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Journey Information

There are 13 intercity buses per day from Zagreb to Karlovac. Traveling by bus from Zagreb to Karlovac usually takes around 55 minutes, but the fastest Globtour bus can make the trip in 50 minutes.

Distance30 mi (49 km)
Shortest duration0h 50m
Cheapest price€4.68
Trips per day13
Most frequent serviceAutotrans by Arriva
Bus lines5

What bus companies travel from Zagreb to Karlovac?

There are 5 bus lines from Zagreb to Karlovac. With 8 daily trips, Autotrans by Arriva usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
APP by Arriva10h 55m€4.90
Autopromet Slunj30h 56m€4.80
Autotrans by Arriva80h 55m€5.14
Globtour10h 51m€4.80
Panturist by Arriva10h 55m€5.70

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Zagreb to Karlovac 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 55 minutes to cover the 49 kilometers from Zagreb to Karlovac. However, the fastest bus only takes 50 minutes. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly. 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?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Karlovac. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Karlovac, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Zagreb?

The first bus leaves at 01:00 and the last bus leaves at 18:00. To see the times for all buses from Zagreb to Karlovac, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 13 scheduled buses that travel from Zagreb to Karlovac every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from to without transferring.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Zagreb?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Zagreb.

Where does the bus arrive in Karlovac?

Arrival stations

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

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