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from Madrid to Zagreb

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

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Zagreb on Dec 5 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00AMMadrid, Estación Sur35h00 08:00PMZagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
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$1191One-way
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09:00AMMadrid, Estación Sur35h00 08:00PMZagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
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$1191One-way
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06:45PMMadrid Barajas Airport17h40 12:25PMZagreb Franjo Tuđman Airport
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$5201One-way
05:35PMMadrid Barajas Airport18h55 12:30PMZagreb Franjo Tuđman Airport
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$5321One-way
01:30PMMadrid Barajas Airport5h50 07:20PMZagreb Franjo Tuđman Airport
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$7101One-way

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Sun
Dec 5
$119Union Ivkoni International
$271Air France
Mon
Dec 6
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$202Air France
Tue
Dec 7
$115Union Ivkoni International
$202Air France
Wed
Dec 8
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$190Air France
Thu
Dec 9
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$160Air France
Fri
Dec 10
$120Flixbus
$202Air France
Sat
Dec 11
$95Union Ivkoni International
$136Lufthansa
Sun
Dec 12
$90Flixbus
$143Air France
Mon
Dec 13
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$133Air France
Tue
Dec 14
$95Union Ivkoni International
$190Air France
Thu
Dec 16
$114Flixbus
$136Lufthansa
Fri
Dec 17
$144Flixbus
$184Lufthansa
Sat
Dec 18
$95Union Ivkoni International
$184Lufthansa
Sun
Dec 19
$95Union Ivkoni International
$136Lufthansa
Mon
Dec 20
$180Flixbus
$222Lufthansa
Tue
Dec 21
$95Union Ivkoni International
$136Lufthansa
Wed
Dec 22
$234Flixbus
$581Brussels Airlines
Thu
Dec 23
$162Flixbus
$368Lufthansa
Fri
Dec 24
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$378Lufthansa

Travel Information from Madrid to Zagreb

distanceDistance1055 miles (1701 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$105 - $230
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $105 (€88) • 32 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $230 (€192) • 2 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni International or Lufthansa Cityline

Travel 1055 miles (1701 km) by bus or flight to Zagreb from Madrid. 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $105 (€88). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Union Ivkoni International or Lufthansa Cityline among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Madrid to Zagreb.

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

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

Can I enter Croatia if coming from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

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

All travelers 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 11/29/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Madrid and Zagreb.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Madrid, Spain from Zagreb, Croatia?

Return travel to Madrid, Spain from Croatia is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from Croatia?

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

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

Requirements for reentering 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Spain 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 Madrid, Spain was last verified on 12/4/21. 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 Madrid from Zagreb.

How do I travel from Madrid to Zagreb?

There are 2 ways to get from Madrid to Zagreb: bus or flight.

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

The cheapest way to travel to Zagreb from Madrid is by taking a bus with an average price of $105 (€88).

This is compared to other travel options to Zagreb:

A bus is generally $125 (€104) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $230 (€192) from Madrid to Zagreb.

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

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

Other travel options to Zagreb can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 32 h 45 min.

What is the distance between Madrid and Zagreb?

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Madrid and in Zagreb?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor.
  • Most travelers 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 bus with Union Ivkoni International. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $105 (€88) with Union Ivkoni International from Madrid to Zagreb on Omio.
  • You can go to Zagreb from Madrid by plane with Lufthansa Cityline. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $230 (€192) with Lufthansa Cityline from Madrid to Zagreb on Omio.
Can I travel directly from Madrid to Zagreb?

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

  • You'll find direct flights with.

Direct services to Zagreb tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Madrid to Zagreb?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid to Zagreb often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Budapest, Vienna or Ljubljana. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Madrid and Zagreb itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Zagreb and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Madrid to Zagreb tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Madrid to Zagreb, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $105 (€88) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $230 (€192) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Madrid to Zagreb online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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