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Bucharest - Zagreb Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Bucharest to Zagreb. Traveling by bus from Bucharest to Zagreb usually takes around 19 hours and 14 minutes, but the fastest Union Ivkoni bus can make the trip in 18 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance502 mi (808 km)
Shortest duration18h 30m
Cheapest price$65.89
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceUnion Ivkoni
Bus lines2

What bus companies travel from Bucharest to Zagreb?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Bucharest to Zagreb that you can search and book on Wanderu. However, each company only runs one bus per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus11d 0h 20m$66.93
Union Ivkoni118h 30m$66.25
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    Book FlixBus from Bucharest to Zagreb from $67. There are 1 FlixBus schedules from Bucharest to Zagreb and you can expect on average to pay for a FlixBus ticket to Zagreb. In Bucharest, FlixBus departs to Zagreb from Bucuresti Militari Bus Station and no other station. In Zagreb, FlixBus arrives at Avenija Marina Držića 4 and no other station.

    An average trip on FlixBus from Bucharest to Zagreb takes 24 hours and 20 minutes , while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Zagreb in 18 hours and 30 minutes .

    On weekends, FlixBus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Zagreb.

  • Union Ivkoni

    Union Ivkoni

    Book Union Ivkoni from Bucharest to Zagreb from $66. There are 1 Union Ivkoni schedules from Bucharest to Zagreb and you can expect on average to pay for a Union Ivkoni ticket to Zagreb. In Bucharest, Union Ivkoni departs to Zagreb from Bucharest Militari Bus Station and no other station. In Zagreb, Union Ivkoni arrives at Avenija Marina Držića 4 and no other station.

    An average trip on Union Ivkoni from Bucharest to Zagreb takes 18 hours and 30 minutes .

    On weekends, Union Ivkoni offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Zagreb.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Bucharest to Zagreb during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 19 hours and 14 minutes to cover the 808 kilometers from Bucharest to Zagreb. However, the fastest bus only takes 18 hours and 30 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Zagreb at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Bucharest?

There is usually only one bus per day from Bucharest to Zagreb. It leaves the station in Bucharest at 4:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many bus departures serve Zagreb each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Bucharest to Zagreb. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Bucharest

Considered one of Europe’s best-kept secrets, Bucharest boasts a unique look that effortlessly blends elements from the East and the West. To marvel at the city’s unique architecture, head over to the Palace of Parliament, which was built during the communist rule of the country. Blending iconic communist architectural elements with modernist Neoclassicism, the building is a living witness to the country’s controversial era. There are walking tours for interested visitors, and the building also houses Romania’s National Museum of Contemporary Art. For those interested in history or cultural lessons, the National Museum of the Romanian Peasant, with its impressive collection of pottery, certainly is a good choice. For those who simply wish to enjoy a walk among nature, Carol Park is relatively close to the city center, and it rarely gets crowded.

Like most big European cities, the food scene at Bucharest is vibrant and extremely diverse. For those who enjoy authentically Romanian dishes, Casa Doina is a great choice. If you wish to enjoy something more exotic, Divan could be a great choice.

The main bus station in Bucharest is called Bucuresti Militari Bus Station. It is located on the outskirts of the city and it serves as the local hub for FlixBus. Bucharest’s main railway station is the Gara de Nord, which provides access to other European cities as well. The main airport is the Henri Coandă International Airport, located 10.3 miles north of the city center.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Bucharest?

Departure stations

Bucharest has two bus stations with service to Zagreb.

All bus stations in Bucharest:

  • Bucharest Militari Bus Station

  • Bucuresti Militari Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Zagreb?

Arrival stations

All buses from Bucharest arrive at one main station in Zagreb.

Bus stations in Zagreb:

  • Avenija Marina Držića 4

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