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor.
Find the best buses from Venice to Zagreb with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from $34 (€30). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
FlixBus from Venice to Zagreb bus information:
Traveling by bus is the affordable way to soak in the unforgettable culture of the places you visit. Buses from Venice to Zagreb depart once a day — except on Tuesday, when there is no bus — for a total of six buses a week. The buses usually depart in the early afternoon, with the the exception of a night time bus on Mondays. The journey takes approximately 6h 35min,except on Mondays, when one change in Maribor extends the journey to about 7h. When you arrive from Venice to Zagreb by bus, you can enjoy nearby sites such as The Botanical Garden and The Zagreb Cathedral.
A journey from Venice to Zagreb by bus usually takes approximately 6h 35min and this route seldom has transfers or changes. On the Monday bus, however, at midnight, passengers change buses in Maribor, Slovenia at the Maribor Bus Stop, extending the journey to about 7h. On Tuesday, there are no buses. Because of the limited bus schedule, you will need to plan your trip in advance to make sure you get a seat to Zagreb.
Venice to Zagreb buses run once a day. This one bus usually departs in the early afternoon and arrives at night, except on Mondays when it departs in the evening, transfers around midnight in Maribor, Slovenia at the Maribor Bus Stop, and arrives in Zagreb a few hours after midnight. There are no buses running on Tuesdays. Since there are a total of only six buses in one week, so you’ll want to secure your ticket in advance to insure that there’s room on the bus.
Departure bus station: When traveling Venice to Zagreb by bus, you will depart Venice from the Mestre, Viale Stazione. This bus station, which also serves as a train station, is 5.5 miles (8.9 km) from the heart of Venice. The bus station is on the mainland, while Venice is series of islands connected by canals located in a lagoon. Despite having to cross the water to get to the bus station, you can travel quite easily and quickly from the city center to the Mestre, Viale Stazione. You can take a bus, train, or tram. All three are quite affordable and accessible.Trains and buses take about 10min and depart every few minutes. Trams depart every 20min and take a bit longer.The Mestre on Viale Stazione offers a number of fast food options and a coffee shop. You can find restrooms in the trains section of Mestre and the friendly employees can help direct you. You can also check out the bookstore, newsstand and cosmetics store.
Arrival bus station: Venice to Zagreb buses will arrive in Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor. The station is a 20min walk from the main square of Zagreb, and about 15min by tram. Taxis are the quickest way to get to the station, but also the most expensive. The bus station in Zagreb features snacks, basic groceries, soft drinks, coffee, and shopping. You will also find a currency exchange, a post office, international newspapers, and an information center. Restrooms are available for a small fee.You can check luggage under about 80 pounds (40 kg) for free and heavier luggage for a fee.
FlixBus operates the buses from Venice to Zagreb. Though they run the buses according to a relatively consistent schedule, on Monday, the bus departs in the evening instead of in the early afternoon. This bus also entails one transfer at Maribor, making the trip approximately 30min longer, 7h instead of the usual trip time of approximately 6h 35min. No Venice to Zagreb buses run on Tuesdays. FlixBus came on the scene in 2013, offering affordable, comfortable, and sustainable travel. Three young visionaries in Germany started FlixBus, and now the company runs long distance green buses all across Europe … and America!
FlixBus is dedicated to providing travelers with sustainable, green transportation that doesn't skimp on comfort and delivers on affordability. And their Venice to Zagreb buses are no exception. Buses depart a bit before 2:00 p.m. everyday except Monday, when it departs in the evening, and Tuesday, when there is no bus. Only six buses a week take passengers to Zagreb from Venice, so plan your trip enough in advance so you can be sure to get a seat. If you miss a bus, it will be at least a day before you can get another. Prices are affordable, but tend to go up the week before a journey. People 25 years old or younger can often purchase of slightly discounted ticket for certain trips. Tickets are valid only for the specific journey for which they were bought. Discount cards cannot be used on any of these trips. You can get a refund for your ticket for free if you cancel your trip at least 30 days before the departure date. After that, FlixBus charges a small fee. FlixBus exchanges tickets for coupons of the same value that are good for up to 12 months.
FlixBus offers comfortable buses from Venice to Zagreb. The coaches have free Wi-Fi, private outlets, and a restroom, as well as snacks and drinks to buy. Not to mention legroom! You are allowed one checked bag that will be stowed in the cargo hold. It can weigh up to 66 pounds (30 kg). You may also bring a smaller carry-on item onto the bus with you. You can pay to bring additional luggage. Most buses have a bike rack to hold five bikes on the back of the bus. If the rack is full or the bus does not have one, you can still bring your bike as "special baggage" for a fee. Bikes can be up to 45 pounds (20 kg). Mention that you’re bringing your bicycle when booking your ticket. No pets are allowed on the buses except for service animals. Each passenger is allowed to bring up to one stroller for a fee and musical instruments are also allowed for a fee.
Travel between Venice, Italy and Zagreb, Croatia by bus is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Croatia must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 5/17/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Zagreb from Venice as this information can change.
Return travel from Croatia to Italy is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Croatia
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 5/17/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your bus to Venice from Zagreb.
When taking the bus from Venice to Zagreb, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Venice, Port San Basilio, Venice, Port and Venice, Piazzale Roma (city center, vaporetto). Your route can end in bus stations such as Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor, Zagreb and Zagreb, Trg bana Jelačića (Ban Jelačić Square).
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Venice, Port San Basilio and arrive in Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Venice, Port San Basilio, is located 2.4 miles (3.9 km) from the city center of Venice.
The most popular arrival bus station, Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor, is located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city center of Zagreb.
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