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There are 13 intercity buses per day from Vienna to Zagreb. Traveling by bus from Vienna to Zagreb usually takes around 5 hours and 38 minutes, but the fastest GoOpti bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 15 minutes.
|Distance||166 mi (268 km)|
|Shortest duration||4h 15m|
|Trips per day||12|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
How much is a bus ticket from Vienna to Zagreb?
Typically $25.59 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Zagreb. At this price a bus trip is a cheap way to travel from Vienna to Zagreb. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
Monthly average prices
The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in July. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $31 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Vienna to Zagreb in October, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $257 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.
What bus companies travel from Vienna to Zagreb?
There are 4 bus lines from Vienna to Zagreb available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 8 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Darojković Promet||3||6h 56m||$26.47|
Book Darojković Promet from Vienna to Zagreb from $26. There are 3 trips per day offered by Darojković Promet from Vienna to Zagreb and you can expect on average to pay for a Darojković Promet ticket to Zagreb. In Vienna, Darojković Promet departs to Zagreb from Central Bus Station Vib . In Zagreb, Darojković Promet arrives at Avenija Marina Držića 4 .
An average trip on Darojković Promet from Vienna to Zagreb takes 6 hours and 56 minutes , while the fastest available Darojković Promet trip will get you to Zagreb in 4 hours and 15 minutes .
First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 8 trips from Vienna to Zagreb, and usually makes the trip in about 5 hours and 39 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Book GoOpti from Vienna to Zagreb from $71. There are 4 trips per day offered by GoOpti from Vienna to Zagreb and you can expect on average to pay for a GoOpti ticket to Zagreb. In Vienna, GoOpti departs to Zagreb from Wien Hbf (Interspar Pronto) . In Zagreb, GoOpti arrives at Avenija Marina Držića 4 and one other station.
An average trip on GoOpti from Vienna to Zagreb takes 4 hours and 46 minutes , while the fastest available GoOpti trip will get you to Zagreb in 4 hours and 15 minutes .
On weekends, GoOpti offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Zagreb.
Book Nomago from Vienna to Zagreb from $15. There are 2 trips per day offered by Nomago from Vienna to Zagreb and you can expect on average to pay for a Nomago ticket to Zagreb. In Vienna, Nomago departs to Zagreb from Central Bus Station Vib . In Zagreb, Nomago arrives at Avenija Marina Držića 4 .
An average trip on Nomago from Vienna to Zagreb takes 5 hours and 15 minutes , while the fastest available Nomago trip will get you to Zagreb in 4 hours and 15 minutes .
On weekends, Nomago offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Zagreb.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Vienna 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.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.
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 from Vienna to Zagreb?
The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 38 minutes to cover the 166 miles from Vienna to Zagreb. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 15 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?
Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Zagreb. 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, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Vienna?
The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Vienna to Zagreb, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus schedules are there most days?
Blessed with extravagant baroque structures and a romantic vibe, Vienna is the heart of Austria, and the country’s most famous destination. The pride of Vienna is the towering giant that is St. Stephen’s Cathedral, which has stood on the same spot for over eight centuries. The characteristically Gothic cathedral has withstood several wars that have befallen the city, and it is still able to keep its stunning beauty. After exploring the cathedral, don’t hesitate to take the chance to visit the catacombs, where victims of the Great Plague of Vienna were laid to rest. If you’re interested in art and history, check out the Museum of Fine Arts, which includes masterpieces by artists such as Titian, Velasquez, Van Dyke, and Rubens. For those who simply enjoy lounging around, the Schönbrunn Palace is a vast complex with plenty of green zones for picnics.
For those looking to try authentic Viennese goulash, Lugeck and Ofenloch are two famous establishments. For cheaper eats, try Motto in Weiden.
Vienna Hauptbahnhof is the main railway station in the city, offering access to other popular destinations such as Berlin and Munich. Vienna International Busterminal is the main bus station in the Austrian capital, serving carriers such as FlixBus. The city’s main airport is the Vienna International Airport, which is located just 11 miles southeast of the city.
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Zagreb is the capital and largest city of Croatia. Although often overlooked as a travel destination, Zagreb is the center of Croatia's art, culture, academic, and sports scene, providing visitors with much to explore. Plus, it’s one of the cheapest capitals to visit in Central Europe!
Zagreb is divided into three areas: Gornji grad (upper town), which is over 1000 years old and hosts the Presidential palace as well as St Mark's Church; the Donji grad (lower town), home to 19th-century architecture, shops, theatres, cafes, and parks; and the Novi Zagreb (New Zagreb), which was developed post-World War II and is the main residential and business area of the city.
In what is known as the "city of museums," there is no shortage of fascinating places to shelter from the midday heat. The Museum of Broken Relationships is a unique but heartrending museum dedicated to lost love and the real stories of heartbreak. The Museum of Illusions offers a more lighthearted but equally compelling experience, with many deceiving and confusing exhibits on show.
Zagreb is well-connected to many other European cities and destinations throughout the continent. About 15 kilometers from the city center, Zagreb International Airport provides many national and international flight routes, and Zagreb Central Station is a major railway hub. Several bus companies depart Zagreb daily for cities like Dubrovnik, Split, Vienna, and Berlin.
Where does the bus leave from in Vienna?
Main departure station: Erdberg
The Erdberg station is located in front of the Vienna International Busterminal (VIB). Some buses use a curbside stop on the street level, including the FlixBus routes that use the station. The indoor station is not always open, so be prepared to wait for the bus outside, without access to restrooms or other amenities, just in case. Across the street is the Erdberg Metro station, so you can easily connect to Vienna's U-Bahn and get anywhere else in the city.
All bus stations in Vienna:
Central Bus Station Vib
Wien Hbf (Interspar Pronto)
Where does the bus arrive in Zagreb?
Main arrival station: Avenija Marina Držića 4
Buses arrive in Zagreb at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.
All bus stations in Zagreb:
Avenija Marina Držića 4
Trg kralja Tomislava 12
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