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Dec 3
$108Deutsche Bahn with connection
$62Flixbus
$44Ryanair
Sun
Dec 5
$60Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$359Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Dec 6
$60Deutsche Bahn with connection
$76Flixbus
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Dec 7
$72Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$46Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Travel Information to Zagreb from Basel

distanceDistance415 miles (669 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$45 - $303
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $45 (€38) • 17 h 59 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $303 (€254) • 4 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 415 miles (669 km) by bus, flight or train from Basel to Zagreb. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $45 (€38). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Basel to Zagreb.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Zagreb, Croatia if I’m coming from Basel, Switzerland?

Travel from Basel, Switzerland to Zagreb, Croatia is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Zagreb from Basel restricted?

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

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

  • 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 11/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Basel and Zagreb closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Return travel to Basel, Switzerland from Croatia is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Croatia?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland 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 Basel, Switzerland was last verified on 11/29/21. 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 Basel from Zagreb.

How do I get from Basel to Zagreb?

There are 3 ways to travel between Basel and Zagreb including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Basel to Zagreb?

The cheapest way to go to Zagreb from Basel is by taking a train, which costs on average $45 (€38).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Zagreb:

A train is generally $28 (€23) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $73 (€61) from Basel to Zagreb.

Taking a train is about $258 (€216) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $303 (€254) for this trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Basel to Zagreb?

The fastest way to get to Zagreb from Basel is by flight with an average travel time of 4 h 30 min.

Other travel options to Zagreb can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 15 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 17 h 59 min.

How many miles from Basel to Zagreb would I travel?

The Basel to Zagreb distance is around 415 miles (669 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Basel to Zagreb is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.

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

When traveling to Zagreb from Basel, what are the departure and arrival points in Basel and Zagreb?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Basel to Zagreb:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Basel to Zagreb depart from Basel to Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor.
  • Most travelers take a flight from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg to Zagreb Franjo Tuđman Airport.
Which travel operators can get me to Zagreb from Basel?

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

  • You can go to Zagreb from Basel by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $73 (€61) with Flixbus from Basel to Zagreb on Omio.
  • You can go to Zagreb from Basel by plane with Lufthansa Cityline. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $303 (€254) with Lufthansa Cityline from Basel to Zagreb on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Basel to Zagreb with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $45 (€38) with Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Zagreb.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Basel to Zagreb?
Omio customers who travel from Basel to Zagreb often also extend their vacation to go to Budapest, Vienna or Ljubljana. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Zagreb and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Basel to Zagreb one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $73 (€61) one way on average for this route.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $303 (€254) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $45 (€38) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Basel 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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